9 March 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

Meet The Affiliate
Phil Fraser - whichbingoAn affiliate by accident, Phil Fraser (aka "whichbingo") has built a bingo affiliate empire. While the market is mature, Phil says there is "enough to go round" for new affiliates, thanks to new sites launching all the time. Read the interview

Industry News
bet365 Bingo launches 1 million loyalty point giveaway
Players who opt in earn one prize draw ticket for every 10 pounds staked on slots or 2 pounds wagered on bingo, with double tickets up for grabs in selected rooms.

APCW Perspectives: Austria, Australia and Amaya
J. Todd takes a look at several stories concerning Amaya Gaming, including the company's buyout discussions and its PokerStars New Jersey launch announcement. Plus, he dives into industry news from Australia and Austria.

PokerStars in New Jersey just won't be the same
Dan Podheiser is looking forward to PokerStars' return to New Jersey, but he knows it will never be like the good old pre-Black Friday days.

iGaming Super Show to showcase acquisition strategies
The Player Acquisition Strategies conference, taking place June 9 in Amsterdam, will feature discussions with CMOs from the largest advertising sectors about key issues in marketing iGaming.

Intertops Casino hosting $270,000 bonus giveaway
Players will be rewarded with $30,000 in weekly prizes and one lucky player will receive a $1,000 cash prize at the end of the event.

bet365 Casino awarding bonuses up to 1,000 pounds
Players receive three comp points for every 10 pounds wagered on slot games at bet365 Casino. The more comp points players earn, the better their bonus.

Favourit affiliate program partners with Income Access
In addition to relaunching its affiliate program, the online sportsbook has launched a new online casino.

iGaming North America Awards nominees announced
The awards will be presented on April 7 during the iGaming North America conference in Las Vegas.

bet365 Games offering 25% reload bonus
Players can top off their accounts with a 25% bonus when they make a deposit or transfer to their bet365 Games account on March 12 and 13.

Lottoland bettor wins 14 million-euro jackpot
The winner, from Dresden, Germany, bet on the outcome of the popular German Lotto "6aus49" draw.

Upcoming Conference

iGaming North AmericaApril 5-6, 2016
iGaming North America
The iGaming North America conference is a unique networking and educational event designed to facilitate and cultivate the convergence of the land-based and online gambling industries in North America. It provides a cost-effective networking environment that helps foster understanding regarding the impacts of existing and potential regulated Internet gambling in the U.S. and Canada.

GiGseApril 27-29, 2016
GiGse attracts over 700 delegates to examine the legislative progress, commercial strategies and partnership opportunities for all key stakeholders to enter iGaming and achieve first-mover advantage in this lucrative market, which is currently undergoing a significant regulatory change on a state-by-state basis.

Amsterdam Affiliate ConferenceJune 7-10, 2016
Amsterdam Affiliate Conference
The Amsterdam Affiliate Conference is part of the iGaming Super Show and is expected to be a huge success, with over 3,200 delegates and 1,800 affiliates in attendance. This event mixes business with pleasure and is one you cannot afford to miss.
Did You Know?
Supercell, the 180-employee company that created the mobile game Clash of Clans, posted $964 million in profits on $2.3 billion in revenues in 2015, or nearly $5.4 million in profit per employee.

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Do you own domain names under a gaming-related top level domain?
A number of gaming-related top level domains have been launched. Domains can be registered under .casino and under .poker. The most recent addition is .bet, which began open registration on March 3rd. Have you bought any domains under a gaming-related tld? Whether you have or have now, what is your opinion about the value of such domains? View poll
Last week's poll results: One site vs. several sites View poll
Buzzy's World
The BuzzBuzzy has been hard at work this week chasing down the latest industry rumors and gossip. Here's a quick look at Buzzy's top finds:
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From The Forums
New MessageWhat is your attitude towards taxes?
RacingJim writes:
I've been looking at ways to reduce my tax bill, but as an affiliate, it's pretty hard. We are a low-input, high-output business; it's not like I am going to turn round and suddenly decide to reinvest all my profits in the business when I can get the same results pretty cheaply. It's not like we get any cash in hand; all our money is online and trackable. The only way I can see to lower my taxes is to move to a tax haven. I'd be interested in hearing anyone's tax tips or tales of woe. read more
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