Big Fish Casino Raises The Stakes On iPhone With Real-Money Gambling

After Facebook allowing real-money gambling into its walled garden (with Gamesys´ Bingo & Slots Fiendzy), Big Fish Casino will be the first mobile real-money gambling app for IOS (at least for the UK). App users outside the UK will be able to share chips across different games, chat and give virtual gifts.

Full story: Big Fish Casino Raises The Stakes On iPhone With Real-Money Gambling | TechCrunch.

RocketFrog Wants To Build The Largest Social Casino On The Web

Another entrant into the social gambling space – but RocketFrog wants to leverage users of the Facebook platform by offering social tournaments with the chance to win real prizes. This differs quite from the existing offerings of users getting rewards by socialising with friends or earning a few virtual badges or points.

Full story: RocketFrog Wants To Build The Largest Social Casino On The Web, Myspace Tom Joins As Advisor | TechCrunch.

Real online gambling and social network casino games are on a collision course

Enthusiasm for the intersection of social gaming and online gambling has obviously ruled this year´s GIGSE (the Global iGaming Summit and Expo). Mergers have just taken off (like IGT´s purchase of Down Interactive) and will even increase in the future as Social Gaming meeting real Gambling might be the high ground of the future.

Full article @VentureBeat: Real online gambling and social network casino games are on a collision course | VentureBeat.