GPWA Times Magazine Issue 18 at a Glance

Full Tilt Poker's Facebook Wall
The story of Full Tilt Poker's seizure by the DOJ and subsequent financial issues, as told over (fake) Facebook. »

SEO Psychology for Affiliates
Advice for overcoming some of the mental roadblocks affiliates run up against when developing their SEO strategy. »

The Drought Is Over! Football Is Back!
Sinead has tips for sportsbook affiliates on how to choose your bookies, promote them effectively and make your site rise above the competition. »

Five diversification strategies for poker affiliates post Black Friday
Black Friday hit many poker affiliates hard, but there are things you can do to protect your brand and your revenue stream. »

Playing by Taxing Rules
Governments are beginning to develop different regulatory schemes for online gambling. Some may hit affiliates and operators harder than others. »

Regulators! Mount up!
Full Tilt Poker's and Absolute Poker/UB's inability to pay their players in the wake of DOJ indictments raises questions about what regulation is for and what constitutes a useful, effective regulatory scheme. »

Fed or State? -- The Great U.S. iGaming Regulation Debate
Two industry experts debate whether it makes the most sense to focus on state or federal efforts to develop sensible iGaming regulation. »

Gambling and the Law: California's Unnecessary Delay
The California Senate has decided not to vote on intrastate online gambling this year, but its reasons for the delay are not sound. »
Affiliate Interviews

Graham Rowlands discusses his websites, the pros and cons of the industry, and the benefits of old-fashioned paper over software. »

JJ Hofkamp discusses mobile gaming, the affiliate side of mobile gaming and the importance of to-do lists. »

Robert discusses the Romanian online gambling market. »

Gil Galperin discusses delivering high-quality content in multiple languages. »

Hussein Chatin discusses the importance of coaching, how to deal with plagiariasm and some tips for SEO. »
From the Forums
The future of the online gambling affiliate industry
Forum members discuss where they think the affiliate industry will be in five years, and make predictions regarding the fate of mobile gambling. »
Affiliate Manager Interviews

Stephanie Gould of BetCroc Affiliates discusses how her experience in Las Vegas brick-and-mortar casinos helps her as an affiliate manager. »
APCW Wall of Shame
The WaPo's outrage over the political nature of online gambling bills sounds more like false naivete than principle.»
Webmaster News
Betsson reaches deal with Arsenal Football Club
Betsson is now Arsenal's Official Betting Partner and will provide betting services through a new brand, GunnersGaming. »
Bodog to leave U.S. market at end of year
By Dan Igo. The company will not seek to renew U.S. licensing when its agreement with Morris Mohawk Gaming expires. »
Itai Zak appointed as new CEO of Sports Betting Tech
Zak comes to Sports Betting Tech from Spiral Solutions, where he served as executive VP of eGaming products. »
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