Tag Archive: social gaming

Bally’s Acquisition of DragonPlay Is Complete

Last month, it was announced that Bally Technologies would purchase social gaming giant DragonPlay. This week, the deal has been completed, as Bally makes its first foray into the world of social gaming. DragonPlay was launched in 2010, and has become a leader in the social gambling market. The company is well-known for its social…

Glu Mobile Seems About Ready to Enter the Real-Money Gambling Market

We are seeing a trend of more and more social games operators expanding into the real-money gambling market. First, Zynga made the leap into real-money gambling, and now Glu Mobile is following suit. The wheels have been in motion for quite some time, and now it seems that Glu is just about ready to take…

ISIS Friends Gets Celebrity Endorsement

ISIS Friends is a new social gambling site that encourages players to interact with one another as they play online pokies and casino games. It is not well-known outside of the online gambling market yet, so the operator is working to gain more brand awareness – and, has enlisted in tennis champ Boris Becker to…

Social Casino Activity On The Downturn

Over the course of the past month, we have seen quite a few online gaming operators launch social casino networks and games. Based on this trend, you would think that the social casino market is thriving, but a recent study by SuperData Research shows that this isn’t exactly true. According to Innovate Gaming, activity at…

New Social Casino Launched With RPG Features

We are really beginning to see the social casino trend taking off in a big way in the real-money online gambling market. First ISIS Friends hit the market, followed closely by BlingCity. Now, Casino Saga will make its debut in the online gambling world, bringing RPG elements to online casino games. The game has a…

Zynga’s Mobile Transition Pays Off

Zynga has finally made the leap into the mobile gaming market, and the risk has paid off. Investors have renewed their interest in the company, which was on the verge ruin in 2013. Now, we must wait and see if Zynga can sustain its momentum in the mobile marketplace, especially when competing with other mobile…

Atari to Venture into Social Casino Games Market

Classic video game developer Atari will be getting involved in the social gaming market. Although the company has reinvented itself in the 21st Century, Atari has not truly attained a reputation as a modern developer. Its new social casino partnership with FlowPlay aims to change that. The new Atari Casino brand will provide players with…

New Social Games Network From Yahoo

Social gaming is taking off in a big way, and social networks should be working hard to get in on the trend. Yahoo is a bit late to the party, but it’s better late than never as the search engine operator has a lot to gain from launching its own social gaming network. Now, Yahoo…

Over 1/3 of Social Casino Poker Players Are Female

International Game Technology is a leader in social casino gaming. To maintain its standing, the company is always on the up and up with trends in the social gambling market. Recently, IGT has found that more than 30% of all poker players at social casinos are women, marking a new trend in the industry. Poker…

Social Slots Players Seem Eager For Real-Money Gambling

Facebook is becoming a popular social gambling destination. Every month, millions of players log on to their Facebook accounts to play free online casino games like Double Down Casino and Mirrorball Slots. But, how willing are these players to wager on these games with real-cash? A new study by Traffic Generation finds that players are…