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Mobile Gaming Apps Continue to Grow in Popularity


Mobile Gaming Apps Continue to Grow in PopularityWhether they are for real money, simply social, for digital rewards, or just plain amusement, mobile gaming apps are surging in popularity.

In just the recent few years, digital and mobile game developers that most consumer may have never heard of have arrived in the industry out of nowhere and earned millions in the tablet, mobile device & smartphone wave.

That’s the statement put out today by Tapinator, which just announced the filing of its amended Annual Report for the period ended December 31, 2014.
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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories


mGamingWatch The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

Gambling at New Jersey’s Borgata Online Casino Making Positive Strides
Online gambling results have been a disappointment thus far in New Jersey, but Borgata’s online casino is making some positive strides.

Mississippi Lays the Smack Down on Online Gaming
Mississippi didn’t miss a beat at handing online gambling its lunch. According to CS Report, lawmakers in the state who wanted to user in an era of regulated online gaming for lottery and sports betting have effectively been rebuffed.
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mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin Spotlights a ‘Verie’ Promising Tool for Mobile, Online Gaming Security at SXSW 2015


JaredHemuIn the age of all things digital, ID theft has become more than a problem. It’s now a plague that continues to threaten not only the financial security of millions of connected people around the world, but also the very stability and existence of countless digital institutions, platforms, and entire industries.

Consequently, it comes as no surprise that many security innovators and entrepreneurs striving to push back against the denizen dangers of the digital world are at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas this week to show off their wares and lend greater peace of mind to consumers and companies alike.

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Social Mobile Gaming Giant Rakes in Big Cash from In-Game Ads


Social Mobile Gaming Giant Rakes in Big Cash from In-Game AdsWhether you have a casino mobile game or a social gaming experiment, Zynga is proving once and for all that in-game ads can be very, very profitable for game makers.

In the most recent quarter for which we have earnings data, Zynga ranked in $57.5 million from ads (or 30% of its Q4 revenue).

Ignored by many due to the perceived bad user experience provided by banner ads, the rise of native advertising, incentivized video ads and now brand advertising is changing opinions.
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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories


mGamingWatch The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

Welcome to the Hotel Connected: MobileSuites App Designed to Bring Hotels into the Smartphone Age
It’s coming after that old black desk phone — but the Gideon Bible may still be safe. MobileSuites, a tech company founded in 2013, wants to bring hotels into the modern era. Goodbye, Hotel Anachronistic. Hello, Hotel Connected (and yes, you can both check out AND leave).

AGA Infographic Details Massive Amount of Illegal Super Bowl Betting
Are you willing to bet that illegal Super Bowl-related betting is big business here in the United States? If so, you would be placing a very safe bet, indeed.
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AGA Infographic Details Massive Amount of Illegal Super Bowl Betting


AGA Infographic Details Massive Amount of Illegal Super Bowl BettingAre you willing to bet that illegal Super Bowl-related betting is big business here in the United States? If so, you would be placing a very safe bet, indeed.

A freshly published first-ever estimate by the American Gaming Association (AGA) indicates that Americans were poised to make $3.8 billion worth of illegal bets on this year’s Super Bowl.

“That figure stands in stark contrast to the approximately $100 million bet legally on the Super Bowl each year,” the AGA says. “In fact, the illegal market is 38 times greater than the legal one.”
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GECO ‘Gets to the CORE’ of Mobile Gaming


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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Get Lucky Poker is on the Horizon


Get Lucky Poker is on the HorizonA new online poker site is about to launch into the mainstream. The site, called Get Lucky Poker, is brought to you by poker pro Michael ‘The Grinder’ Mizrachi. Currently, it is in the beta test stage and will go live soon according to the company’s Twitter account.

Get Lucky Poker will only be using Bitcoin as their form of payment, making it unique to the market. Bitcoin is an online form of currency, which is redeemable to purchase items from an online catalogue. With Bitcoin, you can purchase items as diverse as cheap wines to expensive art pieces.

To entice people to join, Get Lucky Poker is adding some grand opening bonuses. One bonus is earning 50% of the “Bad Beat Jackpot” if your opponent has aces full with kings or better. Those who join will automatically earn one Bitcoin, which is currently valued at $289.92. Lastly, frequent players who are on one of the five tiered leader boards can earn a rakeback of approximately 25%.

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Business is Booming for Mobile Casino Apps


Business Booming for Casino App BusinessDespite 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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CES 2015: EMTEC Shows Off New Game and Streaming Media Systems


CES 2015 EMTEC Shows Off New Game and Streaming Media SystemsOn Monday at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, EMTEC showed off the Play Cube Steam Box and Play Cube GEM Box (Gaming Entertainment Multimedia), a pair of new home video game systems.

Whether for traditional video games, online poker, or any digital gaming activity imaginable, the systems in question are reportedly designed to bring games and media to the living room.

The Play Cube Steam Box is a powerful-yet-compact PC gaming system, while the Play Cube GEM Box features streaming games and multimedia entertainment.

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