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PickLive sign with Indian lottery

Picklive Limited, operators and suppliers of next-generation fantasy sports and social gaming is delighted to announce that it has entered into an investment deal and joint venture with Indian based lottery distributor and operator, the Sugal & Damani Group (“SND”), to launch daily fantasy cricket games for real money prizes in the lucrative Indian market.  . The joint venture will …

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ICE 2014 – Focus on Gaming in India

For the first time at ICE, India will take centre stage with a dedicated free to attend seminar focusing on the current state of the country’s gaming regulatory framework. Taking place on Tuesday 4th February in the South Gallery (Rooms 23-26) the aim of the seminar is to provide delegates with an objective and in-depth understanding of the state of …

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Endemol Invest $13m in Plumbee

Entertainment publishers Endemol have announced a stage investment in London social gaming start-up Plumbee. Endemol have invested a sum of $13m in the latest round ofstage funding for the social casino gaming digital start-up. Existing venture capitalist investors – Paris based Idinvest Partners have also participated in this round, Plumbee is now valued at $40m. The investment set by  Endemol, will see …

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Plumbee – Mirrorball Slots Reaches 1M Facebook Likes!

Plumbee, has today announced that Mirrorball Slots has reached 1 million likes on Facebook. Treasure Island, Big Bad Wolf and Goldilocks are just some of the games within the Mirrorball Slots portfolio that are engaging more than 1 million monthly active users across all platforms and just last month, Plumbee launched its latest game, Firestorm – the 11th game to …

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ICE 2014 Interview – Tatem Games Igor Karev on Monetization of Social Games

Looking ahead to ICE 2014, SBC looks to put the leading topics at the front of this years ICE 2014 conference. The SBC Team caught up with Tatem Games CEO Igor Karev to discuss social games monetization. Igor will be discussing  strategies for social gaming and how to detect and understand player behavior with regard to social games and gambling. …

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TotelFootball Wins Another iGaming Venture Pitch

Innovative fantasy sports pools betting product wins second pitch event in less than a month TotelFootball has won a second pitch competition in just four weeks after beating a number of other contenders during a Dragons Den-style event at the Social Gambling Conference held in London late last week. Following its victory in the inaugural edition of The Pitch at …

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SGC Blog – Venture Funding For Social Gaming

The SGC conference gets a Dragons Den makeover as a select group of new businesses pitch their business ideas to a panel of experienced new tech investors. The panel will also showcase new business strategies, showcase further business cases of successful investments and additionally give insights into what drives new venture funding for social gaming verticals. Session Dragons Andrew Reader …

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SGC Blog – The Conversion Funnel

SGC Panel session hosted by Gambling Consultant Aideen Shortt, looks to explore the cross over between social and real money gamers. The panel looks to debate the efficiency of conversion between social gamblers and igaming products. The panel consisting of Raf Keustermans CEO and Co-founder of Plumbee, Mick Robins CEO of MR Games Ltd, debate  strategies, product innovations and processes …

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SGC Blog – Morgan Stanley – Size & Potential of Social Gambling

Day 2 of the SGC kicks off with sessions on market potential and growth forecasts. Morgan Stanley Analyst – Vaughan Lewis, the author of the most important financial study and research undertaken on social gambling – ‘Social Gambling Click Here To Play’, sheds insight on projected growth for the social gambling market. Vaughan gives the SGC audience up to date market …

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SGC Blog – Expert Panel – Global Player Values!

Another expert panel hosted by IGB’s Micheal Caselli, panelists Alfonso Villar CEO of PlaySpace, Christ Wirght, Founder of GameAnalytics and Diego Millar Co-founder of Jampp shed insight into player lifetime values, acquisition costs and defining player performance metrics for social gambling products. The panel gives insight into performance and analysis of player value in social gaming regions of North America, …

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