29 June 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: ActiveWins responds
This week, J. Todd discusses the ActiveWins affiliate program's response to the webmaster outcry featured in our last video, as well as online poker news from the U.S.

Pennsylvania House OKs gambling bill
The bill approved Tuesday will regulate daily fantasy sports, permit slot machines at off-track betting parlors and airports, and authorize online casino games and poker, if cleared by the Senate and signed by Gov. Tom Wolf.

BeLucky launches affiliate program with Income Access
As part of the new partnership, BeLucky will provide affiliates with game reviews, newsletters, targeted banners and customizable landing pages.

PunchBets adds iSoftBet products
iSoftBet slots and new mobile games have been added to the casino website.

bet365 Vegas offers new player bonus
Players receive a 100% bonus of up to 100 pounds with a deposit of 10 pounds or more.

Coral presents Coral Vegas
A Netflix-style mobile app, updated welcome offers and deposit bonuses are available at the new section of the website.

Brexit vote causes chaos in the betting markets
Last week's British vote to withdraw from the EU was an economic bombshell that attracted a record amount of betting action. Casino City asks two industry veterans to break it all down and predict the ramifications going forward.

iSoftBet obtains Romanian gaming license
The London-based casino games provider will offer an array of games from its portfolio to the Romanian online gambling market.

FSB Tech partners with Sportdec
Fan-centric app Sportdec features live scores, notifications and statistics, and will go live ahead of the quarter-final stages of Euro 2016.

Microgaming set to unveil Reel Spinner
The new slot features scatter symbols, a two-stage bonus round and multipliers, and goes live on desktop, mobile and tablet on July 6.

NetEnt unveils newest slot game
Theme Park: Tickets of Fortune features multiple bonus rounds in the form of classic carnival games.

Play'n GO receives Romanian gaming license
The Swedish supplier will supply content to all online channels for gaming operators in the country's recently regulated market.

XIN Gaming announces latest slot release
Widely popular in arcade halls across China, Fish Hunter King is now available on desktop and mobile casinos.

Upcoming Conference

Affiliate Summit EastJuly 31-August 2, 2016
Affiliate Summit East
Affiliate Summit in New York will bring thousands of affiliates, networks, merchants, agencies and vendors together to meet, network, do business and learn industry best practices.

European iGaming Congress & ExpoOct. 18-20, 2016
European iGaming Congress & Expo
EiG is the home of online gaming, where top gaming CEOs from around the world mix with startups, regulators and new entrants for three days of serious business and influence at the highest level.

Berlin Affiliate ConferenceOct. 20-23, 2016
Berlin Affiliate Conference
Berlin Affiliate Conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. The relaxed atmosphere of these events encourages the open exchange of ideas and experiences.
Did You Know?
New Jersey online gambling revenues in May 2016 soared 32.6% compared to the same month last year. But the total tally of $16.5 million was $500,000 less than what was collected in April 2016.

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How many times have you cashed out after using a no-deposit offer?
GPWA member matthewt says he's not encouraging "bonus hunting," but would like to know how often players cash out without making a deposit while using a no-deposit bonus. View poll
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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:
New MessageDiscouraging prospects for Canadian sports betting bill
New MessagePokerStars shuts down in Israel
New MessageIrish bookmakers cease taking wagers on under-18s sports
New MessageRussia blocks Amazon Cloud service due to 888poker ad
From The Forums
New MessageHas anyone negotiated a flat-rate affiliate deal?
Gambleri writes:
Most gambling affiliates are on revenue share. Has anyone out there negotiated a flat-rate advertising deal? What kind of traffic were you getting as you negotiated the deal? Are you paid up-front? Do you negotiate monthly, or is it for several months at a time? Have you been happy with the arrangement?  read more
New MessageWhy did bookies call Brexit wrong?
New MessagePoker affiliate marketing
New MessageWhich domain should I use -- .co, .uk or .com?
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New MessageWhat are the top 3 casinos to promote outside of the U.K.?
New MessageSelling my casino website
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