Gambling News

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.

Online betting operator 666Bet pleads for patience as it switches from Novigroup to its new Betconstruct platform.

Its not easy picking ten interviews out of the interviews we conduct each year, but these individuals added something special into the mix.

Poker News

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

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.

Stephen Graner has defeated Anton Bertilsson, in heads-up action, to capture the €969,000 first prize at the EPT Main Event in Prague.

Sean Yu taken the gold ring and first prize of $101,881, in the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event at Harrah’s Southern California.

Casino News

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.

Tony Fung’s AUD$8 billion Aquis resort proposal gets approval for project's environmental impact statement.

Sports News

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

The Federation of Irish Sport is trying to convince Ireland’s government to allocate more funds for the country’s sports organizations.

MGT Capital is bolstering its social gaming portfolio with the launch of Daily Fantasy Legend; DraftKings ties up with Houston Rockets.

The LFP has taken steps to improve its data protection by locking up a three-year deal with SIS; Bwin moves to improve mobile app.

Conferences

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.

Welcome to the CalvinAyre.com featured conferences and events for the month of December, 2014.

The first official Bitcoin and online gambling industry conference took place today in London at the Dexter House, Bitcoin4iGaming.com.

Videos

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.

Today’s content marketing tip of the week is how to identify plagiarism.

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.