15 October 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES October 15, 2014
Warning: Criminal activity from Verifiedcasinos.com
The affiliate operating Verifiedcasinos.com has hacked an extremely large number of websites by systematically exploiting a vulnerability in the Askimet WordPress plugin to insert iframes promoting online gaming sites under his affiliate codes, thereby illegally diverting both traffic and revenue from the webmasters whose sites have been hacked.

Meet The Affiliate Manager
Gambling Attack's Slava Sushko says she's always been fascinated by gaming and marketing, so it's no surprise she ended up landing a job as an affiliate manager. She says the company name represents its marketing approach. That's why the program offers affiliates payments on a weekly basis, rather than the industry standard monthly commissions. Read the interview

Industry News
Amaya CEO garners limelight of online gaming
If David Baazov succeeds in restoring the once-tainted PokerStars presence in the United States, the move could change dramatically the financial prospects of the sagging American online gaming market.

Perspectives Weekly: Delays for N.J. sports betting
Delays in the New Jersey sports betting case have pushed back any decision until at least Oct. 31. Plus, J Todd discusses Betfair's business in New Jersey and industry news from Europe and Asia.

Titanbet agrees to deal with The Sun
The online sportsbook will sponsor the British newspaper's popular daily betting column.

Intertops offering $120 bonus to try Voodoo Magic
The 13-line slot features stunning artwork and eerie effects, including a wild princess and her voodoo dolls.

bet365 offers money back for Euro 2016 qualifiers
Bettors who place a pre-match correct score, halftime/full-time or scorecast bet on any soccer match that finishes 0-0 will receive a refund.

Extra incentive for Fortune Affiliates partners
Fortune Affiliates' online casinos are giving away free spins to registered players who "like" their Facebook pages.

Income Access to power Trophy Slots program
Las Vegas-based NYX Social Gaming has partnered with Income Access to launch an affiliate program for social casino Trophy Slots.

Upcoming Conference

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?
The Gibraltar Betting & Gaming Association has called for a European Union framework for online gaming legislation after its appeal against the U.K.'s point of consumption licensing was dismissed by the courts.

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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:
New MessageFrom 2,500 miles away, an online gaming push for New York
New MessageIreland set to introduce online gaming tax
New MessagePhil Ivey loses $12.4 million court case against Crockfords
New Messagebwin ramping up presence in Italy
From The Forums
New MessageExplain the new U.K. gambling law
Puma writes:
Can someone please explain the new U.K. gambling law in dummy format? I have read numerous articles and news reports but it still seems very unclear. read more
New MessageShould I set up a Delaware LLC?
New MessageBetting Partners
New MessageIs Bingo.com closed?
New MessageFacebook unpublished my page
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