Tag Archives: Near Field Communication
- 2012’s top slot machines; AC Slots goes under; Caesars gets info active
January 20, 2013
According to a quarterly survey of 73 operators of 245 casinos worldwide, the top-performing slot machines of 2012 were (in order) IGT’s Wheel of Fortune, Bally’s Michael Jackson and IGT’s Megabucks. Vegas Inc. reported that the survey, conducted by gaming researchers Todd Eilers and Frank Fantini, put IGT ahead of...
- Mobile payments to top one trillion dollars
November 19, 2012
Analysts are projecting that mobile payments will top $1trillion within five years as the burgeoning smartphone and tablet industry continues to grow. IDC Financial Insights are predicting that 66 percent of the figure will come from mobile commerce with proximity payments, such as near field communication (NFC), making up 25...
- Five reasons you MUST attend the Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit
November 7, 2012
Innovation characterises the mobile gambling industry and with 4G just launching in the UK, the Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit, taking place at London’s Royal Garden Hotel from November 21-22, is perhaps the best place maintain a foothold in the industry’s fastest growing vertical. This sector, even more than most,...
- SOCIAL GAMES: Zynga Poker mobile goes NFC; latest social casino releases
July 18, 2012
Mark Pincus, CEO of social game developers Zynga, appeared at the recent Fortune Brainstorm Tech summit in Aspen, Colorado, where he once again faced questions on the likelihood of Zynga entering the real-money gambling space. Pincus said the company was seriously exploring the idea, but said he hoped to advocate...
- Neogames new scratchie; 888.com is the Titan; Intralot embracing NFC; FutureLogic turning to mobile
May 2, 2012
NeoGames is offering a new real-time instant win scratch card to its lottery customers. “Quick Play” is a new fast-paced offering based on classic quick-draw games that will post new winning numbers every 60 seconds. Six numbers are drawn from a possible 36 and players have a chance to win...
- Sky Bet take hit on iPad betting; NFC payments to top 70 billion by 2015
March 8, 2012
Sky Bet has admitted they took a hit with the release of the new iPad sending punters home happy. Apple’s latest piece of kit was released at a press conference yesterday and Sky Bet spokesperson Helen Jacob explained their first tech betting experience was one they’ll hope to learn from....
Sports betting firms endure a hellish weekend
November 21, 2011
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