Did you know that currently 37 States allow gambling on Games of Skill. Poker is considered a Game of Chance ... only three States allow gambling on Games of Chance. Words with Friends or Running with Friends would be considered a Game of Skill.
Google "Online Gambling Toes a Confusing Legal Line" for more information ... it's an article from today with quotes from the Skillz CEO ... Skillz is the gaming company which is creating an online hunting game which allows wagering ... very applicable to Zynga
The best example of a booming business that is considered ""a game of skill"" is Fantasy Sports .....fantasy sports sites and games are considered a game of skill and received a specific exemption from the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act .....its a hugh business...and zynga should try to tap into that market....like gluu is doing.... if they don't they are just leaving money on the table...
Hey blue been taking a break from these boards to preserve my sanity but check out a lead I found
Article talking about zyngas nevada application:
[ Zynga “Might Be in Luck” With Nevada Gambling Application, Says Burnett
By Chris Grove on June 10, 2013 online poker rep.
That’s via a PandoDaily article that includes extended comments by Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett:
Burnett says there is no way to expedite the process, but Zynga has the fortune of good timing. The board just finished up a few large investigations, so it has some agents dedicated solely to Zynga’s application. “The agents will put their focus on this. That’s not always the case,” Burnett says. “They might be in luck.” And someone from the Nevada Gaming Commission should know luck.]