Gambling News 27th August, 2012

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POPCAP GAMES STAFF LAY OFF

27th August, 2012 at 07:14:12
Addresses shift in consumer behaviour

Social games developer PopCap Games' employees were in for bad news as co-founder John Vechey confirmed the retrenchment of 50 staff members from its Seattle studios and warned of the further possibility of shuttering its Irish studio should profitability not improve.

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SLOTSPOT GOES MOBILE

27th August, 2012 at 07:14:12
Social developer expands reach through mobile

Independent social slot and casino-style game developer Blitzoo Games has launched an iOS app version of its popular Facebook SlotSpot games.

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AMBITIOUS ONLINE GAMBLING AFFILIATE BUSTED BY VIETNAM POLICE

27th August, 2012 at 01:39:35
Ingenious scheme linked Vietnamese and Chinese internet punters to a Cambodian gambling website

A 42-year-old Vietnamese woman, Lam Manh Nhi, developed an ambitious technological solution to the problem of connecting keen regional punters with an online gambling site operated by a land casino in neighbouring Cambodia, but enforcement officials equally alert to the possibilities tracked her down, reports Talk Vietnam.com.

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