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Having created the platform powering Maria Bingo and sold it to Unibet for £54m, Daniel Kajouie has seen previous real-money gaming ventures succeed, but will his new project, a social network for iGaming products, manage to crack the convergence conundrum?

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.

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, can this approach work for social casino too?

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.

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.