Zynga (ZNGA) stock was halted for a brief period today as founder and CEO of the game making company announced that it would no longer be hangin’ with up to 520 of the company’s “brothers and sisters” as widespread layoffs are being conducted.

Zynga, the social gaming giant whose partnership with bwin.party offers real money gaming in the UK with Zynga Plus Poker, saw it’s stock take over a 10% hit to dip beneath $3 a share.