3 October 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES October 3, 2012
Recognition for September's active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for September. We're giving extra special thanks to GFPC, one of the most active posters for the month. His site will be featured on the GPWA home page for the month of October.

Recognizing September's active affiliate managers
Hats off to the affiliate program representatives who were most active in September. We're giving special thanks to Maria from Crazy Rewards, who was our most active representative. She will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page in October.

Industry News
Intertops taking top affiliates to London and Vienna
The Intertops affiliate with the most new-depositing players gets a trip to the London Affiliate Conference and the affiliate with the biggest net revenue increase will receive a trip to a $1,500 buy-in poker event in Vienna.

bet365 offering 1-tap payment processing from Skrill
bet365 players will now be able to use Skrill's 1-Tap service to deposit money without having to re-enter login details or credit card information.

Platinum Play unveils Winners Wall for September
The Winners Wall offers players the chance to check out the hottest games and witness the biggest wins, latest promotional winners and a list of the latest mobile winners.

Perspectives Weekly: PokerStars announces plan to repay non-U.S. Tilt players
J Todd discusses the plan PokerStars released to repay non-U.S. players owed money from Full Tilt Poker and industry news from Europe and Antigua.

bet365 ready for the UEFA Champions League
With the UEFA Champions League underway, bet365 has betting options for every match to keep you entertained.

BetVictor expanding to Asian sports betting
The online sportsbook selected ONEworks to provide the betting platform for its Asian-facing site.

Get ready for a big night at bet365 Bingo
Get your bingo markers out and save the date: Friday, Oct. 5 is bet365's £10,000 Big Night Out.

Casino Club offering more than 900 free spins
The online casino is giving free spins away to players every day this month.

Bulldog777 continues weekly free slots tournaments
The winner receives $100 and the casino/sportsbook also offers a 10 percent reload bonus up to $100 on Thursdays.

bet365's offering up to $1k a week for poker players
At the end of each week, players bank a bonus according to how high they've climbed up the Premium Cash Ladder.

Upcoming Conference

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?
116.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones during the three months ending in August, up 6 percent versus May. Google Android was the most popular platform with 52.6 percent market share, according to comScore.

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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 MessageSportingbet rejects takeover bid by William Hill
New MessageFeelings mixed about intrastate online poker model
New MessageInternet gambling dominating the discussion at G2E
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