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Dec 19, 2014, 11:31 ET

PA Anglers Catch a Break: Multi-Year Discounts Available Through December

Individuals looking for last-minute holiday gifts have just two weeks left to "Catch the Value" and take advantage of price reductions on...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:04 ET
Gummy Drop! is Big Fish's fastest growing mobile game. It combines the familiar fun of Match-3 with the strategy of resource management. Previously only available for iPhones and iPads, Gummy Drop! is available today to download for free at Amazon and Google Play. With new content and challenges added frequently, it is always exciting and new to play. New York, NY, was just added this week to San Francisco, CA; Sydney, Australia; and Tokyo, Japan.

Big Fish's Fastest Growing Mobile Game Launches on Android Devices

 Gummy Drop!, a mobile game that combines the familiar fun of Match-3 with the strategy of resource management, is available today to...

Dec 17, 2014, 11:07 ET
Win Big in Jackpot City with 3 progressive Jackpots that frantically increase as you spin to win. This classically themed slot only found in Big Fish Casino will make you feel like you are on the Casino floor.  Win Big in Big Fish Casino's Jackpot City. Available on all mobile devices, PCs and Facebook.

Over 375 Billion Chips in Jackpots won in "JACKPOT CITY's" first week

 Big Fish, the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, today announced a new slot machine in Big Fish Casino called "Jackpot...

Dec 11, 2014, 17:12 ET

The Countdown to Mrs. Fish's New Year's Eve celebration is on!

 Pass the pork belly and turn up the amps, DTLA's newest legendary hot spot, Mrs. Fish, is throwing the New Year's Eve party that won't soon be...

Dec 08, 2014, 09:12 ET
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International Franchise Association Educational Foundation Enlists Fish Consulting to Launch New Initiative

Fish Consulting, LLC, a national communications firm specializing in franchise public relations and marketing, announced today that the...

Nov 26, 2014, 09:34 ET
Big Fish Casino Supports the Nationwide Charity, Canines for Disabled Kids

Big Fish, World's Largest Publisher and Distributor of Casual Games, Chooses Canines for Disabled Kids for Impact Award

 The Canines for Disabled Kids organization has been chosen to receive "Big Fish Casino's Impact Award." Each quarter the Big Fish Casino team...

Nov 25, 2014, 12:53 ET
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove, the 10th installment in the Mystery Case Files® series, is available today for PC and Mac, and releasing on Thursday, November 27th on smartphones and tablets. The Mystery Case Files series is Big Fish's most popular hidden object adventure game franchise, with over 53 million downloads across all platforms. This adventure series tasks players with finding hidden objects that they can use later in the game to continue the story and solve the game's numerous...

Big Fish Launches 10th Installment of "Mystery Case Files®" for PC/Mac, Smartphones and Tablets

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove, the 10th installment in the Mystery Case Files® series, is available today for PC and Mac, and...

Nov 24, 2014, 13:08 ET

PA Reduces Prices of 2015 Fishing Licenses Starting Cyber Monday

The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching. That means it's time for anglers to get a jump on the 2015 fishing season and "Catch the Value"...

Oct 29, 2014, 16:18 ET
A group of orphans and their caregiver from Cabo San Lucas' Casa Hogar wins $250K in Bisbee's Black & Blue Fishing Tournament. Despite doubts about the tournament in the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Odile, 129 boats entered this year and more than $2 million in total prize money was given out.

Local Orphans Reel In $250K Bisbee Prize For Casa Hogar

The success of this year's Bisbee's Black & Blue Fishing Tournament looked bleak in the wake of Hurricane Odile, which followed a path of...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:14 ET
"Big Fish Casino" is currently the #1 social casino game on mobile.  The Big Fish Casino app combines classic casino favorites - slots, craps, blackjack, Texas Hold 'em poker, video poker and roulette -- with non-traditional social game mechanics.  It is using its success for good by donating to Wounded Warrior Project.

Big Fish Casino Donates to Help Support Wounded Service Members through Wounded Warrior Project®

Big Fish announced today it donated to Wounded Warrior Project®.  The donation will help support WWP's numerous programs, which are...

Oct 28, 2014, 09:17 ET

Fish Consulting Announces Expanded Partnership with Dunkin' Donuts

 Fish Consulting, LLC, a national communications firm specializing in franchise public relations and marketing, announced today an expanded...

Oct 24, 2014, 09:14 ET
Big Fish Casino, the top-grossing mobile social digital casino, has just released the next slot in it luxury line, "Sweet Stacks.  Loosely based on the 1990s cult classic "Twin Peaks", Sweet Stacks offers an auto-spin feature, rich graphics, 25 lines to win, a diner setting and many humorous game moments.

"Big Fish Casino's" New Luxury Slot, "Sweet Stacks" Combines Slot Fun with A Nod to the 1990's Classic TV Series, "Twin Peaks"

 Big Fish, the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, today announced a new slot machine called Sweet Stacks. This latest...

Oct 02, 2014, 11:53 ET

PA Reduces Price of Fishing Licenses for 2015 Season

 For the first time in its history, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will reduce the price of annual fishing licenses next...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:04 ET
Dungeon Boss is a new mobile game from Big Fish and Boss Fight Entertainment, veteran game developers, many of whom were key in the development of CastleVille, Age of Empires, Rise of Nations and Halo Wars.  Dungeon Boss is a collectible Role-Playing Game that was designed to be accessible to a mainstream audience.  It will engage mobile gamers of all types with fast and fun gameplay as they collect unique heroes and build teams to battle against epic bosses. (PRNewsFoto/Big Fish)

Big Fish and Boss Fight Entertainment Announce "Dungeon Boss"

 Big Fish, the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, has teamed up with Boss Fight Entertainment on a new mobile game...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:14 ET
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Big Fish Launches "Gummy Drop!" for Mobile Smartphones and Tablets

 Gummy Drop!™, a mobile game that combines the casual fun of Match-3 and the strategy of resource management gameplay, is available...

Sep 04, 2014, 06:04 ET
Bob J. Chamberlain has joined Big Fish as the company's new chief financial officer. Bob comes to Big Fish with more than 30 years of financial and accounting experience. Bob has focused his last 20 years on rapidly growing technology companies like Big Fish. As CFO of PopCap Games, Chamberlain helped steward the company through its successful sale to Electronic Arts in 2011 for up to $1.3 billion. Earlier, as F5 Networks' CFO, he led the company's initial public offering and follow-on offerings. (PRNewsFoto/Big Fish)

Big Fish Appoints Robert J. Chamberlain as Chief Financial Officer

 Big Fish, the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, today announced that it has appointed Robert J. Chamberlain as chief...

Aug 27, 2014, 15:55 ET

PA Offers $1 Fishing License for Labor Day

New or lapsed anglers who want to fish on Labor Day but don't want to pay the full price for a license now have the opportunity to purchase a...

Aug 21, 2014, 09:04 ET
Equal parts adorable Pandas, angry Dragons, hand-crafted levels, and strategic depth - Panda PandaMonium is a game that is loosely inspired by the classic game of Mahjong. Accessible to all types of players, Panda PandaMonium reinvents the challenge of matching tiles and gives players new strategies to pursue. By matching pairs of magic tiles, players crash through obstacles, trigger bonuses and ultimately save cute and loveable pandas from very hungry dragons. (PRNewsFoto/Big Fish)

Big Fish Launches "Panda PandaMonium™" on Mobile Smartphones and Tablets

 A strategy puzzle game like no other, Panda PandaMonium™ from Big Fish is available today for free on mobile devices. Equal parts...

Aug 19, 2014, 14:17 ET

NFWF and IP Announce $2.34 Million in Funding to Further Conserve and Enhance Southeastern Forestland

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced  $2.34 million in grants to support...

Aug 14, 2014, 17:10 ET

Labor Day Marks PA's Second Mentored Youth Fishing Day

Families and kids can now add a Mentored Youth Fishing Day as their preferred way to close out the summer season on the traditional Labor Day...