The following video is from Wednesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Alex Scherer discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.
Shares of social game company Zynga rose after the company announced that it would launch two new, real-money gambling games in the U.K. Zynga's games will include ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino. Should investors bet on Zynga? Should video game companies like Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts get in on the gambling action? In this installment of Investor Beat, our analysts discuss Zynga's big bet and the future of gaming.
Zynga's post-IPO performance has been dreadful, and investors are beginning to wonder if it's "game over" for this newly public company. Being so closely tied to the world's largest social network can be a blessing and a curse. You can learn everything you need to know about Zynga and whether it's a buy or a sell in our new premium research report. Don't even think about picking up shares before you read what our top analysts have to say about Zynga. Click here to access your copy.
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