Gambling News

For this edition of Becky’s Affiliated I’d like to focus on five individuals that stood out & have influenced the online gambling industry.

Today’s content marketing tip of the week is to set clearly defined objectives for your content marketing in order to be more effective.

The gambling stories that made headlines during the week of Dec. 14 - 20, 2014.

Isle of Man offers online gambling licensees a tax break to offset UK's point of consumption tax; Gibraltar not done with POCT challenge.

Poker News

Lee Davy reflects on a fine 12-months where he has interviewed some of the greatest minds in the game.

Poker returns to the South Pacific as the New Caledonia Poker Open returns in 2015, in a three-day AU$1,400 Main Event.

The WPT has teamed up with BLUFF.com to unveil the names of 7 players who will feature as part of the Season XIII WPT Ones to Watch segment.

Lee Davy shares his views on the players he believes are prime candidates to make an impact on the game in 2015.

Casino News

Caesars Entertainment to merge with Caesars Acquisition Company; deal provides Caesars with cash to enable bankruptcy of parent unit.

Melco Crown Entertainment commits to buying $29m worth of gaming products from Entertainment Gaming Asia subsidiary Dolphin Products.

Macau's well publicized struggle to attract VIP gamblers throws wrench into Louis XIII Holdings' plan to cater to China's 1%.

Caesars Entertainment has signed a deal with senior creditors to pave the way for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by Jan. 15.

Sports News

If you’re itching to get some bets while you’re on your Christmas holiday, peruse this guide to see what games are playing on what day.

Titanbet has launched a partnership with UK commercial radio station talkSPORT; Racing Post appointed as UK horse racing data supplier.

Michael Garcia’s departure as FIFA investigator; Rondo trade shakes up the West; The Greatest rushed to hospital because of pneumonia.

Glasgow property financier in talks to assume control of Bodog-sponsored Ayr United FC, plans £45m injection and new stadium.

Conferences

At the end of every year I put together a top 10 list of conferences. Some of these serve as highlights, therefore deserve to be recognized.

Here are some of the best parties that took place over the course of 2014 and here’s to even more fun in 2015.

It offered 2 days of interactive sessions and networking opportunities built for senior marketing professionals in the iGaming industry.

Today's conference sessions focused on innovation in the morning and split into several tracks in the afternoon.

Videos

Today’s content marketing tip of the week is to set clearly defined objectives for your content marketing in order to be more effective.

Angelia talks to one of the most successful online poker player, Daniel "Jungleman" Cates. He shares what he is up to on poker these days.

Interview with Mike Kim

Mike Kim shares what makes him decide on bringing WPT in the Philippines and what he thinks is the future of poker in the country.

Nick Garner gives an overview on the metrics to use for when prospecting for links in this edition of CalvinAyre.com’s SEO Tip of the Week.

Editorial

With Christmas coming up next week, this is a great time to look back at some of my favorites from throughout 2014.

When Google Met WikiLeaks will stand as a snapshot of what things looked like back at the crossroads.

We’re just under 2 weeks away from Christmas now, which means there’s still time to find the perfect gift for the poker player in your life.

Now that we’ve hit Christmas, I’d like to take the opportunity to reflect back on my favorite column posts of the year and share them w/ you.