14 September 2011 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES September 14, 2011
GPWA cocktail party in Las Vegas October 4th
We are pleased to announce a GPWA/APCW networking meeting/cocktail party in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Oct. 4. This is the same week G2E (the Global Gaming Expo) is being held at the Las Vegas Sands Convention Center. Join us at the top of the Stratosphere from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. We will have our own private reserved area on the observation deck, and everyone will also have complete access to the inside and outside areas of the observation decks.

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Industry News
Attorneys: Nevada taking right track on Internet poker
Attorneys from one of Nevada's largest law firms said the state is taking the correct approach in developing online poker regulations early should the federal government pass Internet poker legislation.

bet365 reaches deal with Solace Systems
bet365 has selected Solace Systems' Unified Messaging Platform to transfer data across its global network.

Perspectives Weekly: More Full Tilt excuses
J. Todd says Full Tilt's statement on why they haven't been able to pay players is predictable at best. He also welcomes two special guests back to Perspective Weekly.

Gambling and the Law: Is it gambling?
Professor I. Nelson Rose says the UIGEA has ironically created new opportunities for gaming entrepreneurs.

888 Poker launches live series in Canada
The Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake will be the location of 888 Poker's live tournament series, Super Stack.

GTECH G2 launches site with California casino
GTECH G2 will provide a play-for-fun online poker site for the Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego.

Casino Tropez celebrating Oktoberfest with bonus
All new players will get a $5 free bonus on their first deposit at Casino Tropez from Sept. 17 to Oct. 3.

Slotland adds new slot machine
Pearls of Atlantis is a five-reel, nine payline slot machine with images of the legendary lost kingdom of Atlantis.

Austrian wins Everest Poker International Cup
Hanh Tran outlasted a field of 41 players from 12 countries to win the Everest Poker International Cup Finale.

LVS to demonstrate betting platform at EiG
The sportsbook software provider will demonstrate new and upgraded features of its Advanced Betting Platform at EiG.

GTECH G2 to attend EiG in Milan
GTECH G2 will be at Stand 535 to showcase the latest updates to its poker, bingo and casino products.

IGT ready for Global Gaming Expo
Slot machine giant International Game Technology will showcase both its land-based and online offerings at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas from Oct. 4-6.

Upcoming Conference

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.
Did You Know?
Last Saturday, USC beat Utah in college football, 17-14. Or so we thought. Two hours after the game, officials reinstated a USC touchdown that had been nullified by penalty, making the final 23-14. USC was favored by 8.5 points. The score change left bookies in a bind, with some paying off Utah bets, and others paying USC bets.

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How big was the largest whale you ever had?
Earnings from whales can fluctuate wildly from month to month depending on whether they decide to play a lot, or not at all, and whether they had a winning or a losing streak. For this week's poll we thought we'd ask how much your largest player of all time contributed to your revenue. But what we're particularly interested in learning about is the experiences other webmasters have had with their larger players coming and going. View poll
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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:
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