24 September 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES September 24, 2014
Join the GPWA at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
The GPWA will be at G2E next week, from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, sharing Casino City Press stand 4105. We'll be distributing a number of publications of interest to affiliates, including Issue 30 of the GPWA Times Magazine and Casino City's iGaming Pocket Directory. We hope to see you there!

New Affiliate Programs
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Industry News
Ultimate Gaming ending agreement with Trump
Ultimate Gaming, one of just two companies operating in both the Nevada and New Jersey Internet wagering markets, said Friday it was ending its agreement with the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City after less than a year.

Instead of boom, a whimper from New Jersey
Through August, the state's online gaming revenue was $83.6 million, less than half once imagined for the market.

WSOP.com claims market leadership in Nevada
In its first year, WSOP.com has dealt more than 15 million hands of cash poker, and more than $363 million has been wagered. The website also has operated 14,564 tournaments in Nevada.

Perspectives Weekly: U.K. license deadlines
The Gambling Act will go into effect on Oct. 1 in the U.K. Plus, J Todd discusses bookmakers who have adopted self regulation measures for advertising.

Greg Merson becomes WSOP.com ambassador
The 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event champion has become WSOP.com's first sponsored player.

Bet in-play on the Ryder Cup with bet365
The action gets underway on Friday, Sept. 26 at Gleneagles and bet365 will bring you an extensive range of betting opportunities throughout the three-day spectacle.

Intertops sending another player to Caribbean
The winner of the Caribbean Poker Tour Tournament on Sunday will get a $2,700 prize package that includes a CPT St Maarten buy-in, all inclusive resort accommodation and travel expense money.

iAffiliates awarding trip to Berlin in Facebook promo
One lucky affiliate will win a trip for two to Berlin, along with a "Beer Budget," in the OctoBeer Facebook Challenge.

Net Ent's latest release will have you going bananas
Go Bananas! is a five-reel, 20-line game is set in a colorful tree house deep in the tropical jungle.

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?
Ultimate Gaming ranked last in revenue among New Jersey's six online gaming operations, taking in $4.9 million from customers so far this year.

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