Gambling News

Bringing in new technology could be the biggest challenge the Asian online gambling industry is facing today, according to Steven Valentine.

Japanese authorities arrested Mark Karpeles, on allegations of manipulating the company’s system to inflate the balance of his own account.

Three Italian firms threaten to sue the Malta Gaming Authority over license suspensions related to Betuniq money laundering investigation.

Betfair tap Cubo agency to run new football-themed marketing campaign; UK ad watchdog offers operators tips on how not to piss them off.

Poker News

The popularity of PokerStars Spin & Go games has led to the introduction of a new $100 buy-in and Mandalay Bay lose dealer court case.

Guts.com has revealed plans to open an online poker site on the MPN and their parent company Gaming Innovation Group ink Estonian deal.

888Poker officials announced plans to introduce new ‘tournament pause’ option to help deal w/ the crisis that connectivity issues produce.

Partypoker continues their ‘Poker for the People’ campaign by choosing to axe most of their withdrawal fees with immediate effect

Casino News

Belle Corp reported its net income for the first half of 2015 is 50% lower than in 2014 due to non-recurring gains it enjoyed last year.

Wynn Resorts deny Boston mayor's claim that Steve Wynn offered a "nine-figure" sum if city dropped legal pursuit of host community status.

London's Ritz Club Casino wins £2m roulette debt lawsuit against high-roller; Maryland Live owner sued after roulette ball assaults gambler.

Cost cutting and increase in slot machine and table game numbers drive third-quarter profit at Mohegan Sun casinos.

Sports News

Mexican National football authorities have sacked coach Miguel Herrera two days after his side won the 2015 Gold Cup.

Winamax inks third Ligue 1 deal with FC Nantes; Betsson's Betsafe brand re-ups with FC Köln; Sportium extends La Liga partnership.

Michel Platini has been installed as the new favorite to replace Blatter at the head of Federation Internationale de Football Association.

Michael van Gerwen defeats James Wade by 18 legs to 12 in the BetVictor World Matchplay Final at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

Conferences

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

WrB heads to London on September 10 to discuss how to drive the adoption of responsible gambling and corporate responsibility.

Led by AGA and Reed Exhibitions, G2E 2015 will be held from September 29 to October 1 at Sands Expo and Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada.

The SBC Betting on Football Conference is back for its second year and will be held at the Emirates, home of Arsenal FC, on September 9.

Videos

Bringing in new technology could be the biggest challenge the Asian online gambling industry is facing today, according to Steven Valentine.

Brian Hastings talks to Tatjana Pasalic about his “pretty fun” summer in this episode of CalvinAyre.com’s Chats with Tats.

SG is on a roll with no signs of stopping anytime soon. Rebecca talks to Isaacs on their plan to link land-based, online & social gaming.

Operators will have to act immediately if they want a piece of the “last gold rush” in the online gambling industry, according to Climent.

Editorial

The popularity of PokerStars Spin & Go games has led to the introduction of a new $100 buy-in and Mandalay Bay lose dealer court case.

Guts.com has revealed plans to open an online poker site on the MPN and their parent company Gaming Innovation Group ink Estonian deal.

888Poker officials announced plans to introduce new ‘tournament pause’ option to help deal w/ the crisis that connectivity issues produce.

Partypoker continues their ‘Poker for the People’ campaign by choosing to axe most of their withdrawal fees with immediate effect