29 October 2008 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES October 29, 2008
The GPWA Conference in London is just 8 days away
Please join us on Nov. 6 at the Cafe Royal in Picadilly Square for a great afternoon of conference sessions and evening of partying. The conference will feature sessions on SEO tips, viral marketing, adding video to Web sites and marketing iGaming on social networks. And the party, sponsored by Intertops and PKR, promises to be an exciting affair filled with plenty of fun and networking opportunties. Follow this thread for more details.

Facebook page set up for GPWA Conference at G2E
Planning for the GPWA Conference at the Global Gambling Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas on Nov. 20 has kicked into high gear. We've set up a Facebook page for people to let us know if they'll be attending. And if GPWA members register for the conference by Oct. 31, we can provide free exhibit hall passes to G2E. Follow this thread for more details.

iGaming Portals Wanted
Burstin Group has announced a special "Trick or Treat" promotion covering Spanish content-writing services. Affiliates will get a complimentary English copy of the first 5 Spanish articles they order between now and Nov. 2. For more information or to order, e-mail info@burstingroup.com or call 416-822-5531. Or read this thread for more details.

Industry News
Australian senator favors blocking online casinos
Sen. Nick Xenophon says he would like the government to force Internet service providers to block access to online gambling sites.

William Hill Bingo gets in the Halloween spirit
The recently redesigned site is offering a week (Oct. 29-Nov. 4) of Halloween-themed promotions to its players, including special Freaky Flyer and Trick or Treat games.

Absolute Poker introduces 'Show Folded Cards'
The new functionality allows players to see the cards they've folded at any point during the same hand.

PKR.com teams up with dating site
The popular 3D poker room will begin a series of singles poker nights in November in conjunction with Lovestruck.com.

King Kong headlines CryptoLogic's new lineup
New games also include European blackjack, upgraded European roulette and a Casinomeister-branded slot game.

Bodog player strikes it rich after switch
A Let 'Em Ride player switches to Caribbean Stud and hits a $141,000 progressive jackpot after playing just three hands.

Bwin launches online poker platform in Italy
The online giant has added poker to its Italian Web site and is using the new P5 Poker Engine that was developed by the Ongame Network.

Upcoming Conference

World Poker CongressOct. 29 - 30, 2008
World Poker Congress
WPC examines the synergy between the traditional land-based and online poker industry as experts from both sectors discuss critical issues and ideas.

GPWA Conference London 2008Nov. 6, 2008
GPWA Conference London 2008
Join us in Picadilly Square in London for some great conference sessions, and afterwards find out why GPWA also stands for "Go Party With Affiliates!"

G2E 2008Nov. 18 - 20, 2008
G2E 2008
Since 2001, G2E has been the international gaming trade show and conference "by the industry and for the industry."

GPWA Conference at G2ENov. 20, 2008
GPWA Conference at G2E
The event includes conference sessions that will run from 1-4 p.m., a party at the top of the Stratosphere and free exhibit hall passes to G2E.

Affilicon Affiliate Marketing ConferenceNov. 24 - 25, 2008
Affilicon Affiliate Marketing Conference
Learn the newest trends in affiliate marketing from experts in SEO, social networking, media and related fields at the Shefayim Conference Center in Israel.
Did You Know?
The winner of the World Series of Poker Main Event final table in November will get $9,119,517 (before taxes) in prize money.

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Who will be the next U.S. president?
With the U.S. election less than a week away, and polls being published daily on the topic, Nandakishore thought it would be interesting to check the pulse of GPWA members and see who they thought would win the presidential race. We think that's a great idea. So, who do you think will be the next president of the United States? View poll
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