1 April 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES April 1, 2015
Recognition for March's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for March. We're giving extra special thanks to Roulette Zeitung, one of the most active posters for the month. His site will be featured on the GPWA home page in April.

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

Industry News
Editorial: RAWA hearing proved to be a farce
Last week's Restoration of America's Wire Act hearing on Capitol Hill was riddled with factual inacuracies and unsubstantiated testimonies by so-called "experts."

Amaya hopes to launch PokerStars in New Jersey
The Canadian firm, which acquired PokerStars for $4.9 billion last year, says it hopes to launch a U.S.-based PokerStars site in New Jersey by the fall.

Perspectives Weekly: Notes from the RAWA hearing
J Todd discusses last week's Restoration of America's Wire Act hearing on Capitol Hill, and whether or not anything has changed. He also talks about a shakeup in the payment processing world and California online poker.

Intertops holding college basketball bonus contest
Players who correctly predict the 2015 NCAA men's basketball national champion on the online sportsbook's Facebook page will be entered to win a $100 free bet.

bet365 Casino offering various bonus options
Players can choose from the standard opening bonus, the slots-only opening bonus or the VIP opening bonus, a 50 percent boost on deposits up to 500 pounds.

Gala Coral integrates Inspired's content
The online games provider has integrated its remote gaming server, Virgo, with Coral Casino, Gala Bingo and Gala Casino.

Net Entertainment granted U.K. licenses
The company has been granted both operating and software licenses by the U.K. Gambling Commission.

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?
PokerStars announced Tuesday that its new online sportsbook has launched in beta and has begun taking wagers from players.

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How did the first quarter of 2015 compare to the fourth quarter of 2014 for you?
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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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