24 August 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

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Industry News
APCW Perspectives: William Hill, Coral and Amaya news
This week, J. Todd looks at what was a busy week in the online gambling industry, and he's following stories from William Hill and Coral. Plus, industry news from Amaya Gaming, Australia and Canada.

TWiG video: CA online poker and MA fantasy sports
This week in gambling, there's been some significant movement in regard to online poker legislation in California, and not everyone is happy about it. Plus, Massachusetts has become the latest state to regulate fantasy sports.

Another Royal Panda live roulette win
Blazej won a total of $90,400 over the course of an afternoon after placing a starting bet of $360.

Reload at bet365 Vegas Casino
During the 25% Reload Weekend from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, players earn extra spins and bonuses by depositing 20 pounds or more.

Energy Casino player wins Mega Moolah jackpot
A player in Poland turned 1 euro into 70,478 with just a few spins on the progressive slot.

Tain receives Romanian gaming license
The software and solutions provider will supply its platform to online gaming operators in the country's regulated market.

MGS Summit to examine gaming's 'giant leap forward'
The MGS Entertainment show, taking place Nov. 15-17, will look at the balance of legislation, innovation and investment needed to drive the global gaming market forward.

Microgaming signs deal with Just For The Win
The agreement will see the game development studio distribute its content to the over 400 brands on the Quickfire platform in 2017.

Yggdrasil launches Big Blox slot
This unique online slot gives players a chance to win prizes without the help of bonus or free spin rounds, thanks to block symbols that increase in size.

NetEnt unveils Secrets of Atlantis
The online slot, which features nudge wilds and colossal symbol respins, takes players on an underwater adventure with vibrant creatures and mysterious mermaids.

NIGA hosts Internet gaming forum
The National Indian Gaming Association hosted the Tribal Economic Development and Internet Gaming Forum on Aug. 18, focusing on related legislation, diversification outside of gaming and more.

Pariplay expands gaming partnership with Microgaming
Under the deal, Pariplay will integrate its range of games, including scratch cards and online slots, into Microgaming's Quickfire platform.

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?
The U.K. Gambling Commission last week stated that bitcoin is a cash equivalent and can be used for the purposes of online gambling. This change becomes official as soon as Oct. 31, 2016.

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