19 September 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES September 19, 2012
Meet The Affiliate Manager
Firebrand Affiliates' Samantha Pacquiao admits that, no, she isn't related to Manny Pacquiao. But she is a proud Filipino and a hopeless romantic. Read the interview

Industry News
William Hill must decide soon on Playtech stake
William Hill has until November to decide whether it will exercise its option to purchase Playtech's 29 percent stake in its online business.

Crazy Rewards launches 10,000-euro promotion
There are 15 independent chances for affiliates to win and anyone could seize all five top cash prizes.

Fashion frenzy hits Royal Vegas online casino
Week 2 of Fashion Like A Slots Star kicks off at Royal Vegas Casino with 1,000 credits to be won and 100 tickets to the final draw to win exclusive prizes.

September promises plenty of action at Bet-At.eu
The online casino is offering players 25 percent back on losses on Mondays, 100 percent deposit bonuses on Wednesdays, a rolling multiplier promotion and a 25 percent bonus on any deposits made with Moneybookers.

Perspectives Weekly: Revised Black Friday charges
J Todd reports on new charges in the Full Tilt Poker case, as the DOJ continues to go after Howard Lederer and Ray Bitar. Also, the first online poker affiliate has been licensed in the state of Nevada.

William Hill launches alert service
The Priority Prices innovation offer punters the opportunity to gain advance notice of odds on the biggest sporting events.

Betfred extends Cheltenham Gold Cup sponsorship
Betfred has extended its sponsorship of the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup up to and including 2015.

WCOOP surpasses $300 million in all-time prizes
PokerStars reached a significant milestone this week as total prizes awarded in the WCOOP exceeded $300 million.

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?
Zynga has signed former 888 Holdings Vice President Maytal Olsha to oversee the social gaming company's gambling strategy and development.

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Earlier today, a few of us working on the GPWA newsletter were discussing different types of approaches taken to keep alert and focused at work. Do you eat or drink anything to help keep yourself alert and focused on your work? Share what works best for you, and we welcome crazy stories of what you've tried when you were tired and really needed to keep going. View poll
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