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 (NASDAQ:ZNGA) 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 (NASDAQ: ATVI) and Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) get in on the gambling action? In this installment of Investor Beat, our analysts discuss Zynga's big bet and the future of gaming.
The relevant video segment can be found between 0:43 and 5:17.
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