Tag Archives: king
- Social casinos earn Facebook Hall of Fame honors; UK MP caught playing Candy Crush
December 10, 2014
Facebook has revealed its top games of 2014, which include a few social casino offerings. The top-10 list of Best New Games includes one social casino title, DGN Games' Old Vegas Slots , while Lucky Fish Games’ OMG! Fortune Free Slots made the Facebook Staff Favorites top-five. Facebook’s 2014 Hall...
- 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...
- GSN Games acquire Bash Gaming; Big Fish Casino craps out; King files for IPO
February 28, 2014
Real-money skill gaming operator GSN Games has agreed to acquire Bash Gaming, the California developers behind hit social casino title Bingo Bash. GSN declined to disclose how much it splashed out on the acquisition but Eilers Research estimated the deal to be worth between $160m to $170m. The sector-leading Bingo...
- 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...
- Zynga withdraws Nevada application; Facebook tops $50; King files for IPO
September 27, 2013
Social gaming outfit Zynga has reportedly followed through on its promise to abandon its pursuit of real-money gambling opportunities in the United States. Zynga had filed a request with the Nevada Gaming Control Board to withdraw its application for a Nevada interactive gambling services provider license, and USPoker.com’s John Mehaffey...
Zynga buy four Harpan Solitaire games for $42.5m
March 17, 2017
Betfred hops on social casino bandwagon with Betfred Social
March 22, 2017
PokerStars release Jackpot Poker on Steam to mixed reviews
April 13, 2017