6 March 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES March 6, 2013
Recognition for February's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for February. We're giving extra special thanks to Redbush54, one of the most active posters for the month. Her site will be featured on the GPWA home page for the month of March.

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

Industry News
PokerStars: Caesars offered to sell us Rio, WSOP
The statement came a day after attorneys for the American Gaming Association wrote in a legal brief that PokerStars had been a "criminal enterprise for many years" and should not be allowed to purchase an Atlantic City casino.

Perspectives Weekly: Christie signs!
J Todd reports on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signing online gambling legislation into law last week. He also has industry news from the EU and more Black Friday fallout.

Segregating poker players goes a step too far
PartyPoker may be segregating ring game players based on skill. While the online poker room's goal is to protect the poker ecology, there may be an alternative solution.

Hop over to BET-AT.EU for an Easter egg hunt
BET-AT.EU will be giving up to 500 dollars/pounds/euros in free funds to each player who joins their Easter egg hunt.

Irish Poker Open Mega Satellite set for Sunday
Thirty Irish Poker Open packages are guaranteed at Paddy Power Poker, and the main event starting stack has been increased to 30,000 chips.

BetVictor Bad Beat Jackpot undergoes revamp
The Bad Beat Jackpot at BetVictor Poker continues toward an all-time high of 905,000 euros as a new system is readied to reward more players.

Vics Bingo salutes St. Patrick, marks arrival of spring
The St. Patrick's Day Tournament, which will take place until March 31st, will give players a chance to win fantastic prizes and bonuses.

Crazy Vegas Casino hosting 25,000-euro freeroll
Gear up for an exciting competition and spin the reels on the espionage-themed slot game Agent Jane Blonde.

BetVictor launches 50,000-euro sit-n-go challenge
Each of the eight leaderboards has a total of 6,250 euros in prizes up for grabs.

Income Access extends focus on American market
The leading iGaming affiliate and digital marketing provider is increasing the scope of its U.S. services.

CasinoClub is warming things up for players in March
Players get 180 free spins and can win up to 19,000 euros in cash prizes without making a deposit.

Jackpot Party launches Fairy's Fortune slot
This classic five-reel, 20-line slot game offers three bonus features: the Butterfly Feature, the Magic Mushroom Feature and the Fairy's Fortune Feature.

Casino.com unveils Italian mobile site
The new mobile site brings entertainment straight to mobile devices so Italian players can play whenever, wherever.

Slots Village adds 17 new slots games
New games include Beauty Salon, Bee Land, Black Diamond 25 Line, Cool Stone Age and RedBeard & Co.

Rich Casino offers new slot game
Join the worldwide manhunt for precious gems and win big with Rich Casino's new offering, Lost Gems of Brussels.

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Global iGaming Summit & ExpoApril 23-25 (San Francisco)
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Amsterdam Affiliate ConferenceJune 12-13
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The Amsterdam Affiliate Conference is part of the iGaming Super Show, and more than 1,250 affiliates are expected to be in attendance. The AAC will feature exhibitions and networking events with the elite in iGaming in a city that is like no other. The event mixes business with pleasure and you cannot afford to miss it.
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Should PokerStars be allowed to operate a casino in Atlantic City?
Earlier this week, the American Gaming Association submitted a legal brief to the New Jersey Casino Control Commission stating that PokerStars should be banned from purchasing the Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City because it "operated a business with a history of intentional, uninterrupted criminal violations." Do you think New Jersey gaming regulators will allow PokerStars to purchase the Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City? Should they be allowed to? View poll
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