The five casino games on Facebook actually worth playing
Casino games on Facebook have grown to be dime a dozen. We know that, and so do you. Every social gaming company out there is preparing for the onslaught of gambling games on Facebook. While we're sure that that reality is a ways away, we'd like to do your dirty work for you right now and sort out the wheat from the chaff. So, before you become inundated with even more digital slot machines, here are our favorite casino games on Facebook, in no particular order.
If you're looking for a digital version of what you'd find in Las Vegas or Atlantic City, then look no further than this gem created by Playtika for Caesars Entertainment. Caesars Casino brings a sense of realism to an otherwise already-stale genre of social games. Even if that's only thanks to the brand, that sense of authenticity alone is enough to keep players coming back. Plus, the game offers a number of different casino experiences in one.
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EA and PopCap's answer to the hottest thing on Facebook these days isn't much different from what you'd find on any old slot machine. Of course, the branding packed into each slot machine--they're all based around popular PopCap games--helps this number stand out. But it's the progress system, jam-packed with unlockable slot machines, achievements and more that are fine-tuned to keep players hooked. (And they can do a good job of it.)
The social game giant's poker game on Facebook packs a nearly limitless amount of opponents. Other than sheer scale, Zynga Poker doesn't offer much to stand out. But what else do you need from a poker social game other than, well, poker and social interaction? We thought so.
Arguably the OG of casino suites on Facebook, DoubleDown offers nearly every casino game you could think of, from slots to Blackjack to video poker, Texas Hold 'Em and more. Those looking for the comprehensive casino experience on Facebook just found it in DoubleDown. We're gonna go out on a limb and guess this is one of the reasons why IGT bought the developer for an insane $500 million.
Look, if you're a fan of casino games on the web and you've never played Slingo, then you're either A.) a liar, liar, pants on fire or B.) new to this whole "Internet" thing. Slingo has been an online casino gaming staple since the '90s, and Zynga's rendition of the mega popular game does the classic justice with a social twist. We foresee Zynga Slingo burning holes in many a wallet once this whole Facebook gambling thing gets settled.
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