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?
Social gaming giant Zynga is to allow its players to make transactions using the virtual currency Bitcoin on a selection of its games.
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.
Tel Aviv-based social casino studio Diwip has launched Best Casino Bingo, the company’s first bingo product for iOS and Android devices.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
US video games publisher Electronic Arts has launched two new mobile social casino games in partnership with Hasbro.