17 September 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES September 17, 2014
Meet The Affiliate
sweetbetAfter getting his start in the dating affiliate business, Adel realized that casino affiliates were able to make more money working fewer hours and hasn't looked back since. The Australian webmaster and former substitute teacher loves Thailand, goofy comedies with Will Ferrell and Jim Carrey, and once bought a haunted house. Read the interview

Industry News
Sports betting could soon be legal in New Jersey
On Oct. 6, a federal district court judge will rule on a request by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to dissolve an injunction that prohibits legal sports betting in the state. If the injunction is dissolved, Monmouth Park and partner William Hill will open the first legal sportsbook in the state.

Social casino revenue headed above $2.7 billion
Station Casinos views social gaming as a way to keep its current customers engaged when away from the company's 17 Las Vegas-area casinos while also introducing the brand to a new audience.

Red Flush Casino to release new game Oct. 3
Red Hot Devil offers free spins with multipliers and wilds, and a special Wheel of Fire bonus.

Win a trip to New York with bet365 Bingo
The site's New York, New York promotion will award one player a trip to the Big Apple and a $500 shopping spree.

Fortune Affiliates set to launch new app
Affiliates will be able to log in and automatically receive updates on new game releases, news and payments.

Realistic Games experiences massive growth
The company has moved to new offices in Reading following a year in which it signed deals with William Hill, Gala Coral, Gaming Realms and others.

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.

European iGaming Congress & ExpoOct. 21-23, 2014
European iGaming Congress & Expo
EiG is the home of online gaming, where top gaming CEOs from around the world mix with start-ups, regulators and new entrants for three days of serious business and influence at the highest level.

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.

Summit of iGaming, Malta (SIGMA)Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014
Summit of iGaming, Malta (SIGMA)
SiGMA 2014 will feature a state-of-the-art exhibition space for both interactive gaming suppliers looking for new and existing operators as well as operators looking to attract affiliates and marketing partners.
Did You Know?
Morgan Stanley projects that the U.S. online gaming industry could reach $5.2 billion in revenue in 2020 if there are at least 20 states with legalized activity.

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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:
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