5 December 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES December 5, 2012
Recognition for November's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for November. We're giving extra special thanks to universal4, the most active poster for the month. His site will be featured on the GPWA home page for the month of December.

Recognizing November's most active AMs
Hats off to the affiliate program representatives who were most active in November. We're giving special thanks to Renee from Rewards Affiliates, who was our most active representative. She will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page in December.

Industry News
AGA lobbies for Web poker legislation
The American Gaming Association has launched a lobbying and educational effort urging Congress to pass a federal online poker bill by the end of the lame duck session.

Perspectives Weekly: Last gasp edition
This week's gaming news includes European Union stories from the Netherlands and Greece, plus the last gasps of the Reid-Kyl poker bill in the United States.

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Paddy Power guarantee upped to four IPO seats
The success of the first Irish Poker Open qualifier prompted the guarantee of four 3,200-euro packages.

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WinADay Casino gives away trip to Reno
WinADay Gold VIP player MCDUFFGIRL surprised her sisters with the $2,000 vacation package.

Cash, cruise and raffle coming to Casino Club
Casino Club will give 1,000 players a piece of a 162,000-euro prize pool, and players who deposit 50 euros or more will earn raffle tickets for a 15-day cruise to the Far East.

OneTwoTrade announces deal with Income Access
The partnership pairs OneTwoTrade's trading services with Income Access' industry-leading software.

iAffiliates gives players shot at Dream Giveaway
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Revenue Giants properties offering a pirate adventure
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eCOGRA gets Danish gambling compliance role
eCOGRA becomes the first company to be appointed as an "Approved Enterprise" by the Danish Gambling Authority.

Upcoming Conference

Legal Gaming in EuropeFebruary 4-5, 2013
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The Legal Gaming in Europe conference will offer attendees the chance to listen to and network with European Regulators and worldwide legal experts. Gain insights into regulatory changes and understand how changes in laws will affect player protection, payment security, advertising and marketing.

ICE Totally Gaming 2013February 5-7, 2013
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London Affiliate Conference (LAC)February 7-10, 2013
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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 the chance to network with affiliates, AMs and operators.
Did You Know?
The first SMS text message ever sent was sent 20 years ago this week. It was sent by Neil Papworth, a U.K. engineer, and read "Merry Christmas."

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