Antigua Appoints Calvin Ayre as Special Economic Envoy

The island nation of Antigua has named online gambling legend Calvin Ayre as a Special Economic Envoy charged with advising the country's leaders on blockchain and bitcoin technology. It's a move designed to help reinvigorate the nation's struggling internet gambling sector, and also a bit of a thumb of the nose at the United States.…

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…

Calvin Ayre to Appear at Malta iGaming Seminar

Internet gambling icon Calvin Ayre will be making a rare appearance at an igaming industry event when he participates in a panel discussion at Malta iGaming Seminar (MIGS) next month. Ayre is slated as a member on the A Century of iGaming panel, which covers the impact and growth of the igaming industry. (That title…

Affiliate Holiday Wish List: Can Dreams Really Come True?

An Extended SEO Break Earlier this year SEO oracle Matt Cutts decided he was going to take a break from the SEO grind for a few months. That worked out so well, for Matt anyways, that he's extended his break until sometime in 2015. If Cutts' break is such a good idea, how about an…

Canada’s Top Gambling Figures

Amanda Brewer As the Canadian Spokesperson for Interactive Gaming Council (IGC), Toronto-based Amanda Brewer is the face and voice of the Canadian igaming industry. In this role, Brewer spends a lot of time working with provincial governments in an effort to bring players into regulated gaming markets and out of offshore sites. It's a big…

Old Men Who Act Like Young Men

Adrian Brink Here's something most old guys wouldn't try, building a social betting site from the ground up. But that's exactly what Adrian Brink is doing over at 2Bet2.com. As it turns out, breaking new ground has been a trademark Adrian Brink quality ever since the Aussie was just a young buck. When he was…

iGaming Guess Who?

This super affiliate started his business in an Oxford dorm room and built it into a major powerhouse in the online poker market. His primary site has around 5 million active members, 700 employees, a billion annual page views, and a really good reputation in the industry. Though he's still a relatively young man, he's…

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…

Most Salacious Internet Gambling Headlines

[caption id="attachment_34255" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Calvin Ayre - Wanted Man"][/caption] Calvin Ayre is a Very Bad Boy It's safe to assume that somewhere in the US Department of Justice there's more than one employee who dreams of the day Bodog founder Calvin Ayre sitting in a prison cell.  After all, he thumbed his nose at the…

CAP’s Most Successful Email Open Rates

If you're not subscribed to our email newsletters, you should be. We've sent out some really juicy, news-breaking and downright controversial emails in the last 18 months in an effort to deliver our blog content directly to your inbox. We wanted to check out some of the top open rates, based on our creative and…