16 January 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES January 16, 2013
We now have over 10,000 fans on Facebook!
We are pleased to announce that we have passed a significant milestone. We now have more than 10,000 fans of our Facebook page. That's a lot of members who have joined us in the world of social networking!

Meet The Affiliate
mike65Mike, a 27-year-old from Bulgaria living in Belgium, enjoys the challenge of affiliate marketing in the online gambling industry. But he'd like to have a word with Matt Cutts about Google's Penguin update over dinner. Read the interview

Industry News
PokerStars moving forward to purchase AC Casino
The parent company of PokerStars has filed papers with New Jersey regulators seeking approval to buy the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, the Press of Atlantic City reported late Tuesday.

Perspectives Weekly: Will Nevada lead the way?
J Todd reports on a plan that could allow Nevada's governor to come to agreements with other states to allow interstate online poker. He also has industry news from Virgin Games, Betfair and New Jersey.

Bally Technologies driving innovation to ICE 2013
The company will showcase world-class licensed brands, system technologies and online cross-platform solutions at Europe's premier gaming trade exhibition, Feb. 5-7 in London.

bet365 offers money-back on scoreless draw
Losing pre-match correct score, half-time/full-time and scorecast bets on the Tottenham vs. Manchester United match will be refunded if the game ends in a scoreless draw.

"Dream Run" slots game now available at Intertops
Players choose their own ride in a fast and furious street-racing game that features two jackpots.

bet365 Casino offering a 50 percent reload bonus
Make a deposit or transfer to your casino account this Saturday or Sunday, Jan. 19-20, and bet365 will add up to 100 pounds as a bonus.

BetVictor Poker launches sit 'n go giveaway
Play 10 sit 'n go tournaments in a 24-hour period to be eligible to win a 1,000 euro Tag Heuer watch, iPhone 5 or a 22 euro tournament ticket.

Win A Day slots player hits $243,261 jackpot
Taryn L. won the massive slot games jackpot – the second largest in Win A Day history – playing Leprechaun Luck.

Bet&Move to partner with Income Access
Income Access will institute Bet&Move's affiliate marketing program, while also tailoring its iGaming-specific software and marketing services.

Affactive launches new casino
Affactive has launched its newest brand, Jackpot Grand Casino, right on time for the start of the new year.

Locus Gaming partners with Income Access
The two companies will work together on an affiliate program to coincide with Locus Gaming's launch of Jack Wild Casino.

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?
Vanessa Selbst won the $25,000 High Roller event at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure for $1.4 million, becoming the all-time leader on the women's money list with more than $7 million in tournament earnings.

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UltimatePokerBonus writes: "Personally I find it hard to keep the number of brands I want to represent to a meaningful level. I know as I browse the Web sometimes too many choices can be overwhelming and become meaningless. With that said, how many different brands do you promote on your website? Whether it be poker, casino, bingo, etc., I'm just curious what others feel is the optimal number." View poll
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From The Forums
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I was sticking to 12px Arial, but someone told me they strained to read it. It is black text on an off white background. To me, larger looks untidy, but if people can't read it properly, then maybe it should be larger? read more
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