28 November 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES November 28, 2012
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to announce Coral Connect as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as a member of the GPWA.
Industry News
Politicians point fingers over Web poker delay
Senate Majority leader Harry Reid said support from at least a dozen Republicans is needed to win passage of a bill legalizing online poker. So far, the GOP hasn't delivered.

Perspectives Weekly: What a bunch of turkeys
It's Thanksgiving in America, and J Todd is NOT so thankful for the Reid-Kyl bill. He also has a few choice words for Belgium and the European Commission.

Paddy Power offering "Cheap Seats" for Irish Open
Poker players can qualify for the "Cheap Seat" weekly satellites to the Irish Open in 4.40 euro super satellites.

InterPoker giving away guaranteed bankroll for 2013
InterPoker's Bankroll Bonanza has 50 bankrolls adding up to 10,000 euros to be won this December.

Intertops Casino gets new Christmas-themed game
The epic battle continues in "The Elf Wars," the latest installment in the "Rudolph" series at Intertops Casino.

bet365 Poker offering $100,000 Christmas giveaway
Over 200 cash prizes per day -- plus iPhones, iPads and MINI Firsts -- will be given away; players earn prize draw tickets for every 15 Merit Points they accrue from Dec. 1-27.

InterCasino's Jolly Jetpack Santa has lots of presents
Santa is getting ready to take off on an epic adventure through the skies at InterCasino.

Intertops gets you into the Christmas spirit
Naughty or Nice? is a great Christmas-themed pokies game featuring some familiar faces, notably Santa and Rudolf.

Four new slots, five chances to win at DublinBet
DublinBet is giving away 300 euros to five lucky members who bet 20 euros or more on one of its four new games before Dec. 8.

Yachting Casino speaks Russian
To accommodate affiliate requests to penetrate the Russian market, Yachting Casino has developed a Russian-language website, poker room and casino.

Slotland turns 14, gives away over $175,000
On top of the $175,000 birthday bash, nearly $40,000 was given away for test driving the new Turbo GT slot game.

DublinBet offers concurrent play from live locations
DublinBet has announced the roll-out of a new live multi-play feature which allows members to play multiple live casino games simultaneously.

Jackpot Party launches Alice and the Mad Tea Party
Online slot players can now take a seat at the tea party for a 30-line slot adventure; with seven unique features, Alice and the Mad Tea Party offers many ways to win.

Income Access partners with ACEP Interactive
The iGaming marketing firm is entering into its first partnership with a land-based casino in Las Vegas.

Lots of buzz about big prizes with Revenue Giants
Players at Revenue Giants' properties Bingo Hall and Vic's Bingo could win big in the Sugar Rush Tournament by playing the new Bee Land slots game.

Bulldog777 hosts $1.4 million tournament series
A range of buy-ins and daily satellites attract all kinds of players to Poker Maximus III.

NextGen Gaming hits milestone
NextGen Gaming is celebrating their landmark 600th game instance live via QuickFire.

Upcoming Conference

Legal Gaming in EuropeFebruary 4-5, 2013
Legal Gaming in Europe
The Legal Gaming in Europe conference will offer attendees the chance to listen to and network with European Regulators and worldwide legal experts. Gain insights into regulatory changes and understand how changes in laws will affect player protection, payment security, advertising and marketing.

ICE Totally Gaming 2013February 5-7, 2013
ICE Totally Gaming 2013
Showcasing compelling innovation and expertise, ICE Totally Gaming brings together international operators and suppliers from the betting, bingo, casino, lottery, mobile, online, social and street gaming sectors over three days.

London Affiliate Conference (LAC)February 7-10, 2013
London Affiliate Conference (LAC)
LAC conference sessions provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and insights from expert speakers. With 2,500 attendees expected, you will have the chance to network with affiliates, AMs and operators.
Did You Know?
According to research from Socialnomics, close to 20 percent of the time devoted to playing online casino games takes place through social networking sites in the U.K. and Germany.

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Affiliate Manager Interview
Luis Sandel

Affiliates United's affiliate manager for Spain and Latin America, Luis Sandel, talks about exciting developments in those markets. He also reveals his artistic side, from his love of photography to wanting to dine with Salvador Dali.
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What sector of the iGaming industry was most profitable for you in 2012?
With the calendar year coming up soon, GPWA member kushmoney asks what sector of the iGaming industry was the most profitable for GPWA members this year. Was it casino? Sportsbook? Poker? Or something else entirely? In addition to voting in the poll, chime in on the thread and let us know if that answer has changed a great deal from previous years. View poll
Last week's poll results: What kinds of activities do you do for charity? View poll
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