Here are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that our sister site mGamingWatch has been monitoring in recent days.
An interesting tidbit from Bloomberg indicates that the lucrative potential of online gambling is making for strange bedfellows. According to the report in question, Wynn will use real estate belonging to Caesars to operate its online poker platform. Soon, Wynn will host its online gambling servers at an “undisclosed” location. The location, however, will be on the property of Caesars in Atlantic City.
It is perhaps the most common complaint of casino vacationers and regulars alike. No matter how great the food is, the long lines that accompany the best restaurants and buffets in Las Vegas always eat away at countless hours of precious vacation time. But an innovative mobile-savvy company called NoWait is doing its part to curtail this time-consuming phenomenon that is one of the most unfortunate staples of the casino dining experience.
In a new interview shared on CalvinAyre.com with Becky Liggero, John Pappas – the Executive Director of Poker Players Alliance (PPA) – gave some insight into the future of online poker in America. One of the most positive progressions that Pappas sees is California passing an online poker bill by early 2014.
According to the latest news and chatter emerging from the Garden State, New Jersey remains on schedule to begin offering online gambling by the end of November. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement says that it is trying to meet the November 26 deadline, but it is not a date set in stone. Last Friday, the Division requested additional information from the casinos so that regulators can evaluate the applications to begin online gambling.
With an uncommonly deep understanding of and enthusiasm for mobile at the core of its operations and mission, Joingo is a mobile loyalty solutions company on the move in the gaming world. In an exclusive interview with mGamingWatch this week, Joingo co-founder and Vice President of Business Development Alex Kanwetz shared his insightful take on the future of mobile in casino marketing and the role his thriving company expects to play in that evolution.