27 June 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES June 27, 2012
Industry News
Delaware Senate OKs online gambling
Gov. Jack Markell is expected to sign a bill that would allow table games, video lottery games, and traditional lottery games to be offered online.

Topping: Nevada books will be branded William Hill
In a wide-ranging interview, William Hill CEO Ralph Topping explains why the three sportsbooks the company acquired will be branded William Hill sportsbooks, what bettors can expect, and why Steve Wynn can sleep easy.

Perspectives Weekly: Advertising double standards?
J Todd reports on how gambling companies are preparing for the possibility of American regulation of online gambling and whether advertisements for the gambling industry should be held to a higher standard.

Playtech Mobile launches games with Paddy Power
The offering marks the first major collaboration between Playtech and its newly acquired subsidiary Mobenga.

iGB Affiliate doubles the value of BAC event
This year the Barcelona Affiliate Conference will incorporate iGB Espana onto the expo floor, giving delegates the option to go to both events.

British online gambling company face tax hearing
The taxman wishes to talk to British bookmaker Stan James about their partial Gibraltar move, according to media reports.

IHRE Consulting partners with 138SunGame
138SunGame will be marketed across the U.K.'s Chinese communities with IHRE Consulting providing a full-service affiliate management solution.

Ignite Bingo announces new VIP Club
Club members will earn Diamonds every time they play on Ignite Bingo's Dragonfish brands.

WinADay Casino's announces anniversary festivities
The online casino is continuing its fourth anniversary celebration with the release of "Birthday Bash," a five-reel, 15-payline game.

Jackpot Party launches Life of Luxury progressive
In order to hit the progressive, players need to play either Jungle Cats or Riches of Rome.

Pamela Anderson launches BamPoker
BamPoker combines Facebook poker game play with a leading-edge online community.

Upcoming Conference

CBG Affiliate WeekendAugust 17-20, 2012
CBG Affiliate Weekend
The CBG event offers the possibility of meeting globally active and dedicated affiliates in a single event. Come and discuss affiliate strategies with some of the best webmasters in the industry in a fun and relaxing environment.

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.

European iGaming Congress & ExpoOctober 16-18, 2012
European iGaming Congress & Expo
The European iGaming Congress & Expo connects online gaming professionals at the highest level and provides insight into the iGaming community. EiG addresses the issues at the heart of the gaming industry including regulatory fragmentation, regulatory cooperation, expansion into new markets and cross-channel integration.
Did You Know?
Pamela Anderson's Facebook poker game BamPoker is not her first attempt to cash in on online poker. She launched a real-money online poker site called PamelaPoker.com in 2006 that went out of business after the passage of the UIGEA.

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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 MessageShuffle Master opts out of Ongame acquisition
New MessageU.K. court to decide fate of £650,000 winning session
New MessageWilliam Hill interested in Nevada online poker license
From The Forums
New MessageNegative carryover on a progressive jackpot win
juergen writes:
Last month, a player I referred won a progressive jackpot for 487K euros. Is it right for the casino to calculate this jackpot in my affiliate reports? I had nice earnings before the jackpot was won, but because of the jackpot it turned into negative earnings. This jackpot was already paid by players on every spin with a jackpot fee, so this should not affect my revenue earnings, right? read more
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