2 November 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA Times magazine: Political punting on the rise
With the U.S. election less than a week away, we take a look at the political betting market and explore whether it will ever become a widespread, lucrative opportunity for iGaming affiliates. We would also like to know if the election has affected your business. Do you think political betting is the next big thing, or just a passing fad?

Recognition for October's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for October. We're giving extra special thanks to Roulette Zeitung, the most active poster. His site is being shown on the GPWA home page as the featured site for the month of November.

Recognizing October's most active AMs
Hats off to the most active affiliate program representatives in October. We're giving an extra special thanks to Renée from Rewards Affiliates, who was the most active affiliate program representative and continues on the list. She will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page for the month of November.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: A decade of perspectives
J. Todd celebrates 10 years of bringing you online gambling news, with stories from the U.K., New York and Pennsylvania. Also, we have a special music video that looks back at our first decade in the industry.

bet365 Games presents slots giveaway
With the 1 million pound Slots Giveaway, running through 27 November, players can enter for a chance to win multiple cash prizes over eight prize draws.

Crazy Vegas Casino releases Dragonz online slot
Players can enjoy the new online slot from Microgaming, in addition to a new player deposit bonus.

Golden Riviera releases Playboy slot on Android
Beginning today, players at the casino will be able to access the popular online slot via mobile device.

Condor Affiliates to attend SiGMA
From 16 to 19 November, the affiliate program's managers and gaming team will be at the Summit of iGaming in Malta.

Codeta teams up with Authentic Gaming
The casino will now be able to offer land-based live casino games on mobile, tablet and desktop.

EveryMatrix names Chief Commercial Officer
The company has appointed Nicolas Fleiderman, who brings over 15 years of experience in the iGaming industry, to the position.

PPA calls on PA's Senate to enact iGaming legislation
The Poker Players Alliance made a statement last week reacting to the Pennsylvania House's vote on the local share tax bill that included language supporting iGaming, urging the Senate to take the next step.

Red Tiger Gaming appoints Account Director
Carl Ejlertsson will work directly with clients, in addition to advising the development studio on its forthcoming selection of Scandinavian-targeted games.

Upcoming Conference

MiGS7-9 November, 2016
The Malta iGaming Seminar, a highly anticipated event in the Maltese iGaming industry, is renowned for bringing together the best of the industry to contribute to the high-profile discussion.

SiGMA16-19 November, 2016
The goal of SiGMA is to bring together the entire gaming community, from affiliates and operators to regulators and vendors.

ICE Totally GamingFeb. 7-9, 2017
ICE Totally Gaming
Showcasing compelling innovation and expertise, ICE Totally Gaming is proud to be the largest and most comprehensive B2B gaming exhibition in the world.

London Affiliate Conference (LAC)Feb. 9-12, 2017
London Affiliate Conference (LAC)
LAC's conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With 3,000 attendees expected, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with affiliates, affiliate managers, operators and speakers.
Did You Know?
Online betting operator Unibet reported a record performance, generating 142.3 million euros in revenue during the three months ending 30 September, an increase of 65% compared to the same time period in 2015.

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Affiliate Manager Interview
Ioannis Pagounis

Ioannis Pagounis was drawn to this industry because of the limitless potential. By working with Tipbet, he keeps an eye on the most recent trends, including eSports.
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Has a bank ever closed or refused to open a bank account for you?
In last week's poll about cease and desist orders from payment processors, one of our members posted that while he had never received a cease and desist notice, he did have a bank account closed. Have you ever had a bank refuse to open an account for you because of your involvement in gambling, or have you opened an account only to have it closed later? Besides answering the poll, be sure to share your thoughts, and what has worked and not worked for you.  View poll
Last week's poll results: Have you ever received a cease and desist e-mail from a payment processor? View poll
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