Tag Archives: king digital entertainment
- Why Churchill Downs Can Succeed with Big Fish Where King Digital and Zynga Failed
November 19, 2014
As the social casino market continues to coalesce through acquisitions, the biggest question for investors in this industry is not whether it will grow, but whether growth will come from consistent sources and market leaders, or whether it will come haphazardly from surprising one-shot-wonders like tall weeds making a manicured...
- 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...
- On Caesars, Kings, and Monetary Czars, all Losing Their Power
August 19, 2014
A recap on three rulers, all of whom are losing their grip in their respective subjects. Caesars (CZR) is losing its grip on debt, King Digital Entertainment (KING) is showing its cards and the picture isn’t as pretty as the market expected, and our monetary Czars at the Federal Reserve...
- Not Such a Gamble? A Review of Stock Calls
June 3, 2014
A lot has happened in the last 14 weeks; about a quarter's worth of market activity since I began covering the gambling market here. Not every week have I made a specific call, nor do I intend to, but rather have noted trends I expect to take place over a...
- 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...
- King files updated IPO offering, hopes to raise $532.8 million
March 13, 2014
King Digital Entertainment's muscle-flexing from high above its tech throne could result in an even heftier financial windfall for the company if its anticipateed IPO offering proves to have as much success as its incredibly addictive game, Candy Crush Saga. The Dublin-based company has been floating around the idea of...
8 Chinese Gambling Superstitions
March 12, 2014
Macau night spots to hit when you’re not gambling
April 2, 2014
Mark Blandford on making sense of IPOs
April 3, 2017
IPO would only exacerbate Studio City ownership maze
August 15, 2017