28 April 2010 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES April 28, 2010
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is excited to announce AffRevenue, Jackpot Games Affiliates and Moneybookers Affiliates as new sponsors. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as new members of the GPWA!
Industry News
Malta issues LOI to Cake Network
The Cake Network is now able to offer clients the choice of being regulated in Malta or Curacao.

Rich Casino readies for debut
Rich Casino is U.S.-player friendly and has games with 3D graphics that are powered by Top Game software.

Jackpot Games set for launch
The online casino sports over 80 instant-play games and is holding several promotions in conjunction with the launch.

Star Partner Affiliates launches Aurora
Aurora is the new software powering Star Partner Affiliates and it offers many improvements for affiliates.

Perspectives Weekly takes on a volcano
Trapped in Amsterdam by a volcano in Iceland, J. Todd has industry news on U.S. regulation and fantasy sports.

Right2Bet calls out Poland
Right2Bet says the EU Commission needs to clamp down on preposterous Polish proposals on Internet gambling.

iGaming Super Show to hold domain name auction
An auction will be held between May 24 and June 1 that will provide iGaming Super Show delegates an opportunity to acquire URLs in their specific niches.

Right2Bet takes a look at France
Right2Bet discusses European regulations in general and takes a closer look at France's new online gambling law in its first article for the GPWA.

Cake Poker rolls out new client
Cake's software developers consulted with both cash and tournament players to develop the client.

Affiliate WIDE joins GPWA as platinum sponsor
The affiliate program has experienced exponential growth over the past eight months and promises to provide excellent service to both affiliates and players.

Dragonfish powering Bingo Hollywood
Dragonfish will provide Bingo Hollywood with a fully managed bingo solution, including software and a selection of marketing services.

TwinSpires.com signs with Income Access
Income Access will provide TwinSpires with software to track and monitor the performance of its affiliate program.

iNetBet Casino celebrates 11th anniversary
The online casino is celebrating the milestone with a host of promotions and hidden gifts.

Upcoming Conference

Global iGaming Summit & Expo (Montreal)May 11 - 13
Global iGaming Summit & Expo (Montreal)
GiGSE is returning after a two-year hiatus with the goal of giving you a leg up in the North American iGaming market.

iGaming SuperShow (Prague)May 25 - 28
iGaming SuperShow (Prague)
The iGaming Super Show is designed to provide a meeting place for the entire industry, including affiliates, vendors, operators and regulators.

Online Bingo Summit & Awards (London)June 8 - 9
Online Bingo Summit & Awards (London)
The 5th Annual Online Bingo Summit & Awards is Europe's top online bingo event. The conference includes sessions on overcoming player saturation and differentiating brands.
Did You Know?
Viewership of online videos in the U.K. increased 37 percent during the past year, according to a report from comScore.

Affiliate Program Sponsors

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What is the longest you've ever been delayed in your travels?
The eruption of a volcano in Iceland wreaked havoc on travel plans all over the world. Many people, including our own Michael Corfman, were grounded for several days because of the volcanic ash. So for this week's poll, we want to know the longest you've ever been delayed in your travels. What is your best story about travel delays? And please post the details. Misery loves company. View poll
Last week's poll results: How often do you use social media? View poll
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 MessageCanadians wager $1 billion on Web annually
New MessagePaddy Power sponsors confessional box
New MessageConservative blog criticizes Republican online gaming stance
New MessageOnline gambling industry to hold domain name auction
From The Forums
New MessageA Twitter idea
patmcluk writes:
I have created a Twitter page as a hub for my Web sites. I have already made about six of my Web sites point to it via Twitter Tools, and I am thinking of adding ALL of them. So my question is: Will I get any SEO value out of this or am I just wasting my time? read more
New MessageiPads and online gambling
New MessageWhat is your favorite number?
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New MessageDirect download vs. landing pages
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