27 September 2017 GPWA Times Newsletter

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Snakes and Paddy Power Betfair
There's a mad dash from operators to make sure they and their affiliates are in compliance with new U.K. rules and regulations. However, it seems as though some programs are using these changes to eliminate elements of their referral program.

Intertops offers free blackjack
During Friday Happy Hour on 29 September, players can receive free blackjack hands after hitting designated hands.

SBTech takes home CEEGC award
The sports betting solutions and iGaming platform provider won the distinction of Best Sports Betting Provider during the 2017 Central and Eastern Europe Gaming Conference.

Habanero debuts Cake Valley online slot
The baking-themed slot boasts 243 ways to win and an innovative Jelly Selector feature that allows players to boost wins.

Magic Johnson to speak at Global Gaming Expo
The NBA Hall of Famer will discuss during a keynote on 5 October his transition from athlete to business executive and the future of sports betting in the U.S.

Kindred Group supports Gambling Therapy app
As part of the company's commitment to a safe gambling environment for its customers, it has funded the development of the free app.

Pragmatic Play hires marketing lead
Victoria Bonner has joined the team as Head of Marketing, bringing with her over a decade of experience.

Felix Gaming launches Dark Mystic slot
The five-reel, 10-payline game features a bonus engine that allows players to choose the position of an expanding wild, giving them more chances to win.

Yggdrasil signs SkillOnNet deal
The slots developer will provide its collection of award-winning slots to SkillOnNet's range of B2C brands.

Playtech launches Age of the Gods live roulette
The leading slot brand is available in both the casino and live casino, offering roulette players a chance to win huge cash prizes.

Tom Horn teams up with Solid Gaming
The provider's selection of video slots is now available via Solid Gaming's network of operators.

iSoftBet confirms Zeus Play agreement
The content provider will integrate the supplier's suite of games into its Game Aggregation Platform, bringing its title count to more than 1,000.

Realistic Games debuts Win Sprint
The 3-D take on the classic fruit slot boasts a bonus feature that will allow players to snag huge wins after they trigger a certain combination on any of the paylines.

Upcoming Conference

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.

EiG - Excellence in iGaming30 October - 1 November 2017
EiG - Excellence in iGaming
EiG is the leading gaming industry event completely focused on achieving Excellence in iGaming, providing a unique platform which encourages and facilitates networking and learning for the entire iGaming ecosystem.

Berlin Affiliate Conference1-4 November 2017
Berlin Affiliate Conference
BAC sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. With over 70 expected exhibitors, this will be the biggest exhibition in the industry, offering more stands and a larger space for meetings in one huge hall.
Did You Know?
The Netherlands government is planning to introduce a temporary gambling tax hike — from 29% to 30.1% — in order to adjust to new gambling laws.

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Buzzy's World
The BuzzBuzzy has been hard at work this week chasing down the latest industry rumors and gossip. Here's a quick look at Buzzy's top finds:
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