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GECO ‘Gets to the CORE’ of Mobile Gaming

GECO Gets to the CORE of Mobile Gaming 300x227 GECO Gets to the CORE of Mobile GamingOn Thursday, mGamingWatch learned that HTML5 games developer CORE Gaming has a new partner — GECO Gaming.

The partnership, a news release confirms, will give CORE a proprietary RGS platform for distribution to the global gambling community this year (and beyond).

The deal also makes available some 100 HTML5 products to the wider audience via GECO’s gaming server.
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DeckMedia Shows Off New Mobile Casino

DeckMedia Shows Off New Mobile Casino DeckMedia Shows Off New Mobile CasinoThis week in London, Slots Capital become the fourth DeckMedia casino, but it’s the first using Rival Gaming software, to launch a mobile version.

It’s the latest indicator of just how quickly casino gaming is migrating toward mobile across the pond.

Slots Capital’s selection of mobile slots and table games are now available on a variety of iOS and Android devices. To help drive traction, the company is inviting qualified players to take advantage of a 277% deposit bonus up to $2,777.
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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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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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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming

Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming18 300x199 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.

Apple’s inaugural smartwatch hasn’t even been released to the public yet, but already some are wondering what — if any — industries may wish to limit the use of such devices in their facilities.

Well, it was — after all — a gamble. But now the data is in. Atlantic City casinos and their online partners took in about $120 million in revenue during its initial season of internet gambling.

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Kentucky to Deliver a Losing Hand to Online and Mobile Gambling

Kentucky to Deliver a Losing Hand to Online and Mobile Gambling 300x198 Kentucky to Deliver a Losing Hand to Online and Mobile GamblingOf the myriad states actively working toward the possibility of introducing online gambling to residents in 2015, don’t count Kentucky among them.

In fact, the state of Kentucky may prevent the discussion from even moving forward with the introduction of a bill that could effectively outlaw online gambling.

Kentucky State Senator Mike Wilson’s proposed bill, BR229, is on deck for the 2015 legislative session, according to CardPlayer. The goal? To mitigate the scope of Internet gaming cafes that have flourished across Kentucky and provided an outlet for illegal gambling.
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mGaming Revenues on the Upswing

mGaming Revenues on the Upswing 300x174 mGaming Revenues on the UpswingDespite concerns that interest in mobile gaming would die out after the novelty wore off, it seems the mobile gaming is only becoming more popular — and profitable.

This next year, it is expected that interest in mobile gaming is actually going to surpass console gaming, which would make it the biggest sector of the entire gaming market.

A recent study by Newzoo went so far as to indicate that mobile gaming revenues will shoot up by 42% over the next year, with almost $41 billion in revenues by 2017.

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Casino Giant Rolls Out Game-Changing Online Booking Tech

Casinos Giant Rolls Out Game Changing Online Booking Tech 300x169 Casino Giant Rolls Out Game Changing Online Booking TechMohegan Sun is more than just one of the largest casinos in the United States, it’s also looking to be a pioneering in the digital age of hospitality.

Mohegan Sun just tapped Groupize Solutions to attract and convert more small corporate and leisure groups.

According to details shared with MGW, Groupize Solutions is now “the preferred group booking platform” for a whopping 7,000 hotels, resorts and chains.
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Is Social Gaming a Loop Hole For Online Gambling?

Is Social Gaming a Loop Hole For Online Gambling Is Social Gaming a Loop Hole For Online Gambling?It’s an interesting question. And one being asked with increasing frequency these days. Is social gaming a veritable loop hole for online gambling?

Every industry across the board is looking for ways in which they can increase their revenues via online and mobile. Within the casino and gambling industry, the debate around regulated online gambling is a hot topic for many land-based casinos and gaming tech firms. However, many casinos and gaming companies are thinking outside of the box and finding more ways to leverage social gaming as a source of revenue for traditional casino games.

While social games prohibit real-money gambling (and allow players to play for free) there are a multitude of ways in which social games can, in fact, be monetized.

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With Mobile in Mind, IGT Launches New Wheel of Fortune Slot Game

With Mobile in Mind IGT Launches New Wheel of Fortune Slot Game 300x222 With Mobile in Mind, IGT Launches New Wheel of Fortune Slot GameIn 1996, IGT launched their live Wheel of Fortune slot machine. The game was met with great success, and over the years has led to many new and improved features—the latest being the launch of Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin.

The latest gaming experience offers what the company calls exciting new bonuses, and an innovative scatter symbol design that allows for three simultaneous spins at once during the Mini Wheel Bonus.

If that is not enough, the slot machine also allows players to go from playing on a live slot machine on the casino floor, right to playing online on their desktop or mobile device.

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