Zynga Shares Rise 5% In After-Hours On Real-Money Games Launch Tomorrow

view story

http://techcrunch.com – Zynga’s shares are up by 5 percent in after-hours trading on news that the company is launching its first real-money games in the U.K. tomorrow. The company is bringing ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino to U.K. players tomorrow through a partnership with bwin.party, one of the world’s biggest real-money gaming operators. At first, the games will be downloadable or on the web, but Zynga plans to bring them to Facebook and mobile platforms later in the year. They could come to U.S. players later, but only as state or federal laws will allow. A handful of states, including Nevada an (IT news)