29 June 2011 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES June 29, 2011
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to announce Affiliate4You as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of the GPWA.
Meet The Affiliate Manager
Nicolas Fleiderman worked for expekt, Bodog Europe, the Fortune Lounge Group, Interwetten and several other operations before joining Casino Creed, which streams live games from multiple land-based casinos. Read the interview

Industry News
Alderney suspends Full Tilt Poker's license
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission has issued an order for Full Tilt Poker to suspend all operations immediately, putting the future of the online poker room in doubt.

Moneybookers stops accepting Full Tilt deposits
Moneybookers announced Wednesday it has stopped accepting deposits made to Full Tilt Poker.

PokerStars assures customers that money is safe
PokerStars says that its operations are completely unaffected in light of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission's suspension of Full Tilt Poker's license.

Barton introduces online poker bill
A group of legislators led by Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) introduced a bill that will regulate online poker in the U.S.

PPA praises new federal online poker bill
The Poker Players Alliance commended Rep. Joe Barton's introduction of a bill to license and regulate online poker.

Sponsors announced for BAC
iGB Affiliate has released details of the four premium sponsors for the Barcelona Affiliate Conference 2011, which include William Hill and Mansion Affiliates.

Perspectives Weekly: Bills! Bills! Bills!
J. Todd delivers news about online gambling bills from congressmen in Texas and Washington that are ready to follow Barney Frank's efforts.

Victor Chandler Poker holding series of freerolls
Victor Chandler Poker will give away 75,000 euros in July with a month-long series of freerolls.

Winner of Slotland jackpot has college on his mind
A middle-aged father won over $125,000 on the Witch's Brew slot machine and will use his winnings to pay for his daughter's college education.

New Windows Casino player scoops major jackpot
A woman won over 31,000 euros playing several different slot machines at Windows Casino over the weekend.

Viaden Gaming unveils seven new casino games
Viaden Gaming has launched five new online slot machines as well as a keno game and Golden Flush video poker.

Rival Gaming hitting the greens again with new slot
"The Back Nine" is a five-reel, 15 payline video slot machine that is the sequel to the "Hole in Won" slot.

Betfair, OpenBet reach mobile deal
Betfair is the latest OpenBet customer to take advantage of the mobile betting back-end platform.

Upcoming Conference

CBG Affiliate WeekendJuly 15-18
CBG Affiliate Weekend
The CBG event offers the possibility of meeting globally active and dedicated affiliates in a single event. Affiliates can meet and discuss strategies with some of the best webmasters in the industry in a fun and relaxing environment.

Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)Sept. 8-11
Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)
With two conference streams focused on the latest in affiliate marketing, this event offers a great opportunity to learn how to improve your business, discover what really drives conversions, improve your SEO, analyze whether social media actually gives you ROI and lots more.

European iGaming Congress & Expo (EiG)Sept. 20 - 22
European iGaming Congress & Expo (EiG)
Plugging you into the heart of Italy, Europe's fastest growing market, EiG celebrates its 10th birthday by moving to Milan and offering an even more exciting experience.
Did You Know?
PokerStars says it has returned more than $120 million to U.S. players in the wake of Black Friday.

Affiliate Program Sponsors

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Will Alderney allow Full Tilt to resume operations?
Earlier today Full Tilt shut down after the Alderney Gambling Control Commission issued an order for them to suspend all operations immediately. The GPWA's Aaron Todd posted a story on the topic and there are multiple threads in the forums discussing it. So, what are your thoughts? How likely is it that Alderney will allow Full Tilt to resume operations? View poll
Last week's poll results: What percentage of the time you spend working on your sites is for SEO purposes?  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 MessageBetfair CEO to step down after 10 years with company
New MessageBinion considers investment in Full Tilt
New MessageAdvocates betting on online gambling in U.S.
New MessageRepublican introduces federal online poker legislation
From The Forums
New MessageTwitter advice needed!
baldidiot writes:
So I figured it's probably about time for me to start using this here Twitter thing that all y'all kids be yapping on about these days. My main site has sections on sports, casino, poker and bingo. Is it better to have one Twitter account for the whole site, or split it into four separate accounts? What kind of things do you tweet about? Articles and promos or just randomness? read more
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New MessageFirefox's new rapid release schedule drawing fire
New MessageVisitors and 'real' players
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