Tuesday March 5, 2013 : 888 LAUNCHES ITS FIRST REAL-MONEY FACEBOOK CASINO
 
MAGIC888 now available to non-US punters
 
Major online gambling operator 888 has launched its first real money casino app, MAGIC888, on Facebook, the world's most popular social network.
 
The casino launch follows the availability last December, 888 of the company's BingoAppy, its first real money gaming application on Facebook.
 
The MAGIC888 casino app offers players in the UK, who are over 18, the 888 casino experience in a safe social environment, a statement from the company said Tuesday.
 
The casino includes the full range of 888's in-house developed slots and table games, as well as its popular Live Casino. 888's secure registration and deposit process includes, amongst others, stringent age verification checks to ensure only eligible Facebook users are able to play the real money app.
 
Itai Frieberger, chief operating officer of 888, commented:
 
"This launch marks a significant extension in our real money social offering. The successful launch of BingoAppy has indicated the potential that social gaming offers, and we are delighted to expand our gaming portfolio with the launch of our MAGIC888 casino. The app gives Facebook users in the UK the opportunity to enjoy 888's award winning casino while introducing new features which leverage the social experience Facebook offers."