Zynga (ZNGA), reeling from a string of executive losses, has hired online gambling exec Maytal...

|About: Zynga (ZNGA)|By:, SA News Editor

Zynga (ZNGA), reeling from a string of executive losses, has hired online gambling exec Maytal Ginzburg to be its chief operating officer in charge of new markets. Until recently, Ginzburg was SVP of regulated markets for real-money gaming portal 888.com. Ginzburg's hiring comes as Zynga promises to would launch real-money games in international markets in 1H13, and steps up its efforts to get online gambling legalized in the U.S.