18 August 2021 GPWA Times Newsletter

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G2E takes place in Las Vegas, 4-7 October 2021. And, for the first time, it is possible to attend online. Access to GPWA and APCW members is free if you register in advance using the link inside this thread by 17 September. If you attend G2E in person, please stop by our stand (#3909). We'll be giving away copies of the new GPWA Times Magazine and our iGaming Pocket Directory.

Esports Ready to Erupt?
The esports vertical continues to thrive. With new markets, evolving technology and increasing player participation, is now the time for affiliates to take notice?

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Another survey, another warning
This week, J. Todd discusses yet another survey from the U.K. Gambling Commission, and another warning from the U.K. Advertising Standards Authority.

Intertops adds Sparky 7 to collection of games
Through August, players can claim an up to $5,000 introductory bonus that includes 50 bonus spins on the new game from Realtime Gaming.

New slot game exclusive to SlotV Casino
Cosmic Heroes offers a futuristic Sci-Fi adventure, as players embark on a mission of saving our universe from super-villains who intend to destroy the world.

Pariplay's content live with BetPlay in Colombia
Over 100 of Pariplay's slots are now available to the operator's customer base, including top-performing titles Dragons of The North, Rumble Rhino and Grand Loot.

Paysafe to acquire SafetyPay
The specialized payments platform announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire SafetyPay for $441 million in an all-cash transaction.

NCPG reacts to Twitch banning gambling sites links
The National Council on Problem Gambling and its responsible gambling allies have expressed concern about Twitch's use of live streaming gambling games.

SiGMA takes iGaming event to Riga
The event in Latvia on 26 August will welcome guests from neighboring countries Estonia and Lithuania, tapping into a wide network of the region's top industry thinkers.

Legalized single-event sports betting set for Canada
Justice Minister David Lametti announced last week that 27 August will be the official launch date for single-event sports betting across Canada.

MGA cancels authorization of two companies
The Malta Gaming Authority cancelled the authorization awarded to CZ Trading Limited and Cyberslots Services Malta. Both are no longer authorized to carry out any gaming operations or accept deposits.

Sightline Payments announces $1 billion valuation
Sightline Payments announced the completion of a $244 million round yesterday, valuing the company at over $1 billion.

Online casino vs esports betting
The COVID-19 pandemic did little to slow down interest in gambling, and if anything, it allowed the online market to grow and expand in scope.

Upcoming Conference

SBC Summit Barcelona21-24 September 2021
SBC Summit Barcelona
The SBC Summit Barcelona event gathers the world's leading operators, suppliers, regulators and other industry stakeholders to share the latest developments in sports betting and iGaming.

iGB Affiliate Amsterdam28 September 2021 - 1 October 2021
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.

Global Gaming Expo 4-7 October 2021
Global Gaming Expo
G2E is the world's largest and premier gaming event where gaming executives, buyers, and industry professionals meet each fall in Las Vegas to conduct serious business.
Did You Know?
The Dutch Gambling Authority fined Nederlandse Loterij 10,000 euros for placing advertisements for the game EuroJackpot on the website girlscene.nl, which focuses on minors.

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Do you plan to attend an affiliate or iGaming show in person this fall?
After a long hiatus, a variety of in-person conferences that cater to iGaming affiliate and to the iGaming industry are scheduled to take place once again in the fall. For this week's poll, we ask if you plan to attend one of these, or another show this fall. Besides voting in the poll, please share your thoughts about attending trade shows once again and, if you plan to attend any shows, please share the shows you plan to attend. View poll
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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:
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