Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming launch social casinos

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Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming opened their social casino sites to customers Monday. The new offerings will allow customers to register with the Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming branded social casinos and play games such as slots, roulette and blackjack using virtual credits. The social games available in the new online casinos were… Read more »

Aristocrat snaps up Big Fish Games for 990m USD

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Australian gambling group Aristocrat has announced the purchase of Seattle-based company Big Fish Games for $990 million (€831m or £732m). The acquisition would be made in cash for the full asking price, allowing Big Fish Games to operate as its own entity. Aristocrat have taken a 7 year loan to fund the deal, which they… Read more »

IGT offloads Double Down Casino to South Korean firm

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Las Vegas-based IGT has confirmed that it will be selling their social gaming product Double Down Casino to a South Korean company for $825 million (£643.2m or €766.7m). The social slots platform, which is available through Facebook, will be bought by DoubleU Games Co. It is understood they intend to continue offering licensed IGT slots… Read more »

IGT sued over DoubleDown Casino dispute

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Globally renowned US-based slots developer International Game Technology (IGT) is being sued over a dispute relating to its DoubleDown Casino it was confirmed this week. The class action lawsuit is being submitted by legal firm Edelson PC with their client, Margo Phillips, claiming that IGT and the DoubleDown Casino brand “illegally profited from thousands of Illinois… Read more »

Online and social casino industry worth $2.7bn a year

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The online and social casino gaming industry is set to be worth a staggering $2.7 billion a year as companies begin to look to take advantage of players opting to play online rather than at land-based casinos. A report recently suggested how companies such as developer Black Tie Ventures could be set to generate over… Read more »