27 January 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

GPWA TIMES 27 January 2016
Industry News
APCW Perspectives: The fix is in again
J. Todd discusses the latest match-fixing scandal providing more bad publicity for the gambling industry. Plus, an online gambling fugitive surrenders in New York.

Intertops Poker sending another player to CAPT Seefeld
The site will run a series of satellite tournaments to determine who wins the $3,200 prize package to play in the CAPT Seefeld Main Event.

Income Access taking meetings for ICE, LAC
Income Access founder and CEO Nicky Senyard will be in London with a team of senior executives.

Energy Casino adds experienced U.K. country manager
Daniel Hurley joins the online casino brand from BetSocial, where he handled the firm's marketing and affiliates.

BingoSKY hosting $50,000 Coverall
Whether you plan some home improvements, take a vacation to escape the winter chills or to pay off the holiday bills, the BingoSKY $50,000 Coverall could make your dreams come true in 2016.

NetEnt partners with Guns N' Roses to launch new slot
The 20-line slot draws on the unmistakable sound of the band, which has claimed seven platinum-selling albums.

IGT to showcase gaming solutions at ICE 2016
IGT's stand will feature more than 200 unique products that meet the needs of its international customers and demonstrate IGT's leadership in gaming innovation.

NetEnt jackpots pay 7.6 million euros to three winners
One player won 3.4 million euros on Mega Fortune Dreams at Paf, another won 2.7 million euros on Mega Fortune at Casumo and a third scooped a 1.6-million euro jackpot on Hall of Gods at Vera&John Casino.

Playtech slot sets U.K. mobile jackpot record
A librarian from Glasgow won 5.89 million euros playing Jackpot Giant at Gala Bingo.

SBTech honored at EGR Nordics Awards
SBTech was among the big winners of the night, taking home the Best Sports Betting Supplier award.

Connective Games appoints new CEO
Sergey Mukhanov has been with CG for 10 years, most recently serving as chief customer officer, where he oversaw the direction of software development.

ICE 2016 attracts 119 first-time exhibitors
The figure represents 23% of the Gaming Technopolis, and according to Marketing Director Jo Mayer, it is an important feature of the ICE success story.

Play'n GO nominated in three IGA categories
The Swedish slot supplier is up for Slot Provider of the Year, Corporate Service Supplier of the Year and Mobile Product of the Year at the International Gaming Awards.

Upcoming Conference

ICE Totally GamingFeb. 2-4, 2016
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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?
The American Gaming Association estimates that $4.2 billion will be wagered on the Super Bowl this year, and that 97% of that money will be wagered illegally.

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