Zynga Begins the Licensing Process for Real-Money Gaming in the U.S. – Tricia Duryee – Commerce – AllThingsD

It might take a while, but Zynga set the first step for the application of an online real money gambling license in Nevada. The second important strategic move after partnering with bwin.party in the U.K. to roll out a real money gaming platform there in 2013.

Full story: Zynga Begins the Licensing Process for Real-Money Gaming in the U.S. – Tricia Duryee – Commerce – AllThingsD.

Kixeye: “Zynga is burning to the ground”

Zynga is suing Alan Patmore, formerly GM of CityVille and now VP of product at Kixeye, for stealing confidential data when he left the company. Kixeye CEO Will Harbin (well-known for not being a decent guy) is now increasing tensions.

Full story: Kixeye: “Zynga is burning to the ground” | GamesIndustry International.