9 September 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES 9 September 2015
Meet The Affiliate
GambleRoadOleg's experience in the affiliate marketing industry goes way back to his first website, on which he promoted products that help people quit smoking. He recently took on the strenuous task of redesigning GambleRoad.com, but says his background in IT and eMarketing made it a fun and easy project to take on. Read the interview

Industry News
GVC, bwin.party agree to 1.16 billion-pound merger deal
bwin.party shareholders will own 66.6% of the new company, and current bwin.party CEO Norbert Teufelberger will serve as the new company's director. The deal ends a long bidding war between GVC Holdings and 888 Holdings.

Mega Moolah jackpot smashing records, over $11 million
Microgaming's Mega Moolah jackpot hit eight figures in August and is larger than it has ever been, nearing the $11.4 million mark as of Sept. 9.

New Jersey, Delaware reach iGaming deal
The agreement does not represent a liquidity sharing arrangement, but it does mark the first time the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has approved a compact with another state.

Perspectives Weekly: bwin bids and UK fees
J Todd discusses the bidding war over bwin.party, which reportedly reached a deal with GVC Holdings last week. He then tackles the possibility of higher licensing fees in the U.K.

bet365 offering Champions League action
The online sportsbook is offering a host of bonuses and betting opportunities to celebrate the return of the Champions League on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Titanbet signs John Barnes as brand ambassador
The former England and Liverpool winger will bring his commentary to the 2015-16 Premier League season via blogs, tweets and audio.

Intertops revs up for NFL kickoff
The online sportsbook is offering a 20% "Kick Off Bonus" up to $100 on deposits made through Sunday, Sept. 13.

Royal Panda player wins two jackpots
Marco from the Netherlands won a 5,000-euro jackpot last week on Turbo Max Power after winning a nearly 7,000-euro jackpot on the same slot the previous Friday.

Headline sponsors for BAC announced
Affiliates United (William Hill), 888.com, E-Gaming Online, iAffiliates and 24option will headline the Berlin Affiliate Conference next month.

Upcoming Conference

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.

Russian Affiliate Congress & Expo (RACE)Oct. 8-9, 2015
Russian Affiliate Congress & Expo (RACE)
The Russian Affiliate Congress & Expo will examine how to develop the affiliate industry for online gaming in Russia and CIS countries. The expo includes scientific and business seminars, conferences and other educational activities.

European iGaming Congress & ExpoOct. 20-22, 2015
European iGaming Congress & Expo
EiG is the home of online gaming, where top gaming CEOs from around the world mix with start-ups, regulators and new entrants for three days of serious business and influence at the highest level.

Berlin Affiliate ConferenceOct. 22-25, 2015
Berlin Affiliate Conference
Berlin Affiliate Conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. The relaxed atmosphere of these events encourages the open exchange of ideas and experiences.
Did You Know?
WSOP.com and Caesars Interactive sites in Nevada and New Jersey began accepting player deposits via PayPal last week. PayPal has historically prohibited U.S. online gambling transactions.

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