Facebook is about to get serious about gaming on the Facebook Messenger Platform and will allow this to go viral, which is why social slot consultant Guy Hasson sees this as the biggest opportunity for social slot companies over the next few years.
Rocket Games was acquired by Penn National in August 2016 for US$170m and was the leading social publisher by end of 2016. iGaming Business spoke to Rocket's Bill Gelpi and Penn's Chris Sheffield to find out more.
As KamaGames and Tango get ready to extend their partnership with a third title, 3D Blackjack for Tango, iGaming Business talks to KamaGames' business development manager about the evolving partnership.
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.