15 June 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

Another milestone: Issue No. 500 of GPWA Times
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Industry News
New York online poker bill passes Senate
Despite a chief opponent saying it would create the "next generation of zombies," a bill that would regulate online poker in the Empire State passed by a 53-5 margin on Tuesday.

Michigan moves forward with online poker bill
The bill, sponsored by Senator Mike Kowall, was approved by an overwhelming 8-1 margin, but won't go any further during the current legislative session due to time constraints.

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Tipbet announces Euro 2016 widget
The free widget offers overviews of missed matches and displays all relevant match information for the UEFA European Championship that started last week.

Golden Riviera Casino releases new slots
Three new slots are now available at the casino, along with welcome bonuses and other bonus offers.

Vegas Crest Casino player nets over $200,000 jackpot
The lucky player spun her way to six figures on the Legends of Avalon progressive slot, receiving the biggest Vegas Crest Casino jackpot win to date.

StarPartner launches new user-friendly website
The affiliate program's website features enhanced graphics and improved text, along with many other changes.

MegaJackpots awards 1 million pound jackpot
The big score at Gala Coral was one of six 500,000-plus pound jackpots hit on the MegaJackpots Cleopatra game during April and May.

Betsoft enters the Italian market
Partnering with the Microgame, Betsoft plans to offer some of its most popular games to Italian players.

Quickspin releases Spinions Beach Party
The 25-line slot was created in partnership with Relax Gaming and boasts features such as respins, sticky wilds and free spins.

NetEnt's CFO to leave the company
After five years with the company, Maria Hedengren will leave to pursue other opportunities.

Play'n Go releases Fire Joker
The slot is a modern take on a retro theme and features classic symbols such as bars, lucky sevens and fruit.

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Did You Know?
Delaware's three online gaming operators set an all-time high in revenue in May for a third straight month, winning a combined $282,112.30, according to the Delaware Lottery. May also marked the best month for online poker revenue for the U.S. state since April 2015.

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Summertime is here in the northern hemisphere, and for many that is the season for holidays/vacations. So, for this week's poll we are asking about your recent holidays. Besides answering the poll question, be sure to share some background information. Where did you go? What did you do? Do you have any upcoming plans you are especially excited about? View poll
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