6 January 2010 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES January 6, 2010
Recognition for December's active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most-active members for December. We're giving an extra special thanks to thepokerkeep, one of the most active posters during the month of 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
Hats off to the affiliate program representatives who were most active in the forums during the month of December. We're giving an extra special thanks to Shaun from NordicBet Partners, who was the most-active affiliate program representative this month. He will be featured on the GPWA home page for the month of January.

Industry News
GTECH G2 European iGaming panel a success
A capacity crowd of operators, regulators and industry observers gathered in London last month to discuss European iGaming legislation.

iGB Affiliate Awards set for Jan. 28
The online gambling community has cast over 4,000 votes for the iGB Affiliate Awards, which will be held at the London Affiliate Conference on Jan. 28th.

Income Access attending iGB Affiliate Awards
Income Access has been nominated for an award in the "Best iGaming Affiliate Network" category.

MECN releases report on Swiss gambling market
The new report on the Swiss gambling market presents in-depth analysis and includes a unique overview of the planned liberalization.

GoWild Casino offering affiliates $100 freeroll
GoWild Casino is offering a $100 freeroll for affiliates who refer five depositing players or 50 registrations in January.

PKR Heads-Up Grand Slam debuts on Sky TV
A lineup of 32 of the world's best poker players competed in an invitational held in London in October and Sky TV will show the event in eight episodes.

Clarion Gaming announces events schedule for 2010
Clarion Gaming has restructured its events calendar to ensure there are no conflicts with the World Cup.

New bingo site launched and ready for action
New players at 241 Bingo will receive a $24 welcome bonus as well as a 200% bonus on every deposit.

UB.com and Absolute Poker ready for Super Bowl
The two online poker sites are giving players the chance to win one of three prize packages to Super Bowl XLIV.

RedKings launches $150,000 points race
The online poker room has launched the newest version of its points race and now has four weekly starting dates and a monthly race as well.

Champions League Final up for grabs at Affiliate Club
All new members at Affiliate Club through Jan. 30 will automatically be entered in a raffle where the winner receives a ticket to the UEFA Champions League Final.

Upcoming Conference

Affiliate Summit West (Las Vegas)Jan. 17-19
Affiliate Summit West (Las Vegas)
This three-day conference at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino includes an exhibit hall with affiliate merchants, vendors and networks, as well as multiple tracks of educational sessions covering the latest trends and information from affiliate marketing experts.

ICEi 2010 (London)Jan. 26-28
ICEi 2010 (London)
The International Gaming Expo is the premier showcase for the world's most innovative and advanced land-based and remote gaming, betting and amusement products.

London Affiliate ConferenceJan. 28-31
London Affiliate Conference
This two-day conference will offer informative panels and presentations that will focus on industry updates and best practices as well as the Affiliate Series of Poker. Admission is free for all affiliates.
Did You Know?
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Would you buy a domain or use a Web site from a "rogue" country?
GPWA member AmCan was wondering earlier this week how political beliefs, cultural and recent news affect how people view domains. For instance, does the recent attempted terrorist attack on an airliner in the U.S. affect the way you feel about domains from the countries on the U.S. list for increased security on U.S.-bound flights? View poll
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Buzzy's World
The BuzzBuzzy has been hard at work this week chasing down the latest industry rumors and gossip. Here's a quick look at Buzzy's top finds:
New Message888 founder Aharon Shaked dies at 58
New MessageChanges in the Swiss market?
New MessageCantor launches mobile casino gaming in Vegas
New MessagePokerNews looks ahead to 2010
From The Forums
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I have tried several times to register some of my bingo sites (which are of good quality and not link farms) at dmoz, and I still haven't received an answer. Does somebody know how can I get my bingo sites on there? read more
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