Tag Archives: Candy Crush Saga
- King Digital 3Q revenue, launches Candy Crush Soda Saga; Indonesia police mistakes Gameloft office as online gambling den
November 14, 2014
London-based game developer King Digital Entertainment reported a 16% decline in Q3 revenues to $523 million along with a 20% drop in earnings compared to the same period a year ago. The company's adjusted EBITDA fell from $290 million to $216 million with net profit falling 38% to $142 million. King...
- Stay away from King, The Emperor has No Clothes
March 31, 2014
Investing can sometimes resemble actual gambling, but ideally it really shouldn't. It should be a game of skill rather than a game of chance. But if you haven't been to Vegas in a while and you miss that gambling high – that dopamine-surge you get in your brain from true...
- DoubleDown founders out; King keeps all the candy; Bwin social sports betting beta
January 25, 2014
Just hours after gaming device makers International Game Technology credited their DoubleDown Casino social gaming operation with helping boost first quarter revenues, word broke that DoubleDown’s founders had officially bid their former company ‘adieu.’ VentureBeat broke the news that Greg Enell and Cooper DuBois had departed DoubleDown Interactive almost two...
- George Osborne on Trade Mission with FOBTs Boss
January 13, 2014
George Osborne angers anti-gambling lobbyists, and Nottingham Trent University researchers believe games like Candy Crush Saga are creating the gamblers of the future. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has come under the fire from anti-gambling groups after The Mirror revealed that he took the manufuacturing kingpin of the...
- Is Social Gaming Waning or Rising in Popularity?
October 10, 2013
What thoughts rise in your mind when you hear the words ‘Social Gaming?’ I immediately think of Zynga, so I feel obliged to tip my hat in the general direction of General Pincus. But how long is that thought going to arrive at the forefront of my mind before any...
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
European Poker Tour London Day 3: Martin Kozlov Leads The Final 45
October 10, 2013
Zynga buy four Harpan Solitaire games for $42.5m
March 17, 2017