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This Year's SBC Awards Were the Most Ludicrous Ever: Entain 'Most Socially Responsible' Again?

This Year's SBC Awards Were the Most Ludricous Ever

FanDuel, the premium sponsor of this awards show, received "Best Sportsbook of the Year" and "Best Sponsor"?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2023

Mobile Gaming Drives Growth in Germany in 2023

Mobile Gaming Drives Growth in Germany in 2023

As of 2023, there are over 2,467 German publishers on Google Play out of 190,283 game publishers.  Germany makes up 1 percent of the market, but the number is still staggering.  Be mindful that not all of these games incorporate real money gambling. 

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Apr/13/2023

Jane Seymour Becomes the Face of Solitaire Grand Harvest

Jane Seymour Becomes the Face of Solitair Grand Harvest

“The game I’ve always loved to play, since I was a little girl, was solitaire,” Seymour says in a :60 “behind-the-scenes” video. Solitaire Grand Harvest, she adds, provides her with “a subtle way of being a gamer.”

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/06/2022

Top 4 Reasons to Bet on CS: GO


Betting on eSports is a trend that’s been spreading its popularity among the internet over the past years. With so many games that allow competitive individuals to show what they’re made of, it’s no surprise that others wanted to join in the fun, while not necessarily playing the game. As such, CS: GO betting sites such as have started to appear.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/09/2019

CSBet.GG – A Good Way to Win

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When you’re an avid CS: GO player, you want to make use of the best items possible – however, those items are fairly expensive on their own. If you try to purchase them simply through straightforward methods, you might end up paying more than your bank account allows you to.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/08/2018

What Are the eSports Betting Markets?


Because we are talking about betting, then it’s highly important to know what options are offered on specialized betting sites. eSports may not yet offer exactly what traditional sports offer in terms of betting variety but with every year, there are more and more things to choose from.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/08/2018

VR’s Coming to the Casino Industry

VR’s Coming to the Casino Industry

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.

Submitted by Payton on, May/10/2017

How Staying In Has Become The New Going Out

While students have been claiming for years that staying in is the new going out, most people believed that they were simply putting a positive slant on the financial hardship of higher education.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/12/2016

VR could spark renaissance of classic casino games

VR could spark renaissance of classic casino games

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.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/09/2016

Why the UK Age-Old Bingo stereotype is no more

Why the UK Age-Old Bingo stereotype is no more

Years ago, when the local bingo hall scene was thriving, there were two key observations that could be made about the core playing demographic.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/03/2016

E-Sports Explosion Leads to E-sports Wagering

E-Sports Explosion Leads to E-sports Wagering

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.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/02/2016

Play it. Rate it. Review it. With Bingo Reviewer

The place to be for online bingo reviews and basically anything and everything bingo related is Bingo Reviewer. The site was established in 2006 and now features over 300 bingo site reviews and loads of bonus information. Members are invited to “Play it. Rate it. Review it.” Honest feedback from fellow bingo players is what has helped to set BR apart so let’s explore what they’ve got to offer.

Submitted by Payton on, May/26/2015

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Parlay Games is among the largest providers of online bingo software in the market. The company has been in the bingo business since 1998 bringing players 70-ball, 80-ball and 90-ball bingo games plus a range of Slots and Casino Games and continues to go strong to date. Many of the brands featuring its games accept American players. has aselection of the most popular Parlay Slots available to play for free under its Free Games Tab.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/25/2015

Real Money Candy Crush Coming to NJ: Video Gaming Addiction Specialists Cringe

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.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/16/2014

Rabcat Releases Castle Builder to the International Gaming Community

Austria - Rabcat is announcing the worldwide launch of its most innovative and successful real-money game yet, Castle BuilderTM.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/12/2014

Brand New Sport Betting Site Offers Social Gaming

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.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/31/2014

Luckity Online Bingo is Off to the Races had the pleasure of interviewing the V.P. of marketing Eric Hartness of is a  legal U.S. bingo themed site owned by the well respected Kentucky Derby family (NASDAQ: CHDN).
Submitted by Payton on, Dec/09/2013

One Facebook Like is Worth a Share of $10,000 at BetOnline

Online poker room 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.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/14/2013

Paddy Power to Offer Real Money Sports Betting on Facebook

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.

“The app will add social engagement to online betting, enabling customers to bet on a wide variety of sporting events through Facebook while also giving them visibility of, and the opportunity to engage with, other users. Player participation will be subject to strict age verification checks,” said Paddy Power.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/10/2013

Gaming Addiction Now Classified as a Mental Disorder: Children More Prone

If you like gaming the way we at 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.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/29/2013

GigaMedia Enters Social Gaming Market

(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.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/28/2013

Game Developers Conference 2013 Talks Gambling on Games and $20B Payday

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?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/27/2013


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Submitted by Payton on, Feb/09/2013

Social Gambling & Gaming Summit Kicks Off in LA Today: Gambling911 is in the House 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.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/13/2012

888 Launches Real Money Facebook Platform, 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.

Itai Freiberger, 888’s chief operating officer, said: “888 has long recognised the potential for social gaming. Our Facebook freemium [play for fun] offerings have found a significant audience, and we are very excited by the opportunity that real money gaming on Facebook provides.”

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/12/2012

Zynga Shares Soar Thursday on News of Real Money Online Poker Move

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.  

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/06/2012

Bally Technology Looks to Acquire Online Poker Game Developer 3G Studios

(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.

Submitted by Reuters on, Dec/06/2012

Zynga Applies for Nevada Online Poker License

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.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/05/2012

Trophy Vegas Social Gaming Site Takes Plunge Into Real Money Casino Space

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.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/28/2012

Free-to-Play Casino Playsino Surpasses 1 Million Install Mark

Social casino website,, 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."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/27/2012

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