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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming

Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming14 Here’s What Happened This Week in mGamingHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

Many states are still weighing the pros and cons of legalizing online gambling, the state of New York is one of them. With nearby New Jersey having already legalized online gambling, many New Yorkers wish they had the same privileges as their Garden State neighbors.

Despite the controversial move by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to support sports betting at racetracks and casinos, residents of the Garden State are less than buoyantly excited about the opportunity Christie wishes to provide.

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VAULT Goes Live on Golden Nugget’s Online Platform

VAULT Goes Live on Golden Nuggets Online Platform 300x125 VAULT Goes Live on Golden Nuggets Online PlatformIt’s big news in New Jersey gaming today.

High 5 Games today officially launched with GoldenNuggetCasino.com, with ten games approved for release so far.

As mGamingWatch has previously reported, H5G recently partnered with Golden Nugget to bring its premium VAULT, Remote Gaming Server products to GoldenNuggetCasino.com in the Garden State.
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MGT Turns Focus to Facebook

MGT Turns Focus to Facebook 300x180 MGT Turns Focus to FacebookMGT Capital Investments, Inc. confirmed to mGamingWatch on Thursday that it will launch the first social daily fantasy sports game on Facebook.

This social-first will be called Daily Fantasy Legend (DFL).

The newest offering, we’re told, brings MGT’s fantasy sports model from real money to virtual.

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Native Ads the Next Digital Tactic by NJ Casino Marketers?

Native Ads the Next Digital Tactic by NJ Casino Marketers 300x209 Native Ads the Next Digital Tactic by NJ Casino Marketers?According to an exclusive published Wednesday at NativeMobile, a well-placed source with a major gambling operation on the East Coast revealed that “an ambitious digital and mobile ad campaign is in the works.” For what purpose? To help spread the world about the emerging social gaming market in Atlantic City.

Said efforts are being planned now in the likely event that real money social gaming will soon be legal in the state.

“Native advertising will be used. We’re just trying to figure out how and when,” the source is quoted.

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New Review Process Rolled Out at Online Gambling Information Platform

New Review Process Rolled Out at Online Gambling Information Platform 300x199 New Review Process Rolled Out at Online Gambling Information PlatformIn an age when more untrustworthy information may persist on the Web than trustworthy, independent reviews of betting sites have never been more important in today’s world of online gambling.

Such ethical postings are deemed an “instrumental tool for players seeking out real money wagering online” by the team at Online.Gambling.Org.

Launched last year as an online gambling informational web portal, Online.Gambling.Org is billed as a “one-stop resource for online casino gamers seeking a safe and entertaining gambling experience online.”

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MX Digital Rolls Out Social Casino App On Facebook

MX Digital Rolls Out Social Casino App On Facebook 300x150 MX Digital Rolls Out Social Casino App On Facebook As the company eyes, by its own admission, a multi-billion dollar worldwide sector with social casino slot games, MX Digital has just announced the launch of its catalog of celebrity branded digital slot games.

“We have been looking for the right strategy, and the right partner to expand into the social gaming sector for some time,” Eric Bischoff of Bischoff Hervey Entertainment and co-founder of MX Digital, said in a provided statement. “We have great brands with partners who have passionate social media fan bases and who are anxious to promote these games with us.”

MX Digital develops and distributes waged digital slot games internationally featuring various well-known celebrities spanning Hulk Hogan to Chuck Norris.
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New Poll Delivers Losing Hand to Online Sports Betting in New Jersey

New Poll Delivers Losing Hand to Digital Sports Betting in New Jersey 300x199 New Poll Delivers Losing Hand to Online Sports Betting in New JerseyDespite the controversial move by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to support sports betting at racetracks and casinos, residents of the Garden State are less than buoyantly excited about the opportunity Christie wishes to provide.

Rutgers Today is reporting the findings of a new poll of New Jersey residents and it doesn’t paint an enthusiastic picture for electronic sports betting.

While 44 percent of New Jerseyans sees sports betting as a plus for Atlantic City, 48 percent is less positive about its value: 31 percent says it will make no difference and 17 percent views sports betting as bad for the struggling resort city.

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Online Gambling Giants in an Empire State of Mind

Online Gambling Giants in an Empire State of Mind 300x300 Online Gambling Giants in an Empire State of MindMany states are still weighing the pros and cons of legalizing online gambling, the state of New York is one of them. With nearby New Jersey having already legalized online gambling, many New Yorkers wish they had the same privileges as their Garden State neighbors.

It is estimated that residents of the state of New York already spend around $110 million per year in illegal online poker. If illegal gaming is transferred to legal gaming, it could generate an additional $50 million or more each year in gambling tax revenue (and this number does not include tax revenue generated by new online gamblers).

Not surprisingly, the big boys of the gambling world are now in an Empire State of mind.

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PokerStars Finds a Potential ‘In’ Back Into The US Online Gambling Market

PokerStars Finds a Potential In Back Into The US Online Gambling Market PokerStars Finds a Potential In Back Into The US Online Gambling MarketPokerStars is a globally recognized online gaming giant that dominates 54% of the global online gambling industry.

In an unexpected move, Amaya Gaming Group acquired PokerStars, a strategic move to consolidate the online and live gaming industry.

The acquisition did not come cheap at $4.9 billion dollars. And while PokerStars comes with global online gambling brand recognition, they also come with some baggage.

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New Jersey Gaming Industry Needs Skilled Mobile Gaming Developers

New Jersey Gaming Industry Needs Skilled Mobile Gaming Developers 300x198 New Jersey Gaming Industry Needs Skilled Mobile Gaming DevelopersOn Wednesday, New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement confirmed that New Jersey’s casino industry had a rough September.

With revenue slipping and online gambling still under-performing expectations, some are saying its time to more enthusiastically embrace the mobile age and its most talented gaming developers.

“New Jersey’s gambling regulator is considering proposals for adding skill-based social games, like Candy Crush, at casinos in the state in an effort to revive the flagging industry,” Bloomberg is reporting.
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