26 December 2012 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES December 26, 2012
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to announce BetSpace Affiliates as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as a member of the GPWA.
Meet The Affiliate
DanHorvatDanHorvat has worn a number of different hats, from marketing manager for Unibet to online gambling affiliate, and from blogger dedicated to "spreading the truth" to editor-in-chief of a newspaper interviewing the president of Croatia. In our interview, he reveals why people shouldn't panic about SEO and why The Karate Kid will always hold a special place in his heart. Read the interview

Industry News
Chances weak for online gaming in the U.S.
The U.S. is further away from having regulated online poker nationwide than it was last year at this time.

Perspectives Weekly: End of the world edition
The world was supposed end, but J Todd is still delivering online gambling news. This week, rumors from New Jersey, Harry Reid gives up, and Howard Lederer pays up!

Calvin Ayre's 2012 review of the industry
Bodog founder Calvin Ayre looks back at his predictions for 2012 after another tumultuous year in online gaming.

bet365 offers 25% reload bonus
With the 25 percent reload weekend, players can get up to 100 pounds added to their first deposit/transfer.

Slotland unveils "Ice Queen" online slot
A polar bear, a magical horned faun and the Ice Queen are animated high value symbols in this online slot.

Intertops Affiliates announces contest winners
The iPads have been shipped, the travel arrangements have been made and the company's affiliate managers look forward to toasting their affiliates' success in London.

BetVictor Poker launches 12 Days of Christmas
Freerolls, freebies, goodies, giveaways, top ups and triple Action Points are up for grabs.

Bodog launches Anonymous Poker Series in 2013
Culminating with a $100,000 Grand Final in Manila in January 2014, the Anonymous Poker Series will include online gaming operators, recreational poker players and specially invited "poker heroes."

Sportech announces acquisition of eBet
eBet is a provider of Internet and mobile betting services for horse racing in North America.

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?
Legislation that would regulate intrastate online gambling in New Jersey has passed in the Assembly and the Senate and will become law if Governor Chris Christie signs the bill. Christie vetoed similar legislation last year.

Affiliate Program Sponsors

Places I've Played
Places I've PlayedThe "Places I've Played" Facebook application lets players you refer share with their friends the online and land-based places where they've gambled. And when their friends visit the online gambling sites they mention, you earn affiliate revenue.
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