25 February 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES February 25, 2015
Industry News
Seals With Clubs suffers security breach, shuts down
Seals With Clubs, the most popular Bitcoin-based online poker room, announced Friday morning that it is suspending operations and encouraged players to withdraw their existing balances as soon as possible.

Why online poker could get outlawed in the U.S.
Poker historian Nolan Dalla gives 10 reasons why efforts to rewrite the Wire Act to make online poker (and gaming) illegal may succeed this year.

Perspectives Weekly: Sunshine in America
J Todd discusses positive industry news from the U.S., while Europe has some dark clouds on the horizon.

Win daily prizes with bet365's Team of Champions
Poker players can collect two coins every day, resulting in up to 11 entries into the 1,500-pound prize draw.

Earn a $50 Keno reward from Vegas Crest Casino
Players who wager more than $500 on any Keno game between Feb. 23 and March 1 will receive a $50 credit to use on any casino game.

Nexx Edge partners with Income Access
The live casino and sports betting operator will launch the Nexx Edge Affiliate program.

Betfair Casino pays out record jackpot in New Jersey
A Union County man won $1.52 million by hitting a Royal Flush in Let It Ride.

Net Entertainment releases Steam Tower
Set in the 19th century, the slot begins with players having to climb the steam tower to rescue the princess from the dangerous dragon.

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iGaming North America ConferenceApril 14-16, 2015
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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.

Global iGaming Summit & ExpoApril 21-23, 2015
Global iGaming Summit & Expo
Established as the leading event focused on the future of iGaming in North America, GiGse attracts over 700 delegates to examine the legislative progress, commercial strategies and partnership opportunities in the U.S. iGaming market.
Did You Know?
Last weekend, the Winning Poker Network held the first $1 million guaranteed online poker tournament available to U.S. players since Black Friday in 2011.

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