11 April 2018 GPWA Times Newsletter

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New GPWA Membership Benefits Brochure
We have updated the GPWA Membership Benefits Brochure, outlining the advantages of being a GPWA member. We included a copy of the new brochure in a recent mailing to all subscribers of the GPWA Times Magazine, along with a copy of the most recent issue.

The gaming app revolution
The ongoing shift to mobile gaming, and more specifically gaming apps, presents a prime opportunity for affiliates to adapt and cash in. But the time to act is now.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Obtuse opposition
The torch-carrying mobs from Sheldon Adelson's Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling are back, this time shooting themselves in the foot with ignorance.

Intertops offers free spins on Tiger's Claw
Players who have recently made a deposit can enjoy 10 free spins on the Betsoft online slot.

Lindar Media launches new affiliate program
Affiliates will be able to promote Lindar's managed brands, which specialize in the bingo and casino verticals, through this program.

Fire & Ice look back at another successful show
An official video playlist of the iGaming industry's annual party, held in February in London, is now live.

ICE London confirms record-breaking attendance
Following an independent audit, the number of visitors at the 2018 conference, held in February, has been confirmed at 33,536, an 11% increase from 2017.

10 US states primed for sports betting
As we await a Supreme Court decision on the New Jersey sports betting case, states across the U.S. have been busy floating legislation.

Helio Gaming scales up lottery products
The online lottery supplier has revealed a selection of customizable games to complement its Lotto Hero product.

OneTouch reveals mobile-first Sic Bo
The game features high-quality graphics and sounds, in addition to controls tailored to players on the go.

iSoftBet's Legend of Loki offers dynamic gameplay
The five-reel, 20-payline game features sticky wilds, scatter symbols, free spins and the storm shower feature, which can help boost wins after a losing spin.

Pragmatic Play releases Fairytale Fortune online slot
Players can enjoy an immersive world of fantastical creatures while winning big with features such as the Wheel of Fortune and Raining Wilds.

Upcoming Conference

Nordic Affiliate Conference24-25 April 2018
Nordic Affiliate Conference
The conference will bring together key affiliates, media agencies, advertising networks and operators working within the region. This event will be hosted as a lounge-style event, enabling delegates to network fluidly.

Affiliate Grand Slam Hong Kong17-19 May 2018
Affiliate Grand Slam Hong Kong
The organizers behind SiGMA are packing up and heading to bustling Hong Kong, with 150 quality affiliates and six operators on an all-inclusive retreat.

Amsterdam Affiliate Conference17-20 July 2018
Amsterdam Affiliate Conference
AAC is part of the iGB Live show and is expected to be a huge success, with over 3,200 delegates in attendance, 1,800 of which will be affiliates.
Did You Know?
Operators reported that 63% of their total online revenue came from mobile channels in Q4 2017, according to the Online Gambling Quarterly.

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A new player signed up and deposited 8,000 GBP, losing near 7,000 GBP. The affiliate program doesn't want to pay the commission because the player has self-excluded, but this seems dubious. First, they told me the data was incorrect, then that the player was fraudulent, then ultimately they said the player was self-excluded. I asked them to provide information that proved they had returned the player's deposits to him. The answer was that they can't. Does anyone have any experiences with self-excluded players? read more
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