6 May 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES May 6, 2015
Recognition for April's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for April. We're giving extra special thanks to CasinoVergelijker, one of the month's most active posters. His site will be featured on the GPWA home page in May.

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

Industry News
Murren: Sky won't fall if online gaming is banned
MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren says the company won't miss a beat if Congress passes legislation that would effectively ban legal online gaming in the U.S.

Perspectives Weekly: Taxes hit William Hill
J Todd discusses William Hill's trouble with higher taxes and 666Bet's plans to make payment arrangements. He also talks about PokerStars' new payment processing option and news from Pennsylvania, California and New Jersey.

bet365 Games offering 25 percent reload weekend
The site will add an extra 25 percent up to 100 pounds on players' first deposit from May 9-10.

Intertops, Juicy Stakes hosting $5,000 freeroll
The two main poker sites on the Revolution Poker Network are joining together to host the $5K Face Card Freeroll on Saturday, May 9.

Cherry launches Yggdrasil progressive jackpot slot
Joker Millions has launched exclusively on Cherry Casino, SpilleAutomater, EuroSlots and Sveacasino.

Vegas Crest Casino hosting Fantasy Slots Tourney
The tournament will feature 20 of the site's most popular slots and will award $5,000 in guaranteed prizes.

INBET88 partners with Income Access
The Philippines-based online sportsbook and casino brand's new affiliate program will be powered by Income Access' management software.

Vegas Partner Lounge casinos add three new games
Ariana, Adventure Palace and Big Chef have been added to the Vegas Partner Lounge portfolio.

BingoSKY to host special Mother's Day bingo games
The site is offering a "buy 6, get 3 free" promotion for all cards purchased for Mother's Day bingo games.

Betway becomes member of ESSA
The European Sports Security Association is a nonprofit organization that monitors irregular betting patterns and possible instances of event manipulation.

Upcoming Conference

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, exhibitions 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?
Four professional poker players are beating Carnegie Mellon University's computer program, Claudico, halfway through the "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence" 80,000-hand poker competition.

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