Zynga Lobbying Government For Internet Gambling

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Social gaming developer Zynga has been lobbying the government with the hopes of legalizing and regulating internet gambling, a report by Washington blog "The Hill" claims.

The report cites Alix Burns, the Founder of DC based lobbying firm Bay Bridge Strategies, who claims that he has been lobbying Congress on behalf of the social media software developer since May on "legislation pertaining to regulation and taxation of Internet Gambling".

Zynga, which was founded in 2007 has developed several popular games for Facebook including Words With Friends, and Draw Something. Its revenues for 2010 exceeded $600 million.