Tag Archives: omgpop
- Majesco embrace online gambling; Amber embrace Hooters; Zynga kills OMGPOP
August 8, 2013
Struggling console video game publisher Majesco Entertainment has launched a new social casino and real-money online gambling division in a bid to revive its sagging fortunes. Majesco CEO Jesse Sutton, who will serve as chairman of the new GMS Entertainment, said Majesco had been “actively exploring emerging growth opportunities in...
- Zynga slashes one-fifth of workforce while awaiting real-money online poker
June 4, 2013
Social game developers Zynga have reportedly slammed the coffin lid on OMGPOP, the company behind the briefly popular Draw Something game that Zynga acquired last year for $180m. Ali Nicolas, former OMGPOP VP, tweeted that she’d learned that she was out of a job via Facebook, prompting her to thank...
- How Gambling Companies Are Faring in Social Gaming
April 15, 2013
In the first few months of 2013, the biggest fireworks in gambling stocks have come from online gambling, most notably the legalization of iGaming in New Jersey in late February. The passage of the New Jersey bill led shares of Caesars Entertainment (CZR) to nearly double, while other companies including...
- Investing The Hard Way: Will A Nevada License Save Struggling Zynga?
December 10, 2012
“Without the potential for real-money house games, Zynga is left with online poker, with a initial eye to the prospective US market. From there, all Zynga needs to become an online gambling powerhouse is to see poker legalization move at a faster pace than it has, or anyone thinks it...
Zynga buy four Harpan Solitaire games for $42.5m
March 17, 2017
Google eyeing takeover of Bwin.party ahead of New Jersey launch
September 13, 2013