Gambling News

China continued its campaign of cracking down on illegal gambling by recently destroying more than 4,000 gambling machines in Baoshan.

90 Digital CEO Nick Garner talks about Google Reviewer Guidelines in this edition of CalvinAyre.com’s SEO Tip of the Week.

UKGC has officially revoked the license of online betting site BetButler.com a few weeks after the site suspended its own betting services.

Hong Kong's Home Affairs Bureau rules out following Singapore's lead by instituting IP-blocking of online gambling sites.

Poker News

Bodog once again ask that PokerScout remove statistics that are patently untrue.

Lee Davy rounds up a week of poker that sees Ronaldo challenging Rafa Nadal to a heads-up contest, Gus Hansen does a runner, and much more.

Ronaldo Nazario challenges the 14-time tennis Grand Slam winner, Rafa Nadal, to a game of heads-up poker & PokerStars will broadcast the event live.

JC Tran parts ways with 888Poker close to 12 months after signing for them amid the halcyon days of the 2013 WSOP Main Event.

Casino News

Lawrence Ho's casino project in Russia's Primorye region delays phase one opening, further shuffles joint venture investor makeup.

Macau casino workers may target SJM Holdings for another labor action during next month's traditionally lucrative Golden Week holiday.

Ben Affleck has come clean on reports that he was caught counting cards while playing blackjack at the Hard Rock Casino Las Vegas in April.

Rank Group asks Belfast if it can take its casino virginity; Southampton super casino license applicants narrowed to five.

Sports News

West Ham United signed a partnership deal with Winner.co.uk; Betway signed off to become the title sponsor of the 2014 World Cup of Pool.

Beacon Securities Analyst Vahan Ajamian believes that TheScore may be in a good position to enter the online sports-betting market.

The spread for this game hasn’t moved a whole since opening at -5 for the Seattle Seahawks.

Becky talks to some professionals as they share their thoughts on what they think the chances of NJ being allowed to offer sports betting.

Conferences

Calvin Ayre signed as a media partner for the Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC), which will be held October 23–26, 2014.

BiG Sports Dinner 2014 Recap

The BiG Foundation’s first annual BiG Sports Dinner kicked off last night at the magnificent Dorchester Hotel in London.

Hasher’s United Conference will be held at the Tuscany Hotel and Casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 10th to 11th, 2014.

The American Gaming Association and Reed Exhibitions organize the annual G2E. The event will be held on Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Las Vegas.

Videos

90 Digital CEO Nick Garner talks about Google Reviewer Guidelines in this edition of CalvinAyre.com’s SEO Tip of the Week.

Becky talks to some professionals as they share their thoughts on what they think the chances of NJ being allowed to offer sports betting.

Angelia Ong brings us the highlights of the APT Asian Series Manila Final Table at the Resorts World Manila.

Becky Liggero talks to William Thomas as he gives an update on what's happening in PA coming from an online gambling regulatory perspective.

Editorial

This column will investigate what it takes to successfully launch a new sports betting operation to market in the next couple of features.

Lee sits down w/ the poker player, chess Grandmaster & writer Jennifer Shahade to talk about the inclusion of chess at the UKIPT & more.

It’s a common knowledge that mobile gambling is the next big thing and operators are jumping at the opportunity.

Melco is a great company, run very efficiently w/ nice growth numbers, but it's surrounded by an economy that could topple over at any time.