2 September 2020 GPWA Times Newsletter

Recognition for August's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for August. We're giving an extra special thanks to big fish, one of the most active posters during the month. His site is being shown on the home page in September as the featured site. Congratulations!

Recognizing August's most active AMs
We're giving an extra special thanks to Ketevan from FortuneJack Partners, who was the most active affiliate program representative in August and will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page for the month of September. Well done, Ketevan!

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Accusations of gambling ads
The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority is accusing gambling advertisers of targeting children, but hasn't named the offenders or where the alleged adverts were displayed.

Slots tournament hits Intertops Poker
This month's competition features four games from Betsoft: Faerie Spells, Spinfinity Man, Quest to the West and Dragon & Phoenix.

Pariplay expands in Romania with 888 Casino deal
Pariplay is launching the partnership with Mystic Manor and Dragons of North, and will be rolling out more, including the proprietary Wolf Riches and branded Bloodshot: Rising Spirit.

Paysafe appoints Beene as SVP Merchant Risk
In his new role, Jeffry Beene reports to Chief Risk Officer Richard Swales, and has overall responsibility for leading Paysafe's Merchant Risk function.

Global Gaming Expo virtual event dates confirmed
Taking place 27-28 October 2020, the program includes keynotes, education sessions, business meetings, and networking opportunities.

MGA signs agreement with Dutch Gambling Authority
The Malta Gaming Authority and the Dutch Gambling Authority have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of enhanced cooperation between the two authorities.

UKGC launches National Lottery license competition
The fixed, 10-year license will seek to create a framework that maximizes opportunities for players and good causes to benefit from innovation and creativity.

PointsBet agrees to partnership with NBC Sports
As part of the multi-year agreement, NBC Sports will provide PointsBet with year-round, multi-platform media and marketing opportunities across its portfolio of events.

EU looks at Ladbrokes right for Belgian virtual betting
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the right granted by Belgium to Ladbrokes to operate virtual betting in Belgium is in line with EU State aid rules.

Five new members to join Sports Betting Hall of Fame
Despite the event moving online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, SBC has decided to go ahead with the Hall of Fame ceremony during next week's SBC Summit Barcelona Digital.

BGC announces new online advertising code
New measures aimed at further preventing under-18s from seeing gambling adverts online have been unveiled by the Betting and Gaming Council.

Upcoming Conference

SBC Summit Barcelona Digital8-11 September 2020
SBC Summit Barcelona Digital
SBC Summit Barcelona Digital will gather the world's leading operators, suppliers, regulators and other industry stakeholders to share the latest developments in sports betting and iGaming.

SiGMA LatAm Digital Summit22-23 September 2020
SiGMA LatAm Digital Summit
The inaugural edition of the SiGMA LatAm Digital Summit will concentrate on two themes: SiGMA LatAm Focus and SiGMA Deep Tech.

Betting on Sports Europe20-22 October 2020
Betting on Sports Europe
The fully virtual event will bring together major players from markets across the continent on a single platform, where they will share best practices for tackling the industry's major challenges and ideas about emerging opportunities.
Did You Know?
In Canada, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation online gambling site, PlayNow.com, reported a 19.5 percent increase in revenue for the 12 months ending 31 March 2020, generating a record CAD179 million.

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When do you expect to attend live conferences in the wake of COVID-19?
With SiGMA postponing its November event (see thread in "Buzzy's World" below), all of the major gaming industry in-person conferences scheduled for late this year have been cancelled and/or postponed to next year. So, this week we ask when you are likely to mingle with others in the industry by attending live conferences again. Be sure to share your thoughts about attending live events in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. View poll
Last week's poll results: When do you think life in the wake of COVID-19 will return to normal in your country? View poll
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:
New MessageSiGMA Group moves Europe summit to February
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New MessageRegulator calls for Finnish gambling reform
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