30 October 2013 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES October 30, 2013
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome Playboy Poker Affiliates as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
Delaware to go live with online gambling on Oct. 31
Delaware will launch real-money online casinos on Oct. 31. The Halloween treat for casino players was confirmed last week at the World Regulatory Briefing in Philadelphia by Dover Downs Hotel and Casino President and CEO Ed Sutor.

BetVictor player wins 5.4 million pound jackpot
A North Sea fisherman from Aberdeenshire hauled in the staggering jackpot by playing Hall of Gods.

Perspectives Weekly: Delaware to go live
While everyone was watching New Jersey, the state of Delaware announced it will go live with a full suite of online casino games this week. Also, industry news from Pennsylvania and an update on Atlantic City Internet betting.

Rok Rotar wins Irish Winter Festival main event
The Slovenian player topped a field of 341 players to net the 85,000 euro payday in the Paddy Power poker tournament.

On The House promotion returns to bet365
Players can get 25 percent cashback on their losses up to 250 pounds at the online casino on Thursday, Oct. 31.

Lucky247 to launch Thunderstruck 2 mobile slot
The new mobile slot utilizes HTML5 technology, and it will be available on both Android and Apple devices.

Tropezia Palace player wins 99,995 euros
The 43-year-old Luxembourger collected his winnings on Rook's Revenge and Extreme.

AffPower casinos introduce new games
Cosmik Casino and Deuce Club Casino have added Tycoons and Chase the Cheese.

Casino.com releases several new games
Spider-Man, Iron Man 3 and The Six Million Dollar Man are all now available at the online casino.

Crazy Vegas launches Racing For Pinks
Players can win up to 175 times their wager on the online casino's new video slot.

Locus Gaming unveils first TV campaign for Jack Gold
The online casino will be featured in a new set of television advertisements created to raise awareness of the mobile site.

iAffiliates launches SlotsHeaven
The new online casino offers Marvel classics like Iron Man, as well as Hollywood-inspired slots like The Sopranos.

Survey finds most opposed to U.S. online gambling
Sixty-seven percent said they were opposed to legalizing Internet gaming in the U.S., while more than 58 percent favored the status quo.

Registration now open for ICE Totally Gaming 2014
The event will again be held at ExCel London.

Clarion to launch World Regulatory Assembly at ICE
The two-day program will focus on regulation in key international jurisdictions.

Net Entertainment reveals next video slot
Secret of the Stones challenges players to unlock the mysteries of a stone garden.

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?
Party Poker executive Jeffrey Haas predicts that mobile devices will account for 30 percent of online poker play by the end of 2014, a near eight-fold increase on current levels.

Affiliate Program Sponsors

Meet The Affiliate
Roulette Zeitung

Leopold, known on the GPWA forums as Roulette Zeitung, runs a German-language roulette affiliate site. In our interview, he provides a review of the roulette scene in the German film Run Lola Run and advises affiliates not to invest their earnings on "cigarettes, alcohol or loose women."
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From The Forums
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