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Desert Diamond Casinos in Arizona Bets the House on Mobile Benefits of Joingo App

maxresdefault 300x168 Desert Diamond Casinos in Arizona Bets the House on Mobile Benefits of Joingo AppIf you’re a casino or gaming app, the best bet today is mobile.

Word is just out that the Desert Diamond Casinos have partnered with Joingo, a well-known provider of mobile engagement solutions for the casino gaming industry. Together, they’ve launched a Desert Diamond Casinos mobile app called “MY DDC.”

“The JOINGO-powered app integrates with the casino’s existing IGT systems, features real-time account info for Diamond Rewards members, plus in-app access to amenities and information for all three of their Arizona properties,” according to a statement provided to mGamingWatch.

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Odobo Play App is Latest New Casino Game Discovery Venue for iOS

Odobo Play App is Latest New Casino Game Discovery Venue for iOS 300x237 Odobo Play App is Latest New Casino Game Discovery Venue for iOSOdobo, which maintains a Developer Program and Marketplace for regulated gaming, has just launched the Odobo Play app.

According to the company, it’s “an innovative new games discovery application available for consumers globally via the iTunes App Store.”

The app is designed to be a showcase of games created by dozens of leading studios participating in the firm’s Developer Program.

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Hotels, Airline Brands Failing to Attract Next-Gen Travelers on Mobile

Hotels Airline Brands Failing to Attract Next Gen Travelers on Mobile 300x199 Hotels, Airline Brands Failing to Attract Next Gen Travelers on MobileAccording to the details presented in the latest Travel Demographics Report Series published by Strategy Analytics Travel Analytics service, some of the world’s leading hotel and airline brands may be dropping the ball on mobile, particularly with regard to winning their business and building brand loyalty.

“Those under 25 are either not traveling or not involved in the travel booking process. Encouragingly for the industry those between 26 – 35 over-index on travel apps,” the report summary posits. “However, much of this usage is focused on local travel apps or OTAs. While a boon for OTAs, this scenario poses a big challenge for hotels and airlines.”

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IGT Flexes its Social Muscles Again

IGT Flexes its Social Muscles Again 300x242 IGT Flexes its Social Muscles AgainLast week, International Game Technology (IGT) announced the launch of its new social casino game — Wheel of Fortune Extra Spin.

Available on mobile and desktop, the new game is the latest effort by IGT to fuse slot machine entertaining with recognizable brands.

“We put a huge amount of focus and talent into Wheel of Fortune Extra Spin.  We thrive on the pressure of taking this legendary brand and increasing the ‘wow’ factor of the world’s most popular slot machine,” said Jim Veevaert, DoubleDown Interactive VP of Games.
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WeChat Checks in at Caesars’ New Resort for the Utmost in Mobile Convenience

WeChat Checks in at Caesars New Resort for the Utmost in Mobile Convenience 300x219 WeChat Checks in at Caesars New Resort for the Utmost in Mobile ConvenienceWhen it comes to the “Internet of Things,” the folks behind WeChat want a part of this red hot tech market segment.

That much was evident earlier this month when WeCat (along with Caesars Entertainment and Ayla Networks) touted the creation of a new key app that’s indicative of the so-called “Hotel Room of the Future.”

WeChat’s potential was showcased during CES 2015 at Caesars’ new LINQ Hotel & Casino.
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Business is Booming for Mobile Casino Apps

Business Booming for Casino App Business 300x160 Business is Booming for Mobile Casino AppsDespite a barrage of reports that online gambling revenue and growth underwhelmed in 2014, there’s no denying the surging popularity in mobile casino apps available across the U.S. and world at large today.

According to new information released by App Annie, expenditures on mobile casino games for Apple’s iOS platform alone jumped 55% year-over-year.

The market is worth $2.7 billion today, and that’s almost exclusively social-casino games in which players can’t win real money.

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OKIDOKEYS Rolls Out Concierge App at CES 2015

OKIDOKEYS Rolls Out Concierge App at CES 2015 149x300 OKIDOKEYS Rolls Out Concierge App at CES 2015The cutting edge convenience of mobile room access afforded to hotel and casino guests at properties hip to such tech is now getting a home-version of sorts.

The innovative mobile key solution providers at OKIDOKEYS have landed in Las Vegas to unveil their newest offering — RentEZ, a virtual concierge app that is generating buzz at the 2015 International CES.

The app gives home sharing hosts and rental property owners a convenient way to offer a professional menu of amenities and services to their guests, the company says.

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Microgaming-Developed Windows Phone Casino App Goes Live

Microgaming Developed Windows Phone Casino App Goes Live 300x165 Microgaming Developed Windows Phone Casino App Goes LiveCasino play on a Windows phone? You bet.

“Online casino players who prefer using a mobile device that runs on Windows Phone 8.0 or 8.1 operating system, will find the new Microgaming-developed Windows phone, real money casino app available at Jackpot City,” says Mark Whysall of ADINews.

The app appeared in the Windows Phone Store in November. Said to be the first-of-its-kind native Jackpot City Windows Phone mobile casino app, it contains an offering of more than 35 first-rate Microgaming casino games.

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Pala Teams Up with JOINGO in Launch of San Diego Casino App

Pala Teams Up with JOINGO in Launch of San Diego Casino App Pala Teams Up with JOINGO in Launch of San Diego Casino AppThe Mission Indians are moving to “corner the casino” with a new mobile app.

According to Gaming Intelligence, the Pala Band of Mission Indians has teamed up with mobile technology firm JOINGO to launch a dedicated mobile app for the San Diego-based Pala Casino Spa & Resort.

“Featuring loyalty account integration, interactive property details, and a slot machine finder, the Android and iOS app is integrated with the operator’s existing Casino Management System,” notes Gaming Intelligence. “This allows players to access the casino’s Privileges Club, providing real-time account balances, tier-point summaries, and other account information.”

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The International Gaming App Awards to Take Place on December 8th

The International Gaming App Awards to Take Place on December 8th 300x149 The International Gaming App Awards to Take Place on December 8thOne of the biggest venues for app developers and their creations, the International Gaming App Awards, has long been a platform to celebrate the best and most lucrative gaming apps. This year’s awards presentation will also highlight developers and games that feature some of the best technological innovations over the last year.

This will also be the first year that online casinos will be featured in the awards. 888, the brand that builds and hosts countless online gambling websites, has been nominated for multiple awards.

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