16 April 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES April 16, 2014
Meet The Affiliate
loquaxAfter years of putting 90 percent of his focus on part of his business that didn't earn any revenue, Jason (aka "loquax") decided to spend all his time on the 10 percent of the business that did. The decision has paid dividends for the online bingo affiliate, who tells us of his love for ducks, photography and Star Wars in our affiliate interview. Read the interview

Industry News
High Noon player wins nearly half-a-million dollars
"Mr. S" won $249,875 playing Triple Twister, then won $168,960 playing the same game three days later.

GiGse to add consumer focus to event
GiGse has teamed up with Commercial Intelligence to conduct surveys of New Jersey players, the results of which will be released to GiGse attendees in a series of reports.

Celebrate the Easter weekend in style with bet365
Starting Friday, April 18, players can earn a 10-pound bonus once they've wagered 10 pounds at bet365 Games.

Victor's Wheel returns to BetVictor Poker
The Wheel of Fortune-themed arcade game gives players the chance to win a variety of prizes, ranging from tournament dollars and cash to smart watches and smart phones.

Prime Slots launches new Swedish TV campaign
Along with the TV commercial, the site is offering new players 50 kroners without having to make a deposit.

Income Access partners with PlaySpace
The PlaySpace social gaming brand offers ludo, bingo, slots, dominoes, luno/uno and chinchon.

Rich Casino player celebrates winning gold bar
The player said he "broke open a bottle of Blue Label and some scotch and celebrated."

Chumba Casino signs deal with Income Access
Chumba Casino offers players the opportunity to play for fun using its virtual gold coin currency or to play for real money using "Sweeps Cash."

Realistic Games releases two new slots
Mobile and desktop versions of the five-reel 6 Appeal and the three-reel Jackpot Cherries will soon be available.

Upcoming Conference

Online Bingo SummitMay 15-16, 2014
Online Bingo Summit
With the chance to meet privately with real bingo players and a focus on managing new taxes and technology, the Online Bingo Summit is an essential date in your diary.

Amsterdam Affiliate ConferenceJune 24-27, 2014
Amsterdam Affiliate Conference
The Amsterdam Affiliate Conference is part of the iGaming Super Show and is expected to be a huge success. Expect four days of conferences, exhibition and networking events with the elite in iGaming in a city that is like no other.

Global iGaming Summit & ExpoJuly 14-16, 2014
Global iGaming Summit & Expo
Established as the leading event focused on the future of iGaming in North America, GiGse attracts over 700 delegates to examine the legislative progress, commercial strategies and partnership opportunities for all the key stakeholders to enter iGaming and achieve the first-mover advantage in this lucrative market currently undergoing a significant regulatory change on a state-by-state basis.
Did You Know?
The Borgata in Atlantic City is suing poker pro Phil Ivey for $9.6 million, alleging Ivey used "edge sorting" to cheat at mini-baccarat.

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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 MessageGoogle may give encrypted pages a boost in search
New MessageBorgata files cheating suit against Phil Ivey
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New MessagePoker slows, casino grows in N.J.
From The Forums
New MessageHas anyone heard of Jelly?
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I was watching the news over the weekend and one of the Twitter founders was talking about Jelly, a new social mob tool that uses pictures to interact. Has anyone tried it yet? read more
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New MessageThe end of Facebook as it exists today
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