Social gaming

17th September 2021

Scout Gaming debuts new US social sportsbook platform

Scout Gaming is to make its US debut, launching a North America-focused social sportsbook platform through a partnership with new sports league, the Masters Cup…

16th September 2021

Facebook debuts new free-to-play predictions games

Social media giant Facebook has launched free-to-play daily sports prediction game Pick & Play Sports as it debuts its new Facebook Fantasy Games series in…

26th August 2021

Boom appoints Masci to new VP of creative role

Boom Entertainment has appointed Joseph Masci – formerly of Aristocrat Technologies and High 5 Games – to the newly created role of vice president of…

26th August 2021

Betsperts closes $6m Series A funding round

Sports betting and fantasy startup Betsperts Media & Technology Group has closed a $6m Series A founding round, welcoming a number of new investors.  The…

6th August 2021

Zynga announces acquisitions as it returns to profit in first half

Zynga posted a net profit of $4.8m for the first half of its 2021 financial year after a 63.7% year-on-year increase in revenue during the…

5th August 2021

Playtika seeks M&A after lower H1 costs help business return to profit

The chief financial officer of social gaming business Playtika said the business is excited about future merger and acquisition opportunities, as slightly higher revenue and…

22nd July 2021

State of the Union: DraftKings, Sands, New Jersey and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes DraftKings’ expansion into the world of NFTs, Las Vegas Sands’ earnigns report for…

21st July 2021

DoubleDown targets $91.4m proceeds as long-awaited IPO moves ahead

DoubleU subsidiary DoubleDown Interactive has filed for its initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq exchange, from which it expects to receive proceeds of $91.4m.…

15th July 2021

State of the Union: Las Vegas Sands, New York, FanDuel and more

This week’s state of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes Las Vegas Sands’ moves into the world of igaming, New York’s request for…

15th July 2021

Scientific Games to reincorporate remainder of SciPlay in $1.9bn deal

Scientific Games Corporation has submitted a proposal to acquire the outstanding shares of its social gaming division SciPlay Corporation in a deal with an implied…

7th July 2021

Playtech partners with Kindbridge for US gambling treatment research

Playtech has partnered with virtual mental health clinic Kindbridge in a union that will aimed at creating a new framework for gambling treatment across the…

24th June 2021

State of the Union: Canada, Wire Act, Sports Illustrated and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, is highlighted by passage of a bill to allow single-event sports wagering in Canada.…

24th June 2021

DoubleU Games to seek new underwriter for DoubleDown IPO

Korean social gaming operator DoubleU Games has terminated its contract with the underwriter responsible for listing its DoubleDown Interactive subsidiary on the Nasdaq exchange, and…

17th May 2021

Game Taco acquires Game Show Network’s WorldWinner

Game Taco has agreed to acquire WorldWinner, the skill gaming arm of US television channel and games developer Game Show Network. The deal follows private…