Gambling News

Betfair pays out early on 'no' votes in Scottish independence vote, but Calvin Ayre supports Scots making their own decision.

Sportech told to repay £93m to UK taxman, shares plummet; Stan James clarifies reports of Gibraltar layoffs, says no 'for sale' sign out.

Cherry pulling UK-facing biz, won't seek new license; High Court sets Sept. 23-24 date for hearing Gibraltar challenge of UK gambling law.

Smart Live Gaming conducted research using their own database with results that paint a clearer picture of their UK customers’ behavior.

Poker News

The latest winner of a six figure first prize, courtesy of the Heartland Poker Tour, is Nader Whaden to capture the $226,891 first prize.

Gus Hansen failed to turn up for the Full Tilt Poker heads-up showdown against Viktor Blom, leaving Jake Cody to fill in at the last minute.

Bwin.fr’s poker network merges with the partypoker France network signifying the potential end of the Ongame network in the French market.

Angelia Ong brings us the highlights of the APT Asian Series Manila Day 3 at the Resorts World Manila.

Casino News

Resorts World Bayshore City is expected to break ground within the next 90 days. The first phase is expected to be completed by 2018.

A New Jersey Bankruptcy Court judge has ruled that the Revel Casino and Hotel will go to auction on September 24.

Wynn Resorts wins Boston-area casino license race, leaving Mohegan Sun disappointed and Suffolk Downs looking to wind down operations.

Melco is a great company, run very efficiently w/ nice growth numbers, but it's surrounded by an economy that could topple over at any time.

Sports News

The Chicago Bulls explore the potential of securing a sponsorship deal with fantasy sports companies.

According to NBC News, senior casino employees at Revel believe that a casino employee was likely responsible for leaking the first video.

ACF Fiorentina has come to an agreement with Betclic to become one of the team’s main sponsors; Chievo, announced a partnership w/ Jetcoin.

The past week hasn’t been kind to my pick-making abilities. Mercifully, there’s Week 3 to look forward to.

Conferences

BiG Sports Dinner 2014 Recap

The BiG Foundation’s first annual BiG Sports Dinner kicked off last night at the magnificent Dorchester Hotel in London.

Hasher’s United Conference will be held at the Tuscany Hotel and Casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 10th to 11th, 2014.

The American Gaming Association and Reed Exhibitions organize the annual G2E. The event will be held on Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Las Vegas.

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

Videos

Angelia Ong brings us the highlights of the APT Asian Series Manila Day 3 at the Resorts World Manila.

Angelia Ong bringing updates of the APT Asian Series Manila Day 2 at the Resorts World Manila.

90 Digital CEO Nick Garner talks about what Plausible Deniability is in this edition of CalvinAyre.com’s SEO Tip of the Week.

Angelia Ong bringing updates of the APT Asian Series Manila Day 1B at the Resorts World Manila.

Editorial

Melco is a great company, run very efficiently w/ nice growth numbers, but it's surrounded by an economy that could topple over at any time.

Regulated online poker has produced disappointing results so far and part of the problem is the allies that online poker has in government.

For this column, I wanted to find out first hand what makes North American bettors tick, where and how they choose to spend their money.

Whilst online wagering may be a while off, NJ has taken giant leap towards what this writer believes will become known as watershed moment.