29 August 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES August 29, 2012
Photos and video from CBG Affiliate Weekend
The 5th annual CBG Affiliate Weekend was held in Niagara Falls, Canada earlier this month. We'd like to thank Judy (CasinoBonusGuy) and Dean for putting on another great conference. Follow this thread to check out all photos and video from the conference, including some great shots of the group traversing category 5 rapids!

Industry News
William Hill Bingo launches new Android app
The account for the William Hill Bingo mobile app can be managed from a phone or online with a PC or laptop.

South Point approved for online poker by Nevada
South Point Poker made history last week when it became the first U.S. casino to be licensed to operate an intrastate, real-money poker website.

Online poker's window of opportunity may be closing
Some in the gaming industry worry that lack of federal action could cost Nevada tax revenues and casino customers, while making the state subservient to less-regulated states.

Perspectives Weekly: Poker takes skills edition
J Todd offer his take on the news that a federal judge in New York ruled that poker is a game of skill and what it means for the online gambling industry, and reveals the next big thing in online gambling: Mobile meets live dealer!

Slotland's progressive jackpot nearing $200,000
The casino's average progressive jackpot win is $150,000. But this jackpot could surpass $207,241, which would set a record for Slotland.

Two new slots go live at DublinBet
Cash Cogs and Fruit Fantasia are the newest additions to the DublinBet slot portfolio, and the online casino has even more slots in the pipeline.

PokerPack Network unveils latest promo
PokerPack Network, which operates on the B3W Poker Platform, now offers players a 15 euro "Bonus Grab" for every 25 euros raked over the weekend.

Bulldog777 Casino offers new tournament technology
Players can look forward to lots of slots tournaments and table game tournaments in weeks to come.

Playtech Bingo goes mobile
Players now have a seamless experience between Web and mobile platforms, where they can play bingo variants including 90-, 75-, and 80-ball and Deal or No Deal Bingo.

GGE to give away free WPT Prague seat
Global Gaming Events has launched a three-month series of cash-added events with WPT Poker which will culminate with a WPT Prague Main Event Package freeroll.

Upcoming Conference

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?
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