4 February 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES February 4, 2015
GPWA Times Magazine now available online and at ICE
The 31st issue of the GPWA Times Magazine is now available online and is currently being distributed at ICE in London. Our cover story for this issue is a two-part package written for us by SEO expert Nick Garner, in which he looks at the role that trust plays in ranking high in Google's SERPs and the keys to performing well in mobile search results.

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

Recognizing January's most active AMs
Hats off to the affiliate program representatives who were most active in January. 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 February.

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome Punchbets Affiliates as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
Perspectives Weekly: Filters in the U.K.
J Todd discusses the implications of U.K. Internet provider Sky using filters to block "adult content," including many online gaming sites. Plus, he delves into affiliate news from Playtika and a follow-up on AffEurope.

Win your share of 3,000 euros daily at bet365 Poker
With two more weeks left in the site's "Everyone's a Winner" promotion, players who earn just one prize draw ticket will be guaranteed a daily win until Feb. 15.

Love is in the air at Intertops Casino
The site is giving away $150,000 in bonuses in its "Love is in the Air" promotion, as 300 players will share a $30,000 prize each week.

7Spins Casino has brand new promotions
In the site's Venetian Romance Tournament, one lucky player will win a seven-day romantic getaway to Venice, including five-star hotel accommodations, flight expenses and $3,000 in spending money.

SkillOnNet's casinos go mobile
The software supplier has announced the release of its updated mobile casino platform via its flagship European brand, EUcasino.

Playtech unveils virtual sports features
The new features include a fully simulated football game, allowing for realistic betting and gameplay.

iSoftBet and BetConstruct announce agreement
iSoftBet's selection of flash and mobile casino games will soon be accessible to BetConstruct partners.

Upcoming Conference

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.

i-Gaming ForumApril 15-17, 2015
i-Gaming Forum
Held this year in Stockholm, Sweden, the I-Gaming Forum continues to bring together key stakeholders from the online gaming industry to share their experience, knowledge and visions.
Did You Know?
The 2015 World Series of Poker schedule will feature an online bracelet event through WSOP.com in Nevada. The $1,000 buy-in event will be played online, with the final two players competing live at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

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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:
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