Gambling News

Playtech offers $105m for Dublin forex/CFD firm Ava Trade, expands relationship with Norsk Tipping and provides live dealer to Ladbrokes.be.

UK betting operator Betfred reports total turnover of £13.3b in 18 months ending September 2014, £1.9b of which came via online operations.

UKGC has warned Bitcoin operators that gambling offerings to UK residents require a license, even if conducted via non-fiat currency.

For a long time, American supporters of Internet gambling predicted rapid legalization and adoption by state governments.

Poker News

Tatjana Pasalic takes us to the Day 1 summary of this year's Little One for One Drop at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas for WSOP 2015.

Lee goes all Simon Trumper as he recollects his experiences w/the man who nearly won a million bucks in $10k Pot-Limit Omaha Championships.

Tatjana Pasalic takes us to the Final Table of this year’s High Roller For One Drop at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas for WSOP 2015.

Lee Davy writes about the unsung heroes of the World Series of Poker: the men and women of Professional Massage Inc.

Casino News

Macau casino gaming revenue falls 36.2% in May to $2.2b, a figure not seen since November 2010; operators welcome relaxed visa restrictions.

Mark Frissora has assumed the Caesars' president and CEO role, completing the transition plan previously announced in February 2015.

Boyd Gaming Corporation announced a $45m expansion of Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel in Vinton, Louisiana.

The city of Boston issues subpoenas over Wynn Resorts investigators' alleged unauthorized access to wiretap room.

Sports News

Unikrn has raised $7m in its latest funding from high profile investors to further develop its Unikrn.com eSports platform.

Aston Villa FC strike not one but two "co-exclusive" betting partnerships with UK betting firms Betfair and Bet365.

Mansion Group ink shirt deal with AFC Bournemouth; BetVictor new betting partner of Chelsea FC; Ladbrokes ink shirt deal with Notts County.

LeBron James is opting out of his contract with Cleveland Cavaliers for next season and will become a free agent on July 1, as expected.

Conferences

Welcome to the CalvinAyre.com featured conferences and events for the month of July, 2015.

After a big night out on the town, iGSS delegates returned to the RAI in Amsterdam for one more round of expo floor & conference sessions.

The iGaming Super Show 2015 has officially kicked off in Amsterdam, the only event dedicated to the entire iGaming industry.

The CalvinAyre.com team returned to Amsterdam Noord's Pakhuis de Zwijger this morning for the second day of Gaming in Holland 2015.

Videos

Tatjana Pasalic takes us to the Day 1 summary of this year's Little One for One Drop at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas for WSOP 2015.

Tatjana Pasalic takes us to the Final Table of this year’s High Roller For One Drop at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas for WSOP 2015.

Tatjana Pasalic takes us to the Day 1 of this year’s High Roller For One Drop at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas for WSOP 2015.

90 Digital CEO Nick Garner talks about mobile rankings, in this edition of CalvinAyre.com’s SEO Tip of the Week.

Editorial

Lee goes all Simon Trumper as he recollects his experiences w/the man who nearly won a million bucks in $10k Pot-Limit Omaha Championships.

Lee Davy writes about the unsung heroes of the World Series of Poker: the men and women of Professional Massage Inc.

Lee Davy sits down with Sam Cohen to talk about downswings, energy, the love for her family and much more.

Lee Davy sits down with Justin Smith to talk about his beliefs and values when it comes to his involvement in poker, film and the arts.