Gambling News

UK Government have announced a 15% point of consumption tax on remote gambling services provided to British players starting in December.

Seng Chen 'Richard' Yong and son make bail on sports betting charges after poker pals Phil Ivey and Daniel Cates post $2m bail.

Pari Mutuel Urbain H1 revenue falls despite World Cup gains; France Pari revenue doubles; blink and you'll miss Winamax fast-fold product.

Amaya Gaming gets approval from shareholders and regulators to proceed with PokerStars acquisition; Amaya changes name to Amaya Inc.

Poker News

It’s hard to make apples-to-apples comparisons between WSOP & online tournament series because there are so many differences between them.

$10m Guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event is just around the corner, and what a series it promises to be.

PokerStars Team Pros dominate the social media scene after PokerStars and social media experts Followerwonk undertook a study

The latest female to be promoted to poker’s higher echelons of power after being promoted to the position of General Manager of WPT Europe.

Casino News

Boyd Gaming profits tumble in Q2 but CEO Keith Smith celebrates "key milestone" as New Jersey online gambling operation breaks even in July.

Crown Resorts acquires 10% stake in vacant lot on Vegas strip on which New Frontier once stood; Crown Sydney to feature $100m penthouse.

Pachinko operator Dynam Holdings Q2 revenue drops 4.8%; Hakuhodo survey fingers Odaiba as best potential Japan casino site.

Five suspects arrested after $180k heist from Caesars Atlantic City; bankruptcy judge approves controversial bonus plan for Revel execs.

Sports News

2014 college football season is weeks away and more importantly. football betting season is back! The Florida State, Alabama are favorites.

The MLB trading deadline ended up being an arms race between the two teams that appear to be on a collision course to meet in the ALCS.

If there is anything the modern day 24-hour sport media cycle has taught us, it is that everything has the potential to become media fodder.

The 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball will be from August 30 to September 14 in where it will feature national teams of the hoops variety.

Conferences

This time of year is the winter season for Down Under and CalvinAyre.com’s main event for August is Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia.

The Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia conference is the leading event for Australia’s gaming, sports-betting, lottery & racing executives.

Here we are, at the end of a three day immersion into the current and developing status of the regulated online gambling market in America.

Rebecca Liggero brings the noise from Day Two of GiGse 2014, the event of the year for the regulated online gambling industry in America.

Videos

Media Director Nolan Dalla Talks about the online gambling legislation and that growth of online poker is a consistently advancing process.

Jez San is most commonly known as the PKR.com founder, yet his accomplishments go far beyond the creation of an online poker site.

WSOP Tournament Director Jack Effel talks about the success of the new WSOP Tournament Monster Stack and the high stake charity One Drop.

Experts share their thoughts on who they think got the better deal out of the PokerStars Amaya Acquisition.

Editorial

It’s hard to make apples-to-apples comparisons between WSOP & online tournament series because there are so many differences between them.

GRWA conference is coming up and while the focus is mostly on Australia, there will be some discussion on Asia’s goldmine of gambling market

The words that now shape a period in time 100 years ago carry a degree of complexity beyond the poignancy we see in them now.

Lee Davy continues his confessions series with a deep delve into his personal gambling habits.