28 March 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES March 28, 2012
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to announce the LunchBox Affiliate Program as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as a member of the GPWA.
Meet The Affiliate Manager
Anthony Prissman of Fortune Affiliates says most affiliates would be surprised by just how much money they could be making. He also explains his love for Billy Joel, his dream of owning a restaurant and why he was chased by a farmer with a shotgun when he was 12. Read the interview

Industry News
WMS files for Nevada online gaming license
Slot machine giant WMS Industries is now one of more than two dozen operators and equipment manufacturers applying for an online gambling license in Nevada.

Perspectives Weekly: News from all sides
J. Todd reports on online gaming news from the U.K., Germany, Iowa and even Hawaii, where another poker bill has failed.

Circle Line Poker launches on Everleaf
The online poker room is celebrating the launch by holding a 5,000 euro freeroll tournament this Saturday.

Jackpotjoy launches Super Snap! game
The new game combines the style of a casino game with the community spirit of a traditional bingo room.

Poker Pack Network unveils latest promotion
The Easter Egg Hunt rewards players for various situations, such as cracking an opponent's aces with 7-2 off-suit.

LVS appoints new program director
The sportsbook software provider has hired former Ladbrokes executive Nick Dutton as its new Program Director.

Genting Poker reschedules live event
Genting has changed the dates of the fifth leg of the Genting Poker Series in Sheffield from September to November.

Bulldog777 giving away VIP concert trip
The online poker room is sending two players to a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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?
Illinois became the first state in the U.S. to sell lottery tickets online this week, generating $15,000 in sales on the first day.

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Have you made use of the new Google webmaster tools crawl error features?
Google has made significant improvements to the crawl error report and interface provided by its webmaster tools. If you click on the URL that the Google spider had a problem with, you can find out what pages linked to the problem URL. And, if you fix the issue with the URL, you can mark the issue as fixed. That removes the URL from the list of URLs reported with errors, and lets Google know you view the issue has been handled. Have you made use of Google's latest tool? 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:
New MessageWMS applies for Nevada online gaming license
New MessageMore guilty pleas for Black Friday defendants
New Message888 sees earnings double in 2011
New MessageBreaking down the changes in U.K. tax laws
From The Forums
New MessageChanging to .co.uk or .eu after Kentucky seizures
cass writes:
Our website currently has a .com domain and is registered with a U.S. registrar. We're thinking of changing it to co.uk with a registrar based in Europe just to be on the safe side. In light of the Kentucky domain seizures, will those who have .com domains be changing it to .co.uk or to .eu, or will you take a chance and hope that the U.S. won't seize your domain? read more
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