11 April 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES April 11, 2012
New Affiliate Programs
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Industry News
Unibet signs agreement to acquire Bet24
Unibet says the €13.5 million acquisition will strengthen its position in the Danish market and facilitate growth in other Nordic countries.

Perspectives Weekly: Full Tilt hiring edition
In this week's episode, J Todd talks about the nerve of Full Tilt hiring people when they haven't paid back their players and Wynn Resorts pursuing an intriguing online poker partnership.

iAffiliates giving away football tickets
Affiliates qualify for a drawing to win tickets to a Manchester City-Manchester United game by referring five depositing players and "liking" the iAffiliates Facebook page.

William Hill Live Casino launches in Italy
Roulette tops the current list of games being offered, with blackjack coming soon.

Freeroll giveaways top 55K euros at BetVictor Poker
With WSOP Express events in April, as well as the launch of the Matrix Spring Loaded promotion on April 11, BetVictor Poker offers lots of chances for poker players to win.

Income Access unveils CentralSTATion feature
CentralSTATion aggregates data for affiliates and presents them with a single report for all their promotions on the Income Access network.

Enetpulse announces tennis data deals
The exclusive global supplier of ATP & WTA data has secured multi-year agreements with bet365, William Hill and Paddy Power for live results.

KPMG eGaming Summit announces speakers
The speaker lineup for the KPMG eGaming Summit includes Phill Brear of the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority and Clive Hawkswood of the Remote Gambling Association.

Net Entertainment launches Demolition Squad slot
Demolition Squad features an explosive wild symbol that can change other symbols into wilds during free spins.

OpenBet extends reach in Canada
OpenBet will provide betting software to support BCLC in its new partnership with Manitoba Lotteries.

Privacy a factor in creating online gaming policy
As Nevada's Gaming Policy Committee wrestles with what Nevada's online gaming policy and regulations should be, a Nevada gaming insider says privacy will be on of the key topics of discussion.

Sports Interaction debuts mobile casino
The mobile casino allows Sports Interaction customers to play wherever and whenever they want on their smartphones.

Karate Pig delivers good times at Red Flush Casino
The Karate Pig video slot takes inspiration from retro Kung Fu films to deliver an action-packed casino game that comes to life through cartoony graphics and perky sound effects.

BetRedKings offering 35% cash back on Grand National
BetRedKings is reducing the risk of betting on the Grand National at Aintree by offering 35% cash back on losing bets.

Vouchers worth £1K available from Sparkling Bingo
The first five affiliates taking part in Sparkling Bingo's new promotion who bring in 20 valid depositing players during the month of April will receive £1,000 in Debenhams vouchers.

Two new associates join Gaming Edge
Gaming Edge Associates has added two senior associates as they make inroads in the U.S. and North American market.

Upcoming Conference

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?
Manitoba plans to join other Canadian provinces by offering iGaming in 2013.

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