24 August 2011 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES August 24, 2011
Latest edition of GPWA Times Magazine released!
The 17th edition of the GPWA Times Magazine will be mailed next week and will be available at the Barcelona Affiliate Conference and at EiG in Milan. Our cover story examines the phenomenal growth of live streaming as online sportsbooks develop and expand live sporting event coverage. We also have photos from the Fairway Charity Golf Tournament, the iGaming Super Show, Calvin Ayre's wild 50th birthday and the CBG Affiliate Weekend. To preview the new issue, or to make sure you receive your own copy in the mail, follow this thread.

Industry News
Barcelona Affiliate Conference going mobile
The Barcelona Affiliate Conference is offering a series of sessions that focus on mobile gambling.

ICE Totally Gaming to launch Totally Gaming Awards
The inaugural Totally Gaming Awards will be held on Jan. 23, the night before the ICE Totally Gaming exhibition begins.

Bet365 Affiliates expands operation
Bet365 Affiliates announced last week it has added six new members to its affiliate team.

Perspectives Weekly delivers a history lesson
J. Todd takes a look at the history of the online gambling industry and how the past is affecting our future.

eCOGRA receives two major accreditations
eCOGRA has qualified as a testing agency with the Italian regulator AAMS and had its systems approved by ISO.

Intertops Poker holding major freeroll Sunday
Intertops Poker is offering a $2,000 freeroll with no deposit or qualification requirements for new players.

Genting Poker launches home game product
Players at Genting Poker now have the ability to create their own private online tournaments.

California online poker efforts dead for now
California State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said a measure that would regulate online poker wouldn't be voted on this year.

JackpotCity Casino launches four new games
JackpotCity Casino has launched four new casino games that were developed by the Microgaming software group.

Sports Betting Tech names new CEO
Sports Betting Tech, a provider of interactive sports betting solutions, has announced the appointment of Itai Zak as its new chief executive officer.

CalvinAyre.com to sponsor Poker in the Park
CalvinAyre.com has been confirmed as the official media sponsor of Europe's premier poker festival Poker in the Park.

GameAccount Network launches games in Italy
The London-based gaming developer has launched seven real money casino table games in Italy.

Genting Casino launches Slot Idol competition
Slot Idol starts with 12 games and every week the least popular game from the promotion will be eliminated.

Titan Poker marks sixth anniversary
Titan Poker is celebrating the anniversary with a series of promotions, including its first heads-up championship.

Kerching Casino joins Income Access network
Kerching Casino is launching its affiliate program within the Income Access network and is offering affiliates 50 percent rev share for three months.

Bodog88 chooses Sunplus ONEbook for in-play events
Bodog88 has signed a licensing deal with leading sportsbook provider Sunplus ONEbook for in-play sporting events.

Windows Casino to launch Mr. Cashback
Mr. Cashback is a slot machine that rewards players with a bonus if a payline hasn't paid out in 50 spins.

Upcoming Conference

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)
EiG is celebrating its 10th birthday by moving to Milan in the heart of Europe's fastest growing market. And it's offering its usual exciting experience with a great roster of speakers and exhibitors.

iGaming Congress at G2EOct. 3
iGaming Congress at G2E
iGaming Congress at G2E is the largest conference in North America for Internet-based gaming. It will address the latest legalization possibilities and tax structures for the U.S. market, as well as the overall business of acquiring players, protecting players, processing payments and much more.

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)Oct. 3-6
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is the world's largest gaming event where gaming executives, buyers and industry professionals meet each fall in Las Vegas to conduct serious business.
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