9 May 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES May 9, 2012
Industry News
Lock Poker to buy Cake Poker Network
Lock is in the process of acquiring assets from Cake and will be re-branding the Cake Network as Revolution Gaming.

bwin.party and UAIC enter online poker agreement
bwin.party and the United Auburn Indian Community have reached a deal to offer online poker in California when licensing legislation is enacted.

APCW Perspectives Weekly: WTO dispute still on
J Todd brings us news from England, France, Belgium, Germany, Antigua, and the USA! Stories include licensing, trade disputes, and a spread betting firm collapsing.

Intertops offers Mother's Day tournaments, bonus
Intertops Poker is celebrating motherhood with three special Mother's Day poker tournaments and a 50 percent reload bonus up to $300 this weekend.

William Hill announces partnership with Score Media
The ScoreMobile FC app allows U.K.-based users to keep up-to-date with scores in more than 100 leagues across the globe and seamlessly place a bet.

Slotland's "Greatest Hits" tops the charts
The retro-style tribute to the music industry is a five-reel, 19-payline, no-download slots game with a bonus feature where players can top the charts with their gold and platinum records - and multiply their winnings up to five times.

Income Access attending iGaming Super Show
Affiliates, operators, and other interested parties are encouraged to set up personalized appointments with the Income Access team.

World Series of Poker expects record prize pool
Series officials hope this summer's prize pool will exceed $200 million, fueled in part by the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop tournament.

Yachting Poker announces promotion for Germans
German players who deposit at least 50 euros and rake 5 euros will be given 20 euros in tournament tokens.

ComeOn! and Sheriff Gaming roll-out new 3D games
The deal gives ComeOn! a new suite of cutting-edge 3D slots plus a range of table games.

Intertops Casino offers $70K in bonuses and prizes
In addition, the new Wall Street-themed "Bulls and Bears" slots game with free spins and feature guarantee gives great return on investment.

Unibet´s acquisition of Bet24 business finalized
Unibet has finalized the acquisition of the business and assets of Nordic Betting, trading as Bet24, for 13.5 million euros.

B3W's reveals poker promotion for the month of May
The points chase promotion is split into four weeks, and all players can collect up to 50 euros weekly for their participation.

Circle Line Poker sponsoring free cash series
Circle Line will hold events in June and July with 4,000 euros in freerolls and 6,000 euros in cash added prizes.

Sparkling Bingo giving bingo lovers shoes in May
The online bingo site will give away brand-new shoes worth £100 or £50 cash every day.

EveryMatrix signs with SmartLive Gaming
The partnership gives EveryMatrix, a white-label game provider, a suite of live casino products.

Player Verify adds tru.ly-powered identity checker
The Player Verify Identity Checker, powered by tru.ly, enables gaming sites to authenticate player identity instantly through PlayerVerify.com.

Upcoming Conference

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.

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)October 2-4, 2012
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is the world's largest and premier gaming event where gaming executives, buyers, and industry professionals meet each fall in Las Vegas to conduct serious business. G2E showcases 600+ exhibitors, 100+ conference sessions, exciting special events and F&B at G2E, the only F&B event for the gaming industry.

Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)October 11-14, 2012
Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)
BAC conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With an expected 70+ exhibitors this will be the biggest exhibition in the industry, offering more stands and a larger space for meetings in one huge hall.
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