GPWA Times Magazine Issue 6 at a Glance

2008 GPWA superlatives
Rebecca recognizes several affiliates in a high-school-yearbook-inspired way. »

Casino Chronicles: Using "Places I've Played" for fun and profit
This Facebook application lets players track and share where they've played, providing a wealth of user-generated content for affiliate marketers to use. »

Poker cleansing
Catania Consulting dishes on the probe it conducted on behalf of the Kahnawake Gaming Commission to vet UltimateBet and Absolute Poker. »

13 brands, 15 languages, and more of both on the way
EuroPartners deliberately eschews brand consistency in favor of targeting markets in a specific, customized manner. »

A day in the life of an affiliate manager
Time management is vital for affiliate managers. »

Shop 'til you drop
Shopping around for the affiliate programs that meet your needs is an important part of developing profitable, reliable business relationships. »
Affiliate Interviews
Bill discusses working in a genetics lab, how he got into the investment game and playing slots as a kid when the adults weren't looking. »

Heather talks about being an industry old-timer, the effects of the UIGEA and her attempts to develop a payment processing solution. »

Kolbein discusses why he works with Norwegian rather than Spanish markets, why he's fine with using English-language banners on Norwegian sites and why he doesn't go to the beach very often. »

Andrew discusses martial arts, his background as a network security engineer and why he promotes a broad range of sites. »
Affiliate Manager Interviews

Margaret of PKR Affiliates discusses marketing in 10 languages, why the PKR staff is so friendly and why she wants to be Rebecca Ligero. »

Evgeny of Betfair Partnerships discusses how their betting exchange works, some upcoming branding ideas and his experience as a phone bookie for Ladbrokes. »

Martyn of Red Returns discusses his business relationship with Kate Garber, how he builds trust with affiliates and why he wants to be Michael Corfman. »

Simon of EarnReal discusses why independent racebooks are better than ones attached to sportsbooks, how to market around major sporting events and what's different about EarnReal's statistics reporting package. »

Rose of LottoElite talks about running a lottery-based affiliate program, why lotto is a lucrative opportunity for U.S. affiliates and LottoElite's upcoming products. »
Webmaster News
California online poker closer to reality
A bill legalizing and regulating online poker has been sent to the California State Senate Appropriations Committee. »
Ivobank offering online services
Ivobank is an FSA-authorized, regulated independent bank that offers services to online gaming businesses and customers. »
The GPWA sits down with Congressman Wexler and PPA chairman D'Amato
Rep. Wexler and D'Amato are working together to get the UIGEA overturned. »