Social betting platform EveryFan has expanded its offering with the launch of an Android mobile application.
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.
Gerard Griffin has become the latest former Electronic Arts executive to move to Zynga after becoming the social gaming firm’s new chief financial officer.
Penn Interactive Ventures, the digital arm of US-based Penn National Gaming, has collaborated with recently-acquired Rocket Games to launch its first social casino offering.
KamaGames has joined forces with mobile messaging service platform Viber to develop a series of new communication features for customers.
Gaming marketing optimisation specialist Beehive has entered a multi-channel marketing partnership with social casino operator Wizits.
FlowPlay has announced the launch of Ready Set Bet, a new free-to-play game that enables punters to place wagers on sports events in real-time.
Social gaming start-up Playtrex has launched a new social poker game in the form of ‘Wild Poker’.
Stride Gaming has said it expects its results for the 12 months to August 31 to be ahead of expectations, after a “very strong” performance in the second half of the year.
Optimove has raised $20 million (€17.8 million) in growth funding from private equity investment firm Israel Growth Partners.
Gaming Realms has cited its ‘Grizzly’ mobile platform and the acquisition of social gaming assets from Real Networks as the main reasons behind financial growth in the six months to June 30.
Activist investor Jason Ader gives his views on US igaming, why the land-based casinos are in danger of being left behind, and where the greatest potential for unlocking value lies.
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced the launch of ‘PlayWPT’, a new social casino service.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation has expanded its presence in the land-based social gaming sector through a partnership with Gamblit Gaming.
Zitro Interactive has expanded its World of Bingo social casino platform with the addition of two new titles.
Scientific Games has designated its wholly-owned interactive social gaming subsidiaries as unrestricted subsidiaries under its debt agreements, in an effort to maximise growth.
Gala Coral has unveiled a new, in-house sportsbook front end for its primary Coral sports betting brand.
GAN, the company behind Simulated Gaming, said it is to pursue new customers in the US casino industry following further investment from Irish tycoon Dermot Desmond.
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.
Gamers can now watch replays of their winning spins or share them via social media thanks to a pioneering promotional tool offered by content supplier Yggdrasil Gaming.