Publisher Calvin Ayre is a gambling industry pioneer. He founded the original Bodog online gaming enterprise and created the global Bodog Brand before stepping away from his role as an operator. With his finger on the pulse of the industry, he is the driving force behind the gambling industry news site that bears his name. His yearly Gambling industry predictions and analysis are respected and adhered to by veterans and novices alike. Calvin Recommends: Sun Tzu, Art of war, Ayr United Football Club, Hendrick’s Gin
articles by Calvin Ayre
Business 3 June 2019
Is Roger Ver a Bitcoin con man or just a moron?
Calvin Ayre wonders if Roger Ver is a con man or just a moron after his abrupt about-face on whether Dr. Craig Wright is Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto.
Editorial 8 May 2019
BSV is ready for the world’s business. Are you?
Because Bitcoin SV offers unlimited possibilities, it's created a Cambrian explosion of creativity and innovation.
Editorial 21 April 2019
Bitcoin SV is a utility platform and does not need casino-style crypto only exchanges
Bitcoin SV is designed to be the “power everything” platform, and can scale to do everything that all other blockchain projects claim to do and far more.
Editorial 14 February 2019
Bitcoin SV is ready for the world’s business
The Bitcoin world hasn’t been short of amazing, with several new developments since Bitcoin was revitalized in November 2018. Bitcoin SV is proving that by following Satoshi’s original plan of keeping a stable protocol and pursuing massive on chain scaling, it opens up incredible new possibilities.
Editorial 27 December 2018
For original Bitcoin SV – 2019 is all about scaling
The anti-scaling forces who were in the Bitcoin world have carved themselves away from Bitcoin and have their own altcoin, which no longer has the original Bitcoin economic model. Now that this has happened, Bitcoin SV is clear to massively scale in 2019, while still keeping the original Bitcoin base protocol stable.
Editorial 8 December 2018
Exchanges need to delist ABC Coin immediately!
In light of the mess made of the November 15 Bitcoin Cash upgrade and the billions of dollars knocked out of the overall cryptomarket as a result of Bitcoin ABC's reckless behaviour, we're asking cryptocurrency exchanges to delist Bitcoin ABC until they implement replay protections on their chain.
Editorial 29 November 2018
Is it a type of fraud to use the Bitcoin name if you are no longer Bitcoin?
If you have a restaurant and you advertise all you can eat crab meat dinners and you serve a type of white fish pressed into crab sticks this would be considered a type of fraud.
Business 28 November 2018
Why Bitcoin (Segwit BTC) and Ethereum alt coins dumping is good for society
The current coin down turn is actually good for the industry as its exposing the ridiculousness of all the other coins business models – including Bitcoin Core (BTC) has been seriously overvalued given its inability to be used as electronic cash.
Editorial 27 November 2018
Why the future of mining is tied to massive scaling and that means Bitcoin SV
Bitcoin SV is the only cryptocurrency with a blockchain that massively scales, the only that has utility value, and the only one that can do it all. BSV will most likely take over and replace all other non-scaling platforms.
Editorial 26 November 2018
The return of original Bitcoin: Bitcoin SV will bring massive scaling and enterprise usage
Now that original Bitcoin is back in the form of Bitcoin SV (BSV) and there is nobody left too object to massively scaling Bitcoin now, what does the future look like?
Editorial 23 November 2018
Original Bitcoin will live on as Bitcoin SV (BSV)
From where CoinGeek sits right now, us permanently splitting the chains by ABC enacting replay protection will give both sides a WIN. Bitcoin will live on with Bitcoin SV and will finally have a chance to show off the true power of the original economic model.
Editorial 20 November 2018
I have a plan to end the world’s first Bitcoin hash “election”
We have not yet seen Nakamoto Consensus in true action as it was ruined by a market manipulation last week during the BCH hash vote. Bitmain and Bitcoin.com should not be rewarded by the exchanges for cheating, and should not get the BCH infrastructure.
Editorial 14 November 2018
Bitcoin finally comes of age with Adult Supervision!
Nakamoto Consensus works and miners have spoken, and it’s now virtually impossible for there to be any other outcome than Satoshi Vision (SV) for the future of the one true Bitcoin BCH, particularly if we are looking at honest, dedicated hash. The CoinGeek-initiated Bitcoin SV is set to win!
Editorial 12 November 2018
Consensus: The Bitcoin Way
Calvin Ayre is committed to follow the longest chain and remaining true to the consensus mechanism highlighted in the Bitcoin whitepaper--that means following the ABC chain if ABC wins.
Editorial 1 November 2018
The choice is simple—yes or no. Do you support Satoshi Vision?
I’d like to start off with my personal view of what Bitcoin is. Bitcoin is sound money for the entire world to use. I believe that the current economic model as designed by Satoshi Nakamoto works, today.
Editorial 8 October 2018
Why Bitmain’s hash war reminds me of Darius III at The Battle of Gaugamela
Rumours are surfacing that Bitmain has some 1,000,000 “Ghost miners” ready to spring to action to mine BCH to pervert Bitcoin technology to its Wormhole tech Nov 15th at the next scheduled Bitcoin BCH network upgrade.