News analysis

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    In the second part of iGaming Business' rundown of the year to date's most popular news stories, we see that viewers were particularly interested in US developments, while regulatory progress in Germany also attracted a lot of hits. 

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    After a sluggish third quarter, the social casino market returned to growth in the final quarter of 2016, with strong performances from SciGames, Product Madness and PlayStudios.

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    The past quarter was one of mixed fortunes as impressive performances from Playtika or Sci Games contrasted with those from DoubleDown or Zynga.

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    Q3 was mixed: impressive performances from Playtika, Sci Games, Product Madness and Super Lucky vs. DoubleDown, Zynga, and Big Fish, according to Eilers & Krejcik Gaming.

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    18 August 2016

    The acquisition of Playtika by the Shanghai Giant Network Technology for US$4.4bn shows that the social gaming sector is a serious, cash generative business. But the deal also has repercussions for the sector as a whole, writes Joanne Chrisite.

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    2 February 2016

    The social casino sector experienced a second consecutive period of sub-par growth in the third quarter of 2015, with some publishers adapting better than others to the ongoing transition away from Facebook/web gaming to mobile, writes Adam Krejcik of Eilers Research.

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    The sector experienced another period of sub-par growth in Q3. Some publishers adapted better than others to the move from Facebook/web gaming towards tablets, writes Adam Krejcik of Eilers Research.

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    Top 15 social publishers enjoyed mixed performances during Q2 2015, writes Adam Krejcik, managing director of digital & interactive gaming at Eilers Research.

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    As the new year gets underway, it is a good time to reflect on how the industry will look in 2014, a year that will shape even further winners and losers in this exciting arena. For Vicenç Martí, chief executive of Akamon Entertainment, the social casino space will continue to drive strong growth but should also look beyond the English-speaking markets.