13 May 2020 GPWA Times Newsletter

Meet The Affiliate
Jamie G.In the most recent issue of the GPWA Times Magazine, Jamie G. explains how he parlayed his love for playing poker and sports betting into a career as an affiliate, while creating a "clever" gambling app. Read the interview

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Swedish shutdown
There has been talk of shutting down the Swedish online gambling market during the coronavirus pandemic, amid fears of problem gambling. But closing the market may create bigger problems.

Free blackjack bets at Intertops Poker
Players can win up to $250 dollars at the blackjack tables until 19 May without spending a penny.

Dench eGaming Solutions launches web app
The new progressive app allows operators to engage with players across different channels, while offering faster loading times, and removing the need for download.

UKGC tightens measures to protect consumers
The Gambling Commission hopes to ensure that consumers are further protected following new evidence that shows some gamblers may be at greater risk during lockdown.

Kindred criticizes Swedish regulatory proposals
In its opinion, Kindred highlights its concerns over a sharply reduced gambling market and weaker consumer protections.

INTRALOT delivers esports betting in Peru
The esports games are offered in cooperation with Sportradar and include Counter Strike, League of Legends, Dota2, Star Craft II, Call of Duty and Overwatch.

Phil-Asian Gaming Expo postponed
Originally planned for 30 July - 1 August, the conference will now be held at Manila's SMX Convention Center and World Trade Center on 7-9 January 2021.

MGA and Swedish Football Association sign deal
This data-sharing agreement is the latest of a series of other high-profile agreements which have been signed by the Malta Gaming Authority over the past few months.

Swintt awarded MGA B2B license
The license allows Swintt to distribute their game content to their existing and future Malta-licensed partners.

Upcoming Conference

ICE SiGMA Asia Digital8-10 June 2020
ICE SiGMA Asia Digital
The 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 Live! Online14-17 July 2020
iGB Live! Online
Clarion Gaming wants to bring everyone together on the original dates of iGB Live for a week filled with live sessions, video chat meetings, virtual drinks and networking.

iGB Affiliate Amsterdam22-25 September 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?
Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, there was a 60 percent decrease in deposits made through licensed online operators in Denmark between 9 March and 3 May compared to last year, according to Danish Gambling Authority.

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