By Callum Turcan - March 19, 2013| Tickers: FB, GLUU, ZNGA| 2 Comments
If you had told me Zynga and Glu Mobile were worth looking into a few month ago I would have laughed at you and pointed towards their valuation and terrible stock performance. But now that the times are changing, it seems these stocks are worth taking a look at. It isn't just the US gambling market to look at--they also are moving into international markets as well. The UK market is growing fast and offers a lot of potential to these two companies. But the UK already has a lot of competition, so the US will offer the biggest rewards and the biggest chance to gain a lot of market share, as long as Zynga and maybe Glu Mobile can get a first movers advantage. It will be interesting to see how these stories play out and would probably be worth taking a small speculative position in these stocks. Already Zynga and Glu are up big, but larger gains lay ahead."
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