28 May 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES May 28, 2014
New GPWA database and forum servers on order
The GPWA is pleased to announce that we have finalized an order for several new servers to support the GPWA website. We are also planning to migrate the forum and the rest of the GPWA website to a pair of load-balanced web servers, to improve performance, to avoid temporary disruptions for activities like the rebooting of servers and to improve resilience to hardware failures.

Industry News
Scot scoops 1.6 million pounds from one-pound bet
The Glasgow punter took home the massive sum playing William Hill's Pig Wizard on his tablet device.

MGM takes cautious approach to online gaming
Though MGM Resorts supports the legalization of online gaming in the U.S. and holds an interactive gaming license in Nevada, the company is taking a wait-and-see approach in regard to launching its own Internet gaming sites.

Titan Gaming releases new bingo product
Titan Bingo offers 75-, 80- and 90-ball bingo, chat games and a host of themed bingo rooms.

Football fever hits Lucky247
The online casino has released two slots with a football theme: Football Star and Soccer Safari.

Win one of 200 cash prizes at bet365
The site's "Live Games Giveaway" takes place May 31 and will award a total of 5,000 pounds.

Zone Poker now on mobile and tablet
Bodog's version of "fast-fold poker" will keep the casual player protection offered by the site's anonymous tables.

Cherry Casino officially launches
Cherry Affiliates' new site features more than 350 games from Net Entertainment, Microgaming and Yggdrasil.

Odobo agrees to deal with Betfair
The deal will provide new premium device-interoperable HTML5 games to Betfair via the Odobo Marketplace.

Golden Riviera hosting slot tournament
On June 12, the online casino will award 175,000 euros in the Reels de Janeiro slot tournament.

Income Access founder announces new agency
Nicky Senyard, the founder and CEO of Income Access, has announced the upcoming launch of a digital marketing agency.

Net Entertainment launches Lights
The slot whisks players off to a stunning Asian valley where they can enjoy free spins and floating wilds.

Yggdrasil brings Fruitoids to desktop and mobile
The five-reel, 25-payline slot features high-paced game mechanics aimed at the frequent slots player.

Upcoming Conference

Online Gambling Summit USAJune 12-13, 2014
Online Gambling Summit USA
Online Gambling Summit USA brings together key industry leaders to tackle the core issue of creating a profitable and sustainable online operation.

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 in the U.S. iGaming market.
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