5 October 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

Recognizing September's most active AMs
Hats off to the most active affiliate program representatives in September. We're giving an extra special thanks to Renée from Rewards Affiliates, who was the most active affiliate program representative and continues on the list. She will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page for the month of October.

Recognition for September's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for September. We're giving extra special thanks to wonderpunter, the most active poster. His site is being shown on the GPWA home page as the featured site for the month of October.

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome BetEast Affiliates as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
APCW Perspectives: The 2016 G2E special
J .Todd brings in a pair of special guests from Las Vegas to discuss the regulation of sports betting in America, the new Senate bill that targets our industry and the 10-year anniversary of the UIGEA.

Intertops Casino announces casino bonus event
The $150,000 Zombies in Las Vegas promotion will see 300 frequent players win casino bonuses of up to $500 each throughout the month of October.

LeoVegas receives Danish gaming license
The mobile gaming group will expand into the Danish market after a fall launch.

Reload weekend at bet365 Games
Players receive huge bonuses when depositing at least 20 pounds into their account this weekend.

Top 10 takeaways from G2E 2016
Casino City's Gary Trask returns from the 2016 Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas and has 10 observations that signify a positive outlook for the casino/gaming industry.

Digitain signs deal with Mediatech
The agreement will see Mediatech integrate Digitain's sportsbook into its omni-channel platform, IRIS.

NetEnt appoints new CFO
Therese Hillman, a member of the board of directors at Unibet, will start her new position in January.

GVC expands regulated market offering with iSoftBet
Under a multi-year agreement, iSoftBet will supply over 40 HTML5 and Flash online slots to the company's online and mobile casinos.

Microgaming previews zombie-themed slot
Set for release on 5 October, the company's latest online slot will allow players to side with zombies or survivors as they explore a post apocalyptic Las Vegas Strip in Lost Vegas.

Yggdrasil Gaming releases Empire Fortune
The new progressive jackpot slot shares a jackpot pool with Joker Millions Progressive, and includes an exciting feature that allows the player to hold two free spins or bonus symbols.

iSoftBet introduces Slammin' 7s online slot
The colorful game includes high quality animation, free spins, multipliers and a jackpot of up to 50,000 coins.

Realistic Games launches Crystal Clear online slot
The company's newest slot game features HD graphics, free respins and a maximum prize of 1,000x the total stake.

SIS signs exclusive deal with Mauritius Turf Club
The supplier will deliver coverage and fixed-odds prices for 300 races to U.K. retail and online customers.

Upcoming Conference

European iGaming Congress & Expo18-20 October, 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 Conference20-23 October, 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.

MiGS7-9 November, 2016
The Malta iGaming Seminar, a highly anticipated event in the Maltese iGaming industry, is renowned for bringing together the best of the industry to contribute to the high profile discussion.

SiGMA16-19 November, 2016
The goal of SiGMA is to bring together the entire gaming community, from affiliates and operators to regulators and vendors.
Did You Know?
The U.S.-facing online gambling industry is forecasted to experience an overall annual compound growth rate of 51% by 2020, according to a recent report released by research firm Technavio.

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How did the third quarter of 2016 compare with the second quarter of 2016 for you?
With the calendar turning to October, we're asking folks to compare revenue from the third quarter of 2016 (July to September) to the second quarter of 2016 (April to June). Did it get better, stay the same or get worse for you? View poll
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