1 August 2018 GPWA Times Newsletter

Free passes to G2E in Las Vegas!
Members of the GPWA and APCW can attend the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas from 8-11 October for free by registering in advance using a link inside this announcement post by 7 October. Otherwise, the early registration fee is generally $225, and on-site registration is $299. If you do decide to attend, stop by the GPWA booth (No. 5443) and say hello!

Recognition for July's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for July. We're giving extra special thanks to vtyunby65, the most active poster during the month. His site is being shown on the home page for the month of August as the featured site.

Recognizing July's most active AMs
Congrats to the most active affiliate program representatives in July. We're giving an extra special thanks to Renee from Rewards Affiliates, who was once again the most active affiliate program representative. She will be featured on the GPWA home page for the month of August. Well done, Renee!

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: More concerning conclusions
The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority is back in the news this week, banning an advertisement over "misleading" and "socially irresponsible" content.

Mr Green operator business receives ISO certificate
The certificate will reduce time-to-market when accessing new markets and reduce time-to-maintain licenses in existing markets.

Intertops Casino launches Banana Jones slot
Banana Jones is like Snakes and Ladders. On each bet, players get five rolls of the dice and five chances to help Banana Jones complete his expedition.

MGM Resorts becomes gaming partner with NBA
The partnership is the NBA's first with a sports betting operator in the U.S. and is the first of its kind between MGM Resorts and a major professional sports league.

Microgaming launches new poker software
Prima features a streamlined interface to provide easy navigation, tournament and casino games, a blind cash game lobby and a simplified rewards system.

Malta introduces new Gaming Act
The framework provides the Malta Gaming Authority with wider powers in the fields of compliance and enforcement.

UKGC announces new rules for operators
New requirements come into effect 31 October and will provide stronger protection for consumers to ensure they are treated "fairly by gambling businesses."

SkillonNet launches affiliate compliance tool
The Self-Excluder Identifier API ensures that affiliates working with SkillOnNet brands are not marketing to players that have self-excluded, either temporarily or permanently.

Upcoming Conference

Affiliate Grand Slam - Kiev 20189-10 August 2018
Affiliate Grand Slam - Kiev 2018
The organizers behind SiGMA are packing up and heading to Kiev, where 200 quality affiliates and six operators will come together for an all-inclusive tour de force.

The European Summit Fall 201814-17 September 2018
The European Summit Fall 2018
Held this year in Prague, The European Summit brings together professionals from the online entertainment industry, e-commerce, financials, gaming, gambling, dating, forex, binary options, health, nutraceuticals and others for a three-day networking event.

AffiliateFEST Bootcamp 201819 September 2018
AffiliateFEST Bootcamp 2018
Established in 2015, the AffiliateFEST Bootcamp returns to London and focuses on helping iGaming affiliates get ahead of the competition and learn the latest digital marketing trends they need to improve and grow their businesses.

Affiliate Management Academy 26-27 September 2018
Affiliate Management Academy
The Affiliate Management Academy heads to London for an intensive two-day training course providing practical learning to help navigate the competitive world of affiliate management.
Did You Know?
LeoVegas reported that it generated record profits during Q2 2018, with revenues up 76% year-on-year. The company credited lower marketing costs as a driving factor.

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Which of the largest gambling destinations have you visited?
As mentioned in the announcements above, the GPWA is offering free passes to the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas in October. Historically, G2E is not the most popular show for the iGaming industry, but many affiliates have visited the show over the years. So, for this week's poll, we want to know which gambling destinations you have visited. And please feel free to embellish your vote with a favorite gambling story. View poll
Last week's poll results: What upcoming iGaming affiliate conferences will you attend? View poll
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