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Social casino games will generate $2.4 billion in revenue by 2015. Will gambling save Zynga?

As executives abandon Zynga in droves, a new report on the future of social gambling bodes well for the company's new ventures.
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RocketPlay launches ‘Sports Casino,’ the first social sports betting game on Zynga and Facebook

Amateur and professional sports betters can now practice their skills on RocketPlay's newly launched social sports betting game, "Sports Casino," on Facebook and Zynga.
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Zynga hires real-money gambling executive

Zynga has reportedly hired online gambling veteran Maytal Ginzburg to run its real-money gambling ventures.
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Is the Facebook video game market dying or just evolving?

Marketing costs and fees are driving developers from Facebook. Is the market dead or is it just the FarmVille viral genre that's dying?
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Big Fish takes first crack at a real-money casino iOS app, debuting in U.K.

Lose the dice and cards, all you need is an iPhone. Big Fish Casinos will be the first real-money casino app on iOS when it debuts in the United Kingdom.
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As Zynga’s woes mount COO John Schappert quits company

Reeling from severe quarterly losses and a lawsuit from EA, Zynga loses its COO.
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Electronic Arts suing Zynga claiming The Ville rips off The Sims Social

Zynga built an empire on copying competitors' video games, but now EA is looking to end the practice with a lawsuit focussing on The Ville.
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Could online poker in the U.S. still have an ace up its sleeve?

Two overseas online poker firms have settled money laundering charges for $731 million. Does online poker have a future in the U.S.?
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Digital Blend: Ouya and OnLive, portable Assassin’s Creed, and the fertile creative ground of PSN

Welcome to Digital Blend, your one-stop-shop for coverage and recommendations of all things relating to mobile gaming, digital marketplaces, and indie titles (for the week ending July 29).
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Drought Hits FarmVille: Zynga reports losses, lashes out at Facebook

Changes at Facebook and the boneheaded acquisition of Draw Something creator Omgpop hurt Zynga bad in the last quarter.
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FarmVille 2 brings the usual sequel upgrades, but it may not be enough to save Zynga

FarmVille 2, a sequel to Zynga's flagship game, was announced on Tuesday but can it turns things around for the troubled company?
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CBS could spin ‘Draw Something’ app into a TV game show

Draw Something, the mobile sketching game, may be making its way to primetime TV in a series that would have viewers at home participating live with contestants and celebrities.