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Pocket Games Acquires Social Games Platform

Pocket Games Acquires Social Games PlatformOn Tuesday, MHW learned that Pocket Games has completed its previously announced acquisition of Viximo, a social games platform.

The deal, we’re told, is valued at $3.5 million in preferred stock.

Viximo connects game developers to sales channels in difficult to reach markets through its write once, deploy everywhere platform. Once onboarded to the Viximo platform, social mobile games can be deployed across several stores worldwide, providing vastly expanded user reach to game developers in the West.

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Betfair Cans Canadian Services

Betfair Cans Canadian ServicesAccording to published reports Monday, Canadians are losing access to the services provided by Betfair.

The company’s gambling products are being pulled in Canada. Betfair made the announcement ahead of the weekend.

“The email read that as of January 14th of 2016, Betfair will no longer offer their products in Canada,” 4Flush explains. “Residents of Canada will no longer be able to place wagers after this date and the website will be closed to customers in the country. Any outstanding bets with the sportsbook will be cancelled and players will not be able to place new exchange bets. All gaming products will be blocked to Canadians.”
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NetEnt Now Live with Golden Nugget in NJ

NetEnt Now Live with Golden Nugget in NJExciting news for online gamers in the Garden State.

Last summer, NetEnt signed a customer agreement with Golden Nugget in New Jersey. And now, a selection of their innovative desktop and mobile games is available on Golden Nugget’s new online casino website and mobile apps in New Jersey.

NetEnt has received a transactional waiver from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and completed the integration work with Golden Nugget, today’s news release explains.
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Mobile Innovation Spotlight: Royal Wins Livens Up Mobile Gaming with Skill Hybrid Casino

Mobile Innovation Spotlight Royal Wins Livens Up Mobile Gaming with Skill Hybrid CasinoBig news out of Australia on Monday. Sydney-based, start-up gaming studio, Royal Wins, has been hard at work pioneering hybrid skill gaming in the online casino sector since its 2014 inception.

If you’re not familiar, the company’s “pride and joy,” the Kash Karnival, is a freemium online gaming hub available on Facebook that boasts a hybrid betting experience for both skill and casino style gaming.
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NYX Gaming Group Confirms New Partnership with Online Gaming Operator 888

NYX Gaming Group Confirms New Partnership with Online Gaming Operator 888On Tuesday, NYX Gaming Group Limited announce that it has signed a partnership agreement with one of the best known online gaming companies in the world, 888.

According to a news release from the new partners, NYX will supply a variety of its online and mobile casino content, as well as various games supplied by 3rd parties aggregated on NYX’s OGS & CGS platforms, to 888’s global bingo and casino verticals.
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deltaDNA Research Reveals Potential Gaming Insights for Mobile Marketers

deltaDNA Research Reveals Potential Gaming Insights for Mobile MarketersWe already know there are vast differences between the preferences of males and females. But those preferences also extend well into the mobile gaming space.

“New data from nine million mobile game players affirms some traditional assumptions while revealing wild disparities,” the research summary shared with mGamingWatch reads.

New data released today from game analytics and marketing platform deltaDNA, reveals that while some traditional assumptions of gender preference within games hold true, wild disparity and contradiction exists within different genres and game types.

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This is Gonna Be Huuuge! Huuuge Games Raises Millions to Make Mobile Casino Social

This is Gonna Be Huuuge Huuuge Games Raises Millions to Make Mobile Casino SocialIn recent days, the team at Huuuge Games — an increasingly prominent name in mobile free-to-play social casino gaming — confirmed a Series A investment of $4 million led by Korea Investment Partners (KIP).

According to a statement to the press, the financing will be used to fund Huuuge’s global expansion and scale the distribution efforts.

The announcement noes that Sang-Ho Park, senior principal at KIP, will join Huuuge’s board of directors.
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OpenBet Betting on Further Growth

OpenBet Betting on Further GrowthAccording to a statement we’ve received from the team at OpenBet, a software provider to the sports betting and gaming industry, growth is coming — and fast — to the prominent firm.

The company has announced plans to increase headcount by 10%.

The recruitment drive is supported by a new marketing campaign and corporate video.
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That Was Fast: Delaware Celebrating Two Years of Online Gaming Operation

That Was Fast Delaware Celebrating Two Years of Online Gaming OperationTime flies when you’re having fun — and growing a new industry.

It’s hard to believe, but it’s now been two years since online gaming arrived in Delaware. And despite a slower-than-expected start across the small regulated online gambling market in the U.S., Delaware’s real-money online gaming business is still chugging along just fine.

According to Realmoneyonlinecasinos.com, Delaware has offered iGaming since November 8th 2013.
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AGA’s Geoff Freeman One of 2015’s ‘Top Lobbyists’

AGA's Geoff Freeman One of 2015's 'Top Lobbyists'The president and CEO of the American Gaming Association can add yet another title to his name — one of the top lobbyists of 2015.

In recent days, the American Gaming Association’s chief, Geoff Freeman, was named one of the top association lobbyists of 2015 by Washington, DC newspaper The Hill.

“With Nevada’s prominent spot in the 2016 election, Freeman is putting his members front and center,” the AGA said in a news release, citing some of the organization’s efforts throughout the course of 2015.
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