|Description||Payment solutions for online communities|
Gambit is a payments solution for social networks.
Gambit enables game publishers to monetize their communities by connecting their users with direct payment methods (credit cards, PayPal, mobile payments), and with offers.
This is how it works:
Gambit makes the payments part easy so the developer can work on the fun stuff.
The company ran into problems in 2009 when it was sued by OfferPal ( http://techcrunch.com/2009/06/12/offerpal-sues-former-customer-kickflip-for-starting-competitive-service/ ) and then banned from Facebook ( http://techcrunch.com/2009/11/24/scamville-gambit-superrewards-facebook-zynga/ ) and seems to no longer be doing business.