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Is Now the Time to Cash In on Zynga Stock?

By Tim Beyers - Apr 7, 2013 at 10:15AM

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The social-game specialist opens cash games in the U.K.

After what seems like years of waiting, Zynga (ZNGA -2.04%) has officially launched real-money games. There's just one hitch: Only U.K. players are eligible.

ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino are to be run in tandem with digital entertainment (NASDAQOTH: PYGMF), which hosts the popular real-money gaming site PartyPoker. Both games will make their way to Facebook (FB -7.62%) and mobile platforms this year, the company said in a blog post.

The net impact of this move on Zynga stock is unknowable at this point, but a change in U.S. law could be a meaningful catalyst for sending the shares higher, says Tim Beyers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers and Motley Fool Supernova.

Get Tim's full take in the following video, and then leave a comment to let us know what you think of Zynga's bet on real-money games.

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