8 April 2020 GPWA Times Newsletter

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New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA welcomes Friends of Dench Affiliates as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Strange days indeed
The strange days of living through a pandemic continue, and online gaming operators and affiliates must adjust to the changes in real time.

BitStarz offering a chance to win a Tesla
For its sixth birthday, the online casino is awarding a ticket that gives depositing players entry into the Tesla Model 3 drawing.

Free spins week starts at Intertops Poker
Until Friday, the online casino is giving free spins on four feature-packed slots from Betsoft: Dragon Kings, Golden Owl of Athena, Stampede and Tiger Claw.

Rightlander.com introduces new compliance tool
The company has introduced a “Fast Track” bonus tracking report for Spain in response to the Spanish Government's decree to prohibit any online gambling advertising.

Spain calls for iGaming advertising restrictions
Spain officials have ordered online gambling operators to restrict marketing efforts during the country's current lockdown with the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to “protect problem gamblers.”

UKGC suspends license of Triplebet
Its operating license was suspended on 17 February as part of a package of sanctions for social responsibility and money laundering failings.

SiGMA and AIBC Manila postponed
Due to the COVID-19 global crisis, SiGMA Manila and AIBC Manila, planned for 8-9 June 2020, have been rescheduled to 27-28 May 2021.

MGA issues notice on COVID-19 and sports integrity
The Malta Gaming Authority is increasing industry outreach as a means to set regulatory expectations.

UKGC suspends two operator licenses
The decision to suspend the licenses of Dynamic, trading as Prophet, and Sportito was taken for failure to participate in GAMSTOP by 31 March.

iGB Live! and iGB Affiliate Amsterdam postponed
The events, postponed until 22-25 September, will still take place at the RAI Amsterdam, bringing together the affiliate and iGaming industries.

Study says millennials rely on debit cards
PXP Financial launched a study about the payment habits of different generations of players in the online gaming and betting space.

Upcoming Conference

ICE North America Digital11-15 May 2020
ICE North America Digital
Following the postponement of ICE North America in New Orleans due to COVID-19, Clarion Gaming's flagship U.S. event will be reformatted as a digital event and deliver an entire week of streamed industry content, discussions and debate.

ICE SiGMA Asia Digital8-10 June 2020
ICE SiGMA Asia Digital
The three-day conference will cater to both gaming and tech audiences, with free-of-charge content geared towards bringing the industry together in what has been a difficult time for businesses.

iGB Affiliate Amsterdam22-25 September 2020
iGB Affiliate Amsterdam
GB 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?
The International Betting Integrity Association reported 61 cases of suspicious betting to authorities during the first quarter of 2020, which is 36 percent higher than the 45 cases in Q4 2019

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