16 August 2017 GPWA Times Newsletter

Join the GPWA at G2E 2017 for free
Members of the GPWA can attend G2E in Las Vegas from 2-5 October for free as long as they register in advance using a link in this announcement post by 15 September. The early registration fee is generally $225, and on-site registration is $299. If you do attend, stop by stand No. 5443 and say hello!

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA is pleased to welcome Big Win Affiliates as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Spam and solicitations
Spam is a real problem for many webmasters, and the GPWA forums are no exception. This week, J. Todd looks at the issue and what's being done to stop it. He's also covering stories from New Jersey and Ladbrokes.

Crack the code at bet365 Bingo
During the weekly Codebreaker promotion, players who participate in selected rooms before 27 August and match one or more numbers of the code can win a cash prize.

Intertops presents free blackjack
On 18 August, the online poker rooms are giving out free blackjack hands. For every 10 hands played, players will receive one hand free.

NYX Gaming Group announces senior appointment
Steve Mayes has been named Third-Party Sales Director and will be responsible for growing the company's network of third-party suppliers.

NJ online casinos surpass $600 million milestone
In July, online casinos in New Jersey overtook $600 million in combined revenue since legalization in November 2013, collecting $2.6 million in July alone.

Pragmatic Play live in Denmark
The slots supplier's catalog of games, including online slots Wolf Gold and 7 Monkeys, are now available on an exclusive basis with the operator.

Nektan accepts first mobile bet in California
The provider has launched its series of Evolve in-venue mobile games with a tribal casino in California.

Pariplay signs deal with 1X2 Network
The companies have announced the start of a partnership that will see 1X2 Network's full portfolio made available to operators through Pariplay's FUSION network.

Spigo releases Showers online slot
The five-reel, three-row game will put players right in the middle of a pool party with loud music, cheering crowds and a host of bonus features.

Lightning Box releases Stellar Serengeti Lions
Players will have a chance to explore the heart of Africa while encountering lions, zebras and mysterious spaceships.

Slotegrator partners with Spinomenal
The company has added Spinomenal's selection of 78 slots to its online casino offering.

Upcoming Conference

Affiliate Grand Slam1 September 2017
Affiliate Grand Slam
The organizers behind SiGMA are packing up and heading to charming Bucharest, in Romania, for two nights of quality entertainment and networking restricted to 200 hand-picked affiliates and six operators.

AffiliateCon Sofia12-13 September 2017
AffiliateCon Sofia
AffiliateCon offers two days of serious business, with entertaining breaks and outstanding keynote speakers. Hosted in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia, the location was chosen as much for the buzz as it was for its convenient location and low cost.

Global Gaming Expo3-5 October 2017
Global Gaming Expo
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 serious business. It's the most in-depth source of new products, networking, ideas and information on the planet.
Did You Know?
New Jersey's online casinos collected $2.6 million in revenue in July, according to the state's Monthly Internet Gross Revenue Report.

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Have you ever seen a solar eclipse?
This coming Monday, 21 August 2017, there will be a solar eclipse. A total eclipse will be visible in portions of the United States. A partial eclipse will be visible in West Europe, North/East Asia, North/West Africa, North America, much of South America, the Atlantic and the Artic. So, for this week's poll we're asking GPWA members if they have ever seen a solar eclipse or expect to this coming week. Are eclipses something you find fascinating or boring? Why or why not? Have you ever traveled to see one? View poll
Last week's poll results: Do you operate a forum on any of your sites? View poll
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