18 November 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES 18 November 2015
New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome AffVantage as new sponsors of the GPWA. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
PA House Committee passes Internet Gaming Bill
The Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday morning to approve a bill that would license and regulate online gaming.

Perspectives Weekly: Affactive indictments released
The U.S. Attorney General has released indictments against the owners of the Affactive and Revenue Jet affiliate programs. Plus, J Todd discusses the ongoing battle between the state of New York and daily fantasy sports operators.

NY files preliminary injunction against DFS operators
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman requested a preliminary injunction against DraftKings and FanDuel in state Supreme Court on Tuesday morning, seeking to prevent them from operating in the state immediately.

bet365 Casino rewarding players with huge bonuses
Players will receive three comp points for every 10 pounds wagered on slot games, and players who earn at least 50 points on 10 or more days will put themselves in position for a large bonus, up to 1,000 pounds.

Royal Panda player spins $1.80 into $18,000
Peter from the U.K. won $18,539 in a single spin during the free spins mode of the popular slot game Game of Thrones.

Vegas Crest Casino giving away trip to Las Vegas
Each player who wagers $100 or more on the new Weekend in Vegas 3-D video slot by Nov. 22 will receive a $10 bonus and free entry to win $1,000 cash to experience a real weekend in Vegas.

Kiss Casinos partners with Income Access
The Curacao-based real-money online casino will have its affiliate program integrated with Income Access's software.

Royal Panda player lights up the reels with $42,000 win
Salahuddin from the United Arab Emirates won a total of $42,258 on the popular slot game Twin Spin.

NetEnt signs with Gamesys US for NJ online casinos
NetEnt now holds customer agreements with all the major online casino operators in New Jersey.

ICE 2016 to roll out World Regulatory Assembly
The program of four events will feature the largest group of international gaming regulators ever assembled at the conference, delivering high-level networking and providing a forum for knowledge exchange.

Experts to assemble at World Regulatory Briefing
Keynote speakers will explain the latest developments in the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Poland and Romania, while Angel Iribozov, chairman of the Bulgarian Gaming Association, will provide an update on key issues in his home country.

PokerStars' Christmas Festival to award $10 million
The festival culminates in a $5 million guaranteed Sunday Million tournament on Dec. 27.

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 a brief filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, DraftKings accepted "$484,897 in entry fees from player accounts registered in states where DraftKings purports not to offer DFS for legal reasons" in 2014.

Affiliate Program Sponsors

Affiliate Manager Interview
Kobi Nahmani

Kobi Nahmani started working in the online gambling industry when he was 21 years old and has seen plenty of turmoil during that time. But, he says, through all the chaos, brand loyalty to InterPartners' products, especially InterCasino, is the reason the company has been successful for nearly 20 years.
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How many birthday cards do you send each year?
The GPWA's universal4 recently received a birthday card and realized that the person who sent it had sent him a card every year on his birthday for at least 10 years. As a result, he wondering how many birthday cards other people send out. Are you really good about sending cards to friends and family? Is it something you mean to do, but never get around to? Or have you given up on sending cards through the mail and instead send messages by e-mail or text? View poll
Last week's poll results: How did the third quarter of 2015 compare with the second quarter of 2015? View poll
From The Forums
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FruityJelena writes:
As an affiliate manager for one of the newest sponsors of the GPWA Forums, FruityJelena wants to know how important webmasters and affiliate managers think it is for affiliate sites to have forums. Are forums integral to the success of a site? Or is social media taking over? read more
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