24 November 2010 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES November 24, 2010
Meet The Affiliate
ALEX777Andy Beach (aka "casinogod") loves a good movie. He talks about his similarities to "Rain Man" and why his philosophy on life mirrors "Rocky" in our latest affiliate interview. Read the interview

Industry News
N.J. Senate approves online gambling bill
The New Jersey Senate voted 29-5 Monday to allow Atlantic City casino operators to offer online gambling to residents of New Jersey, as well as gamblers outside of the U.S.

Online gambling regulations a hot topic at G2E
G2E's iGaming Congress had plenty of brick-and-mortar gaming executives in attendance. And they all wanted to know if Sen. Harry Reid would pass online gambling legislation this year.

Perspectives Weekly is live from G2E
The APCW's J. Todd is in Las Vegas for the Global Gaming Expo and he catches up with New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak, PPA executive director John Pappas and discusses bwin's affiliate program.

Interpoker enters bidding for WSOP bracelet
Interpoker says they are trying to prevent Tony G from winning the auction and using Peter Eastgate's WSOP Main Event bracelet as a dog collar.

Betsoft Gaming reaches deal with bet365
Betsoft Gaming will provide bet365 with The Slotfather, Mr. Vegas, House of Fun and Three Wishes slots.

Poker Time holding speed freerolls
This month Poker Time is offering speed freerolls where players can win a share of a weekly $250 prize pool.

Giggle Bingo offering plenty of promotions
Giggle Bingo still has a range of promotions offering players numerous chances to win big.

Ihre Consulting appoints Affiliate Director
Ihre Consulting has announced the appointment of Claire Wellard as its Affiliate Director.

bwin welcomes judgment by German court
After six years of legal wrangling, Germany's Federal Supreme Court has passed judgment in favor of bwin.

Report says Tombola is top U.K. bingo site
BingoPort's latest U.K. Online Bingo Industry Report says Tombola is Britain's biggest online bingo Web site.

UB.com holding special Thanksgiving freerolls
UB.com will turn up the heat for Thanksgiving by giving away seats for two of its most popular tournaments.

Crazy Vegas Casino continuing major freeroll
Crazy Vegas Casino is holding another freeroll slots tournament this month.

Genting expanding social media campaigns
Virtual hostess Gabrielle Genting is expanding the company's social media presence with new pages for its casino and poker room.

Class 1 Casino gets in Christmas spirit
Class 1 Casino is ready to release the Santa Surprise slot machine just in time for the holidays.

Upcoming Conference

iGB Scandinavian Affiliate SummitNovember 30 - December 2
iGB Scandinavian Affiliate Summit
The Scandinavian Affiliate Super Summit presents a networking opportunity for beginners and top performing affiliates in Scandinavia.

Legal Gaming in Europe Summit 2011January 24-25
Legal Gaming in Europe Summit 2011
As the industry expands, it is imperative to get the lowdown on legislation in lucrative new markets. The 2011 gambling conference agenda is a definitive guide to moving into lucrative European markets.

International Casino Exhibition (ICE)January 25-27
International Casino Exhibition (ICE)
ICE covers the entire spectrum of gaming in all its many forms. Over the last three years it has attracted industry professionals from 122 countries, and in 2010 there were 18,676 attendees.
Did You Know?
The Internet gambling legislation passed by the New Jersey Senate is the first pro-Internet gambling legislation to pass a vote in a full chamber of a legislative body in the U.S.

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Direct partnerships vs. affiliate networks?
This week, vcasino asked a question that many new affiliates have, and so we decided to make it this week's poll. vacasino wrote: "I noticed that a lot of my affiliate programs are either in-house programs or are on affiliate publisher sites. Do you prefer places to have their own program, or for them to be run externally by an affiliate network that may have more expertise?" View poll
Last week's poll results: Would legalization of online gaming in the U.S. be good or bad for affiliates? View poll
Buzzy's World
The BuzzBuzzy has been hard at work this week chasing down the latest industry rumors and gossip. Here's a quick look at Buzzy's top finds:
New MessageRumors swirl around Hellmuth, UB
New MessageLoto Quebec to launch online gambling site
New MessageSportingbet profits jump 30 percent
New MessageHarrah's officially changes name to Caesars Entertainment
From The Forums
New MessageAffiliate scam or not?
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I recently received an email from a reputable affiliate program asking me to join. Is this common? Are there scammers that would go to such lengths to get your traffic? Or am I just paranoid? read more
New MessageGuru Revenue T&C concerns resolved
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