3 March 2021 GPWA Times Newsletter

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

Recognizing February's most active AMs
We're giving an extra special thanks to Tina of Affiliates Shark, who was the most active affiliate program representative in February and will be featured on the GPWA home page in March. Well done, Tina!

Meet The Affiliate Manager
In the new GPWA Times Magazine, Svetlana from Megapartners discusses why she enjoys working closely with iGaming affiliates and breaks down some attributes of the Megapartners program. Read the interview

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Shooting sparrows with cannons
Our industry has been under fire in the U.K. for quite a while. And now, it looks as if the Irish want to pile on as well. Politicians are making bold claims, calling for betting limits and a complete ban on gambling advertising.

1xBet honored at EGR Nordics Virtual Awards
In addition to winning the "Marketing Campaign" category, the company was also shortlisted this year in two more categories: “Mobile Operator” and “Sports Betting Operator.”

March slots tournament at Intertops Poker
This week, everyone that plays the Golden Horns, Dragon and Phoenix, Dim Sum Prize and Bamboo Rush slots earn tournament points. At the end of the tournament, 16 players with the most points will split $2,000.

Red Tiger goes live with bet365
bet365 can now offer Red Tiger titles, including Gonzo's Quest Megaways, Piggy Riches Megaways, Dynamite Riches and Dragon's Fire.

Booongo goes live with Betmaster
Betmaster customers will now benefit from Booongo's portfolio of Hold and Win titles, including top-performers Dragon Pearls, Beast Saga and Aztec Sun.

Mate Affiliates adds Winota to network
The online casino, now part of the Mate Affiliate Network, has a variety of games with over 1,000 slots, live games, table games and card games from providers such as NetEnt, Red Tiger and Betsoft.

Pariplay strikes content deal with Paf
Pariplay signed an agreement with Paf that will give the operator access to the more than 14,000 games on its Fusion platform.

Esports Entertainment acquires Lucky Dino Gaming
Esports Entertainment Group completed its acquisition of the business assets of the established Malta-licensed online casino operator with its own proprietary casino platform.

Carousel Group and Caesars enter into agreement
The owner of SportsBetting.com entered a multi-state, 10-year partnership in the U.S. with Caesars Entertainment that will see its online sportsbook available in New Jersey, Indiana and Iowa, and its online casino in New Jersey.

Single-event sports betting in Canada advances
Bill C-218, which decriminalizes single-event sports betting, was referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights by an overwhelming vote of 303-15.

Upcoming Conference

CasinoBeats Summit 202122-24 March 2021
CasinoBeats Summit 2021
The Summit, launched in 2018, brings together operators, suppliers and a range of visionaries to consider the challenges facing the online casino sector.

SiGMA Europe Summit13-15 April 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.

SiGMA Manila 202127-28 May 2021
SiGMA Manila 2021
Held at the SMX Convention Center, the event will cater to the land-based and online gaming sectors, bringing suppliers, operators, affiliates, regulators and blockchain businesses together.
Did You Know?
More than 70 percent of gaming industry executives expect online casino business to grow "significantly" in the next 12 months, according to a new report released by Clarion Gaming.

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When do you expect to be vaccinated for COVID-19?
With a number of COVID-19 vaccines approved around the world, and the pace of vaccinations picking up, we figured a good topic for this week's poll would be to share vaccination plans and expectations. When do you anticipate being vaccinated? We also welcome your view of the vaccination process where you are located. View poll
Last week's poll results: Do you analyze your log files? 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 MessageCalvinAyre.com to cease publishing gambling news
New MessageFox Corporation to increase stake in FanDuel/Flutter
New MessageOwner of Toronto Star newspaper to launch online casino
From The Forums
New MessageCasino and sports betting on one site?
loucosporapostas writes:
I have a sports betting site, but I want to include content about casinos as well. If I "mix" the content, can that be a good thing? Or will I get better results with a specific theme on each site? What do you think?  read more
New MessageEver modified an existing plugin?
New MessageWebP image format tools
New MessageAverage loss of poker players?
New MessageMore content seems to have the opposite effect on SEO
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