25 September 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES September 25, 2013
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome RebelBetting as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
Freeman has little hope for federal legislation
AGA CEO Geoff Freeman said his organization will step up the effort for federal passage of online gaming legislation, but he does not think the issue will gain traction in Congress.

Nevada online poker needs interstate compacts
Caesars Interactive Entertainment CEO Mitch Garber said his company supports shared liquidity between states while Ultimate Gaming Chairman Tom Breitling called interstate agreements "a win-win-win scenario" for everyone.

Perspectives Weekly: N.J. whiffs on sports betting
J Todd discusses New Jersey's loss in its latest court battle for legalized sports betting, in addition to poker news from Full Tilt, the World Series of Poker and the Word Poker Tour.

Fortune Affiliates to give away extreme adventure
One lucky affiliate, to be announced at the Barcelona Affiliate Conference, will win an adventure tailor made for them.

Intertops Casino Classic celebrates first big winner
A player won $20,000 on the first day by playing the Agent Cash slot after receiving a $100 deposit match bonus.

Crazy Rewards to launch Lyckoskrapet
In addition to the launch of the Swedish scratch card brand, Crazy Rewards is offering a 60-day affiliate promotion.

Two new slots coming to Lucky247 in October
Microgaming's Dolphin Quest and Georgie Porgie will be available for Lucky247 Casino players next month.

iAffiliates to award soccer tickets at BAC
Twenty lucky Barcelona Affiliate Conference attendees will win tickets to the Barcelona vs. Real Valladolid match.

Cantor, Bally sign online content deal
Cantor Gaming will provide Bally Technologies with sports wagering and mobile casino games.

American iGaming Solutions founder joins Whitesand
Jason Rosenberg will become Whitesand Gaming's vice president of online gaming.

EiG delegate rates won't change
In lieu of high demand, delegate rates for October's conference will still be the standard price of 1,799 euros.

Hall to headline last day of EiG
California State Assembly chairman Isadore Hall will give a keynote speech exploring the legislative process in his state.

Convicted fraudster to take the stage at EiG
Tony Sales will share his insight in association with payments and ID credentials validation specialist Jumio.

SkillOnNet casinos release seven new slots
Led by its own in-house production, Moulin Rouge, the remaining six titles are all from slots producer NextGen.

Upcoming Conference

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)Sept. 24-26
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is the world's largest gaming event where gaming executives and industry professionals meet to conduct business. It's the most in-depth source of new gaming products, ideas and information on the planet.

Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)Oct. 3-6
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.

European iGaming Congress & Expo (EiG)Oct. 8-10
European iGaming Congress & Expo (EiG)
Having grown with, and reflected the iGaming industry's immense progress, EiG serves as Europe's exclusive iGaming hub. Bringing together the top 1,500+ iGaming executives and high level professionals for 44 Congress hours of discussions, networking and business, EiG remains the core networking and learning centre for iGaming strategists and those implementing the strategy.
Did You Know?
Online gambling in the U.S. is projected to develop into a $7.4 billion industry by 2017, according to H2 Gaming Capital.

Affiliate Program Sponsors

Affiliate Manager Interview
Bernard Marantelli

Bernard Marantelli provides the background on how he developed Colossus Bets, which offers punters a chance to win up to 10 million pounds on a 2 pound stake by correctly picking the final scores of soccer matches. The Aussie native also talks about his experience with Dorking Bantams and Frizzles during his teenage years.
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Will the Revel advantage players win or lose?
Revel Casino in New Jersey ran a promotion that offered gamblers a refund on losses between $100 and $100,000. Some advantage players devised a strategy that guaranteed they would come out winners. But even though the players never violated the rules, the players were told that their losses would not be refunded. The players filed a complaint with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. Will the players come out winners in the end? Besides answering the poll question, share your thoughts and your favorite advantage player stories. View poll
Last week's poll results: What payout limits do sites you work with have in place? 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 MessageFull Tilt slips to fourth
New MessageGVC says Sportingbet deal was a good one
New MessageFormer SunFirst Bank employee tells all in Las Vegas
New MessageNew AGA chief doesn't see much hope for federal iGaming
From The Forums
New MessageWin an extreme adventure on us!
Fortune_Affiliates writes:
We are giving away a tailor-made extreme adventure! So no matter what your idea of an adrenaline-fuelled adventure is, the Fortune Affiliates Marketing team will personally work with the winner to craft an unforgettable extreme adventure! read more
New MessageMobile live dealer affiliate programs?
New MessageDo you read all the terms and conditions of sites you visit online?
New MessageNew player activity dropoff - is this strange?
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