18 March 2020 GPWA Times Newsletter

APCW videos now hosted on the APCW website
With YouTube becoming an increasingly unfriendly place for videos related to the gaming industry, we are in the midst of making all APCW videos available directly on the APCW.org website. Read this thread for more details.

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA welcomes Gambling Craft as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Online gambling updates
Industry events are being canceled and pushed back due to COVID-19. However, there is still news to discuss, including a call to action against the black market in the U.K.

GiG speaks on COVID-19
Gaming Innovation Group is closely monitoring the progress of the coronavirus outbreak and considering contingency measures to reduce the risk for staff and ensure business continuity.

Intertops increasing Sunday Sundowner prize pool
Intertops Poker is increasing the prize pool for its popular Sunday Sundowner Tournament from $4,500 to $10,000.

SiGMA Group postpones Malta networking event
The events group sees delaying the event a responsible course of action to ensure the health and safety all involved.

SPiCE India 2020 postponed following travel ban
Eventus International has postponed the Strategic Partnership for iGaming Conference & Exhibition, originally scheduled for 25-27 March 2020.

BET2020 in London canceled, moves to online format
The BET2020 expo, scheduled for 7-9 April in London, is postponed, but an online format will be held on the same dates.

SiGMA Malta names media partner
5 Star iGaming Media will be an Official Media Partner for the SiGMA Malta trade show taking place 17 to 19 November 2020 at the MFCC in Ta'Qali, Malta.

European Gaming to offer virtual conferences for 2020
The betting and gaming media platform will host a virtual conference on 7 May after announcing its MARE BALTICUM Gaming Summit and BGS Awards were postponed.

Upcoming Conference

Betting on Sports Europe2-4 June 2020
Betting on Sports Europe
Held in London, Betting on Sports Europe is the foremost conference in the European sports betting industry, where all the senior operator executives come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities the industry is facing.

SiGMA Manila8-9 June 2020
SiGMA Manila
SiGMA and ICE Asia join forces to launch a show in Asia, giving both European and Asian businesses a platform to showcase their land-based and online innovations through this powerful collaboration.

iGB Affiliate Amsterdam14-17 July 2020
iGB Affiliate Amsterdam
iGB Affiliate Amsterdam is an evolution of the Amsterdam Affiliate Conference and brings together operators, affiliate programs and affiliates from around the world.
Did You Know?
After a meeting in Berlin, it was decided that Germany will legalize online casinos and poker on a state level as of 1 July.

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