28 May 2008 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES May 28, 2008
GPWA Approved Portal Seal count hits 500 mark
We've reached another milestone - 500 sites now have the right to display the "GPWA Approved Portal" seal. Congratulations to the more than 100 newly approved sites (and their associated webmasters). The international adoption of this symbol of credibility and ethical behavior has been truly amazing. If you're a GPWA private member and would like to be a participant in the seal program, please pm CityGuard with the URLs of the sites that you would like to use the seal on.

Industry News
Bodog and Full Tilt to stage 'mini' WSOP events
Bodog and Full Tilt Poker are making it possible for players to compete in a World Series of Poker-type of atmosphere without flying to Las Vegas by offering online tournaments that will mirror the 2008 WSOP daily schedule of events.

SunPoker offering freerolls for affiliates
SunPoker.com is giving affiliates two password protected freerolls to help acquire new players in June.

New Zealand launches online lotto
"MyLotto" is expected make it easier for infrequent Lotto buyers to purchase tickets while generating more than $7 million in revenue in its first year.

Online bingo's best recognized
The best in the online bingo industry will be rewarded at this year's Official Bullet Business Online Bingo Awards sponsored by Paysafecard.

Love Bingo launches new promotions
Online bingo site is offering promotions for new players, including a Red Letter Day Prize Draw, a free High Street Shopping Voucher and The Luxury Jewellery Prize Draw.

Pacific Poker software upgraded
888.com has launched a new version of its poker software at Pacific Poker, where new players can enjoy the upgraded software with a massive $400 welcome bonus.

Titan Poker players compete in Manila tournament
The iPoker Network poker room sent eight players to an Asian Poker Tour event in Manila where the group is testing its poker skills against more than 400 amateurs and top professionals from around the world.

MansionPoker.com launches WSOP Mania tournament
Mansion Poker announced the addition of WSOP Mania poker tournaments that provide members with further chances to win a coveted seat into the Mansion WSOP Mania Super Satellite tournament.

PokerStars Macau opens with charity tournament
New poker room inside the Grand Waldo Hotel and Casino is PokerStars' first venture into live poker rooms, and will feature an opening day tournament to raise money for victims of the recent earthquake in China.

Redkings.com launches freerolls
Redkings.com introduces its very own EuroKings 2008 tournament complete with freerolls, added money buy-ins and the ultimate team competition.

888.com gives Shane Warne away as a prize
Australia's Nathan Perry won a poker game for himself and eight of his friends with cricket star Shane Warne. Warne is captain of the 888 Poker Australian Poker Team and a special prize in a series of upcoming WSOP freerolls.

DuplicatePoker.com sends player to WSOP
DuplicatePoker.com announced this week that Arnold Evans has won a special online qualifying tournament to attend and participate in the 2008 World Series of Poker championship.

Intertops.com recognized for customer service
Intertops.com Sportsbook has been recognized by a leading sportsbook watchdog for its quick and thorough answers to customers' online betting questions.

Did You Know?
Bwin Interactive Entertainment announced a net profit of $17 million for the first quarter of 2008, a rise of $1.7 million from the same period last year.

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