25 March 2009 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES March 25, 2009
New issue of the GPWA Times magazine available next week!
The eighth issue of the GPWA Times magazine will be available at the Casino Affiliate Convention in Amsterdam on March 30 and 31. In this issue's cover story we go behind-the-scenes to look at the latest developments in 3D gaming, which isn't just for poker anymore. We also continue our popular interview series, with four affiliates and three affiliate managers. If you're not attending CAC Amsterdam, don't worry, we'll mail you an issue. For more details and to view a few pages of the new issue, follow this thread.

Join us for dinner at CAC Amsterdam Sunday
If you are attending CAC Amsterdam next week, please join the GPWA team for dinner and cocktails at Supperclub on Sunday, March 29 at 7 p.m. Our friends over at PAL have reserved space for 50 affiliates, affiliate managers and friends. If you are a GPWA or PAL affiliate, PKR Affiliates has graciously agreed to cover the cost of the first 30 affiliates who sign up for the dinner. So please send a PM to CasinoCityRebecca if you would like to attend.

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is excited to announce Fruitkings and Buzzluck Affiliate Program as new sponsors. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as new members of the GPWA!

Industry News
Gambling sites included in Aussie 'blacklist'
A "black list" of Web sites that the Australian government would require ISPs to block was leaked last week and it included a number of online gambling sites.

U.S. appeals court says no to online poker
A lawyer's campaign to legalize online poker in the state of Washington took a hit on Monday after a state appeals court rejected his arguments.

Perspectives Weekly -- Special cockfighting edition
J. Todd has online gambling news from PartyGaming and the state of Texas as well as a follow-up look at the European Union's ever-changing stance on the industry.

The Gaming Network, CryptoLogic reach agreement
CryptoLogic is now TGN's exclusive supplier of downloadable casino software and will supply TGN's brands with a full suite of non-download casino games.

Jadestone to launch Backgammon network
NordicBet, Paf and bwin are the first to welcome players to the soon to be launched Jadestone Backgammon network.

Circus now accepting players outside U.K.
Circus Casino and Circus Poker are accepting players from outside the U.K., excluding certain countries such as China, Malaysia, Germany and the U.S.

PKR the 14th biggest online poker room
PKR is now the 14th biggest poker room on the web, according to Pokerscout.com.

Titan Poker now available in Dutch
With this latest addition to the Titan Poker software, the online card room is now available in 12 different languages.

Bingo.com receives Malta gaming license
The popular online bingo Web site will now be able to advertise in the U.K. market after receiving the gaming license.

Lock Poker launches Mac software
Lock Poker is the first online casino in the Cake Poker Network to offer a Mac client.

Upcoming Conference

CAC Amsterdam March 30-31, 2009
CAC Amsterdam
The Casino Affiliate Convention Amsterdam 2009 will focus on marketing and advertising the online gaming industry to Europe.

iGaming Forum (Stockholm, Sweden)April 1, 2009
iGaming Forum (Stockholm, Sweden)
This iGaming Forum will feature a day of discussions and networking opportunities with peers from the industry.

European Gambling Briefing (Budapest, Hungary)April 22-23, 2009
European Gambling Briefing (Budapest, Hungary)
The European Gambling Briefing (EGB) delivers serious, senior-level analysis on the legal and regulatory issues shaping online and offline gaming today.

Affilicon IsraelJune 1-2, 2009
Affilicon Israel
Learn the newest trends on affiliate marketing from experts in SEO, social networking, media and leading Internet technologies.
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Affiliate Manager Interview
Shaun O'Neill

Shaun O'Neill of Wager Profits has a background in finance, an Irish name and a passion for Guinness beer. So how did he end up in Costa Rica? Find out by reading another installment of our Affiliate Manager interview series.
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Places I've Played
Places I've PlayedThe "Places I've Played" Facebook application lets players you refer share with their friends the online and land-based places where they've gambled. And when their friends visit the online gambling sites they mention, you earn affiliate revenue.
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Join Our Groups
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LinkedInThe GPWA group in LinkedIn is a big help in networking with other GPWA members. It also identifies you as a GPWA member to other LinkedIn members.
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Do you provide a search function on your portal Web site?
The GPWA Web site provides several types of search functions, including forum search provided by vBulletin and an affiliate program search function. So this week we thought we would ask if you provide a search function on your site, and if so, what type of function does it serve?  View poll
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