26 September 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES September 26, 2012
Latest GPWA Times Magazine available at G2E, BAC and EiG
In the cover story for this issue, Joe Kelly and Frank Catania explain why the recent ruling in a U.S. federal court declaring poker "predominantly a game of skill" is one of the most significant decisions regarding poker and federal law ever rendered.

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to announce StarGames as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as a member of the GPWA.
Industry News
Bet in-play on the Ryder Cup with bet365
Ryder Cup action gets underway on Sept. 28 and bet365 will be providing betting opportunities on all the top markets.

BodogUK to target Asian gamblers
Bodog.co.uk will offer live dealer baccarat as well as more traditional casino games and sports betting.

Race for a share of $20k in Everest Poker's Cash Dash
Play your favorite games and start racking up Summit Points in three two-week races and one marathon race.

EiG announces finalists for annual LaunchPad session
Five gaming start-ups will exhibit the latest innovative and game-changing business models in the industry.

Have a whole weekend of fun with bet365bingo
Bingo players are getting ready for bet365bingo's sensational 200,000-pound Party Weekend.

Intertops player wins over $160k in two days
Adam B. from Texas struck it rich on the Chinese-themed slots game Year of Fortune.

Another big jackpot winner at bet365
Matt C. scooped a bucket-load of cash on the sunny Beach Life slot, winning a 1.5-million-pound jackpot.

William Hill continues U.K. snooker sponsorship
The online betting firm backed the world ranking tournament for the first time last year and will do so in 2012 and 2013.

bet365 Games offering 50% reload bonus
Animal-lovers can enjoy the games at bet365 Games and cash in on a 50 percent reload bonus at the same time.

Enjoy up to 50k pounds in prizes at bet365 poker
Check out bet365's Jackpot Sit and Go Tournaments for your chance of winning prizes up to 50,000 pounds.

Bingo Hall announces seven new slots
New games include Cool Stone Age Slots, Black Diamond, Happy Circus, Lucky Fishing, Forest Treasure, Crazy Jungle and Reel Gangsters.

7Red launches new slot
Rook's Revenge combines dynamic game-play and animation in an engaging atmosphere of mystical music.

Poker Pack Network announces Five500 promotion
Players who rake 5 euros a day for five days in a calendar week will be eligible for exclusive freerolls and cash pools.

BetVictor moving to Microgaming Poker Network
The migration of BetVictor Poker players to the Microgaming Poker Network will take place at the end of September.

Golden Riviera adds two Halloween-themed slots
The Twisted Circus and Phantom Cash are two of four new slots added to the lineup at Golden Riviera Casino.

APCW Audits: Red Returns
The APCW recently conducted an audit of the Red Returns affiliate tracking software and the Casino La Vida player experience and found no affiliate tracking or player experience issues.

Smart Gaming Group launches social live roulette
The new Facebook app connects players to the Smart Live Casino platform, where they can join in the live TV games and interact with the presenters through a live chat function.

Sheriff Gaming signs deal with Microgaming
Sheriff Gaming has signed a deal with Microgaming Systems to integrate one of its games onto the QuickFire platform.

Upcoming Conference

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)October 2-4, 2012
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is the world's largest and premier gaming event where gaming executives, buyers, and industry professionals meet each fall in Las Vegas to conduct serious business. G2E showcases 600+ exhibitors, 100+ conference sessions, exciting special events and F&B at G2E, the only F&B event for the gaming industry.

Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)October 11-14, 2012
Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)
BAC conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With an expected 70+ exhibitors this will be the biggest exhibition in the industry, offering more stands and a larger space for meetings in one huge hall.

European iGaming Congress & ExpoOctober 16-18, 2012
European iGaming Congress & Expo
The European iGaming Congress & Expo connects online gaming professionals at the highest level and provides insight into the iGaming community. EiG addresses the issues at the heart of the gaming industry including regulatory fragmentation, regulatory cooperation, expansion into new markets and cross-channel integration.
Did You Know?
"maratik" topped a field of 1,825 players to win more than $1 million and PokerStars' WCOOP title after qualifying for the tournament using FPP.

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