12 December 2007 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES December 12, 2007
GPWA Member Information Survey
On Wednesday, we e-mailed surveys to all of our webmasters to help us update GPWA member information. These surveys list all of the gaming portal sites we currently believe you own or work on. Please let us know if you have new Web sites, or if you are no longer associated with any of the sites listed. Also, we encourage everyone to update their forum profiles. Just click here to review and update your profile. You may also subscribe to the GPWA Times Magazine by adding your mailing address to your profile.

Industry News
WTO ruling expected on Friday
Antigua's private attorney, Mark Mendel, says he feels his client 'has the upper hand' as a decision looms in its long-running Internet gambling trade dispute against the U.S.

888.com launches responsible gaming Web site
New site awarded GameCare certification and will offer information about responsible gaming practices, dealing with problem gambling and preventing underage gambling.

Spider-Man swings into action with Cryptologic
Webswinger and Fantastic Four slot games make online casino gaming debut with CryptoLogic software, joining a roster that already includes Marvel-branded games such as the Hulk, Blade, X-Men, Elektra, Iron Man and Ghost Rider.

2008 World Series of Poker schedule released
Affiliates can now begin planning promotions around the 2008 WSOP. The official schedule was announced on Tuesday and for the first time the series will begin and end with $10,000 buy-in world championships.

RummyRoyal runs affiliate promotion
The owners of the multi-player rummy game are sharing profits with affiliates by creating new referral programs and offering free marketing tools to promote the brand.

WAP affiliate program targets French market
Income Access and Gold Mobile Casino's affiliate program are launching a site with new banners and gaming software with the hopes of taking advantage of a hot mobile market.

CanAffco announces new Affiliate Poker Tour
Canadian Affiliate Management Company is launching a new tour with the first event scheduled to be played online at PrivyPoker.com on Dec. 19. All events are free to enter, but a player account is required in order to register.

Absolute Poker deals out billionth hand
For the second time in less than a week, a major player in the online poker world hit the magic 1,000,000,000 mark. A player using the moniker WIN1313 won the milestone hand and was awarded a $7,000 prize package.

Fortune Affiliates to award safari prize package
The affiliate who acquires the most new poker players for PokerTime between Dec. 6, 2007 and Jan. 25, 2008 receives an all-expenses-paid trip to South Africa to compete in three poker tournaments as well as participate in a horseback safari and walk with the lions.

Did You Know?
In Europe and Australia, bingo is typically played with 90 balls. In North America, it is generally played with 75 balls.

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