Zynga Shares Surge on News of ZyngaPlusPoker Will Offer Real Money Play in UK

Written by:
Aaron Goldstein
Published on:
Apr/02/2013
Zynga Shares Surge on News of ZyngaPlusPoker Will Offer Real Money Play in UK

Zynga, the world’s largest social gaming company, announced Tuesday it will begin offering real money online gambling in the UK through its new website ZyngaPlusPoker.

Shares of Zynga, which closed 2.9% lower, rebounded 8% to $3.33 in after-hours trading following the news.

"We look forward to launching our social versions of real money games for players on Facebook and mobile in the UK throughout 2013," says Barry Cottle, chief revenue officer of Zynga, posted shortly after the announcement. 

In addition to ZyngaPlusPoker, the company will also offer its online casino platform via the new website ZyngaPlusCasino.

Zynga will utilize the PartyGaming Network.

- Aaron Goldstein, Gambling911.com

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