13 August 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES August 13, 2014
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome the Fast Track Affiliates as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Meet The Affiliate
PokerTripMeet Jon, aka PokerTrip, a Las Vegas-based affiliate whose sites focus on live poker, but generate revenue through affiliate deals with online rooms. Jon says his favorite vacation spot is just eight miles from his house -- the Las Vegas Strip! We should all be so lucky. Read the interview

Industry News
Slot-lottery mergers a relief to investors
The combined $11.5 billion in mergers in the past few weeks has the investment community relieved. Investors are optimistic about the union between the lottery providers and slot machine manufacturers.

Perspectives Weekly: California down in flames
J Todd discusses online poker regulation in California, which appears to be all but dead in 2014. Plus, he highlights industry news from Latvia and Scientific Games.

Gear Poker leaves Equity Poker Network
The Equity Poker Network, which pulled out of New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware earlier this year, has guaranteed that all Gear Poker player payouts will be made.

BetVictor poker coach creates juicy jackpot
Marbella Slim won his fifth "Crush The Coach" heads-up match in a row, raising the progressive prize to $1,500.

Kick off the Premier League with bet365 Casino
Players can enjoy two different bonuses to celebrate the opening weekend of the English Premier League on Aug. 16 and 17.

Intertops player scores on Triple Twister
The nurse practitioner took home $11,000 on a $25 bet thanks to the game's expanding wild, animated Twister symbol.

Crazy Vegas Mobile Casino adds three games
Bush Telegraph, Mystic Dreams and Silver Fang will join the online casino's portfolio of mobile games.

Golden Riviera Casino releases The Argyle Open
The Argyle Open is a golf-themed slot that brings an exciting range of features to help players score a hole-in-one.

NEKTAN partners with Income Access
NEKTAN Affiliates' first brand is mobile casino Chomp Casino.

Upcoming Conference

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2014
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is one of the world's largest gaming events where gaming executives and industry professionals meet to conduct business.

Russian Affiliate Congress & Expo (RACE)Oct. 3-4, 2014
Russian Affiliate Congress & Expo (RACE)
The Russian Affiliate Congress & Expo will examine how to develop the affiliate industry for online gaming in Russia and CIS countries. The expo includes scientific and business seminars, conferences and other educational activities.

Barcelona Affiliate ConferenceOct. 23-26, 2014
Barcelona Affiliate Conference
BAC conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With an expected 2,200 attendees this will be one of the biggest exhibitions in the industry.
Did You Know?
Daniel "jungleman12" Cates last weekend surpassed the $10 million mark in career high-stakes winnings at Full Tilt Poker.

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Do you understand the difference between bookmakers and betting exchanges?
GPWA member p.arena is interested to know how much the online gaming industry knows about the differences between bookmakers and betting exchanges. In addition to voting in the poll, share your knowledge about the differences. View poll
Last week's poll results: Will Amaya's acquisition of PokerStars be good for the online poker industry? View poll
From The Forums
New MessageiGaming webinars debut Thursday and Tuesday
vinism writes:
GPWA Editor-in-chief Vin Narayanan is hosting a pair of webinars over the next few days with noted Internet gaming attorney Martin Owens. On Aug. 14, Owens will discuss how online gaming suppliers -- including those that might have a "past" -- can get licensed to operate in the U.S. On Aug. 19, Owens will look at what it will take to launch real-money sites right now in the U.S., including the state of California. After the presentations, Owens will field questions from the audience. read more
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