21 January 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES January 21, 2015
Industry News
Swedish player wins 5.7 million euros on Leo Vegas
The player hit the massive jackpot playing Mega Fortune Touch with just a 1.3-euro bet.

Perspectives Weekly: Webmasters beware!
J Todd discusses why affiliates may have some serious issues on the horizon, as tax increases in the U.K. could affect their bottom line. He also touches on how webmasters may be sending their traffic into a black hole.

Titanbet to sponsor Kingmaker
The online sportsbook will sponsor the Kingmaker Novices' Chase at Warwick Racecourse on Saturday, Feb. 7.

Enjoy the Australian Open with bet365
The online sportsbook will offer an extensive range of in-play betting opportunities and will stream the action live for bettors to follow along.

Prime Slots adds Gulliver's Travels to portfolio
The game by Amaya offers a MegaLines feature and a "Morphing Game," changing the game from 20 paylines to 40, or even 243.

Vegas Crest celebrates launch of Golden Gorilla
The five-reel, 50-line slot offers expanding wilds, free spins, the Golden Gorilla Super Round and the Hidden Statue bonus.

Amaya provides PokerStars business update
The sports betting product will launch in the first quarter of 2015 in several markets, and PokerStars will gradually add more markets throughout the year.

SBTech to showcase new products at ICE 2015
The gaming solutions provider will present its new turnkey gaming platform, Chameleon 360, as well as its new generation of mobile and retail products.

SkillOnNet's white label solution on show at ICE 2015
The company is currently rolling out a number of joint ventures in regulated markets, including two white label casinos in Denmark and another in Sweden.

Upcoming Conference

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.

iGaming North America ConferenceApril 14-16, 2015
iGaming North America Conference
The iGaming North America Conference provides a cost-effective networking environment that helps foster understanding regarding the potential impacts of regulation of internet gambling in the U.S. and Canada, and provides critical information regarding the players, resources, legislative framework and topics that are important to all of the parties that comprise the important commercial gaming segment.
Did You Know?
This spring, New Jersey will introduce a new credit card processing code for payments made to online casinos in the state, an effort to decrease the alarming rate of failed credit card deposits many believe is holding back the market from growth.

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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 MessageNew Bitcoin poker room won't hold funds
New MessageNew Jersey introduces new credit card code for online gambling
New MessageNew York likely to introduce online gaming bill in 2015
New MessageClarion sold to Providence Equity
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I'm planning to build similar websites on the same topic, one in English and another in my native language. Because most of the content would be similar, I thought it would be a good idea to write the content in English for one website then translate it and publish it on the other website. Will this affect SEO or potentially harm either website? read more
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