25 January 2023 GPWA Times Newsletter

Forecasting the Future
In the latest issue of the GPWA Times Magazine, Taylor Howard from 1XBet explains how the fickle nature of the iGaming industry makes it vital for sports betting affiliates and operators to think forward.

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA welcomes Bluechip Partners as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Fines and player protection
In this week's video, J. Todd is discussing more fines from the U.K. Gambling Commission, as well as new player protection guidelines in Malta.

WSOPC Caribbean satellites at Everygame
The champion of this series wins a $4,200 prize package that includes buy-ins, accommodations and more, and will compete in the Main Event from 31 March to 3 April in St. Maarten.

1xBet responds to "inaccurate data"
Following a report published by a small sports website, 1XBet confirms it has encountered no issues with its Curacao license and its franchises continue to fulfill their obligations to customers and partners.

GAMING1 and Maxima Compliance extend partnership
The technical compliance firm and part of ComplianceOne Group will provide support to sportsbook and casino technology supplier GAMING1 as it expands its footprint in the U.S. market.

Allwyn gets go-ahead to acquire Camelot
The U.K. Gambling Commission cleared Allwyn's acquisition of Camelot UK Lotteries Limited from the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board.

Massachusetts OKs mobile sports operators
With mobile sports betting set to launch in March, commissioners voted on the preliminary suitability of the six operators that applied for an untethered Category 3 license, including FanDuel and DraftKings.

MGA looks toward the future with new endeavor
The Malta Gaming Authority is exploring the development of a voluntary Environmental, Social, and Governance Code of Good Practice for the remote gaming sector.

Dutch Gaming Authority fines Shark77
The company received the €900,000 penalty for allowing players in the Netherlands the opportunity to play games of chance without the required license.

InTouch Games receives penalty from UKGC
The gambling operator of 11 sites will pay a £6.1 million fine after a Gambling Commission investigation revealed social responsibility and money laundering failings.

AGCO reinstates betting on UFC events in Ontario
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced on 19 January that regulated sport and event betting operators in Ontario may resume offering bets on Ultimate Fighting Championship events.

Enteractive takes over SkyGarden for ICE 2023
Following the success of the April 2022 event, the networking event next month will take place at the same venue at the top of the Fenchurch Building in the City of London, also known as the 'Walkie Talkie.'

Upcoming Conference

ICE London 20237-9 February 2023
ICE London 2023
ICE London is the complete platform to explore the future of gaming and drive revenues through meetings and networking opportunities. The conference will bring together 600+ solutions and 35,000+ professionals across all sectors of gaming.

iGB Affiliate London 20238-11 February 2023
iGB Affiliate London 2023
With 3,000 attendees expected, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with affiliates, affiliate managers, operators and speakers. The Affiliate Series of Poker is also open for everyone to compete.

SiGMA Eurasia13-16 March 2023
SiGMA Eurasia
SiGMA Asia's inaugural summit will take place at the Festival Arena Intercontinental Hotel Festival City in Dubai.
Did You Know?
During December 2022, U.K. visits to unlicensed betting sites nearly tripled when compared to December 2021, according to the Betting and Gaming Council.

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Did you pay for traffic to your sites in 2022?
Today, the U.S. Department of justice filed a second antitrust lawsuit against Google, with the aim of forcing it to divest parts of its online advertising business. That made us wonder about the extent to which affiliates make use of paid advertising to drive traffic to their sites. Many rely solely on organic search and free links, but there are affiliates who also pay to help generate traffic. How about you? View poll
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From The Forums
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