24 October 2018 GPWA Times Newsletter

Industry News
UKGC: New rules will better protect consumers
Ian Angus, Program Director for Consumer Protection and Empowerment, and Pradeep Rajania, Senior Manager for Consumer Policy, explain what these changes will mean for gambling operators.

Kiron Interactive presents at ICE Africa
Kiron recently entered into an Africa-focused partnership with Highlight Games, allowing it to integrate and deploy its Soccerbet patented football highlights games across the continent.

PowerPlay launches affiliate program
The newly released sports betting and casino brand's affiliate program with Income Access is aimed to grow player acquisition in Central American and Caribbean markets.

The Rank Group to pay penalty
The company failed to interact with a customer who was displaying problematic behavior, and did not follow the rules for the provision of credit.

Pariplay introduces new Luxor slot
The Tutankhamun-themed slot features innovative in-game features such as expanding reels that increase the pay ways to an exceptional 1,944.

NetEnt inks deal with Svenska Spel
Svenska will supply a wide selection of its online casino games as the re-regulated gambling market in Sweden opens on 1 January 2019.

MGM GVC Interactive hires CEO
Adam Greenblatt takes up the position having played a significant role in the creation of MGM GVC Interactive via his previous role as Director Corporate Development & Strategy at GVC Holdings.

Nektan appoints new VP of Commercials
Jaydeep Chakravartty's career began as manager for Ladbrokes Retail, followed by operations manager at Ladbrokes eGaming.

Pragmatic Play and Microgame agree to deal
The provider's full portfolio of content will be made available to Microgame's array of operator partners.

Upcoming Conference

Summit of iGaming Malta28-30 November 2018
Summit of iGaming Malta
The goal of SiGMA is to bring together the entire gaming community - affiliates, operators, regulators and vendors.

Affiliate Summit West6-8 January 2019
Affiliate Summit West
Affiliate Summit, at Paris Las Vegas, will bring thousands of attendees - affiliates, networks, merchants, agencies and vendors - together to meet, network, do business and learn industry best practices.

London Affiliate Conference6-9 February 2019
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?
William Hill is suing Paddy Power Betfair's FanDuel for copyright infringement over a betting guide currently being distributed at the Meadowlands Racetrack sportsbook in New Jersey.

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The third quarter of 2018 ended a few weeks ago, so it is time to ask our periodic question about how the revenue you are earning has changed over the last quarter. If you compare revenue from Q3 of 2018 (July to September) to revenue from Q2 of 2018 (April to June), how did it change? Did it get better, stay the same, or get worse? 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:
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In a thread about affiliate managers, someone said that if an affiliate manager did not have time to answer his questions, he did not have the time to promote this program. As a result, he was abandoning this program. If an affiliate is on a CPA plan, there are no problems. But suppose someone is on a rev share plan? What are the consequences? read more
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