Austin-based social casino studio Bee Cave Games has raised an additional $1.9m in seed funding to help market its core Bee Cave Blackjack Casino product on Facebook, iOS and Android.
The $1.9m funding has been supplied by existing investor Matrix Partners and new backer, Hong Kong-based private equity firm Dragonrise Capital.
Nevada-based casino operator Affinity Gaming has launched its new social casino offering on Scientific Games subsidiary Williams Interactive’s Play4Fun network.
San Francisco-based mobile social studio Ruby Seven Studios has secured a $3.5m investment from the interactive divison of Chicago's Rush Street Gaming, operator of four land-based casinos across the US.
Rush Street explained that with social casino revenues expected to reach $2.5bn by 2015, it foresees “immense growth” through the partnership [...]
Social gaming giant Zynga is to allow its players to make transactions using the virtual currency Bitcoin on a selection of its games.
Initially on a trial basis, Zynga will work with Bitcoin payment processor BitPay to offer the currency on FarmVille 2, CastleVille, ChefVille, CoasterVille, Hidden Shadows Hidden Chronicles and [...]
Tel Aviv-based social casino studio Diwip has launched Best Casino Bingo, the company’s first bingo product for iOS and Android devices.
Independent TV production company Endemol has invested $13m in social casino studio Plumbee as part of a strategic partnership to accelerate its online and mobile gaming business.
Plumbee completed a $14m Series B funding round, valuing the company at $40m. Endemol invested $13m and Plumbee's existing investor, Idinvest Partners, contributed the [...]
Seattle-based social gaming studio Big Fish Games has reintroduced its winter-themed slot game Snow Day to its Big Fish Casino app for the Christmas period.
Snow Day was the first Big Fish slot to launch with the studio’s Social Scatter feature, which randomly awards players with bonus chips each time another [...]
Facebook has published a list of the best new games to launch in 2013, with two social casino titles listed alongside game of the year Criminal Case by French studio Pretty Simple Games.
The games were selected based on user ratings, growth, Facebook implementation and overall quality, and includes Product Madness’ [...]
International Game Technology's social gaming division DoubleDown Casino has released what it claims to be the industry’s first Social Casino Index, designed to give the sector deeper insights into player behaviour and player profiles across the US.
IGT Interactive’s vice president of global marketing John Clelland explained that the company had [...]
iGaming operators have invested heavily over the past few years in entering the social casino space and launching onto mobile, but the Mr Green-backed Social Thrills is focused on launching Facebook-first and with a team of just 15. Considering the company’s past success in building up a business from scratch, [...]
Seattle-based social gaming operator Big Fish has launched its latest slot game on its hugely successful Big Fish Casino app, with Rollin’ Rich now live on the offering.
The free-to-play slot is based on a road trip across the US, with players awarded free prizes as they reach each destination on [...]
Social casino studio FlowPlay has expanded into the B2B sector with the launch of a white label solution to allow developers, iGaming operators and land-based casinos to roll out gambling-style apps on Facebook, iOS or Android.
Offering a full back-end infrastructure and analytics package as an out-of-the-box solution, the white label [...]