30 November 2011 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES November 30, 2011
New Affiliate Programs
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Industry News
Bodog Poker releases new software
Bodog Poker's new software includes a 'Rabbit Cam' and controversial measures to prevent data mining.

888 Poker, GGE to hold two-month series
888 Poker has partnered with Global Gaming Events to host four events through December and January.

Genting Poker to launch new poker series
The Genting Poker Series will launch next year and includes seven new poker tournaments in the U.K.

Victor Chandler Poker holding Christmas promo
Victor Chandler Poker has announced the launch of its 25-day Christmas Advent Calendar promotion, which will have more than 40,000 euros in prizes.

London Affiliate Conference hosting new event
The London Affiliate Conference will host an affiliate 'networking fun day' on Jan. 26.

Mahjong Logic signs Kashbet.com as licensee
Kashbet.com will use Mahjong Logic for the online mahjong component of its new website.

Online gaming industry unhappy with Greek law
Two trade groups have filed a complaint with the European Commission, saying that requiring online gaming firms to locate and bank in Greece violates EU law.

Platinum Play giving away a Caribbean cruise
Platinum Play and Neteller are offering players the chance to win a seven-day cruise in the Caribbean.

RummyRoyal joins Income Access affiliate network
RummyRoyal is launching its new affiliate program through the Income Access affiliate network.

Leander Games launches product on GTS Network
The game developer is debuting Reely Poker on Playtech's Gaming Technology Solutions' EdGE platform.

Player collects cash from Mega Moolah win
The man who won 3,841,871 euros on the Mega Moolah online slot machine traveled to Australia to pick up his check.

iPoker Network kicks off $1 million iPOPS
The iPoker Online Poker Series launched on Monday with a $200,000 guaranteed tournament.

Beach Life jackpot cracks $5 million
The Beach Life $5 million jackpot is still waiting to be won at select Euro Partners casinos, including Titan Casino, Europa Casino and Casino Tropez.

Red Flush, Casino La Vida holding holiday promotion
Red Flush and Casino La Vida will be hosting Seasons Winnings to give players the chance to celebrate the holidays with 42 days of festive giveaways.

Upcoming Conference

Digital Gaming & Lottery Policy (DGLP) Summit Dec. 5-6
Digital Gaming & Lottery Policy (DGLP) Summit
The DGLP Summit in Alexandria, Va. is designed to bring regulators, policymakers, gambling operators, lotteries and technology providers under one roof to address policy changes in the U.S. that could result in the regulation of new forms of interactive gambling.

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?
The Wall Street Journal this week reported that Facebook is "inching closer" to a public offering next year that would value the company at more than $100 billion.

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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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From The Forums
New MessageSub-domain vs. new domain
theshortstack writes:
I've posted this in other places, but would welcome GPWA's thoughts on this. I'm considering buying a mobile domain for the mobile traffic to one of my sites. Let's say I have the domain playpoker.com. There seem to be two ways that I could do this. I can set up a sub-domain (mobile.playpoker.com) or I can purchase a separate domain (like playpoker.mobi) and re-direct relevant traffic there. Can someone help me out with the effects of these two options as far as SEO goes? read more
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