10 August 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

Free EiG passes for GPWA affiliates
Berlin is the hot spot for online gambling conferences this October, with the Excellence in iGaming Expo taking place immediately before the Berlin Affiliate Conference. As a very special bonus, we have once again made an arrangement with Clarion Gaming to offer GPWA-verified affiliate members FREE admittance to EiG. If you would like to attend, you must register online before Oct. 9. Please find more details inside this thread.

Win a 25-pound Amazon gift card
Income Access is offering GPWA members a chance to win a 25-pound Amazon gift card. To be automatically entered, all you need to do is fill out the affiliate survey found inside this thread before Aug. 19 regarding commission structures and markets. Four entries will then be randomly chosen as winners of the gift cards. Good luck!

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Betfair bends over webmasters
This week, J. Todd reports on Betfair joining the ranks of others who have drawn the ire of affiliates by implementing commission "quotas" and, in turn, being labeled a rogue affiliate program.

Tipbet implements Live Channel Online
Provided by Betradar, the new live channel gives Tipbet players access to over 7,000 live events per year.

Intertops Poker giving away 20 free bets
From now until Aug. 16, receive 20 free $1 bets on any table game. Poker players can also participate in satellite tournaments for the Punta Cana Poker Classic and the PPC Aruba World Championship.

Royal Panda player adds to previous win
Scott, a player from the U.K., continued his winning streak with a 178,000-pound win playing Live Roulette.

21Bet launches affiliate program with Income Access
The U.K.-based sportsbook operator has integrated with the Income Access software platform and will be managed by its affiliate manager team.

Malta iGaming Seminar to host first iGaming Idol
The 8th annual seminar will include an awards gala dinner celebrating employees within the industry.

2016 WCOOP schedule announced
The Senior Manager of Online Championships, Bryan Slick, has announced in a blog post the schedule for the World Championship of Online Poker and the companion series, Mini-WCOOP.

Endorphina releases 2016 Gladiators
The developer's tribute to the Olympic games features scatter symbols, free games and high stakes.

Oryx adds GAMOMAT games to portfolio
Following the success of the original 15 games, Super Duper Cherry, Sticky Diamonds and Fort Brave will be made available to Oryx operators on both desktop and mobile.

Quickfire teams up with Gamevy
The young game developer will join Microgaming's Quickfire platform, adding unique and differentiated content.

Empire Global Corp. announces name change
The company, which provides online and offline gaming and wagering in Italy, has changed its corporate name to Newgioco Group, Inc.

Realistic Games launches Goal! slot
The football-themed game has been developed in both Flash and HTML5, making it playable on desktop, tablet and mobile.

iGaming Education Forum showcases official site
iGaming Academy has released a website providing in-depth information about the event, taking place at SiGMA in November.

Upcoming Conference

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)September 27-29, 2016
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is the world's largest and premier gaming event, where gaming executives, buyers and industry professionals meet each fall in Las Vegas to conduct business. It's the most in-depth source of new products, networking, ideas and information on the planet. It takes place in the laboratory for the industry, Las Vegas, where you can see it in action and have fun doing it.

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?
According to an analysis by Technavio, the global online gambling market is currently valued at about $37 billion a year. Most of the revenue comes from the European market, which generates around $15 billion a year.

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Are you attending BAC or EiG in Berlin this October?
EiG and BAC take place this October in Berlin. GPWA affiliate members can attend the Excellence in iGaming expo for free, as described in the announcement above, and the Barcelona Affiliate Conference is always free for affiliates, though pre-registration is recommended. Are you going to Berlin?  View poll
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