back to article Zynga throws chips down on US gambling gambit

To morph gaming into gambling you only need to add the letters 'B' and 'L' and then apply some cold hard cash to the proceedings, so it's hardly surprising to see a bruised Zynga trying to get in on the, er, game. The publicly-trading outfit, which was recently spurned by one-time close partner Facebook, has reportedly filed a …

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  1. Efros

    Mafia Wars

    Is this training for their execs as they enter the big boys world in Nevada?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Zynga should fit right in

    Ethics? Morality? They've heard of them.

  3. Marketing Hack Silver badge
    Pirate

    I know Zynga's stock has been in the dumps recently....

    But I didn't think it was so bad that they needed a gaming license to sell it!

  4. Robert Helpmann?? Silver badge
    Childcatcher

    In Other News

    The DSM definition for Pathological Gambling has been refined and expanded... again.

    (DSM IV) http://www.psychiatry.org/practice/dsm/summary-of-text-changes-from-dsm-iv-to-dsm-iv-tr

    (DSM V) http://blog.ncrg.org/issues-insights/redefining-pathological-gambling-new-research-highlights

    (DSM V) http://www.medpagetoday.com/Psychiatry/GeneralPsychiatry/18399

  5. Mark McC
    Stop

    Creators of Words with Friends?

    They bought Words with Friends and proceeded to Zyngafy it to the point where asking someone for a game was likely to lose you friends.

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