28 July 2010 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES July 28, 2010
Meet The Affiliate
MadneszBjorn Bos entered the affiliate industry four years ago, and runs a few unique sites, including ones that deal with Forex and crude oil. Read the interview

Industry News
Online gambling bill approved by House committee
The House Financial Services Committee voted 41-22-1 to approve a bill that would introduce a licensing and regulatory structure for online gambling in the United States.

81 sites sued for copyright infringement
Copyright infringement suits involving content from the Las Vegas Review-Journal have been filed against at least 81 Web site owners and organizations over the last 11 weeks, according to multiple reports by the Las Vegas Sun.

Online casino industry to grow rapidly by 2014
The Global Business of Online Casinos said the online gambling industry will increase 79 percent by 2014.

Lawmakers hear another bid for legal online gaming
Poker pro Annie Duke testified in front of a House Financial Services Committee hearing on legalizing online gambling.

Perspectives Weekly celebrates 200th episode
The 200th installment of Perspectives Weekly looks at the launch (and crash) of Canada's first regulated online gambling site.

Clarion Events unveils "total gaming" identity
The new corporate identity comprises casino, remote, street, bingo, sports betting, online and lottery.

AffActive launches Slots Jungle Casino
Slots Jungle Casino is designed especially for slots lovers and features over 80 slot machines and daily tournaments.

Victory Poker to host charity tournament in London
Victory Poker will host a charity tournament at the London Poker Festival to benefit the Murry Foundation charity.

Bodog unleashing powers with new slot machine
The site's new "Witches & Wizards" slot machine is based on a magic theme and has five-reels and 25 paylines.

GTECH G2 introduces live presenter bingo
GTECH G2 has launched a new and improved online bingo network that now features live presenters.

Christmas comes early for Bingo Liner
Players at Bingo Liner can participate in the "Xmas in July" MegaBingo marathon for the rest of the month.

Players get the chance to knock out Holyfield
Real Deal Poker is giving poker players the chance to face five-time heavyweight champion Evander "Real Deal" Holyfield heads-up in London.

NeoGames reaches deal with Kamay Holdings
NeoGames has partnered with Kamay Holdings to create a new soft-gaming offering called Superscratch.com.

Win A Day Casino introduces Keno
The 3D online casino has introduced its own unique version the classic casino game Keno.

Upcoming Conference

Affiliate Summit EastAugust 15 - 17
Affiliate Summit East
This three-day conference 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.

CBG Affiliate WeekendAugust 27 - 30
CBG Affiliate Weekend
This weekend has been created with one goal in mind: Give active webmasters and affiliate programs around the world the opportunity to gather in gambling-friendly Canada.
Did You Know?
According to PokerScout.com, three .fr poker networks have already cracked the top-20 in terms of player traffic.

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Will Barney Frank's Internet Gambling bill pass in the House this year?
Earlier today Barney Frank's bill HR 2267 to regulate online gambling passed out of committee by a vote of 41 to 22. In order to become law, the bill still needs to be passed on the House floor and approved by the Senate before there is an actual bill that can be signed by the president. Do you think the bill will pass in the House this year? View poll
Last week's poll results: What types of changes have you made to your sites based on input? 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 MessageNY Times runs piece on European online gambling
New MessageVinism on ESPN's Inside Deal round II
New MessageReport: Industry to grow by 79% by 2014
New MessageMarkup hearing set for next week on U.S. bill
From The Forums
New MessageWho started with no coding knowledge?
pocketnut writes:
How many established affiliates started like I did? No coding knowledge, no marketing experience, only a determination to make it work. I have to admit I, like many others, thought that being an affiliate would be an easier way to make some extra cash. But now it has become a challenge and I can't back down when I'm challenged. I would love to read some "How I started" stories. read more
New Message'Captain' Allan Leonard has passed away
New MessageAPCW Audits: Intertops
New MessageBarney Frank markup hearing live blog
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New MessageWho are the super affiliates?
New MessageUrgent help needed
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