20 October 2010 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES October 20, 2010
GPWA holding cocktail party during G2E
We are pleased to announce we will be holding a GPWA/APCW networking meeting/cocktail party at the Stratosphere in Las Vegas on Nov. 16 from 8-11 p.m. This is the same week G2E is being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We will have our own private reserved area on the observation deck and everyone will also have complete access to the inside and outside area of the observation decks. Follow this thread for more details.

Industry News
GoWild Gaming releases statement after raid
GoWild Gaming says their casino service is up and running flawlessly despite reports of Serbian police raiding a customer support call center on Wednesday.

Everest Affiliates LAC promotion winding down
New and existing Everest Affiliates members in the GPWA community have until Oct. 31 to win a trip to the London Affiliate Conference in January.

iGB Scandinavian Affiliate Super Summit is back
Organizer i-Gamingforum has teamed up with iGB Affiliate to jointly run the Scandinavian Affiliate Super Summit in Stockholm in late November.

EGamingOnline, SkillOnNet partner with Intercash
Players at BGRoom.com, EU Casino, Casino RedKings and Mega Casino will now be able to deposit and withdraw via Intercash's card and affiliates will be able to receive prepaid cards as a payment option as well.

Intertops awarding $35,000 during World Series
Random draws at Intertops will award cash bonuses to hundreds of casino players during the World Series.

Celtic Casino added to Live Casino Partners
Celtic Casino has joined Lucky Live Casino in the Live Casino Partners stable of brands.

EveryMatrix selects Visionary iGaming
Visionary iGaming will supply EveryMatrix with its interactive Live Dealer 2.0 casino games.

French Dragonfish poker sites going live
Dragonfish announced French poker sites Full Fun and 888 have gone live on the network, with ad Astra joining them in the coming week.

GTECH G2 unveils new slot game at EiG
GTECH G2 introduced "Sherlock Holmes" at the European iGaming Congress in Copenhagen.

Perspectives Weekly talks courts, cricket
J. Todd looks at the Washington State Supreme Court's decision to uphold the ban on Internet gambling and what a cricket scandal reveals about our industry.

CAI Games signs deal with "Daily Express"
CAI Games has signed an exclusive deal with the U.K.'s "Daily Express" newspaper for a white label casino.

Speakers announced for Spanish conference
Ivan Garcia Pelayo and Cristobal Prieto of Group Los Pelayos will be the keynote speakers at the iGB Espana 2010 conference in Madrid on Nov. 5-6.

South Carolina court hearing poker case
Lawyers for the Poker Players Alliance argued Texas Hold'em is a skill game in oral arguments presented before the South Carolina Supreme Court.

ParagonEX launches affiliate program
Forex provider ParagonEX has partnered with Income Access to launch its affiliate program.

Upcoming Conference

European iGaming Congress & Expo (Copenhagen)October 19 - 21
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G2E (Las Vegas)November 15 - 18
G2E (Las Vegas)
This year's largest gaming show features a special all-new iGaming Congress, a one and a half day conference that will address the potential impact of Internet gambling regulations in the U.S., and advise the gaming market on how to react to the changing face of the industry and take advantage of new opportunities.
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