1 November 2017 GPWA Times Newsletter

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

Recognition for October's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for October. We're giving extra special thanks to universal4, 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 November.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: The UK's crackdown
J. Todd has some news from the U.K., where the Gambling Commission is urging operators to remove advertising material that might appeal to children. He's also following news out of Pennsylvania and several stories in the GPWA forums.

Pennsylvania Senate OKs online gambling
After months of stops and starts, House Bill 271 has finally been approved and will legalize online slot machines, table games, poker and lottery products as well as authorizing daily fantasy sports.

Aussie Millions begins today at Intertops
The winner will receive a AU$3,500 prize package to compete in the AU$1,000,000 Aussie Millions GTD NL Hold'em opening event in Melbourne this winter.

LiveLotto launches affiliate program with Income Access
To celebrate the partnership, the U.K.-based iLottery operator is offering new affiliates a special revenue share deal.

EveryMatrix combines PartnerMatrix, MoneyMatrix
Affiliates can now withdraw commissions directly from the PartnerMatrix system interface without having to register in the gaming platform.

Clarion Gaming announces iGB Live! event
The conference will feature the iGaming Super Show, EiG and Amsterdam Affiliate Conference brands, all in one consolidated event.

Authentic Gaming strikes deal with Multilotto
The online lottery site will provide its players in the U.K. and Irish markets with Authentic's live casino products.

SBTech launches mobile-focused Add2Bet feature
Players can immediately use the cash out value of an open bet to create a new double, treble or acca by combining it with new selections.

Record number of judges chosen for iGB Awards
The 2018 awards ceremony will invite over 100 independent judges from around the world to select winners across 24 award categories.

Playtech acquires BetBuddy
The company will use BetBuddy's responsible gambling framework to improve its own gambling content.

Pragmatic Play unveils Diamond Strike
The game features classic symbols such as fruit, bells and lucky sevens, along with diamond that are both stacked and wild.

RISQ develops 25 million GBP jackpot RNG
The technology company has created a random number generator capable of paying out jackpots of up to 25 million GBP.

Upcoming Conference

SiGMA22-25 November 2017
The goal of SiGMA is to bring together the entire gaming community, from affiliates and operators to regulators and vendors.

ICE Totally Gaming6-8 February 2018
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 Conference7-10 February 2018
London Affiliate Conference
LAC is one of the most popular iGaming affiliate events in the world! Its conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers.
Did You Know?
Pennsylvania could collect $120 million in upfront license fees thanks to regulated online gambling, according to PlayPennsylvania.

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Earlier this week, GPWA user Aidan90 reported that his Twitter account has 12,000 followers. So, for this week's poll, we thought we'd ask folks if they use a Twitter account in their business, and, if they do, how many followers they have. Besides voting, be sure to comment on how effective Twitter has been for you, how often you tweet, what sort of content you tweet, and whether you've ever had any issues with account suspension. View poll
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More and more casino brands are sending emails about compliance for the U.K. market. In my opinion, a few things are good, and I understand them. But other compliancy rules? I cannot understand how we affiliates are going to be compliant with those. For example: No longer being able to use the word "free" in our offers. How are we going to change all content, URLs, meta, descriptions and images with "free spins" in it without losing position in Google? read more
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