18 January 2017 GPWA Times Newsletter

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: A 'shocking' reaction
This week, J. Todd looks at what U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, Jeff Sessions, has to say about the iGaming industry, and also covers news from Portugal and Australia.

Mission Month at bet365 Poker
Players can complete a choice of missions until 29 January in order to have a chance at winning six-figure prizes.

Energy Casino mints first high-roller winner
A VIP player from Hungary went on a playing spree from 3-9 January, ending up with a total of 61,413 euros.

Free blackjack hand at Intertops Poker
Until 17 January, for every four hands of blackjack played, guests can receive a fifth hand free.

PPA advocates for iGaming regulation in Washington
Executive Director of the Poker Players Alliance tells state Senate that regulation would put Washington in control of internet gaming by corralling the unregulated market and making it safe and accountable.

GUTS Casino rewarding New Year's resolutions
Through the rest of January, the Resolution Rewards campaign offers players a chance to collect mystery prizes and instant free spins.

ICE flies flag as 'United Nations of gaming'
A total of 67 jurisdictions will be represented on the show floor at ICE Totally Gaming next month in London.

AGA CEO explains impact of Trump administration
Ahead of his appearance at the International Casino Conference, Geoff Freeman discusses international gaming collaboration, engaging with pressure groups, and what the AGA thinks about Donald Trump.

WSOP solidifies 2017 weekend events
With just six weekends available to start new events this year, the World Series of Poker has strategically built the 2017 schedule to place signature events on the weekend.

Play'n GO headlines annual Fire & ICE party
This year's 16th annual party takes place on 8 February at the Troxy Theatre with a "Twisted Tales" theme.

Tom Horn Gaming to exhibit at ICE 2017
The casino software provider will be returning to ICE Totally Gaming with new games that it created in 2016.

SkillOnNet to display new 'takeaway' solution at ICE
Leading casino software supplier to use consumer expertise to help prospective owners in regulated markets at ICE Totally Gaming in London next month.

Upcoming Conference

ICE Totally Gaming7-9 February, 2017
ICE Totally Gaming
Showcasing compelling innovation and expertise, ICE Totally Gaming is proud to be the largest and most comprehensive B2B gaming exhibition in the world.

London Affiliate Conference (LAC)9-12 February, 2017
London Affiliate Conference (LAC)
LAC's conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With 3,000 attendees expected, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with affiliates, affiliate managers, operators and speakers.

GiGse26-28 April, 2017
GiGse attracts over 700 delegates to examine the legislative progress, commercial strategies and partnership opportunities for all the key stakeholders to enter iGaming and achieve the first-mover advantage in this lucrative market currently undergoing a significant regulatory change on a state-by-state basis.
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