US Attorneys Drop All Charges Against Calvin Ayre and Bodog

Attorneys at the US Department of Justice are dropping all charges against online gambling magnate Calvin Ayre and Bodog.com. The surprise move marks the end of a five-year legal battle and is a major victory for one of the industry's biggest personalities. Word of the US federal prosecutors' decision to end their legal vendetta against…

Ex-Bodog Staffers Accused of Crime Wave

[caption id="attachment_37830" align="alignright" width="168" caption="Robert Gustafsson"][/caption] A trio of former Bodog Asia employees are under investigation for their roles in a crime spree that reads like the plot of a Quentin Tarantino movie. According to a report published on CalvinAyre.com today, titled Ex Bodogs Staff Crime Wave Interview, Robert Gistafssem, Sylvia de Guzman and Sherwin…

10 Lessons to Learn from Calvin Ayre

[caption id="attachment_35110" align="alignright" width="300" caption="This could be you."][/caption] It's no  accident that when you hear the words, Calvin Ayre you picture a suave playboy sitting atop an online gambling empire. Ayre has turned himself into a brand that's inseparable from Bodog and its paid off in a big way. While most affiliates won't be able…

What Casino Affiliates Can Do in The Philippines

The importance of the Asian region for casino affiliates has been demonstrated by the rapid growth of real money players within the region and the local investment being made by several governments and private companies to enhance the quality of online gaming. Today, we will tell you a little bit about the online gambling market in The Philippines and the…

Calvin Ayre Indictment: One Year Later

[caption id="attachment_33219" align="alignright" width="183" caption="How you livin' Calvin Ayre?"][/caption] On February 28, 2012 Bodog founder and all-around bon vivant, Calvin Ayre was indicted on money laundering charges by the US Department of Justice. The indictment claimed that Ayre engaged in money laundering by routing player payments through international processors, circumventing US law against sports betting.…

Online Sportsbooks of the Past

Online sportsbooks come and go, but our memories of them, for better or worse, aren't going anywhere. Now that Halloween is over, here are a few of the most memorable online sportsbooks that passed to the other side...though many of their domains live on today with different owners. (Feel free to share your own memories…

Bodog Poker Network Teaming with TLC88 in Asian Markets

The Bodog Poker Network is teaming up with TLC88.com to bring its poker products to the Asian gaming market. It's just the latest in a series of deals from Bodog aimed at establishing a major foothold in this rapidly growing gaming market niche. TLC88 is a community-based, sports betting and casino site that serves Asian…

Bodog.Uk Shuts Down Poker Operations

Bodog is shutting down poker and sports betting operations on its Bodog.uk as part of an effort to focus on the booming Asian Pacific gaming market. For now, the entire Bodog.UK site is completely shut down and will be shuttered and reopened as a casino-only site in the near future. The new Bodog.uk site will…

Bodog Site Chases UK Asian Demographic

Bodog.co.uk is readying a strategy aimed at capturing the "missing millions" in gaming revenue from Asian expats. The move is being fueled by Bodog Asia, which controls the company's UK offerings. Bodog Asia's Managing Director, Robert Gustafsson talked further about the missing millions in a press release on CalvinAyre.com: There are estimated to be at…