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Slot machines and smartphones: To understand the fatal distraction of mobile tech, look at Las Vegas

Las Vegas is famous as a proving ground for behavioural psychology. People act differently there, as their impulses are guided and manipulated by the flashing lights, carefully calibrated noises, hyper-oxygenated air and free drinks. Like rats in a lab, gamblers in Vegas do the same thing over and over again, and are constantly watched, measured, and studied. Millions of dollars depends on it.

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3/21/2017

article Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones
(UK) -- An NHS clinic has reported an explosion in the number of gambling addicts hooked on betting on their smartphones. Campaigners fear that mobiles are making...
article How gambling addicts are becoming addicted on their mobile phones
(UK) -- Placing a bet has never been easier - but that spells bad news for many, according to campaigners. The number of gambling addicts hooked on betting on their...

3/19/2017

article Apps a new but growing problem for compulsive gamblers
(Iowa) -- Gaming is a popular form of entertainment for many adults, but for some it is a pitfall. For 6 to 8 million Americans, it is a problem that affects finances,...

3/17/2017

article The surge of mobile betting and gambling
(Worldwide) -- It is no secret that mobile technologies are developing rapidly with each and every day, influencing on other spheres of life e.g. online gambling and...

3/13/2017

article 'Irresistible' By Design: It's No Accident You Can't Stop Looking At The Screen
(USA) -- Could smartphones and other screens be decreasing the human attention span? Author Adam Alter thinks so. "Ten years ago, before the iPad and iPhone were...

3/8/2017

article Station Casinos to debut free online social gaming app
(Las Vegas) -- StationPlay, a free online social gaming application that will enable players to earn points through Station Casinos’ loyalty card, will debut in...

3/5/2017

article More Brits Are Gambling Than Ever Before, Especially On Their Smartphones, Says UKGC
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission published its eagerly-awaited Gambling Participation Survey this week, which, as ever, offers some thought-provoking insights into...

3/1/2017

article The Number Of People Playing Online Has Been Increased In 2016 As A Result Of Mobile Devices
(Worldwide) -- The number of people playing online has been increased in 2016 as a result of mobile devices, which really speaks to the success of mobile casino gaming...

2/28/2017

article January saw more installs but less loyalty for mobile apps and games
(Worldwide) -- Smartphone users were more willing to download new apps in January than they have in a year, according to a report by mobile marketing firm Fiksu DSP. But...

2/19/2017

article Mobile Gaming Trends to Look Out for in 2017
(Internet) -- As of right now, a complete and robust VR experience is going to cost right around 4,000 for all of the hardware- the only thing holding back VR right now...

2/14/2017

article GAINSBURY: Gambling operators are cashing in on teens' addiction to online games
(Australia) -- Problem gambling is a significant societal concern that is set to get bigger. Game and gambling operators are chasing the proliferation of new...

2/6/2017

article Mobile gambling market growth: statistics and projections
(Las Vegas) -- The momentum that is currently being witnessed in the mobile gambling industry is not likely to slow down any time soon. And the main driving force behind...

2/2/2017

article Smartphone Gambling To Grow In Coming Years
(USA) -- Online gaming is a booming worldwide industry. An estimated $550 billion was bet online in 2016, according to findings from Juniper Research. The market is...

1/31/2017

article Virtual Reality and Mobile Gambling
(Internet) -- The Gambling industry has always been in the forefront when it comes to driving any new technology forward. As advancements were made in software and...

1/27/2017

article Online gambling continues to grow thanks to smartphone usage
(Worldwide) -- The Growth of Online Gambling is accelerating at a rapid pace largely due to the ease and accessibility of applications through smartphone devices. It was...

1/25/2017

article A Casino In Every Pocket
(Las Vegas) -- In 1971, the Who’s Pete Townshend—not Roger Daltrey—sang about “Going Mobile.” Some 46 years, later the casino industry...

1/2/2017

article Growing Appetite: Core apps in gaming
(Las Vegas) -- In a recent article, we described five critical actions operators must make in order to better compete in the social world. To summarize: gaming providers...

12/16/2016

article Keno operators suggest allowing gambling on smartphones
(Nebraska) -- Keno lottery operators suggested Thursday that state senators consider the possibility of increasing keno gambling activity in Nebraska by authorizing...

12/12/2016

article A Calif. man steals $5 million, spends $1 million on a cellphone game
(California) -- 5 million. Everyone has thought about it — what to do with such a sudden windfall of money. From purchasing a luxurious yacht to relieving one...

11/25/2016

article Slot machines and smartphones: To understand the fatal distraction of mobile tech, look at Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is famous as a proving ground for behavioural psychology. People act differently there, as their impulses are guided and manipulated by the...

11/21/2016

article Mobile overtaking the PC at online gambling industry
(Worldwide) -- Mobile overtaking the PC at online gambling industry, which really makes perfect sense. PC devices are just never going to be as convenient as mobile...
article Per Eriksson on opportunities in mobile gambling
(Worldwide) -- There’s no denying that the growth of the internet has spurred the evolution of gambling industry. People no longer have to travel far and wide just...

11/20/2016

article Best smartphones for gaming
(Worldwide) -- Games just keep getting better and better, meaning smartphone developers have to work hard just to keep up with demand. But what are the best smartphones...

11/10/2016

article Is it possible to win playing on mobile online casinos without cheating?
(USA) -- We search for the answer to the question: Is winning a prize in online mobile gambling possible and how can a person achieve it. The answer is quite simple....

11/9/2016

article DeltaDNA study shows mobile game makers don’t know how to handle in-game ads
(UK) -- Game developers know that in-game ads are important, but they don’t know the best way to approach them. That’s the conclusion of a survey by mobile...

11/8/2016

article Online casinos preferring dedicated apps over mobile friendly sites
(Worldwide) -- Online casinos preferring dedicated apps over mobile friendly sites, and this is where all online casino gaming companies are eventually going to be going...

10/23/2016

article The Impact Of Mobile Devices On Online Gambling
(Internet) -- The first mobile smartphones were launched around 10 years ago, and in that relatively short time the growth of mobile casinos has been explosive.

10/15/2016

article How mobile gaming has changed in the last 10 years
(USA) -- The mobile gaming industry is booming. Smartphones have become more affordable and the mobile gaming industry has overtaken PC and console as the biggest gaming...

10/14/2016

article Sweden may force foreign gambling firms to undergo licensing
(Sweden) -- The Swedish government will publish a review in a few months on new regulations for the gambling market, and many hope it will extend the licensing...

10/8/2016

article The President of Malta visits LeoVegas Gaming
(Sweden) -- On Friday, The President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca paid a visit to LeoVegas Gaming Ltd - a sponsor of the President's Solidarity Fun Run....

9/23/2016

article 'Game of War' in-game casino app doesn't violate gambling laws, judge says
(Chicago) -- An app operator won’t have to face a class action lawsuit after a federal judge in Chicago determined the company’s in-game casino does not...
article Joingo launches mobile app for upstate New York casino
(New York) -- Upstate New York casino Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort has partnered with California-based mobile technology provider Joingo to launch a new mobile app for...
article LEGAL BLOG: Federal Court Holds That Casino In Video Game App Is Not A Gambling Device
(Illinois) -- A Federal court in Illinois dismissed a class action lawsuit against Machine Zone, Inc. Machine Zone is the maker of the popular “Game of War”...

9/16/2016

article VR and AR will be tomorrow’s mobile
(UK) -- Not so long ago we talked about mobile being the platform of the future. Back in 2004 when we first started developing for mobile, the iPhone didn’t exist...

8/24/2016

article Pokémon Go is ‘the most successful mobile launch in history,’ SuperData says
(Worldwide) -- The Pokémon franchise scored a double victory in the month of July with the launch of the mobile game Pokémon Go, as the augmented reality app shot to No...
article Pokemon Go losing popularity among gamers: Reports
(USA) -- Pokemon Go, the popular location based augmented reality app has started fading in terms of popularity in the US. The AR based gaming app became the most...
article A Lion Dances With Carcass In Weird Mobile Gambling Ad
(Australia) -- London agency ‘Now’ has released part one of a two-part series for client LeoVegas. The ad stars the casino’s lion mascot ‘LEO...

8/15/2016

article Mobile casino gaming in China? That’s possible!
(China) -- According to Asian analysts, developers of mobile games revenues in China has exceeded $ 5.5 billion. One of the largest research centers – Niko...

8/3/2016

article Macau casinos face new challenge amid mobile game craze
(Macau) -- Macau’s gaming revenue witnessed a rebound in July, fueling hopes for an upturn in casino-related firms on the stock market. Investors should, however,...

7/25/2016

article Android Native Gambling Apps and Alternatives for Players
(USA) -- Modern day online slots and casino games have evolved from simple 3 reel games with mediocre graphics, visual and sound FX to sophisticated games boasting all...

7/23/2016

article Enter the arena: Rise of MMO gaming
(India) -- Last week, Pokémon Go took the gaming world by storm. The augmented reality title has players armed with smartphones hunting streets, parks, rivers, landmarks...

7/21/2016

article How mobile is changing the world
(Worldwide) -- Mobile phones and tablet devices have changed the way we live our lives, becoming an integral component in the way we communicate with others, access...

7/18/2016

article MGM Shifts Strategy To Focusing On Mobile Growth
(Las Vegas) -- It was only a matter of time before casinos began to realize that the future of their businesses will be largely based on consumers spending money through...

7/17/2016

article MGM Resorts launches first mobile real money tournaments in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Thinking of going to Las Vegas next weekend? Here’s a thought: while you are sipping a few too many margaritas at the pool you can be gambling on...

7/15/2016

article MGM Resorts premiering gaming tournaments for smartphones
(Las Vegas) -- Guests of nine Las Vegas MGM Resorts International properties can play slot, video poker and bingo tournaments on their smartphones thanks to the...

7/14/2016

article Gamble on your smartphone in MGM’s Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- For some time now, casino operators in Las Vegas have been trying to figure out a way to make gambling more appealing to millennials.
article MGM launches a US first with real money mobile tournaments
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts has launched a new mobile gaming platform, accessible through the WiFi system at nine of its properties in Las Vegas.
article Opinion: At MGM casinos, you can stay in your room and still lose everything
(Las Vegas) -- For many folks, the thrill of a Vegas casino includes rubbing elbows with gamblers of all kinds at crowded gaming tables in smoky, cavernous rooms during...
article You can now gamble in 9 MGM casinos in Vegas…from your phone
(Las Vegas) -- You gotta love Vegas, always coming up with new ways to part you from your hard-earned cash. This latest scheme is perhaps the most clever yet: you can...

7/13/2016

article Pokémon Go is so yesterday as cell phone gambling hits the Vegas strip
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts on Wednesday unveiled what it's billing as the nation's first "real-money" mobile tournament gambling platform. The new...
article Gamble on your smartphone in MGM's Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- If you wanted an even more convenient way to gamble while strolling the floors of casinos, MGM Resorts has the answer. Today, they announced a new mobile...
article MGM woos millennials with cell phone gambling at 9 Vegas properties
(Las Vegas) -- Visitors to Las Vegas now have another gaming option — mobile tournaments available on smartphones that you can play without leaving the bar or the...
article Mobile casino tournaments launch at 9 MGM resorts
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International announced today that it has launched a mobile platform through which customers at nine of its Las Vegas resorts will be able to...

7/1/2016

article Sporting Index Rolls Out Mobile Casino Content
(UK) -- London-based leading spread betting operator Sporting Index announced that its online casino offering has gone live for hand-held devices. Mobile gambling...

6/16/2016

article WeChat Set to Check Gambling on Its Platform
(China) -- China's leading mobile messaging service WeChat has announced it will be checking on any gambling organized via the app's group chat function, news...

6/15/2016

article How has mobile helped online gaming progress
(Worldwide) -- A few years ago online gaming was a novelty, now it is the norm. A study of nearly 9000 gamers in 2016 found that 72% play online, and that figure is up...

6/7/2016

article Is Vegas Missing Out On The Mobile Casino Revolution?
(Las Vegas) -- The role of the mobile device in our daily lives have changed significantly over the years. Today you would much rather reach for your phone or tablet to...
article Want To Lose Money On In-Game Gambling? There’s An App For That
(USA) -- Are you ready for an exciting new app that lets you to blow your money on the herculean odds that Mark Sanchez will once again fumble the ball after running...

5/29/2016

article Phones fuel great growth potential for US Internet gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones. At least that’...

5/26/2016

article Phones fuel great growth potential for Internet gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a...

5/1/2016

article What the tech industry can learn from online game companies
(USA) -- Working for a company whose customer list is built around some of the leading brands in the mobile space, I didn’t think that it would be game companies...

4/29/2016

article Virtual reality is the future of mobile gambling
(UK) -- It’s no secret that virtual reality technology is gaining serious momentum. Across various industries and sectors, virtual reality, or VR to those in the...

4/17/2016

article Mobo Casino Takes Mobile Gambling to a New Level
(Curacao) -- Those who enjoy mobile gambling should take a look at the brand new Mobo Casino which is offering a fantastic selection of games.

4/13/2016

article The Rise of Mobile Gaming on the Go
(Worldwide) -- Mobile gaming is on the rise, and there looks to be no slowdown in its popularity. With this fact in mind it should be no surprise that online gambling as...

4/6/2016

article How to Design Mobile Games to Avoid Anti Gambling Statutes
(Worldwide) -- Big Fish Casino, Castle Clash, Double Down Casino, Game of War, Slotomania. These are just a handful of the mobile games that have come under class action...

4/5/2016

article Surprising truths about mobile gaming
(Worldwide) -- Here’s a look at some truths about mobile gaming that may surprise (and benefit) you. Close your eyes and picture a gamer. What do you see? The...

3/28/2016

article Mobile devices and online casinos: new advancements and the best devices for gaming
(Worldwide) -- Online gambling was originally designed with full screened computers in mind but over the years, avid gamers moved farther and farther away from this...

3/21/2016

article Mobile gaming market in Asia emerging with social games
(Macau) -- Gaming operators also aim to attract new demographic via emerging technologies. As smartphone penetration continues to skyrocket, social casino gaming on...

3/14/2016

article Smartwatches are invaluable to online businesses
(USA) -- Smartwatches are the latest wearable devices to hit the market and although they got off to a slow start -- at first, smartwatches can seem a little bit...

3/13/2016

article New Study Shows High Player Abandonment of Mobile Casinos
(USA) -- With the advent of smartphones, people have gotten used to having the ultimate convenience in the palms of their hands. Need to check a bank statement? Use your...

2/15/2016

article Mobile gamers who make in-app purchase six times more likely to purchase again
(Worldwide) -- Free-play mobile gaming companies need to do what they can to convert players to payers because once these players have been turned, there’s no...

2/12/2016

article Betcade shows off the look of its Android app store for real-money gambling
(California) -- Google doesn’t allow real-money gambling apps on its Google Play store. But Betcade is creating its own Android-based app store for real-money...

2/10/2016

article Smartphones are like slot machines
(New Zealand) -- Every year, my husband and I take our kids on a two-week trip that differs from our other holidays in one significant way: We completely unplug from the...

1/4/2016

article OLG Launches Mobile Gambling App
(Ontario) -- A year after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launched its PlayOLG gambling website, it announced that it is to introduce a brand new product...

12/25/2015

article The 2015 Mobile Online Gambling Takeover Is a Game Changer
(USA) -- We are in the midst of a mobile online gambling revolution, and it’s still growing. Fueled by factors as the popularity of in-play sports betting and the...

12/20/2015

article Betfred Launches Sports Betting App for Apple Watch
(UK) -- Betfred launched its first app that is compatible with the Apple watch. Teaming up with Degree 53, Betfred can now off its players a new advanced way to wager....
article Study Claims Gambling Apps Present Substantial Security Risks to Users
(USA) -- Gambling apps are often seen as nothing more than fun time-wasters that help bypass the time sitting in a doctor’s office or waiting to go through airport...

12/6/2015

article Rolling the Dice [2nd Item]
(Ohio) -- A local software company has evolved from a game to software to now growing into a promising, and possibly disruptive, gaming platform.

11/26/2015

article Special: What Does the Future Hold for Mobile Gaming?
(Worldwide) -- In the early 1990's the first ever cell phones with basic internet access were introduced to the world. Running on the 1G network, these phones had...

10/31/2015

article Report: Casino game players pay nearly twice as fast on mobile vs. web
(The Internet) -- As game companies like Atari and Zynga (pictured: Zynga's Duck Dynasty Slots) shift their focus to social casino games, a new report from mobile...

10/30/2015

article Video-game pioneer bets Apple Watch is future of gambling
(Illinois) -- Chicago video-game legend Larry DeMar’s career started with coin-hungry, appliance-sized arcade units and wound its way to the graphics-laden sirens...

10/28/2015

article Blue Crystal Labs unveils skill-based slot machine games for mobile
(California) -- Blue Crystal Labs, a startup created by former Zynga social-casino executive Jesse Janosov, is unveiling its skill-based social-casino game today. The...

10/24/2015

article Judge: Losing in Game of War’s virtual casino isn’t a real-world problem
(California) -- Losing your hard-earned cash playing Game of War's virtual spinning wheel isn't a real-world problem. That's what a federal judge is ruling...

10/23/2015

article HIGH STAKES: Experts warn against dangers of app-based gambling
(New York) -- Fantasy sports websites such as Draft Kings and Fan Duel have garnered national attention recently, charging anywhere from $1 to thousands of dollars for...

10/7/2015

article The Rise Of Mobile Gambling
(Worldwide) -- The world’s first online casino was launched in 1996 and mobile gambling wasn’t even a consideration at that point in time. However, mobile...

9/22/2015

article Playboy and Gamblit Gaming partner to make real-money betting mobile games
(California) -- Gamblit Gaming and Playboy Enterprises have announced a partnership where they will jointly make games for real-money wagering on mobile devices. The...

9/18/2015

article Mobile Online Gambling Coming of Age
(USA) -- The most promising trend in the online gambling industry today is the development of mobile technologies. The very large acquisition of Minecraft by Microsoft...

9/2/2015

article Employees put business data at risk by installing gambling apps on their phones
(Worldwide) -- If you work for a large, global company, chances are some of your peers have installed gambling apps on the mobile devices they use for work, and that...

9/1/2015

article Betcade unveils an Android app store for real-money gambling
(California) -- Google doesn’t allow real-money gambling apps on its Google Play store. But Betcade has unveiled its own Android-based app store for real-money...
article China’s mobile gaming industry will surpass the U.S. as it grows to $5.5B this year
(China) -- China’s enormous population is giving it spending power that will outstrip even consumers in the United States this year in certain sectors — such...

8/28/2015

article Mobile Devices: Gateways into the Future of Online Gambling
(Worldwide) -- The mobile gambling industry is huge and constantly growing, surpassing in most countries its land-based counterparts. Plenty of people with a genuine...

8/19/2015

article Mobile users quick to spend on social games
(Worldwide) -- The rise in mobile gaming has been quite astonishing to watch over the last few years, and we need look no further than the huge success achieved by Candy...

8/18/2015

article Kids’ gaming makes up nearly 8% of mobile game spending worldwide
(Worldwide) -- Parents are dropping a serious amount of cash to keep their kids’ tablets and smartphones filled with games. Spending on games for children makes up...

8/3/2015

article Pokies apps could be a gateway drug or 'the methadone of gambling': researchers
(Australia) -- Researchers are investigating whether wildly popular poker machine apps are a gateway drug to future addiction or a methadone-type substitute to wean...
article The shocking truth about mobile gaming
(USA) -- Some just want to annihilate the dragon. Some want to crush the candy so bad they'll shell out hard-earned cash to advance to the next level. Some will even...
article Growth slows for Big Fish Games casino apps, as new owner Churchill Downs hopes for ‘bounce back’
(Washington) -- Seattle gaming company Big Fish Games has kept growing ever since it was acquired by Churchill Downs in December — just not as quickly as before....

8/2/2015

article Stride Gaming Acquires Israeli Mobile Social Gaming Company InfiApps For $39 Million
(Israel) -- UK bingo operator Stride Gaming plc (AIM: STR) has acquired Israeli mobile social gaming company InfiApps for $39.2 million. Under the agreement, $21.2...

7/30/2015

article Treasure Island to offer mobile sports betting under new deal
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas land-based operation Treasure Island Hotel and Casino has struck a deal with Miomni Gaming to begin offering a mobile sports betting service to...

7/28/2015

article Are Online Gaming and Mobile Gaming Similar
(Worldwide) -- You must have surely heard of the term online gaming or mobile gaming being used quite often in the gaming and gambling related news and articles. Many...

7/27/2015

article The dark horse of mobile gaming
(India) -- In early 2013, a certain Indian card game arrived on the app market. Since then, it has been giving gaming giants like Clash of Clans and Candy Crush Saga a...

7/22/2015

article Tabcorp money laundering lawsuit; Interpol looking at in-play betting apps
(Australia) -- Australian betting operator Tabcorp has been slapped with a civil lawsuit over alleged failures to adhere to anti-money-laundering (AML) protocols.

7/19/2015

article Teen Patti by India’s Octro: The Dark horse of mobile gaming
(India) -- In early 2013, a certain Indian card game arrived on the app market. Since then, it has been giving gaming giants like Clash of Clans and Candy Crush Saga a...

7/18/2015

article Casino Apps Are Leading The Way In Terms Of Quality
(The Internet) -- When it comes to android gaming, the market is booming. That said, while the overall market is consistently seeing its year-on-year figures increasing...

7/17/2015

article How Smart Phones Are Leading To A Rise In Gambling
(Ireland) -- A new study has found that the prevalence of mobile phones has deepened the impact of gambling in Ireland, contributing to secret and hidden activity online.

7/16/2015

article From Vegas to your living room: Mobile apps and the gambling industry
(The Internet) -- The glamorous tuxedos, elegant lounge music, scent of lightly-stirred cocktails and the buzz of a win: the casino is a spectacular setting for those...

7/15/2015

article 'Covert' gambling easier with mobiles
(Ireland) -- Researchers in UCD met people who have gambling addictions and found that mobile phones facilitated covert gambling. Because of the place of mobile phones...
article Mobiles ring the changes in gambling
(Ireland) -- The growing use of mobile phones has increased the problem of gambling in Ireland, contributing to hidden online activity, a new study shows.

7/14/2015

article GSN Games Finds Quick Success with GSN Grand Casino on iOS, Android
(Worldwide) -- Last week, GSN Games launched GSN Grand Casino worldwide on iOS and Android devices. The game is off to a great start, currently sitting at the No. 2...

6/27/2015

article At MGM Resorts properties, customers give gaming’s future a spin
(Las Vegas) -- Tables resembling giant smartphones have grown so popular inside The Mirage, Bellagio and MGM Grand that content providers are clamoring to put their free...

6/25/2015

article Gaming regulators eye popular mobile games for new gamers
(Nevada) -- Ever wish you could make money playing some of your favorite mobile games -- ones that look like Words with Friends or Angry Birds? Gaming regulators and...

6/24/2015

article GameAccount rolls out casual mobile gaming platform in US
(USA) -- GameAccount Network has confirmed the launch of its new casual mobile gaming platform in the US. The online gaming systems and software provider said that the...

6/23/2015

article Carrier billing is critical for developing mobile gaming market in India
(India) -- India is already a large market for mobile gaming. A recent report put the number of mobile gamers in India north of 130 million users of the total 223...

6/20/2015

press release Global mobile gambling market revenue to grow at a CAGR of 43% by 2019
(UK) -- The Global Mobile Gambling Market 2015-2019 report has 89 pages and provides Exhibits. The report is an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry...

6/5/2015

article Mobile Gambling In Australia Fits The Lifestyle Like Hand In Glove
(Australia) -- Aussies are a very special kind of people. In fact the entire continent is a very special kind of continent. They say what doesn’t kill you probably...

6/3/2015

article Game recording service Kamcord 'investing heavily' as China's mobile gaming market overtakes US
(China) -- Fast-growing start-up Kamcord, backed by international and Chinese internet giants including Tencent and Google Ventures, will invest heavily in China as the...

5/31/2015

article Mobile gaming market in India to cross $571 million by 2016: Study
(India) -- The Indian mobile gaming market, one of the fastest expanding markets in the world, is expected to grow to USD 571.6 million by 2016, said a research by...

5/27/2015

article Aristocrat Leisure targets new apps as earnings soar
(Australia) -- Aristocrat Leisure hopes to buy more social media gaming companies to bulk up its fast-growing digital unit as it impressed investors with a huge earnings...

5/24/2015

article Videogaming industry worth $74.2 billion annually: mobile gaming takes the largest chunk
(Worldwide) -- The continual improvement of broadband technology as well as more efficient bandwidth usage has allowed online gaming to make unprecedented leaps forward...

5/19/2015

article Smartwatch Gaming Is Coming But Will It Be A Good Thing?
(USA) -- Smartwatch technology has already moved forward very quickly since its inception and now with many of the top technology companies throwing their hats in the...

5/10/2015

article Featured: Top 10 Casino Apps For Android
(USA) -- Android apps can pretty much offer users a virtual experience of any pastime or occasion now. One of those which is increasingly proving to be popular with...

5/8/2015

article Google Mobile Search Surge Mirrors Online Gambling Trends
(USA) -- “Google” is everybody’s favorite verb these days. But it turns out that more people are Googling via their mobile devices than the traditional...

5/5/2015

article ‘Clash of Clans’ Addiction: Players Beware the Mobile Game Money Pit
(USA) -- Are you currently suffering from Game of War or Clash of Clans addiction? The good (bad?) news is, you’re definitely not alone, and it’s not...

4/20/2015

article Ladbrokes Australia granted Apple Watch betting app approval
(Australia) -- Ladbrokes Australia’s Chief Information Officer Scott Hutchens has revealed that the operator has gained approval from Apple for the release of its...

4/6/2015

article CHAIRMAN STEVENS: Indian Country Closely Monitoring Mobile Gaming
(Washington D.C.) -- For the last decade the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has remained vigilant on the issue of Internet gaming and the many possibilities...

3/30/2015

article Derby Games offers real-money gambling app for horse racing fans on iOS
(USA) -- Derby Games is launching its Derby Jackpot mobile app, bringing real-money gambling on horse races to iOS in the U.S. The app is the first horse-racing real-...

3/23/2015

article BLOG: Is mobile the future of online gambling?
(UK) -- Given the dynamic technology developments and the dramatic shift toward mobile use in the past few years, it’s safe to say that mobile gambling market will...

3/12/2015

article Is Apple’s New iWatch the New Gamblers Get Smartwatch?
(California) -- Apple just announced the rollout of the new Apple iWatch. With a release date set for April 24th, consumers can start pre-ordering theirs as soon as...

3/7/2015

article Apple Asked to Remove Gambling Apps from Swedish App Store
(Sweden) -- The Swedish Gaming Board has requested Apple to remove all gaming apps for Swedish players. Currently, the government of Sweden owns a company called Svenksa...

3/3/2015

article Fahrenkopf joins San Jose, Calif., company as strategic adviser
(Las Vegas) -- Former American Gaming Association CEO Frank Fahrenkopf Jr. has joined San Jose, Calif.-based Joingo as a strategic adviser to the mobile gaming company.
article Fahrenkopf's new gaming gig: mobile industry adviser
(Washington D.C.) -- Longtime gaming guru and Reno native Frank Fahrenkopf has a new venture: strategic adviser for mobile technology company JOINGO in Las Vegas....
press release Former AGA Chief Executive Frank Fahrenkopf Accepts Position as Strategic Advisor at JOINGO
(Las Vegas) -- JOINGO®, the leading provider of mobile engagement solutions for the casino gaming industry, announces today the appointment of former President and...

2/28/2015

article Going Mobile
(Las Vegas) -- In 1965, the 36-year-old director of research and development at Fairchild Semiconductor was asked to write an article for Electronics magazine, in which...

2/26/2015

article Mark McGuinness – iGaming tech: Will wearable technology or virtual reality be the next big thing?
(UK) -- Having recently attending the ICE Show we were offered a glimpse into the future which is now to the likes of Microgaming’s Glass Betting products and...

2/25/2015

article The Growth of Mobile Gaming in South Africa
(South Africa) -- Over the past five years, the entertainment and media industry in South Africa has experienced an explosive growth in size. In fact, surveys published...

2/22/2015

article Mobile Social Casinos Revenue Potential
(USA) -- It was estimated in 2007 that Global Gambling revenue exceeded $300 billion US dollars and that did not include internet betting. The newest form of gambling...

2/3/2015

article Desert Diamond Casinos Partners With JOINGO on Mobile Gaming App
(Arizona) -- Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation in Southern Arizona, and JOINGO, a mobile technology company,...

1/9/2015

article The Fruity King Arena Anyone? Gaming Giant in Bullish Mood Over Plans to Enter Football
(UK) -- British football may soon have a new brand name to add to the long list of those with strong associations to the beautiful game. Since the concept of sponsorship...

12/28/2014

article ICE Totally Gaming Offers New Networking Mobile App
(UK) -- ICE Totally Gaming conference is set to take place February 3rd through the 5th 2015 in London with many leading gaming operators gathering for recognition,...

11/30/2014

article Experts Predict Massive Growth for Mobile Casino Gambling
(USA) -- Online gambling has been around for many years and it’s been growing at a steady rate, but mobile casinos will take the gambling industry to a whole new...
article Mobile Blackjack Facilities Available To US Players
(USA) -- The ubiquity of internet capable mobile devices means that more people than ever in the US want to gamble using them, so we look at the sites that provide the...

11/29/2014

article Mobile Gaming: The Trends Making It Trendy
(UK) -- It seems that everybody’s at it. No not taking selfies with puckered up lips to make them look cool – mobile gambling. In a world where one in five...

11/14/2014

article Churchill hopes Big Fish will give it a top mobile casino-style gaming platform
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs has long signaled interest in online gambling. The Louisville-based company tried to build its own gaming platform to edge into the space,...

11/13/2014

article Big Fish Games acquired by gambling firm
(Kentucky) -- Social games publisher Big Fish Games has been acquired for $485m by US company Churchill Downs. The Kentucky-based firm deals in horse-racing and casinos...
article Churchill Downs Acquires Big Fish Games for $885 million
(Kentucky) -- Considered to be a big move in a mobile gaming market, Churchill Downs has acquired Big Fish Games for $885 million. Mobile gaming market is expected to...
article Churchill Downs acquires Big Fish Games for $885m
(Kentucky) -- US racetrack and casino owner Churchill Downs has acquired casual games developer Big Fish Games in a deal worth $885 million (€710.3 million).
article Who Needs a Mega-Hit? 12-Year-Old Big Fish Games Sold for $885M
(Kentucky) -- The video game business is notoriously boom-or-bust. Develop a hit franchise, and you can make a ton of money—but the novelty eventually wears off...

11/12/2014

article Churchill buys Big Fish gaming platform in $885 million deal
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs announced late Wednesday that it has acquired Big Fish Games and Big Fish Casino, an online social casino game. The announcement said that...
article Churchill Downs acquires mobile-gaming company
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs Inc. has reached a deal to buy a mobile-gaming company, Big Fish, for a price that could rise to $885 million, the two companies announced...

11/2/2014

article Online gambling becoming too easy via mobile phones and tablets
(Australia) -- THE prevalence of mobile phones and tablets are making it increasingly easy for young people to develop a gambling problem says Lifeline Central West CEO...

11/1/2014

article Mobile Gambling and the Implications of American Broadcasting Company, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.
(USA) -- The United States Supreme Court’s interest in intellectual property cases has waxed and waned over the decades. Under Chief Justice Roberts, however, the...

10/26/2014

article Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit to Discuss Future of Online Gambling
(Atlantic City) -- The Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit USA may not be one of the traditional gaming conferences that comes to mind when you think of the most important...
article Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit to Hit Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The 2014 Mobile and Tablet Gambling Summit (MTGS) is set to kick off on Monday, October 27th at Bally’s in Atlantic City, and offers online...
article Mobile Online Gambling Summit Atlantic City USA
(Atlantic City) -- Mobile online gambling is growing at light sped and the industry is doing its best to keep up with the latest tech advances and legal decisions.

10/21/2014

article Online gambling operators’ mobile businesses currently average 29% of total revenue
(The Internet) -- For more than three years now the online gambling industry has declared the mobile channel its key growth driver. However, although the mobile business...

10/9/2014

article Casinos recognize potential of mobile platform
(UK) -- Many big casino giants such as Casino UK, GigaMedia and many others have a huge share in the online casino business. There are several thousand players gambling...

10/5/2014

article Indiana Grand eyes mobile gaming
(Indiana) -- Indiana Grand Racing & Casino plans to bring mobile gaming to the facility as soon as next year, another effort to increase business and improve the...

10/3/2014

article Gamblit Gaming on the potential of mashing up casual games with casino and gambling mechanics
(Worldwide) -- In this week's article, Gamblit Gaming's CMO David Chang talks about how to monetize mobile games with real-money gambling.

9/28/2014

article Mobile technology aids casino customer relations
(USA) -- Technology has always been a double-edged sword when it comes to customer service and relationship building. The chance to save time and money is the basic...

9/17/2014

article Mobile raffles eyed by casino regulators
(New Jersey) -- State casino regulators may allow charities to team with casinos to hold raffles that could be entered via text message. Under a temporary regulation...

9/15/2014

article Flurry chief: Mobile gaming still has plenty of opportunity
(California) -- Gaming has taken on rock-star status on people’s mobile devices, and the revolution will of mobile gaming should only get bigger if you trust the...

8/31/2014

article Harrah’s mobile app for players on the go
(New Jersey) -- Harrahs Casino has officially released the latest version of their quality casino game software on May 1st, 2014. The HarrahsCasino.com mobile App for...

8/19/2014

article Gambling on the go grows in popularity
(UK) -- 2014 is proving to be a momentous year in the development of the internet and online entertainment. For the first time, mobile platforms have overtaken desktops...

8/17/2014

article Apps put casino games at your fingertips
(USA) -- If you spend August in the desert town that is Las Vegas, the only place to be is in an air-conditioned casino. If it’s hot where you are, why not hide...

8/9/2014

article It is Women Who Goof Off More With Gaming – At Least on Mobile Phones
(Canada) -- The apps analytics company called Flurry knows what they’re talking about when it comes to mobile app usage. The company analyzes usage for 150 billion...

7/27/2014

article Macau Casinos Allow High Rollers To Bet By Phone, With Plenty Of Hang-Ups
(Macau) -- When New York City pioneered legalized off track betting on horse races in 1971, in addition to OTB parlors, it also established phone betting services. An ad...

7/10/2014

article Ladbrokes updates mobile application to support PayPal
(UK) -- Bookmaker Ladbrokes has announced the integration of the PayPal online payment system into its mobile platform in an effort to improve the service for its UK...
article Online and Mobile Casino Launches New “Betway Stories” Ad
(USA) -- The “Betway Stories” advertisement campaign continues with a new commercial promoting the Betway Vegas. Online and mobile casino Betway is working...

7/8/2014

article Iowa Head Sees Mobile Gaming in the Future
(Iowa) -- Efforts continue at the federal level to try to legalize internet gambling, while at the same time others want to ban the activity altogether. Iowa Lottery C-E...

7/7/2014

article Mobile sites in the gaming space
(UK) -- According to Search Engine Watch, mobile internet usage is predicted to overtake desktop internet usage in the near future. It is also claimed that 67 percent of...

7/6/2014

article Mobile Gambling Expected to Shoot through the Roof in 3 Years Time
(USA) -- People are becoming increasingly dependent on mobile devices, which propelled mobile casino firms to increase their gaming offers. Mobile devices have become...

6/29/2014

article Mobile Gaming Will Skyrocket by 2017 Says Bullet Business Paper
(USA) -- A white paper recently written by expert gambling consultant Aideen Shortt and published by Bullet Business sheds some interesting light on the emergence of...
article Tablet Market Forecast Means Good News for Mobile Casinos
(USA) -- A recent research says tablet users spend more money on in-game purchases and industry experts claim the market will continue to grow.

6/25/2014

article Why Mobile Casinos Are the World’s Fastest Growing Industry
(Worldwide) -- A few years ago, mobile applications were considered a mere fad; now they are completely dominating the mobile world.

6/19/2014

article Mobile gaming to rise to $28 billion by 2016
(India) -- The mobile gaming market is likely to generate revenue of $28 billion by 2016 - a growth of over 38 per cent on the 2014 figure. A report from Juniper...

6/7/2014

article Why the iPhone6 Makes the Future of the Mobile Gambling Industry Look Even Brighter
(USA) -- Android is the current leader in mobile gambling apps and users but Apple is nipping at its heels. Here’s why the upcoming iPhone6 is going to make major...

6/6/2014

article MGT goes live with skill-based gaming website
(USA) -- Online and mobile gaming investment vehicle MGT Capital has announced the commercial launch of its MGTplay.com real-money, skill-based gaming website.

6/4/2014

article Vegas Partner Lounge Releases Two New Mobile Brands This June
(Ottawa) -- Fan favourites, Maple Casino & Casino-Mate launch their mobile casinos The integration of mobile technology in to the online gambling sphere is a...

5/24/2014

article New Slot Titles from PlayStudios and Amaya Gaming Group
(USA) -- myVegas has reached great success in May as it became the most downloaded Casino App on smartphones and tablets for the major platforms that include iOS,...

5/21/2014

article Four user experience tips for mobile casinos
(UK) -- Mobile is massive for the gambling industry, and will become ever more important in the coming years. According to their respective investor reports, Gala Bingo...

5/19/2014

article Does gambling on your smartphone make real-money casino gaming apps more addictive?
(USA) -- We all know how addictive regular gaming apps can become, even relative non-gamers like me, who need only wait barely two seconds after picking up my kid in the...

5/12/2014

article What Tesco Smartphones and Tablets Could Mean for the Mobile Casino Industry
(UK) -- Good news for mobile gamblers: Tesco is planning to launch a new smartphone, along with an updated version of its Hudl tablet. The mobile gaming industry is at...
article 5 Privileges Only Mobile Casino Gamblers Can Enjoy
(USA) -- With so many unique advantages and features, it comes as no surprise that mobile casinos are so popular among gamblers. Nowadays gambling comes in so many forms...
article Creative campaign points to mobile gambling fun
(UK) -- Manchester-based integrated marketing, advertising and communications agency, BJL, has unveiled its latest creative campaign for leading independent bookmaker,...

5/11/2014

article 7 Life Lessons You Should Learn from Losing at Mobile Casino Games
(USA) -- Usually people gamble to relax and entertain themselves, and of course to win as much as they can. Therefore, claiming that losing while playing mobile casino...

5/8/2014

article Nektan launches white label mobile casino platform
(Gibraltar) -- Online and mobile gaming company Nektan has launched its proprietary white label mobile casino platform operating under its Gibraltar Gambling Licence.

5/7/2014

article Mobile slots inside casinos: the next big thing for online gaming?
(Pennsylvania) -- Playing slots on mobile phones isn’t something new. But being able to play slot machines on your smartgadget outside New Jersey and Nevada...

5/3/2014

article Parx Bets On Mobile Gaming In The Casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Parx in Bensalem is signaling its desire to offer gambling on mobile devices in its casino. During a presentation to Gaming Control Board members, John...
article Pennsylvania Casino Considering Mobile Gambling Option
(Pennsylvania) -- While the state of Pennsylvania recently held a meeting to discuss online gambling and regulation, one Philadelphia is planning on possibly adding...

5/2/2014

article Philadelphia Casino plans to seek OK for gambling on smartphones and tablets
(Pennsylvania) -- In a bid to attract younger crowds, Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc. is planning to introduce gambling on smartphones and tablets at Parx...

5/1/2014

article Smartphones: Feeding Gambling Addiction?
(Ireland) -- The easy access to gaming sites provided by Smartphones has contributed to a rise in gambling addiction, according to a new study.

4/19/2014

article Real Gaming Apps Are Taking the Place of Fake Ones
(USA) -- Real Gaming Apps Are Taking the Place of Fake Ones For those who enjoy playing the lotto while having a drink at the bar or picking up a ticket at the grocery...
article A Wearable Casino: What Wearable Tech Means for the Gambling Industry
(USA) -- Mobile gambling has exploded in popularity since hitting the scene in the late 1990s; new wearable devices like the Google Glass, Samsung Galaxy Gear and Apple...

4/15/2014

article Smartphones linked to surge in gambling
(Ireland) -- A MASSIVE increase in gambling problems among young people is being linked to the rise of smartphones and tablets.

4/13/2014

article Smartphones linked to surge in gambling
(Ireland) -- A MASSIVE increase in gambling problems among young people is being linked to the rise of smartphones and tablets. More than 100,000 Irish people are...

4/8/2014

article Japanese Mobile Gaming Popularity On the Rise
(Japan) -- Japan has experienced the same rise in online gamers as other countries in Asia and Europe in the past decade. The most recent research from the mobile gaming...

4/3/2014

article 'Upwardly' mobile casinos: The phenomenal rise of gambling on the go
(UK) -- While gaming and girls were the key drivers of the success of 3G, it's gambling that will be the success story of 4G.

4/1/2014

article Gamesys: Everything we do is all about making sure the player has a good time
(UK) -- Mobile Entertainment took a trip to games developer, Gamesys wonderland of an office in London to get an insight into its new game, Here Be Monsters.

3/25/2014

article Statistics Which Prove that Mobile Casinos are the Future of Gambling
(Europe) -- The mobile casino industry continues to grow, as more and more people enjoy playing on their smartphones and tablets.

3/23/2014

article 7 Super Fun Android Casino Games
(USA) -- With mobile casino games, you really have hundreds of options, but which ones are worth it? Gambling via your mobile phone is not only convenient, but also a...

3/17/2014

article 7 Reasons Why Mobile Blackjack Could Be the Right Game for You
(USA) -- Slots, blackjack, poker, baccarat, roulette… take your pick! Nowadays, mobile casinos really have it all and you certainly won’t run out of options.

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