Three Australian employees of Crown Resorts could be released from a Chinese jail within months after being handed nine and 10-month sentences for gambling related offences in a Shanghai court.
The casino industry is enjoying quite a boom right now. Mobile technology and the rise of the smartphone and tablet now let gamblers play when and where they want. App-based casinos are encouraging this new trend of mobile gambling.
Online casinos are leading the way in the gambling industry, as technology makes it possible for them to storm ahead of their land-based counterparts with developments and innovations.
Years ago, when the local bingo hall scene was thriving, there were two key observations that could be made about the core playing demographic.
Many North American sports gambling fans have a notion stuck in their head that the NFL season is basically the only time of the year worth wild to make wagers.
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Candy Crush Saga is the uber popular social gaming platform that now rivals what Farmville had been a few years ago. And now Candy Crush is coming to Atlantic City to save the day. That resort town has lost more than a quarter of its land-based casinos in the past year as the gambling landscape continues to shift with the times.
Austria - Rabcat is announcing the worldwide launch of its most innovative and successful real-money game yet, Castle BuilderTM.
As you are probably aware if you have ever visited a sports betting site and have been looking to place a sports wager, many of the betting sites available online additionally offer side games which you can play while waiting for your game to start.
Online poker room BetOnline.ag is harnessing the power of social media for its latest promotion – a free entry into a $10,000 Guaranteed Tournament, worth $22, with a Facebook twist.
The UK’s third largest bookmaker, Paddy Power, has announced it will be offering real money sports betting on Facebook.
The news broke early Wednesday with beta testing currently in progress. The new platform was developed by Paddy Power’s team out of Bulgaria.
If you like gaming the way we at Gambling911.com like it, chances are you have a mental disorder.
The latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has identified gaming addiction as a disorder. Doctors contend that withdrawal symptoms when one stops playing games can lead to crankiness, agitation and crying.
(Taiwan).- Online gambling corporate GigaMedia has announced that it is to enter the social casino games market following a closed beta test on a suite of new game titles in over 200 Internet cafes across Taiwan. The company has unveiled a new portfolio of proprietary social casino games that include slot, poker and dice offerings and could begin commercial operation in as little as four weeks.
All the talk at this week’s Game Developers Conference appears to have centered around - you guessed it - gambling.
And why not? Experts placed a dollar figure at around $20 billion for the sector.
The big question for a panel discussing the subject: Is gambling the next growth opportunity and how can it be regulated?
Gambling911.com is here in beautiful Marina Del Rey, California to take part in this week’s Social Gambling & Gaming Summit that kicks off this morning (Thursday December 13) with keynote speaker Niranjan Nagar, Head of Games and Apps for Facebook.
The Social Gaming & Gambling Summit is a conference focused on the intersection of mobile gaming, immersive worlds, real-life brands and social networking.
888.com, which operates the 6th largest online poker room in the world, has announced the launch of “real money” online poker on Facebook in the UK. They are the second operator after Bingo Friendzy to do so.
888 Holdings’ shares rose 3.7 per cent to 113.25p in morning trading.
The world’s largest free-to-play online poker company announced in after hours Wednesday that it had applied for a license to operate real money online poker with the state of Nevada.
Thursday, stocks shot up to 5 percent by mid afternoon Thursday.
Analysts remained cautious regarding the news nonetheless.
(Reuters) - Slot-machine maker Bally Technologies is exploring a bid for online poker game developer 3G Studios, in what would be the latest deal to combine online gambling and casino gaming on social media, said two sources with knowledge of the talks.
One source said several Bally Technologies executives were scheduled to visit 3G's offices in Reno, Nevada on Tuesday to determine whether to make a formal bid.
The world’s largest free-to-play online poker site, Zynga, has applied for a Nevada online poker site that the company said could take up to a year before they are up and running to accept real money from US customers, or at least those in the state of Nevada.
Trophy Vegas, in conjunction with its Facebook application Trophy Slots, is the latest social gaming site to begin offering real money casino play.
Trophy Slots was launched earlier this year as a social slots game, featuring 10 popular slots titles. To date, the Trophy Slots Facebook page had 37,803 likes.
Social casino website, Playsino.com, has reached the 1 million install mark this week.
"The overwhelmingly popular response to our social and mobile casino apps is further evidence of the strong growth potential in the social casino gaming sphere," said Brock Pierce, Playsino's CEO. "This space is only going to get hotter and provide better entertainment for users and higher revenues for developers."
LONDON - (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The UK and Germany are now the world's top markets for online gambling, particularly social casino gambling, Belle Rock Entertainment can reveal. According to research from Socialnomics, close to 20% of the time devoted to playing online casino games takes place through social networking sites in both the UK and Germany.
Niranjan Nagar, the Head of Games & Apps for Global Vertical Marketing at Facebook, is slated as the keynote speaker at next months’ Social Gaming & Gambling Summit in Los Angeles (taking place December 13-14).
Nagar is responsible for managing Facebook's marketing strategy for the vertical and for architecting programs to build the category globally. He was most recently the COO at Outspark, a publisher and operator of free to play RPGs.
One of the biggest events in social gaming is taking place December 13-14 in Los Angeles, the Social Gaming & Gambling Summit, and Gambling911.com, the worldwide leader in Gambling news, has announced it will be in attendance.
The two day event will feature some of the biggest names in social gaming including Facebook, Rocket Play, Bunker Mode, Abode, Bees and Pollen, Blitzoo and so many more.
The two-day conference will explore the convergence of social gaming and gambling, as well as its impact on the industry.
A former Vice President of publicly traded social gaming company Zynga has been hired by startup Betable, it was announced on Monday.
Ya-Bing Chu will be placed in charge of building Betable’s real money platform, which will be available in most countries except for the USA, at least for the time being. He will also focus on mobile growth for the company.
“This is an opportunity to pioneer this business, and this was too good to pass up,” said Chu.
Today, the organisers of the Social Gambling Conference have announced that Venture Beat's Social Gaming lead commentator Dean Takahashi, Hussein Chahine, Founder & CEO of Yazino, Brian Morgan, Executive Director Online Gaming at WMS, Vaughan Lewis, Analyst at Morgan Stanley and Joost van Dreunen, Co-Founder & CEO of SuperData will be joining the elite line up of speakers at November's conference.
With 14 World Series of Poker bracelets under his belt, Phil Hellmuth is looking to improve on his record when he comes back to the table Monday night.
Nathan Gamble defeated the 830-player field of the $15K Pot Limit Ohaha Hi-Lo event to win his first ever WSOP bracelet and $223,339 Sunday night.