16 October 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES October 16, 2013
Meet The Affiliate
fadetoblackWhile it took him "ages" to start making money, Harry (aka "fadetoblack" on the GPWA forums) has been an online gambling affiliate for seven years. He says webmasters need lots of patience and need to put in tons of effort to succeed, but in the end it's worth it because of the opportunities available in the industry. Read the interview

Industry News
Perspectives Weekly: New Jersey counting down
New Jersey is on track to meet its Nov. 26 launch date for online gambling. Plus, the American Gaming Association comes under fire for its use of "Runner Runner."

Intertops offers reward to solve "murder"
Players can win their share of $140,000 by trying to solve the mysterious murder of Lola Loot, a fictitious roulette player.

Paddy Power offers 40 seats to Irish Winter Festival
The online poker room will host a final online qualifying round from Oct. 14-24 in its Last Chance Saloon promotion.

Bingo Value Night comes to bet365
Players can win their share of 10,000 pounds in cash prizes on Thursday, Oct. 17.

Australian player wins huge jackpot at All Slots Casino
David M. won $220,119 AUD on Treasure Nile.

Aladdin's Gold Casino has $420,000 winner
The player had six-figure scores in Pay Dirt ($249,050) and Mystic Dragon ($132,200).

Slotland celebrates 15th birthday
Four new games, several major jackpot winners and a new mobile casino highlight the site's milestone year.

Clarion names new marketing director
Jo Mayer has more than 18 years of marketing experience.

Symposium to explore online gaming legalization
The Tribal iGaming Legislative Symposium will identify issues regarding the legalization of online gaming in California.

Upcoming Conference

Mobile & Tablet Gambling SummitNov. 4-5
Mobile & Tablet Gambling Summit
The Mobile & Tablet Gambling Summit, now in its second year, will give you the skills, knowledge and network to make you a mobile gambling guru. Redesigned to give you the maximum time to learn and network, this is event is for anyone that wants to make money in mobile.

ICE Totally GamingFeb. 4-6, 2014
ICE Totally Gaming
Showcasing compelling innovation and expertise, ICE Totally Gaming is proud to be the largest and most comprehensive B2B gaming exhibition in the world. Bringing together international operators and suppliers from the betting, bingo, casino, lottery, mobile, online, social and street gaming sectors over three days, ICE Totally Gaming offers unrivaled opportunities to visitors and exhibitors alike.

London Affiliate Conference (LAC)Feb. 6-9, 2014
London Affiliate Conference (LAC)
LAC's conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. The relaxed atmosphere of these events encourages the open exchange of ideas and experiences. With 3,000 attendees expected, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with affiliates, affiliate managers, operators and speakers.
Did You Know?
According to a survey by Paid On Results, 85 percent of U.K. bloggers said they did not implement affiliate marketing activity to monetize their content.

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From The Forums
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