Social gaming

6th May 2021

Zynga agrees to acquire Chartboost for $250m

Social gaming giant Zynga has agreed a deal to acquire mobile programmatic advertising and monetization platform Chartboost for approximately $250.0m. Zynga will fund the purchase…

21st April 2021

DraftKings appoints Gisele Bündchen to board and ESG advisor role

DraftKings has announced the appointment of Brazilian model and environmental activist Gisele Bündchen as special advisor to the company’s CEO and as a member of…

29th March 2021

DraftKings strikes WWE collaboration deal

DraftKings has struck a deal to become the official gaming partner of WWE, the US-based wrestling entertainment promoter. The partnership will focus initially on DraftKings’…

24th March 2021

GNOG migrates New Jersey sportsbook to Scientific Games

Casino operator Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) has partnered with supplier Scientific Games to relaunch its mobile sportsbook in the state of New Jersey. This…

24th March 2021

Incentive Games enters US market through Intralot deal

Incentive Games has announced a 36-month deal with global gaming operator Intralot to launch a collection of free-to-play games on Intalot’s betting products for the…

22nd March 2021

Golden Matrix files for $10m Nasdaq IPO

Social gaming, esports and white-label solutions supplier Golden Matrix Group has filed with the SEC to raise up to $10m in an initial public offering…

18th March 2021

State of the Union: FanDuel, PointsBet, New York and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes Flutter’s potential plans to spin off its FanDuel brand, as well as PointsBet’s…

18th March 2021

Playstudios revenue grows to $269.9m in 2020

Social gaming developer Playstudios has released its preliminary financial results for Q4 and the full year 2020, showing revenues of $64.0m and $269.9m respectively for…

17th March 2021

William Hill launches Problem Gambling Awareness Month RG campaign

Leading US operator William Hill has outlined plans for its responsible gaming campaign, which is set to run throughout Problem Gambling Awareness Month this March.…

16th March 2021

Kindred offers Gamban blocking software in US

Unibet operator Kindred Group announced today its US arm has partnered with UK self-exclusion supplier Gamban, becoming the first operator in the US to offer…

12th March 2021

Time to (free to) play the game

With player acquisition costs exceeding $500, Chalkline CEO Daniel Kustelski’s (pictured) team has built a business case for Free-To-Play games as a cost-effective way for…

11th March 2021

Skillz revenue up 92% in 2020 following public listing

Mobile multi-player gaming platform Skillz has released its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results, showing revenue of $230.1m for the year, up 92%…

4th March 2021

DraftKings named UFC’s first sportsbook and daily fantasy partner

DraftKings has hailed a “groundbreaking” agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that sees it become the mixed martial arts competition’s official sportsbook and daily…

2nd March 2021

US federal court approves Big Fish Washington settlement

A US federal court has approved a settlement agreed by Churchill Downs Incorporated, former owner of Big Fish Games, and its current owner Aristocrat Leisure,…