25 March 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES March 25, 2015
Farewell to Nandakishore Banerjee
It is with great sadness that we announce that GPWA member Nandakishore Banerjee died sometime last year at the age of 78. We interviewed Nandakishore for Issue 2 of the GPWA Times Magazine back in Oct. 2007. He will be missed.

Industry News
Optimal Payments to acquire Skrill
The two payment processing firms will combine to form the Enlarged Group following the $1.2 billion acquisition. The move will help diversify Optimal Payments' customer and affiliate base, geographic reach and product offerings.

Perspectives Weekly: News from Europe
J Todd discusses stories from the Netherlands, Denmark and Italy, and provides information that every online gaming affiliate should know.

bet365 Games offering 25 percent reload weekend
Players who reload their accounts on March 28 and 29 will earn a 25 percent bonus up to 100 pounds.

Norwegian player wins 3.1 million euro jackpot
The player took down the massive prize by playing Mega Fortune on NorskeAutomater.

Amaya granted U.K. online gaming licenses
The company received licenses for PokerStars and Full Tilt as well as for its B2B online casino services.

888 and WSOP announce sponsorship pact
As part of the sponsorship, only 888 will have the rights -- outside of select territories -- to run official online satellite qualifiers to World Series of Poker events.

Kiron secures remote supplier's license in U.K.
The virtual games specialist will now be able to provide its games to U.K. operators.

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i-Gaming ForumApril 15-17, 2015
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Did You Know?
Nevada and Delaware began a soft-launch of sharing online poker liquidity on WSOP.com on Tuesday.

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