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Online gambling and betting APIs are part of a multi-billion dollar industry. In this post, we profile 10 gambling APIs that we feel are the leaders in their market. Based on ProgrammableWeb's analysis of the industry and industry trends, here's a look at 10 of the top APIs in this space.
Betable, the first platform that allows developers to legally create gambling games (without the developer procuring a license), has announced its second hackathon: Betable Hackathon 2.0. Building on the success of their its first hackathon, Betable expects everything from traditional casino games to unheard of games of chance and strategy to debut at the hackathon. With more and more states legalizing online gambling, the timing of this San Francisco event has been timed perfectly.
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A new API aims to capitalize on the social gaming phenomenon by giving app developers an even better way to monetize their audiences. Rather than simply selling upgrades and virtual goods, players can also incorporate gambling. Betable, which today is announcing the beta of its Betable API, handles the money, regulations and gambling logic.