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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...

Aug 07, 2014, 11:04 ET

Bisbee's Fish & Wildlife Conservation Fund Formed

Wayne Bisbee, longtime president of the famous Bisbee's Black & Blue Fishing Tournaments, today announced the formation of Bisbee's...

Aug 07, 2014, 09:04 ET
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"Awakening Kingdoms" Is Now Available on Mobile Devices

 Never wanting a game to end is a wish that Big Fish can grant with the release of Awakening Kingdoms, Big Fish's new free-to-play mobile game...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:50 ET

PA Fish and Boat Commission Urges EPA Help on Susquehanna River

The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:34 ET
Are you ready to try the game that's making everyone finally quit crushing candies? Cascade(R) from Big Fish is available today for free on mobile devices. With 140 handcrafted puzzles to solve, Cascade combines a Match-3 game with a Slot Machine in an entirely new, patent-pending game mechanic. This combination results in a game that is both familiar and entirely unique, requiring both strategy and luck. (PRNewsFoto/Big Fish)

Big Fish Launches "Cascade®" on Mobile Smartphones and Tablets

Are you ready to try the game that's making everyone finally quit crushing candies? Cascade® from Big Fish is available today for free on...

Jul 14, 2014, 18:35 ET

PA Offers Discounted License for Labor Day Youth Fishing Day

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) announced today that it will host a second Mentored Youth Fishing Day on Labor Day, Sept. 1, on...

Jul 11, 2014, 09:14 ET
Big Fish Casino introduces Luxury Slots.  The first luxury slot to release is Phoenix Rising, which features an auto-spin function, rich graphics, fiery animations and a full-screen interface that supports up to 25 lines of winning combinations.  Phoenix Rising is available on iOS and will be available for all mobile devices in the Fall. (PRNewsFoto/Big Fish)

Big Fish Announces the Addition of Luxury Slots to "Big Fish Casino"

 Big Fish, the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, today announced Luxury Slots, a new line of enhanced slot machines...

Jul 09, 2014, 09:57 ET

Fish Consulting Promotes Several Team Members and Adds New Employees

 Fish Consulting, LLC, a full-service national communications firm specializing in franchise public relations and marketing, announced today...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:27 ET

Independence Day Marks Second PA Fish-for-Free Day

Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania's popular outdoor spots over the July 4 holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the...