22 May 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES May 22, 2013
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome EmpireMoney, Lotos Affiliates and To Play Affiliates as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
Sandoval: Deals with other states possible
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval didn't name the states, but said he has held preliminary talks with other state governors on partnering with Nevada on Internet poker.

BetSoft announces new slot for mobile and PC
Boomanji, a five-reel, 10-line 3D slot, has a wild reel respin feature that enables a player to win up to three free respins.

Perspectives Weekly: Drama in the U.S.
J Todd reports on the drama in New Jersey between PokerStars and the Atlantic Club Casino drags on. Meanwhile in Nevada, Ultimate Poker hits its first snag.

Aristocrat to deliver content to Europe
Aristocrat will initially deliver eight slots, optimized for online play, to certain regulated online gaming markets.

Malta reveals Lotteries and Gaming Authority board
The new appointments see the return of Mario Galea to the Maltese gaming scene after an absence of five years.

Burnett to speak at iGaming Executive Conference
Nevada Gaming Board Chairman AG Burnett will be speaking about his home state and its goal to be an iGaming leader.

Second chance for unlucky WSOP players
Bodog will offer seats at the $100,000 Grand Final of the APS in Manila to the first person to bust out of the WSOP Main Event (Day 1A) and the Bubble Boy or Girl.

Intertops player wins $55,000 in one night
Tanya S. hit a $12,048 jackpot on a $2 bet almost as soon as she logged in to Intertops Casino and ended up winning more than $55,000 in payouts by the time she logged out.

Cosmik Casino pays three big winners
Players from France, Germany and Italy have already scored six-figure wins at the online casino in May.

Betsoft games launched on Deuce Club Casino
Deuce Club Casino integrated more than 30 games and will add new games on a monthly basis.

Aztec Adventure named favorite penny slot
A third of the players participating in the Win A Day Casino Facebook poll chose Aztec Adventure, with Touchdown, Sam's Burger, City Girls and Deep Blue also earning votes.

Two new games just arrived at Cosmik Casino
It Came From Venus and Arrival give players a chance to battle evil aliens while racking up big wins.

Crazy Vegas to offer two new slots
Dr. Watts Up and Rhyming Reels - Jack & Jill will be available on both Flash and for download this June.

Jackpot wins keep coming at Casino La Vida
So far this month, Casino La Vida has paid out nearly 4 million euros in progressive jackpot winnings.

Upcoming Conference

Amsterdam Affiliate ConferenceJune 12-13
Amsterdam Affiliate Conference
The Amsterdam Affiliate Conference is part of the iGaming Super Show, and more than 1,250 affiliates are expected to be in attendance. The AAC will feature exhibitions and networking events with the elite in iGaming.

CBG Affiliate WeekendAug. 16-19
CBG Affiliate Weekend
The CBG event offers the possibility of meeting globally active and dedicated affiliates in a single event. Come and discuss affiliate strategies with some of the best webmasters in the industry in a fun and relaxing environment.

Russian Affiliate Congress & ExpoSept. 11-12
Russian Affiliate Congress & Expo
The Russian Affiliate and Congress Expo will examine how to develop the affiliate industry for online gaming in Russia and CIS countries.
Did You Know?
John Kempf, the managing director of RBC Capital Markets, estimates the New Jersey Internet gambling market could be worth between $500 million and $600 million a year.

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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 MessageIllinois reconsidering online gaming
New MessageNew Jersey releases draft of proposed online gaming regulations
New MessageDutch online gaming market to open up in 2015
New MessageWall Street likes online gaming for Atlantic City
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