16 November 2011 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES November 16, 2011
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to announce Revenue Giants as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as a member of the GPWA.
Industry News
Caesars chairman bullish on online poker
Caesars Entertainment Chairman Gary Loveman said his company will be ready if Congress passes a bill that legalizes Internet poker and sets up a regulatory process.

Internet key for American poker players
Internet poker -- or the lack of opportunity to play online legally -- could be a reason U.S. players seem to be losing their dominance in a game considered historically American.

Perspectives Weekly: DOJ vs. online poker
J. Todd discusses news on the U.S. Department of Justice responding to legal papers filed by two "Black Friday" defendants that claim online poker is a skill game.

Titan Poker to send players to Aussie Millions
Titan Poker has launched a series of satellites to determine the players that will participate on its behalf at the Aussie Millions Main Event.

bet365 recruits team of software developers
Online gambling group bet365 is recruiting a team of software developers and network architects to help create the company's next-generation gambling platform.

States' rights and fragmented markets
State legislatures will continue to gain confidence in their ability to regulate gambling on the Internet, but they will be careful not to impose their laws outside their territory.

Aussie hits major jackpot at Windows Casino
An Australian slots player became the lucky winner of over $30,000 after landing the Marvel Super Power Jackpot.

Income Access nominated for gaming award
Income Access is a finalist at the 5th International Gaming Awards in the category of iGaming Software Supplier.

Mahjong Logic signs deal with Bodog88.com
Mahjong Logic will provide mahjong games to Bodog88 Casino, the Asian-facing licensee of Bodog.

iGaming Business to be media partner at ICE
iGaming Business will return as an exclusive media partner for the ICE Totally Gaming Expo in London in January.

Player wins major jackpot at InterCasino
A player from Lebanon won $935,100 last week playing the online slot machine Millionaires Club III.

Genting Casino launches Genting World Tour
The winner of the promotion gets to go on a trip to a Genting Resorts World destination in either Singapore or New York.

Sparkling Bingo guarantees getaway for affiliates
Sparkling Bingo is offering affiliates an opportunity to win travel gift vouchers for referring new players to the site.

CTXM signs partnership agreement with EveryMatrix
CTXM has integrated XCasino, which brings a suite of more than 100 games to the EveryMatrix gaming platform.

Upcoming Conference

iGB EspanaNov. 18-19, 2011
iGB Espana
iGB Espana is dedicated to the Spanish-speaking sector of the online gambling industry. iGB Espana sessions will be in Spanish with a live English translation available, ensuring all delegates can take advantage of the Spanish-speaking marketplace and leave with practical relevant strategies.

ICE Totally GamingJan. 24-26, 2012
ICE Totally Gaming
ICE Totally Gaming is the most comprehensive and international B2B gaming exhibition on the world stage. Featuring more than 400 exhibiting companies active in the online, mobile, betting, bingo, casino, lottery and street gaming sectors, ICE attracts operators and gaming professionals from 100-plus nations to London's Earls Court Exhibition Centre.

London Affiliate Conference (LAC)Jan. 26-29, 2012
London Affiliate Conference (LAC)
LAC conference sessions provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and insights from expert speakers. With 2,500 attendees expected, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with affiliates, affiliate managers, operators and speakers.
Did You Know?
Google led the explicit core search market in October with 65.6 percent of search queries conducted in the U.S., according to comScore.

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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:
New MessageEU shifting stance on online gambling
New MessageNevada to start accepting online poker license applications next year
New MessageTwo online poker bills introduced in California
New MessageBanks don't want Australian UIGEA
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Is one website enough to create a steady income? What's the ideal number if any? I understand this might be different for everyone, and please no 'what if it stops making money?' This can be said just about any job/site/business out there. It doesn't mean that every company spreads through 250 different fields. So let's just focus on the ideal situation. read more
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