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The Business of Online Poker Apps

Online poker in the United Kingdom has increased in popularity over the past six years.  However, when ranking from country to country, Italy now holds the number one position in terms of players per capita. Even the US has been overshadowed by European nations, but that may soon change with recent changes in the laws regarding online gambling in the States.  Poker online has decidedly become the number one game of choice for overall players of online games and this now includes poker online found on Facebook and other social media programs and online casino websites.

This has become big news for the poker online business in the UK, but US trademark owners will also find a lot of new business opportunities.  Some of the companies that are looking to reenter the online gambling and poker online market in the US have already expressed that interest to the media through press releases of corporate partnerships.

Apps for playing poker is the new big thing, you can now get poker apps for Android and iPhone. Nearly every day there semes to come  a new gaming app for casinos or poker rooms.

You can see some of the best poker apps here

Youtube Gaming Videos

YouTube has long been a forum for informative videos, entertaining videos and it is best known for its informative videos. Along with videos like applying cosmetics and fixing cars are videos on how to play casino games like poker or blackjack. These YoutTube casino videos like William Hill Casino are now one of the most trusted sources for learning how to play games in casinos. Previously, websites were constructed that had images and text and that is how most would learn to play casino games, but with YouTube, it has changed the way to learn completely. Some of the best YouTube online gambling videos are those that have famous poker players or professional gamblers. These are the most popular because of the notoriety of the instructor.

Other informative Youtube videos have been released to the public from local and state governments. These can be anything from a public service announcement to how to run for mayor. In places like North Carolina, casinos on YouTube have become popular, because these videos show some of the great casinos that the state has to offer. Other videos that are around are videos of landscapes, snow and even sports such as skiing, swimming and hockey.

Creating a YouTube video has never been easier and if you want to get a lot of views, then it should either be very funny, very sad or just helpful. Instructional videos get a fair number of views, but in comparison to casino videos on YouTube, they come nowhere close to those numbers.

Gaming Apps Developers in Uproar About Zynga

Casino GameWith the recent news that Facebook will be doing a complete 180 about their gambling apps, Zynga has expressed interest in entering the casino apps market.  This news has other gaming app developers nervous as Zynga controls a large share of the online gaming market already.  Zynga is already in talks with some of the bigger named casinos in the US as well as casino apps developers from around the world.

Zynga already has a highly popular online poker game and are one of the better known casino apps makers in the gaming industry already.  Zynga games has an exclusive deal with Facebook and thus, will already have an advantage over smaller casino apps developers that have to pay for their advertising.  In the long run, this move could be bad of the online gaming community and especially bad for the gambling community.

More information will be released as Zynga informs the press about their plans for new casino apps.