25 November 2015 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES 25 November 2015
Industry News
New York judge declines to make ruling in DFS case
Supreme Court Judge Manuel Mendez declined to issue a ruling Wednesday on a request by the New York Attorney General to immediately shut down daily fantasy sports operators in the Empire State.

APCW Perspectives: Fantasy sports strikes back
J Todd discusses the ongoing fight between fantasy sports operators and the New York Attorney General. Plus, he takes a look at a major win for the online gambling industry in Pennsylvania, as well as bans in Canada and the Netherlands.

WizBet offering great promotions for affiliates
The promotion will be pushing some generous match offers, which will get better the closer it gets to the New Year.

DraftKings attorney unleashes his case against NY
DraftKings' attorney David Boies met with the media to discuss his client's war with the New York attorney general. In the process, he proved why his hiring was a worthwhile move for the daily fantasy sports giant.

Earn tickets to win a trip to Lapland at bet365 Bingo
Players have until Nov. 28 to collect free tickets to the finale game in the Log Cabin room.

Top 10 similarities between DFS and online poker
If you've been covering the online gambling industry since the UIGEA was a twinkle in Bill Frist's eye, the parallels between the rise and potential fall of the daily fantasy sports industry and online poker is like déjà vu all over again.

138 Casino partners with Income Access
The new 138 Casino affiliate program has integrated with Income Access's tracking platform.

Royal Panda players spin their way to five-figure wins
John from Canada and Dominik from the Czech Republic won a total of $77,000 on Pyramid: Quest for Immortality, Spinata Grande Touch, Break da Bank and Jackpot 6000 Touch.

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

Playtech launches live casino platform for Coral
The live dealer platform will include a wide range of live casino titles, including roulette, blackjack, Hi-Lo and baccarat.

Fruity Casa running exciting Christmas prize draws
The site is offering three different deposit bonuses and four prize draw raffles.

CyberBingo running holiday promotions
The site's Turkey Supreme and Black Friday Special will reward $3,000 and $4,000, respectively.

Online bingo sites release mobile update
CyberBingo, BingoSKY and BingoFest players can now purchase their cards, watch them play and join in the chat fun to celebrate wins no matter where they play.

Play'N Go releases XMas Joker
The new slot, with paylines decked with bells, holly and Yuletide trimmings, arrives just in time for the holiday season.

Yggdrasil unveils 'Boost' feature
The feature will give players the opportunity to play in-game raffles and view in-game leaderboards, providing operators the chance to provide a competitive environment in games, which will aid in acquisition and retention.

Merkur slots now live on SkillOnNet online casinos
The name Merkur is synonymous with great slots in Germany, having dominated the land-based casino sector for many years, and the name has long been a guarantee for exciting casino games in Europe.

NetEnt releases Koi Princess
The Asian-themed slot is packed with new and exciting features, and designed with a focus on U.K. players.

Yggdrasil Gaming launches Nirvana
Players pick one of three goddesses after triggering free spins. Each goddess offerse a different feature, which gives players the chance to see which goddess brings them the best luck.

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Did You Know?
On Thursday, Americans will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday by eating 46 million turkeys.

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Are you a daily fantasy sports affiliate?
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) sites have been a hot topic recently. For some time DFS had evolved as a form of online wagering that had successfully positioned itself as not being illegal in the United States, but the political climate in has changed and it's no longer the happy situation of a few months ago. What is your involvement with DSF as an affiliate? Besides voting in the poll, share your thoughts about why you are involved in DFS or not. If you are, what does it take to be successful? View poll
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From The Forums
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A lot of people are experiencing some very strange ranking changes. Some believe it's testing for the next Penguin update. There are also rumors that Google will be devaluing links as opposed to issuing a penalty. Our industry is probably one of the most notorious for link buying. It would be interesting to see the carnage if Google stopped valuing spammy links. What do you think will happen? read more
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