Gambling News

Chin lottery sales rise 24% in November; China LotSynergy pays $10m for Beijing Bestinfo Cyber Technology; DJI Holdings preps virtual racing

Ontario Lottery and Gaming gets new CEO; 2.2% of British Columbia Lottery Corp's gamblers account for 75.6% of casino revenue.

Attorneys defending Paul Phua have doubled down on their assertion that the searches that led to the arrests were unconstitutional.

GVC Holdings PLC said that it is confident of hitting its raised market expectations; Boylesports committed to Ireland HQ.

Poker News

Lee Davy looks back on a time when his attitude very nearly cost him his job, and how he learned to change.

Lee Davy sits down with Amanda Musumeci to talk about her life as a poker player, her background as a conspiracy theorist, and much more.

OFC become the new Texas Hold’em? It’s a question that has been volleyed back and fore the net of the poker community for quite sometime.

Mike Puccio defeats Bledar Shaholli, in heads-up action, to take the title and $164,249 first place prize at the HPT Indiana-Ameristar.

Casino News

Carl Icahn agrees to provide $20m to Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal, allowing casino to stay open while rescue negotiations continue.

A Queensland labor union wants more scrutiny on awarding the next Brisbane casino license.

Imperial Pacific’s Saipan casino proposal has come under fire from analysts who expressed concern about the project’s chance of success.

Sam Nazarian steps down as CEO of SLS Las Vegas; William McBeath new CEO of Cosmopolitan; judge tosses Wynn v. Chanos defamation suit.

Sports News

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.

41 individuals have been named in a match fixing investigation involving La Liga match between Real Zaragoza and Levante.

The penultimate week of the current NFL season offers a mix of some important playoff-level games and some, well, NFL Draft positioning.

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

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.

Today’s content marketing tip of the week is to create an editorial calendar for the year ahead.

Editorial

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.

Luckily, the old-fashioned book hasn’t died off completely. Here are a few worth checking out this winter.