14 December 2011 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES December 14, 2011
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Industry News
Top-10 U.S. online gaming stories to watch in 2012
With 2011 drawing to a close, the GPWA's Vin Narayanan looks ahead and outlines the top stories to watch next year in the U.S online gambling regulation debate.

Bodog moves U.S. players to Bovada
Americans are being redirected to Bovada.lv and Betting Partners will be the affiliate program for the new Morris Mohawk Gaming Group site.

Adelson riles players with online poker stance
Hours after news broke that Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson opposes any federal legislation allowing states to license and regulate online poker, players flooded social media with calls to boycott The Venetian's poker room.

Perspectives Weekly: The annual Christmas special
It's a very special episode of Perspectives Weekly. Not only is it the Christmas Special, but J. Todd must say 'goodbye' to an industry friend, 'congratulations' to a big supporter and asks you to choose a new Facebook profile picture!

Titan Poker staging Winter Edition promotion
The two-month promotion will award online poker players with more than $50,000 in prizes during the holiday season.

Man hits major $207,241 jackpot at Slotland
Henry W. won $207,241 playing the Treasure Box slot machine. He said he's going to buy a car with his winnings and plans to spoil his kids more than usual this Christmas.

GGE partnering with Casino Titan for slot freeroll
Global Gaming Events is hosting a $5,000 casino freeroll tournament with Casino Titan on Dec. 17.

Lyceum Media hosting Fire & ICE
Lyceum Media is once again holding the Fire & ICE party next year, which will be held at Gilgamesh in London.

iGaming Series of Poker returning to LAC
BetVictor is one of the new sponsors of the iGaming Series of Poker, which will be held at the London Affiliate Conference next month.

YouWin offering players cash back
YouWin is giving slot players three percent cash back in a promotion that will last the next two weeks.

EYE Affiliates launches holiday promotion
EYE Affiliates is offering affiliates the chance to win Debenhams gift vouchers and cash prizes.

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Affiliate Summit West 2012Jan. 8-10, 2012
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London Affiliate Conference (LAC)Jan. 26-29, 2012
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LAC conference sessions provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and insights from expert speakers. With 2,500 attendees expected, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with affiliates, affiliate managers, operators and speakers.
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