4 October 2017 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 Renee from Rewards Affiliates, who was the most active affiliate program representative and continues on the list this month. 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 Triple7, the most active poster during the month. His site is being shown on the GPWA home page as the featured site for the month of October.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Burning the Ladbrokes witch
The Ladbrokes CEO recently made some interesting comments regarding Fixed Odds Betting Terminals. Plus, our old friends David Baazov and Buffalo Partners are back in the news.

Inspired announces key market updates
The company will continue its contract with Betfred, deploy virtual sports in over 200 BoyleSports venues in Ireland and more.

Authentic Gaming secures Romanian license
The live casino supplier will launch its full suite of products, including Authentic Roulette, to operators in the market.

Tom Horn to exhibit slots at Riga Gaming Congress
The slots provider will showcase its collection of games at the event on 12 October in Riga, Latvia.

Realistic Games CEO resigns
Andy Harris has stepped down from the role after more than six years with the company.

GameArt expands jackpot games network
Players in Latin America, Europe and Asia now have access to the developer's network on desktop and mobile devices.

Iron Dog Studio debuts Blood Queen online slot
The chilling slot game features expanding wilds and a thrilling setting, promising both scares and huge wins.

GAMING1 receives Colombian license
The international company is the first of its kind to obtain such a license under the country's new regulatory regime.

Quickspin solidifies Norsk Tipping deal
The Norwegian operator's players will have access to the company's award-winning HTML5 slots beginning January 2018.

iSoftBet celebrates disco with latest online slot
Disco Double uses classic symbols such as bars, sevens and stars while bringing the golden age of disco back to life through vibrant visuals and sounds.

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?
Online gambling accounted for 32% of total gambling market revenues in the U.K. in 2016, according to the Gambling Commission.

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How did the third quarter of 2017 compare with the second quarter of 2017 for you?
The third quarter of 2017 just ended, so it is time to ask our periodic question to members about how the revenue they are earning has changed over the last quarter. If you compare revenue from the third quarter of 2017 (July to September) to revenue from the second quarter of 2017 (April to June), how did it change? Did it get better, stay the same or get worse for you? And post your thoughts about the changes you have seen and your view of what the future holds. View poll
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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:
New MessageReport: Online gaming market hit $44 billion in 2016
New MessageUK councils seek to curb betting advertisements
New MessageUruguay bans online gambling, OKs ISP blocking
New MessageProblem gambling increases on mobile sites
From The Forums
New MessageDisavowing Wikipedia 'clones'
PROFRBcom writes:
I'm curious how you treat all of the Wikipedia clone sites. Some pull the articles word for word. Others are just different languages of the articles, but not Wikipedia hosted. I'm not sure how to proceed with these copied pages. My heart says disavow, because the content is scraped/stolen. My wallet says, those links might have some juice and every little bit of it counts when your competition is buying links left and right and outranking you with inferior content. read more
New MessagePoker or slots?
New MessageWeird page surfer from Croatia
New MessageUsing a mailer as a supplementary page
New MessageDepositing players
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New MessageTablePress gone from WordPress
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