14 August 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES August 14, 2013
Industry News
Clarion to host Brazilian Gaming Congress
The event, scheduled for Nov. 18-20, will provide international companies an opportunity to engage with the Brazilian government with the country reviewing its stance on regulating online sports betting.

Perspectives Weekly: Poker on trial
J Todd explores a U.S. Appeals Court decision that overturned a verdict involving poker as a game of skill. Also, industry news from Greece and New Jersey.

APCW Audits: Gala Partners
The audit revealed no significant issues from both the player and affiliate perspective.

Intertops Sportsbook celebrates 30th anniversary
To celebrate, Intertops is giving the 30 players with the highest percentage profit between now and Dec. 31 $30,000 in prizes, with the top player receiving $5,000 in free bets.

Lucky247 to launch Dark Knight Rises slot
The HD artwork for The Dark Knight Rises slot features many of the main characters from the movie and game play includes video clips from film.

Colossus Bets launches affiliate program
The program covers a range of sports-pool options, including the Colossus, which offers players the chance to win 10 million pounds on a 2-pound stake.

All Slots Casino unveils upgrades
The online casino's new site provides a personalized experience, including localization, games history, quick access to the most popular games and enhanced displays.

Bingo Hall announces jackpot winner
Bingo Hall player "fanseepants" won the Dollar Room progressive jackpot for $97,608, the largest jackpot awarded by the online bingo room.

PokerStars announces WCOOP schedule
The 2013 World Championship will offer $40 million in guaranteed prize pools, with a two-day $5,200 NL Hold'em Main Event set for Sept. 29-30, which guarantees at least $1.25 million for first place.

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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 Congress & Expo will examine how to develop the affiliate industry for online gaming in Russia and CIS countries.

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)Sept. 24-26
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is the world's largest gaming event where gaming executives and industry professionals meet to conduct business. It's the most in-depth source of new gaming products, ideas and information on the planet.
Did You Know?
In June 2013, one in four minutes spent online by Germans was spent on social networking sites, according to comScore.

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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 MessageBwin.party to sponsor Olympique de Marseille
New MessageRumors flying about Harry Reid's online poker push
New Message888 sets its sights on New Jersey
New MessageGoogle: Gmail users should have "no legitimate expectation of privacy"
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