18 June 2008 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES June 18, 2208
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is excited to announce Red Returns as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as a new member of the GPWA community!

Meet The Affiliate
Bruce Eicher - Chips
Bruce Eicher went from online player, to forum moderator to poker affiliate. Now, the GPWA member is striving to make the affiliate business a full-time gig and in this interview he explains how he hopes to attain that goal.  Read the interview

Industry News
Bet365 offers $1,000 freeroll to GPWA members
Bet365 Poker's freeroll on June 25th will feature a $200 bounty on the head of one of its affiliate executives.

Offering bets in France could cost sportsbooks
A French high court ruling has paved the way for sports governing bodies to charge betting companies for permission to offer markets on their tournaments.

eCOGRA board welcomes new director
Chris Hobbs, Head of Corporate Affairs at Microgaming, has replaced Roger Raatgever as one of the Founder Directors of the independent, non-profit body. The other Founder Member seats are held by bwin and 888.com.

CelebPoker to host high-stakes poker tournament
The poker room's high-stakes event on Nov. 30 will require a buy-in of 20,000 euros and feature a prize pool expected to be well over 1 million euros. CelebPoker.com is also running daily satellites with buy-ins as small as two euros.

Lasseters Casino offers new sign-up bonus
Affiliates will get a boost with a new player sign-up bonus of 300% for players' first deposits and new banners featuring bonus details.

Titan Poker to host $2.5 million event
The iPoker Network poker room will stage a $2,500,000 Guaranteed Prize tournament on Sept. 7. Titan Poker players will be able to compete in Sit 'N Go and Multi-Table Satellite tournaments to qualify for a seat in the event.

PaddyPowerPoker launches VIP Go Free promotion
New promotion will award Executive Packages for the Irish Winter Festival to players earning at least 500,000 Paddy Points between June 15 and Oct. 15.

GoldBet begins alliance with Income Access
New GoldBet affiliate program features two poker rooms, a games section, a slots club and three different types of casinos under the GoldWin Portal brand name.

Victor Chandler offers Euro 2008 affiliate promotions
With one of the biggest events in European football underway, sportsbook Victor Chandler is offering its affiliates lucrative opportunities to cash in on the hype.

Did You Know?
Online betting in Spain is expected to rise 84% this year thanks to a 53% increase in the number of people who participate, according to the AEDAPI.

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