6 July 2011 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES July 6, 2011
GPWA adds Google +1 functionality
The GPWA has introduced new features based on Google's +1 button. We have added the Google +1 button to every member portal site listed in the GPWA member directory. We have also added Google +1 buttons on every GPWA sponsor page. Follow this thread for details on these cool features.

Recognition for June's active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most-active members for June. We're giving an extra special thanks to baldidiot, one of the most active posters during the month of June. His site is being shown on the home page for the month of July as the featured site.

Recognizing June's active affiliate managers
We're tipping our hats to the affiliate program representatives who were most active in June. We're giving an extra special thanks to Rakesh of Mojo Affiliates, who was the most active affiliate program representative this month. He will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page for the month of July.

Meet The Affiliate
Brad LeebBrad Leeb has the distinction of being the GPWA's one and only professional hockey player. Read how his passion and knowledge for hockey has translated to his affiliate site. Read the interview

Industry News
Report: European investors agree to purchase Full Tilt
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a group of European investors are poised to rescue Full Tilt Poker.

Perspectives Weekly: Letting go...
The APCW's J. Todd puts industry news on hold this week as he says goodbye to another friend.

D.C. proposes rules for Internet gambling
Professor I. Nelson Rose says that if Washington D.C.'s experiment with legal internet gambling is a success, states will be sure to follow.

An in-depth look at the poker economy
Almost immediately after the landscape for online poker in the U.S. changed on April 15, experts speculated it would have a drastic effect on registrations at the World Series of Poker. The experts were wrong, at least for this year.

Titan Poker says operations are secure
Titan Poker is offering new players an improved first deposit bonus of 200 percent up to $1,000.

Titan Poker offering major reload bonus
Players making a deposit until July 17 will be credited with a 100 percent pending bonus up to a maximum of $5,000.

Everest Poker launches EPIC qualifiers
Qualifiers for the Everest Poker International Cup will run through August with a total prize pool of $125,000.

Chartwell Technology launches four new slots
The online gambling software provider has released four new slots, including Vampires vs. Werewolves.

Mahjong Logic partners with Plus-Five Gaming
The online mahjong software provider has just announced the signing of a new licensing agreement with Plus-Five Gaming.

Roland Rat making his slot debt
The famous British rodent TV superstar is now featured in a five-reel, 25-payline slot machine.

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?
Android phones account for 35.6 percent of non-computer Web traffic vs. 23.5 percent from iPhones, according to comScore.

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How did the second quarter of 2011 compare with the first quarter?
The second quarter of 2011 ended almost a week ago, so it is now time to ask our periodic question to members about how the revenue they are earning has changed over the last quarter. If you compare revenue from the second quarter (April to June) to revenue from the first quarter (January to March), how did it change? Did it get better, stay the same or get worse? View poll
Last week's poll results: Will Alderney allow Full Tilt to resume operations? View poll
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From The Forums
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This topic may have surfaced before but I'm sure many affiliates who are on rev share would love this intel. In the movies, you see the big shots fly into Vegas in their private jets, drop a few jaw-dropping bets on either their favorite blackjack, roulette or mahjong game, then retreat to their suite. I'd love to know what online games attract big players with their stakes. read more
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