19 November 2014 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES November 19, 2014
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome Princess Star Affiliates as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Meet The Affiliate
Gambling JoeMeet Darren, the man behind GamblingJoe.com and SlotsInYourPocket.com. He impressed us with several turns of phrase in his interview, including "the waters of affiliate earnings are a choppy sea." An avid reader and word games player, Darren used to be a professional gambler and has a self-published science fiction book available on Amazon. Read the interview

Industry News
Online poker's Ultimate Gaming folds after 19 months
Ultimate Poker became the nation's first regulated real-money online poker site when it launched in 2013. But after 19 months of revenues falling far short of once-lofty projections, the company decided to end its operations in Nevada.

Op-ed: Congress must reverse online poker policy
A Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial argues that Congress's inability to regulate online gaming at the federal level has effectively destroyed the Nevada Internet poker market.

Industry embraces Silver's view of sports betting
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said that sports betting should be brought into "the sunlight where it can be appropriately monitored and regulated."

Betfair moves N.J. operations to Golden Nugget
Betfair's previous land-based New Jersey partner, the Trump Plaza, declared bankruptcy and closed in mid-September.

Take your chance in the bet365 Slots Giveaway
Players can win up to 15,000 pounds at bet365 Games during prize draws taking place each Monday.

Racing Post backs ICE Totally Gaming 2015
Betting industry writer Jim Cremin described ICE as the business equivalent of "the Grand National, the Melbourne Cup and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe all rolled into one."

Upcoming Conference

Affiliate Summit WestJan. 18-20, 2015
Affiliate Summit West
Affiliate Summit in Las Vegas brings thousands of attendees from affiliates, networks, merchants, agencies, and vendors together to meet, network, do business and learn industry best practices.

London Affiliate Conference (LAC)Jan. 31-Feb. 3, 2015
London Affiliate Conference (LAC)
LAC conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With 3,000 attendees expected, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with affiliates, affiliate managers, operators and speakers.

ICE Totally GamingFeb. 3-5, 2015
ICE Totally Gaming
Showcasing compelling innovation and expertise, ICE Totally Gaming is proud to be the largest and most comprehensive B2B gaming exhibition in the world. Bringing together international operators and suppliers from the betting, bingo, casino, lottery, mobile, online, social and street gaming sectors over three days, ICE Totally Gaming offers unrivaled opportunities to visitors and exhibitors alike.
Did You Know?
The Pala Band of Mission Indians became the first Native American tribe to offer online gaming in New Jersey on Wednesday when it launched PalaCasino.com in partnership with the Borgata in Atlantic City.

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