Gambling News

DFS operators, DraftKings and FanDuels, have agreed to stop offering paid contests to residents in the state.

In this interview with Stephanie Raquel, COO Greg Fermont discusses how global brands like OneLotto need to appeal to the local audience.

Not for the first time, Lithuania's Gaming Control Authority (GCA) has blacklisted a domain name belonging to Unibet.

Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission proposes six policy changes, including allowing online licensees to accept Bitcoin deposits.

Poker News

If GPL achieves its mission to Sportify poker & delivers its product to people worldwide, will there be a need to introduce a drugs policy?

Moreira de Melo gives her vocal chords an airing, David Williams gives his apron a good cleaning, and Neuville shines those pearly whites.

The WSOP have introduced more ways to reduce Rio queue times after adding credit card payments, online registration, and Fast Track kiosks.

Perkins has lost yet another prop bet, this time paying out $600K to Rast after he rode a bike from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 47 hours.

Casino News

The controversy involving local casinos in the Bangladeshi bank heist hasn’t dampened the PAGCOR's operations.

Macau gaming revenue falls for 23rd straight month but 9.5% decline beats analysts' expectations, offering hope that market has stabilized.

Macau regulator conducting audits of casino junket operators' bad debts, which Daiwa Securities estimates could total around $8b.

According to the Global Market Advisors LLC, casino gambling in the country could potentially reach US$10.2B annually by the year 2025.

Sports News

In this week's Premier League review we see Newcastle climb out of the bottom three for the first time since Christmas.

Mark Davis is upping the ante in his bid to move the Oakland Raiders to the desert of Las Vegas.

Let's take a look at the teams battling to reach the 2nd round of the NBA post season in a do-or-die setto.

Close to 400 members of the 96 people who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster are pursuing an estimated £20m in damages.

Conferences

Welcome to the CalvinAyre.com's featured conferences and events for the month of May, 2016.

I had the opportunity to sit in on two betting panels at eSports Conference Europe and here are five main points I took away from the event.

GiGse 2016 kicks off on April 27-29 and five selected start-ups will highlights innovation trends in the gambling and gaming sector.

The BOFCON, an event organized by SBC, took place today in London at the Chelsea Football Club and was an absolute success.

Videos

In this interview with Stephanie Raquel, COO Greg Fermont discusses how global brands like OneLotto need to appeal to the local audience.

Silvia Hoppe discusses how a unique, sometimes “a little bit crazy” idea can help an online gambling product stand out in a crowded market.

Sreeram Vanga of Cozy Games explains how gamification can improve business for affiliates.

Paul Reilly of Media Skunk Works says affiliates can’t be lazy because neural networks are learning at superhuman speed.

Editorial

This week, we bring you news of an 18-0 vote for California's latest online poker bill, the WSOP reveal digital changes, and much more.

I had the opportunity to sit in on two betting panels at eSports Conference Europe and here are five main points I took away from the event.

The decline in Macau may not be over yet, but Las Vegas Sands is handling it better than the market currently perceives

This week, we bring you news of some partnerships in India & China, an online gambling bill in Michigan, and a new signing for partypoker.