13 February 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES February 13, 2013
GPWA wins iGB Best iGaming Community Award
We're very pleased to announce that the GPWA is the three-time winner of the Lou Fabiano Award for Best iGaming Community. We were presented with the 2013 award at the iGB Affiliate Awards ceremony this past Friday in London, last year in 2012, and also at the inaugural ceremony for the award two years ago in 2011.

GPWA affiliates honored at iGB Awards
Nine GPWA webmasters were honored in five prestigious categories at the iGB Awards ceremony last week. For a full list of the winning sites and webmasters, follow this thread.

GPWA sponsor programs win iGB awards
Seven GPWA sponsor affiliate programs took home a total of eight awards at last week's iGB Awards in London. To view a full list of the winners, follow this thread.

Industry News
IGT partners with iSoftBet to extend footprint in Italy
iSoftBet customers and their players will be able to access the entire portfolio of IGT interactive classic titles.

bet365 Poker offers slots race
Each week, players win a total of $5,000 in cash, and with 200 prizes on offer, there are lots of chances for success.

Tropezia Palace wants you to be their Valentine
Tropezia Palace Casino is offering players a 50 percent reload bonus on deposits, up to €100.

Black Diamond Poker Open 2 is now up and running
The BDPO2 offers over 2,000 qualifiers and 86 Contender and Championship Series events.

bet365 Casino makes Mondays fun days
Each and every Monday, bet365 Casino players' accounts are reviewed and may be awarded a bonus based on activity during the previous week.

New licenses lift Playtech
An interim statement from the online gaming software provider shows total revenue up 20 percent and share of profit from William Hill Online up 71 percent.

Perspectives Weekly: Antigua, N.J. move forward
J Todd reports on the victory the tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua won in their ongoing battle over online gambling with the United States and industry news from New Jersey, William Hill, and Zen Poker.

All Slots Casino offers £500 welcome package
The special is available to new players and includes a 100 percent match bonus up to £200 on a player's first deposit.

Income Access named Best iGaming Affiliate Network
The iGaming affiliate software and marketing company took home the prize at the iGB Affiliate Awards.

All Slots Casino launches Starlight Kiss slot
Starlight Kiss, a romantic new slot game, is available just in time for Valentine's Day.

Revenue Giants properties want to be your Valentine
The Valentine's Tournament at numerous Revenue Giants properties promises to be a colossal romantic event worth a grand total of $50,000 in bonus prizes.

OneTwoTrade launches affiliate program
The Income Access Network will give OneTwoTrade the ability to diversify its reach, expanding the potential of its unrivaled trading services.

Upcoming Conference

iGaming North AmericaFebruary 19-21, 2013
iGaming North America
iGaming North America is an educational event designed to introduce the land-based gaming businesses of North America to the global iGaming industry.

Global iGaming Summit & ExpoApril 23-25, 2013
Global iGaming Summit & Expo
Meet the most influential land-based, iGaming and lottery executives in charge of shaping their online gaming strategies and make sure you don't stay behind your competitors, all gearing up now to capitalize on this emerging opportunity.

iGaming Super ShowJune 10-14, 2013
iGaming Super Show
The iGaming Super Show has one track focusing on global regulation, the legal landscape, best practices in operations and marketing and the convergence between interactive and land-based gaming. The second track is focused on acquisition and will feature SEO professionals, latest e-marketing techniques, industry trends, social media marketing tactics and more.
Did You Know?
Maker's Mark's flagship bourbon will be watered down from 46 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) to 43 percent in order to keep up with worldwide demand.

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Late payments at conference time?
This week, mojo wonders whether affiliates find that payments and correspondence from affiliate programs are slower during industry conferences. Do you allow extra time and plan on late payments or replies to queries at conference time? Is this expected? View poll
Last week's poll results: Will Governor Christie approve or veto online gaming in the state of New Jersey? View poll
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