Bodog, one of the iconic gaming brands that stuck around the US market until the last minute has now left the American stage. Yes, they finally decided to call it a day and focus their expansion on Europe and Asia. Started in 1994, Calvin Ayre now a celebrity in the online casino business was one of the first to go offshore and really make a presence in the gaming market. Bodog has always been about lifestyle, offering a stable of products like Sports, Casino and Poker. What makes Bodog different is the ability to provide great products and being able to identify the fact and exploit angle of actually being in the entertainment business. Gaming is all about fun and attitude and Bodog has always delivered that on a silver platter. They have always been able to focus on their brand the way they want to; and the “Play Hard” image seems to work in the markets they play in. They also stick to doing what they know best and are known for their strong gaming industry presence, a commitment to the brand and infamous parties. Calvin walks the walk and talks the talk and this resonates right through to all levels of the brand. You always know what to expect with Bodog and they stick to their guns, like always offering RTG casino software, even playing field poker software and a sports betting product that is truly global. This company has always played by the rules as well, with licenses in Antigua and Barbuda, United Kingdom and Asia. You can see that this company is going to be around for a long time and has shown they demand respect and earned the credibility. They have had their bumps in the road as everyone knows; with US government on their tails ever since Calvin was on the cover of Forbes magazine. But Bodog was smart and sensed they had a limited time in the market, so they developed such other great brands like Bovada and Slots.com. We’re sure to see even more unique, yet familiar gaming brands coming out of the woodwork from this company. Bodog may have left the US market but their outspoken leader and company is sure to be around for a long time.