1 October 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES October 1, 2014
GPWA Times Magazine Issue 30 now available online and at G2E
The 30th issue of the GPWA Times Magazine is now available online and at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) this week. It will also be distributed at the Barcelona Affiliate Conference (BAC) and at the European iGaming Expo (EiG) in Barcelona and the Summit for iGaming in Malta (SiGMA) later this month.

Recognition for September's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for September. We're giving extra special thanks to Gamer, one of the most active posters for the month. His site will be featured on the GPWA home page in October.

Recognizing September's most active AMs
Hats off to the affiliate program representatives who were most active in September. We're giving special thanks to Renée of Rewards Affiliates, who was our most active representative. She will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page in November.

Industry News
Wynn's thoughts on Internet gaming: "Not much"
Steve Wynn doesn't see the profit in Internet gaming in the U.S. currently and worries that a public relations crisis surrounding the activity would "invite additional regulation or oversight for land-based gambling."

Perspectives Weekly: U.K. delays and N.J. exits
The new point-of-consumption licensing system in the U.K. has been delayed until November. J Todd also discusses industry news from Nevada, New Jersey and Canada.

Bet 10, earn 10 on bet365 Mobile Vegas
Players who stake 10 pounds or more on mobile slots will receive a 10-pound bonus.

Intertops satellite winners preparing for Caribbean
"Grandma Mary" won his $2,700 prize package in an online satellite in August, while "Sim79," from Quebec, Canada, just won his trip last Sunday.

BGO Entertainment partners with Income Access
BGO will migrate its affiliate program to Income Access's platform and will integrate the company's ad serving and mobile tracking solutions.

Fedor Holz wins WCOOP for $1.3 million
The 21-year-old from Vienna, known as "CrownUpGuy," topped a field of 2,142 players in the $5,200 buy-in World Championship of Online Poker Main Event.

New slot from Yggdrasil is a real blast
Pyrons, from the Greek word for fire, takes a classic mechanic to new levels by offering a 20x multiplier that makes even the smallest win significant.

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?
Las Vegas Sands Chairman and anti-online gaming proponent Sheldon Adelson fell one spot to 12th overall in the latest Forbes list, which ranks the wealthiest people in America.

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