23 November 2011 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES November 23, 2011
Industry News
Tribes want major role in online gaming process
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs heard arguments addressing tribal sovereignty and readiness regarding online gambling in the U.S. in a hearing on Thursday.

House subcommittee holds online gaming hearing
The hearing brought back familiar witnesses and rehashed old arguments on regulating online gaming in the U.S.

Nevada regulator says online gaming can be policed
Gaming Control Board Chairman Mark Lipparelli said Internet gambling can be policed with software that ferrets out cheaters and systems that identify underage players.

Report: GBT finalizes deal to buy Full Tilt
Groupe Bernard Tapie may have finalized a deal to purchase Full Tilt Poker for $80 million from the U.S. Department of Justice, according to a report published by Yahoo and CNNMoney.com.

Perspectives Weekly: Feds & Full Tilt reach a deal
This week's news includes a possible deal between the Department of Justice and Full Tilt, which may lead to players getting money back! Also, stories from J. Todd's "duh" files.

GGE launching two freerolls with Casino Titan
The two casino freeroll tournaments will be held in December with total cash prizes reaching $6,000.

Isle of Man seeking new iGaming chief
The Isle of Man government is in the process of recruiting and appointing a new Head of E-Gaming.

Bodog88.com launches CTXM's XCasino
Bodog88.com, the Asian licensee of the Bodog brand, has introduced its own live dealer studio and CTXM's Xcasino.

Casino.com offering major Christmas promotion
Players at Casino.com will have multiple chances to win an Audi, a holiday vacation or a gift from a Christmas wish list.

Mansion Affiliates nominated for iGB Affiliate Awards
Roi Rintzler has been nominated as one of the Best Affiliate Managers of the year while Mansion Affiliates has been nominated as Best Affiliate Program.

Big Time Bingo launches Studio 54 promotion
Big Time Bingo is kicking off its launch party with its disco-inspired $35,000 Studio 54 promotion.

Passoker announces partnership with OpenBet
Passoker can now offer its in-play products to all of OpenBet's betting and gaming customers worldwide.

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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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Besides e-mail, what sort of communication do you prefer when speaking with a new affiliate program seeking your business? Is it acceptable to add someone on Facebook and send them a casual message? Does that cut into the don't mix business and your personal life space? How effective is meeting someone at a trade show? Do you pick trade show dates and try to make time to meet new programs you're potentially interested in working with? read more
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