It’s official: Casual Connect moves from Seattle to S.F.

The organizers of the big Casual Connect casual games conference, a longtime mainstay of the Seattle tech community, have made the conference’s move to San Francisco official … although they still aren’t explaining the reasons publicly. The conference will be held July 30 through Aug. 1 next year at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square,… Read More


Casual Disconnect: Seattle losing big games conference

Casual games are almost as much a part of Seattle’s fabric as coffee and airplanes. But now, it appears one of the bedrock institutions of the industry is pulling up roots like a sunflower fleeing an approaching zombie. Sources tell GeekWire that the big Casual Connect gaming conference will no longer be held in Seattle…. Read More


Video: Double Down rains cash on Casual Connect crowd

Lots of speakers aim to give their audience valuable takeaways, but Double Down Interactive’s Glenn Walcott took that concept very literally at the Casual Connect conference in Seattle today. As he wrapped up his speech this afternoon at Benaroya Hall, the Double Down exec gestured to the sky. Suddenly $1,000 in dollar bills started raining… Read More