27 February 2019 GPWA Times Newsletter

2019 iGaming Pocket Directory free to GPWA members!
The brand new 2019 edition of Casino City's iGaming Pocket Directory is now available online and was recently distributed in London at ICE and LAC. We will also happily mail a free copy of the print edition to any GPWA member who would like one. Read this thread for more details.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: The times, they are a-changin'
This week, the U.K. Gambling Commission is changing customer identity rules, and the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board wants to change the way gambling is advertised.

Intertops Poker celebrates Mardi Gras with new slot
Until Friday, players at the online casino who make at least one deposit can take five free spins on Betsoft's Carnaval Forever.

iSoftBet inks GiG content deal
The partnership will see GiG integrate iSoftBet's full portfolio of proprietary and branded slots and table games, including titles such as Crystal Clans and The Dalai Panda.

LeoVegas launches new brand Pixel.bet
This is the LeoVegas Group's second license granted by the Swedish Gambling Authority. The online casino went live yesterday.

UKGC seeking potential ban on credit cards
The U.K. Gambling Commission is asking members of the public, operators and stakeholders what they think about gambling online with credit cards.

Red Rake Gaming acquires license with MGA
The Malta Gaming Authority license will allow for Red Rake to continue its expansion by offering its portfolio of games to MGA-licensed operators.

CSR message coming to Betting on Sports America
Paul Buck, Chief Executive of Epic Risk Management, believes more can be done in regard to corporate social responsibility and will speak more on that at the conference in April.

Upcoming Conference

Affiliate Summit Europe12-14 March 2019
Affiliate Summit Europe
This three-day event in Amsterdam is packed with affiliates, merchants, vendors, networks and technology providers in a relaxed environment.

Affiliate Grand Slam Manila21-22 March 2019
Affiliate Grand Slam Manila
The affiliate networking event has 200 quality affiliates and six operators come together for an all-encompassing, all-inclusive weekend of networking nirvana.

SiGMA Roadshow21-22 March 2019
SiGMA Roadshow
The organizers behind SiGMA are bridging the gap between continents and bringing some of the best suppliers in the business to meet with operators from all over the world in Manila.

Nordic Affiliate Conference27-28 March 2019
Nordic Affiliate Conference
The lounge-style event, held in Stockholm, Sweden, will enable delegates to network in a more intimate and fluid way.
Did You Know?
The PGA TOUR announced this week that it has revised its regulations toward sponsorships with gambling entities. Gambling companies can now be considered for Official Marketing Partners for all six tours, as well as individual tournaments and players.

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