21 March 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES March 21, 2012
Latest edition of GPWA Times Magazine is hot off the press!
The 20th issue of the GPWA Times Magazine is back from the printer and will be distributed at iGB France in Paris on Monday and Tuesday of next week. Our cover story brings us up to date on the increasing sophistication and growth of live dealer gaming, a market that will see $40.8 billion in wagers in 2012. To preview the new issue, or to make sure you receive your own copy in the mail, follow this thread.

Industry News
RummyRoyal to leave three markets
The online rummy site has announced that due to changes in regulations, it will no longer be operating in the U.S., French and Israeli markets.

Bodog Poker offering hand histories
Players, after 24 hours, can request not only their own hand histories but also the hole card information for all players in the same hand.

Poker Loyalty launches live-betting poker series
iSeriesLIVE is a new interactive poker series that allows gamblers to watch top poker players, live with hole cards exposed, and bet on the action in real-time.

Perspectives Weekly: Legal online poker in the U.S.?
J. Todd reports on news that regulated online poker will go live this November in Nevada and that New Jersey is close behind with its own legislation.

Microgame partners with GBE for Italian exchange
Microgame has signed an agreement with Global Betting Exchange to introduce exchange betting to the Italian market.

Nevada conference to examine interactive future
The 10th annual Gaming Technology Summit will be held at the Green Valley Ranch in June and will cover how the casino industry is changing due to mobile, Internet and social media.

Lucky lady hits huge jackpot at Captain Cooks Casino
The woman won 125,000 euros on the Burning Desire slot, only three months after her partner won 3.8 million euros.

GTECH G2 announces new Spanish partnerships
GTECH G2 will supply its software and services to Casino Barcelona Grup Peralada, Acrismatic, Grup Comar, Grupo Orenes, Winga and Suertia.

All Slots Casino releases three new games
The online casino has unveiled the Old King Cole Rhyming Reels and Power Spins-Nuclear 9s slot machines as well as the Multi-Player Roulette Diamond Edition.

Nuclear Fishin' slot machine launches on Rival brands
Nuclear Fishin' is a five-reel, 20-payline video slot that is based on an environmental disaster in the ocean.

Online player turns $65 into $250,000 at Slotastic
A player known as 'CleaningLady' deposited $65 at Slotastic and by the end of the night was up nearly $250,000.

Upcoming Conference

iGaming FranceMarch 29-30, 2012
iGaming France
iGaming France is a B2B and affiliate event that will provide insights on the French market and networking opportunities for those looking to work in it. It is aimed at the biggest French affiliates, operators and service providers as well as international iGaming executives who are active or interested in the market.

Online Bingo SummitApril 17-18, 2012
Online Bingo Summit
The Online Bingo Summit is the place to meet the highest-level executives from across the bingo ecosystem. This year the summit will focus on developing your strategy on Facebook, across devices and into new markets to ensure your brand stays ahead of the game. You will also get the opportunity to hear about other innovations that will guarantee your profit margins into the future.

Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GiGSE)April 24-26, 2012
Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GiGSE)
Get ready for regulation of iGaming in the U.S., whether on the state or the federal level. Meet the most influential land-based, iGaming and lottery executives at this year's conference in San Francisco.

iGaming Super ShowMay 22-25, 2012
iGaming Super Show
The aim of the iGaming Super Show is to provide a meeting place for the whole industry whether you are a vendor, media, affiliate, operator or regulator. This was the first event which brought the whole industry under one roof.
Did You Know?
The Iowa House will not take up legislation that would regulate online poker in the Hawkeye state due to what House Speaker Kraig Paulsen says is a "general lack of interest" in the GOP caucus, according to KCRG.com.

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Facebook recently announced that all fan pages will be converted to the new timeline format on March 30th. So we thought this would be a good week to ask if you have a Facebook fan page, and if you do, have you converted it to the new timeline format? Besides answering the poll, be sure to share your thoughts and any tricks or tips you might suggest to the rest of us. 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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