by Renee Israel
Big Fish Games has launched its first new real money online casino game in
the UK market. UK players who can play Big Fish Casino UK in the fun mode or in
the real money mode; however, they will not win any real money prizes if they
choose to play in the fun mode.
Betable Technology Behind Big Fish Game Launch
The new casino game runs on Betable technology, which goes the extra mile to
verify user identification and to prevent underage players from gambling. The
software also makes sure that players are not from countries that make it
illegal for players to wager real money on games of chance.
Big Fish Games plans to launch many more games powered by Betable. Currently,
the new game can be found in the UK Apple App Store and is compatible with
iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.
Big Fish Casino General Manager Carey DiJulio said, "Real money betting is
just one more way we are enhancing the Big Fish Casino game play experience.
With the launch of Big Fish Casino U.K., real‐money players in the United
Kingdom can join our other Big Fish Casino players in the social aspects and
thrill of casino gaming from their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch — anywhere they
happen to be."
Big Fish, which has its offices in Seattle, said that Big Fish Casino, which
attracts over one million active players from all over the world every month,
falls in the category of mobile games generating the largest revenue.
Although Betable has its servers in the UK, it says that its technology can be
used by any developer in any part of the world, except in countries with
The company announced that its net Q3 income was $16.8 million, but it is a
decrease by 18.2% year-on-year. Betsson also says that its external financing
has fallen by $5.27 million and now stands at $59.1 million. Customer deposits,
however, shot up by 18.3% in comparison with the corresponding period in 2011
and now stands at $261 million.
Big Fish Continues to Expand Portfolio
Launched in 2002, Big Fish enjoys a great deal of popularity for
its casual games and can be played on almost any device under the sun. Big Fish
has partnered with over 500 developers, owing to which it can offer a wide range
of entertaining mobile and PC games.
Big Fish also creates games in its own Big Fish Games Studious. The company
has a catalog of over 3000 unique computer games and over 200 mobile games, with
more games being added every moment. Big Fish games are available in 10
different languages and in 150 countries across the globe.