Social gaming

9th November 2021

Zynga remains in loss in Q3 despite record revenue and bookings

Social gaming giant Zynga announced a net loss of $41.7m for the third quarter of its 2021 financial, despite also reporting record revenue and bookings…

22nd October 2021

SeventySix invests in Lucra Sports alongside sports tech businesses

SeventySix Capital has acquired an undisclosed stake in gaming platform Lucra Sports as part of a fresh series of investments. SeventySix described Lucra as a…

18th October 2021

Scopely to acquire GSN Games from Sony for $1bn

Mobile social gaming business Scopely has agreed to acquire GSN Games, a division of the Game Show Network, from Sony Pictures Entertainment for $1bn £728.4m/€860.6m).…

18th October 2021

Bet365 partners with NBA’s San Antonio Spurs with new free-to-play game

UK-based operator Bet365 will partner with the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs to create a new free-to-play game for fans. The game – Call your shot…

15th October 2021

RSI launches in Canada with sportsbook and social gaming platform

Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has announced that it is entering Canada by launching its social gaming and sportsbook platform Casino4Fun in the province of Ontario.…

8th October 2021

Zynga completes $525m acquisition of mobile games developer StarLark

Social gaming giant Zynga has completed its previously announced acquisition of mobile games developer StarLark from Betta Games for $525m in cash and stock. The…

1st October 2021

Low6 launches in North America with Jacksonville Jaguars prediction game

Social gaming technology company Low6 has partnered with NFL steam the Jacksonville Jaguars to launch a new gaming platform, UltimateJags, its first US product.  UltimateJags…

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…