22 April 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES April 22, 2015
Anti-scrapping software installed
We have recently installed an anti-scrapping software product called ZB Block on the GPWA website. We installed this new software because GPWA member Muppet reported on the forums that our site was being scrapped.

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome Posh Friends as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
Perspectives Weekly: 666Bet in flames!
J Todd looks at the current situation at 666Bet and what it means for players and webmasters. He also discusses industry news from Pennsylvania and Louisiana and binary options news from the U.K.

bet365 Games offering Genie Jackpots promo
The site is rewarding players with a 25 percent reload bonus up to 100 pounds on April 25-26, which players can then use to play Genie Jackpots and hit the Magic Carpet Bonus.

BingoSKY hosting Spring Sweep Event
The online bingo site's latest promotion, to be held Saturday, April 25, will guarantee $14,000 in cash prizes.

Income Access wins at eGR North America Awards
The company took home the "Acquisition & Retention Partner of the Year" award.

GLI tests, certifies shared liquidity launch
Gaming Laboratories International successfully completed testing and certification services for the shared online poker liquidity launch between Nevada and Delaware.

Playtech hires 600 global staff in omni-channel push
The gaming software and services supplier is concentrating its resources on several soon-to-be-announced global government and non-government omni-channel contracts.

Sponsors announced for iGaming Super Show 2015
GAMING1, SafeCharge, BetConstruct and ecoPayz have been named as the headline sponsors for the event, held in Amsterdam from June 23-26.

Upcoming Conference

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.

Amsterdam Affiliate ConferenceJune 23-26, 2015
Amsterdam Affiliate Conference
The Amsterdam Affiliate Conference is part of the iGaming Super Show and is expected to be a huge success. Expect four days of conferences, exhibition and networking events with the elite in iGaming in a city that is like no other.

Affiliate Summit EastAug. 2-4, 2015
Affiliate Summit East
Affiliate Summit in New York will bring thousands of attendees from affiliates, networks, merchants, agencies, and vendors together to meet, network, do business and learn industry best practices.

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2015
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is one of the world's largest gaming events where gaming executives and industry professionals meet to conduct business.
Did You Know?
The Daily Show host Jon Stewart called New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie a "narc" for taking a stance against legalized marijuana while lobbying hard for the legalization of online gaming in his state.

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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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