11 November 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES 11 November 2015
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome 1xBet Partners as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
New York AG issues cease and desist to DFS operators
Hours after New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to stop allowing Empire State residents to make daily fantasy sports (DFS) wagers on their sites, both operators made it clear they would not abide by the cease and desist order.

Perspectives Weekly: Deadlines, deals and dead birds
The deadline for affiliates to comply with New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement regulations has passed, but the consequences for "delinquent" webmasters have not been announced. Plus, J Todd talks about a deal made by Seals With Clubs operator Bryan Micon and checks in on Sheldon Adelson's latest shady dealings.

bet365 Games holding two 200,000-pound prize draws
Players can earn double tickets for the prize draws for every 10 pounds wagered on Wild Gambler until Nov. 15.

Joe McKeehen wins 2015 WSOP Main Event
Joe McKeehen, a 24-year-old professional poker player from Philadelphia, dominated the final table in Las Vegas this week, going wire-to-wire to became poker's world champion.

Fruity Casa now available in Swedish
The online casino is now available in English, German and Swedish and plans to integrate several more languages.

bet365 Bingo giving away seven-night trip to Lapland
Collect free tickets to the finale with every full house win in the Log Cabin room or in Snowflake games until Nov. 28.

ICE offers industry opportunities to learn
The 2016 agenda features more than 64 hours of learning opportunities delivered by 140 thought leaders drawn from both within and outside the international gaming community.

Play'n GO releases Rage to Riches
Players collect bonus stars for scatter wins before unleashing monsters who rampage their way through a city amid a hail of bombs and bullets hell-bent on stopping them.

Playtech launches new 'Top Gun' slot
The game includes high-speed action and bonus rounds that feature the famous F-14 Tomcat fighter jet flown in the film.

Yggdrasil Gaming signs deal with Hero Gaming
Yggdrasil's portfolio of 16 video slots will be available on Casino Heroes and CasiTabi.

OpenBet seeks to increase staff size by 10%
The recruitment drive is supported by a new marketing campaign and corporate video.

FSB Technology, Toals agree to partnership
FSB will provide Toals bookmakers with their first online sports betting platform.

Upcoming Conference

Malta iGaming Seminar (MiGS)Nov. 16-19, 2015
Malta iGaming Seminar (MiGS)
MiGS 2015 promises to be one of the most informative and interactive conferences of its kind. MiGS is renowned for bringing together the best of the industry to contribute to high-profile discussions. The program will keep your attention with topics of interest for anyone in the iGaming industry.

ICE Totally GamingFeb. 2-4, 2016
ICE Totally Gaming
Showcasing compelling innovation and expertise, ICE Totally Gaming is proud to be the largest and most comprehensive B2B gaming exhibition in the world.

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?
According to Russ Fox, principle of Clayton Financial and Tax of Las Vegas, Joe McKeehen's after-tax winnings from his World Series of Poker Main Event win will be just $4.3 million, as he'll owe nearly $3.4 million in taxes, or roughly $173,000 less than the second-place prize.

Affiliate Program Sponsors

Meet The Affiliate
Dave - dschall

With more than a decade of experience in the online gambling affiliate industry, "Casino Dave" (known as dschall at the GPWA) has seen a lot of ups and downs. Through it all, he's found the GPWA to be a great place to learn about affiliate programs and exchange information with other affiliates, which has "easily led to six figures' worth of business."
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