2 April 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES April 2, 2014
Recognition for March's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for March. We're giving extra special thanks to Roulette Zeitung, one of the most active posters for the month. His site will be featured on the GPWA home page in April.

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

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome Gambling Attack as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
New bill would prohibit U.S. Internet gambling
The bill seeks to prohibit "all forms of Internet gambling," and does not contain a grandfather clause that would permit Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware to continue offering online gaming.

Sands board member becomes iGaming stakeholder
Jason Ader said he spoke to Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson, who is financing lobbying campaigns to fight the growth of online gambling, before acquiring 51 million shares in the company.

Comcast VP: Comcast is not blocking Bovada
Comcast issued a statement on its online forums debunking recent claims that "Comcast is blocking" Bovada.

Stutz: PokerStars tries again
After failing in Nevada and New Jersey, PokerStars is now targeting California as a way to break into the U.S. online poker market.

PPA criticizes proposed bills to ban online poker
Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas condemned the proposed legislation for trampling on the rights of states and denying consumers meaningful protections through regulation.

Intertops offering $120,000 "Easter Egg Roll"
Players can win weekly bonuses of up to $800 just by playing and earning points during April.

bet365 offering "I DO Like Mondays" bonus
Players may be awarded bonuses each Monday based on their betting activity during the previous week.

Club 777 releases new slot
The online casino now offers Piggies and the Wolf, a 50-payline slot featuring a "Blow the House Down" bonus.

Firebrand Affiliates launches Casino Rewards Club
The new promotion-based website features daily bonus match codes, weekly promotions, a monthly leaderboard and a weekly slots tournament.

LesACasino to launch New York vacation giveaway
The prize includes round-trip flights and accommodations for two for seven nights in New York City.

Golden Riviera hosting Sure Win Tournament
The top 100 players will win a share of 10,000 euros.

Bingo Hall introduces Dice and Fire
The five-reel, 20-payline slot includes free spins and a Wheel of Fortune bonus game.

PKR partners with Income Access
PKR is re-launching its affiliate program on the Income Access platform and will offer the ability to promote a sportsbook, which is offered in association with Global Betting Exchange Alderney Limited.

SkillOnNet to release 14 new slots in April
The slots will be released over a four-week period and will include games from WMS and three in-house products.

Upcoming Conference

I-Gaming ForumApril 8-9, 2014
I-Gaming Forum
The I-Gaming Forum in Sweden continues to bring together key stakeholders from the online gaming industry.

Amsterdam Affiliate ConferenceJune 24-27, 2014
Amsterdam Affiliate Conference
The Amsterdam Affiliate Conference is part of the iGaming Super Show and is expected to be a huge success. Expect four days of conferences, exhibition and networking events with the elite in iGaming in a city that is like no other.

Global iGaming Summit & ExpoJuly 14-16, 2014
Global iGaming Summit & Expo
Established as the leading event focused on the future of iGaming in North America, GiGse attracts over 700 delegates to examine the legislative progress, commercial strategies and partnership opportunities for all the key stakeholders to enter iGaming and achieve the first-mover advantage in this lucrative market currently undergoing a significant regulatory change on a state-by-state basis.
Did You Know?
Gaming analyst Thomas Allen predicted last week that legal Internet gaming in the United States will produce $8 billion annually by 2020. California, he said, will legalize online poker and alone will see $1.18 billion in annual revenue.

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