9 January 2008 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES January 9, 2008
Join the GPWA at ICEi in London
There are just a few days left until the ICEi 2008 exhibition, which begins on Jan. 23 in London. The ICEi Exhibition features more than 60 iGaming industry suppliers covering every gamut of the industry. Casino City and GPWA staff will be there with the third issue of the GPWA Times magazine, the 2008 edition of Casino City's iGaming Business Directory and literature about the GPWA and Casino City products.

CAP Euro is Party Time!
CAP Euro in London is just around the corner. It all kicks off on Thursday, Jan. 24 with the opening party. On Friday, The CAP Awards 2008 will be held at the world famous Chelsea Football Club. Saturday features a networking party and on Sunday there's an all-afternoon party and networking session with free drinks. We hope to see you there!

GPWA seal350 sites awarded GPWA-approved portal seals
We've reached another milestone - 350 sites now have the right to display the "GPWA Approved Portal" seal. Congratulations to the 80 newly approved sites (and their associated webmasters). The international adoption of this symbol of credibility and ethical behavior has been truly amazing. If you are a current GPWA private member, and would like to be a participant in the seal program, please pm CityGuard with the URLs of the websites on which you would like to use the seal.

Join the GPWA on LinkedIn
The GPWA has set up a group on LinkedIn. If you use LinkedIn, or want to use LinkedIn, we invite you to join us there. There are a couple benefits to joining the LinkedIn GPWA group. First, you can see who the other members of the GPWA group are on LinkedIn, a big help if you want to be able to network with other GPWA members there. Second, you'll be identified as being a member of the GPWA.

Honoring December's active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our 21 most-active members for December. As was the case in previous months, we are showing our appreciation to these members by linking to their sites from our home page. We're giving an extra special thanks to thepokerkeep, one of our most-active posters during December. His site is being shown on the GPWA home page for the month of January as the featured site.

Recognizing December's active affiliate managers
The GPWA is pleased to recognize our five most-active affiliate managers in December. We're giving an extra special thanks to Henrik Granlund, one of the most active affiliate program representatives during the month of December, and new to the list this month. He will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page for the month of January.

iGaming Portals Wanted
Play LA has announced they are looking to acquire iGaming Portal Sites. If you have an established site you would consider selling, this may be the perfect opportunity for you to exchange your site for some cash. Read this thread for details.

Industry News
Google and Yahoo! civil trial set for February
After settling with the U.S. government, the two Internet giants will have their liability for running online gambling ads further tested in civil court.

NETeller deal has tax implications
Rose writes that American gamblers better pay their taxes on online winnings because the agreement NETeller struck with the U.S. brought greater scrutiny to their accounts.

Stage is set for Titan Poker's $2 million tournament
The iPoker Network's largest poker room is preparing for the March event, which is open to all Titan Poker players, who can buy-in directly to the Main Event or win their seat through a series of sit-n-go tournaments and multi-table qualifiers.

Did You Know?
Everest Poker, IPN, Ongame and PKR each set new records for simultaneous players on Monday, January 7, according to PokerScout.com.

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Jan. 24-27, 2008
CAP Euro: London
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