4 September 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES September 4, 2013
Join us at our Virtual Gaming Show meetup Sept. 11
The upcoming Virtual Gaming Show takes place Sept. 11-12, featuring a couple dozen exhibitors, including the GPWA. To facilitate GPWA members meeting at the show, we are holding a GPWA meetup starting at 4 p.m. GMT on Sept. 11.

Recognition for August's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for August. We're giving extra special thanks to baldidiot, the most active poster for the month. His site will be featured on the GPWA home page for the month of September.

Recognizing August's most active AMs
Hats off to the affiliate program representatives who were most active in August. We're giving special thanks to Renée, who was our most active representative for the second straight month. She will continue to be the featured affiliate program representative on the home page in September.

Industry News
Wynn could purchase Atlantic Club
The resort is one of only two Atlantic City operators available to partner with Wynn, which recently filed for an online gambling license in New Jersey.

Perspectives Weekly: U.K. tax causing waves
Rumblings from within the online gambling industry point toward a possible shift of significant consequence as a result of the changing tax situation in the United Kingdom.

iGaming industry set for first Virtual Gaming Show
The free-to-attend event, held entirely online, is designed to be a meet-up for industry professionals everywhere.

G2E poised for largest show floor since 2008
Between the iGaming Zone and the general trade show floor, iGaming exhibitors will be featured in more than 5,000 square feet of event space at G2E 2013.

Bodog's Canadian casino goes mobile
The iOS and Android-friendly casino features 10 popular games, including blackjack and European roulette.

Boris Becker to open EIG in Barcelona
The six-time Grand Slam champion and Olympic gold medalist is also a YouWin brand ambassador.

GLI hosts Latin American Regulators Roundtable
More than 40 gaming regulators representing 12 countries gathered for the GLI University event.

Jon Quinton to speak at BAC
A consultant at SEOgadget, Quinton will join fellow SEO experts Dave Naylor, Nick Garner, Paul Reilly and Julia Logan at the Barcelona Affiliate Conference.

Crazy Vegas builds on Break Away's popularity
The online casino has introduced multiplayer tournaments, letting players compete against each other for a grand prize.

Dollar Storm features free spins and prize multipliers
The new slot from Win A Day Casino lets players take or leave bonus offers in the quest for big payouts.

Lucky247 has new mobile slots
Pure Platinum, Couch Potato and 5 Reel Drive are all available now for Lucky247 mobile players.

Intertops to award $180,000 during football promotion
The online sportsbook will also give away $30,000 in weekly prizes as the American football season begins.

Table games available at Betfair Casino
The online casino offers all the classic games, plus a couple of less well-known titles.

Upcoming Conference

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.

Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)Oct. 3-6
Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC)
BAC conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With an expected 70+ exhibitors this will be the biggest exhibition in the industry.
Did You Know?
Google, known for nicknaming its Android mobile operating systems for smartphones and tablets after desserts, has decided to name its 4.4 version Kit Kat. The update is expected to launch this fall.

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