4 March 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES March 4, 2015
Recognition for February's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for February. We're giving extra special thanks to universal4, one of the most active posters for the month. His site will be featured on the GPWA home page in March.

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

Industry News
Top-10 reasons to play at SwC Poker
The GPWA's Aaron Todd looks at the "new" SwC Poker and explains why he likes it, and why others should start playing at the Bitcoin poker site.

Perspectives Weekly: Restoration of the Wire Act
Sheldon Adelson's plan to restore the Wire Act in the U.S. will be heard in Congress next week. J Todd also discusses news about Spain and Bitcoin poker room Seals With Clubs.

Podcast: Discussing U.S. online gaming
The GPWA's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser are joined by Nolan Dalla to discuss Congressional efforts to rewrite the Wire Act and ban online gaming.

All Slots Casino launches two slots
Lucky Leprechaun and Golden Princess will be available on the site's download and instant-play platforms.

Vegas Crest Casino hosting March slot tournament
The site will award $5,000 throughout the month, with the top 30 players winning prizes.

Enjoy the all-new spring promotions at Vic's Bingo
The bingo site will reward players in March with the Wonder Woman Tournament, the Irish Pub room and the Glimmer and Glitz Tournament.

BGO Entertainment partners with Income Access
The online casino operator has relaunched its affiliate program, BGO Buddies, using Income Access's platform.

Playtech unveils Rainbow Riches Bingo
The slot game, developed in partnership with Scientific Games, will launch with a 100,000-pound promotion.

iSoftBet reinvents the reel with Ambiance
The 20-payline slot features wilds and a new scatter collect feature, and is now available on NetBet.

Upcoming Conference

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.

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?
After temporarily shutting down on Feb. 11 following a raid by the Nevada Gaming Commission, Bitcoin poker site Seals With Clubs relaunched last week with new software and under the brand name SwC Poker.

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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 MessageBluff: Adelson doesn't really want to ban online gaming
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New MessagePortugal approves online gaming
New MessagePennsylvania introduces poker-only online gaming bill
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