14 October 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES 14 October 2015
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome Mad Slot Affiliates as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
Record 13-million-pound Mega Moolah jackpot won
The winner, a British army soldier, says he plans to use the money to pay for his father's heart and lung transplant — though he is also going to indulge in a yellow Bentley Continental GT.

Perspectives Weekly: The Sky Bet affiliate screw
J Todd reports on news from Affiliate Hub, who manages the "partner" program for Sky Bet, which announced retroactive changes to its terms and conditions, scaling back commissions in some cases to just 5%. Also, all hell has broken loose in the fantasy sports arena, and it's not the attention our industry needs.

Class-action lawsuit filed against DraftKings, FanDuel
DraftKings has responded with an e-mail sent directly to all of its players, signed by its three co-founders.

Titus calls for hearings on legality of DFS
Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus says she is concerned that daily fantasy sports falls afoul of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act.

New Jersey today, California tomorrow?
New Jersey gaming regulators gave PokerStars the green light to offer online gambling services to people in the state. Howard Stutz argues that other states may soon follow the Garden State's lead.

Win an African safari with bet365 Bingo
Players get one free ticket to the Safari Bingo finale for every full house win in bet365 Bingo's Explorer games, which run daily in the Lion's Den.

Intertops offers blackjack jackpots to poker players
Players who hit more than one natural blackjack, three sevens or a "big suite" (A-2-3-4-5-6) can win bonuses of up to $1,000 at the online poker room.

Condor Affiliates properties offering bonuses
In addition to traditional first-deposit bonuses, all three casinos now offer an extra 50% second-deposit bonus.

Halloween Sweepstakes offers $100,000 in prizes
Players can earn entries for the All Slots Casino Halloween Sweepstakes weekly prize draws by playing casino games, such as the new Titans of the Sun video slots.

Celebrate Halloween with $75 free at CyberBingo
This month's offers include a $75 new player bonus, a month-long bingo tourney, a Halloween costume event and a 500% Halloween reload bonus.

Platin Casino to launch new affiliate program
Operational since 2013 and currently being relaunched with an affiliate program in partnership with Income Access, Platin Casino offers online casino games in German, Spanish, Czech and English across all devices.

ICE on course for record-breaking attendance
More than 1,000 attendees registered for the ICE Totally Gaming conference in the first week registration was open.

Clarion seeks input via 'ICE Conferences Wall'
EiG delegates can post their suggestions and insight on the wall, which is located in the Arena Berlin.

Realistic Games launches Fireworks slot
The five-reel, 10-line slot is available in phone, tablet and desktop versions and features a colorful fireworks theme, innovative bonuses and a full-screen experience.

Upcoming Conference

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

Berlin Affiliate Conference (BAC)Oct. 22-25, 2015
Berlin Affiliate Conference (BAC)
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.

London Affiliate Conference (LAC)Feb. 4-7, 2016
London Affiliate Conference (LAC)
LAC's conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With 3,000 attendees expected, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with affiliates, affiliate managers, operators and speakers.
Did You Know?
Twenty percent of all online bets in Italy are now made on Inspired's virtual sports platform.

Affiliate Program Sponsors

Affiliate Manager Interview

Christine, the affiliate manager for Condor Affiliates, grew up and France and has been working in the iGaming industry for the last 15 years. A self-described "crazy cat lady," Christine wants to have dinner with the Dalai Lama and Jimmy Fallon, and explains her irrational fear of the sound toilets make on airplanes.
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What was your favorite subject in school?
A new member at the GPWA, Sharebestccam asks the GPWA community what their favorite subject was in school. In addition to answering the poll, be sure to share some stories about your favorite (or least favorite) subjects. If nothing else, you'll want to read GPWA Executive Director Michael Corfman's story about setting off smoke bombs in English class! View poll
Last week's poll results: Would you join a movement to boycott an affiliate program? View poll
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