26 September 2018 GPWA Times Newsletter

Links are dead: Long live links
In the July 2018 issue of the GPWA Times Magazine, Nick Garner writes about how you can no longer rank on links alone, but you still need links to gain visibility.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Earth, wind, fire and gambling
Net Entertainment has decided to compete directly with affiliates for player traffic, plus, a U.S. sportsbook found itself in an interesting dilemma following a major glitch in the system.

BetSid partners with Income Access
Through this partnership, BetSid's new affiliate program will integrate with the Income Access Network.

Authentic Gaming launches in Italy
Players at LeoVegas and Eurobet will now gain access to live table games streamed from the floors of real world casinos.

Intertops Poker hosts 4,000 free spin weekend
Trivia questions will be posted on the Intertops Poker Facebook page and on the Juicy Stakes Facebook page every day from 27-30 September. All free spins winners will be entered in a final draw.

GiG offers Pay N Play option
The system allows players to optionally register and pay through their online banking accounts in Sweden and Finland, with Germany soon to be offered.

FanDuel Sportsbook pays $82,610 following "glitch"
After initially refusing to pay off an NFL wager at its New Jersey sportsbook because of a glitch in its system, FanDuel agreed to make good on the bet that helped Anthony Price turn $110 into $82,610.

NetEnt applies for Pennsylvania gaming license
The license with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is for NetEnt to supply local operators with its online casino games.

iSoftBet teams up with Betsoft
The company's Game Aggregation Platform will now see the likes of Stampede, Legend of the Nile, SugarPop! and the recently launched Dragon Kings added to its offerings.

GVC integrates Ladbrokes Coral gaming content
A catalog of over 20 games, developed exclusively by the Manchester-based studio, will augment the gaming lineup of GVC brands including bwin Casino, PartyCasino and Sportingbet Mobile.

Pragmatic Play goes live with Solverde
The agreement sees all of Pragmatic Play's content, including recent releases Da Vinci's Treasure and Peking Luck, made available to Solverde's players for the first time.

Upcoming Conference

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
8-11 October 2018
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is an event where gaming executives, buyers and industry professionals meet each fall in Las Vegas to conduct serious business.

Lisbon Affiliate Conference17-20 October 2018
Lisbon Affiliate Conference
With over 3,000 delegates expected to attend, the Lisbon Affiliate Conference will offer opportunities to learn about iGaming trends, SEO, social media, compliance and emerging markets.

Summit of iGaming Malta28-30 November 2018
Summit of iGaming Malta
The goal of SiGMA is to bring together the entire gaming community, from affiliates and operators to regulators and vendors.
Did You Know?
Formula One announced a sponsorship and data rights deal with sports marketing company Interregional Sports Group on Tuesday that will enable the development of live in-play betting at the Grand Prix.

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