30 September 2020 GPWA Times Newsletter

Meet The Affiliate Manager
In the latest issue of the GPWA Times Magazine, Phil of Betmaster explains his journey of jumping into the iGaming business and settling in as Betmaster's Head of Marketing after giving up a career with his family's construction business. Read the interview

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Like lambs to the slaughter
A curfew in the U.K. has now become a reality, and it's a direct threat to the viability of the gambling industry. Additionally, the U.K. House of Lords has joined the mobs calling for online gambling reform.

GAMING1 unveils Feng Li Dragon
The new 5x3 title invites players on an adventure through ancient China, where martial art dojos reveal their top-secret techniques.

Pariplay adds five providers to Fusion platform
The platform's addition of Booming Games, GAMING1, Patagonia, SYNOT Games, and Triple Cherry, extends Fusion's reach in Spain, Germany and multiple other European markets.

Skrill expands digital wallet scope with Betfred deal
The digital wallet has been added as a payment method to Betfred USA Sports' recently launched mobile and online sportsbook for the Iowa market.

TG Lab granted Malta Gaming Authority license
This B2B license provides the business with the opportunity to strengthen its position as a technology supplier within Europe's iGaming industry.

Caesars Entertainment to acquire William Hill
The 2.9 billion pound acquisition would bring together Caesars as one of the largest gaming-entertainment companies in the U.S., and William Hill as one of the world's leading betting and gambling companies.

Betting on Sports America Digital releases topics
The sports betting trade show and conference for the U.S. market, BOSA Digital, takes place on 1-2 December 2020 and has switched from a physical event in New Jersey to a virtual one.

Scientific Games and Flutter extend partnership
Scientific Games Corporation secured a five-year contract renewal with Flutter Entertainment to continue providing its OpenSports technology to the operators' portfolio of global brands.

Betting and Gaming Council unveils design changes
Measures include the slowing down of spin speeds, banning several gaming features that have caused concern and improved access to safer gambling information.

UKGC partners with Facebook
The Gambling Commission has partnered with Facebook to create guidance aimed at limiting the number of gambling-related adverts users see on the social media platform.

Upcoming Conference

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.

G2E Virtual Experience27-28 October 2020
G2E Virtual Experience
Global Gaming Expo will continue to bring the gaming industry together this fall through a new virtual experience. Get the benefits of a live event -- expert education and thought leadership, networking opportunities, business meetings, and product discovery -- wherever you are.

SiGMA Europe Summit16-18 February 2021
SiGMA Europe Summit
In bringing together leading suppliers, operators, and affiliates, the SiGMA event will be at the forefront of shaping the future of the global iGaming sector in an informal yet business-focused B2B environment.
Did You Know?
Online operators that apply for a Dutch license will need to prove three years of good behavior before being considered, according to regulators in the Netherlands.

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Have you made changes for the 6th UK Socially Responsible Advertising Code?
The 6th edition of the U.K. Gambling Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising comes into effect tomorrow (Thursday). For this week's poll, we ask if you have, or currently plan to make changes to your website based on the new edition. Besides voting in the poll, share the changes you have made, or plan to make, and your thoughts on the implications of the new edition of the code of conduct. View poll
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