GPWA Times Magazine Issue 36 at a Glance

'Bullish' on bitcoin
Since launching in 2009, the enigmatic cryptocurrency's viability and value have been volatile, to say the least. But as more businesses acknowledge its legitimacy, the more accepted it's become -- particularly in the world of iGaming. »

Political punting on the rise
Betting on politics is an emerging market, and its ascent will continue in November. But will it ever become a widespread, lucrative attraction for iGaming affiliates? »

Ten years of UIGEA: Solutions or problems?
After being inserted at the last minute into an unrelated port security bill, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was signed into law on 13 October 2006. In addition to closing down U.S. online gaming sites upon its enactment, federal prosecutors used the UIGEA as a criminal prosecution strategy against operators who continued to offer online gaming in the U.S. »
Affiliate Interviews

Bike rides are a great time to have business meetings, according to this affiliate. »

The key to happiness is to get paid for something you'd do in your spare time anyway, according to this affiliate. »

This sports betting affiliate says blogging about his latest project has helped himself and the community. »

This affiliate went from bonus hunter to blogger to business partner at a fast-growing family of sites. »
Affiliate Manager Interviews

Having worked in the online gaming industry since 2010, Erik Karu went from head of online marketing at OlyBet to head of affiliates at OEG Partners. »

Ioannis Pagounis was drawn to this industry because of the limitless potential. He stays on top of the most recent trends by working with Tipbet. »
APCW Hall of Fame
Despite all the commotion and controversy Attorney General Eric Schneiderman created after he announced that DraftKings and FanDuel were illegal, New York redeemed itself by passing a bill that regulated and legalized daily fantasy sports. »
APCW Hall of Fame
These past inductees have taken great pains to strengthen the gaming industry, earning them a spot in the coveted Hall of Fame. »
Webmaster News
DFS Status Update
A state-by-state look at daily fantasy sports regulation »
Issue 36