1 February 2023 GPWA Times Newsletter

New issue of GPWA Times Magazine is here!
Issue 55 of the GPWA Times Magazine is now available online. This issue has been shipped to London where we will be distributing free copies next week at ICE London and iGB Affiliate London. If you would like us to mail you a hard copy, please see inside this thread for more details. Enjoy the new issue!

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

Recognizing January's most active AMs
Congrats to the most active affiliate program representatives in January. We're giving an extra special thanks to Alexandr of Royal Partners, who was the most active affiliate program representative last month. He will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page in February. Well done!

New Affiliate Programs
The GPWA welcomes Coinplay Partners as a new sponsor. They are pleased to be helping our industry grow as members of our community.
Industry News
APCW Interviews: iGB Affiliate London 2023 preview
J. Todd speaks with Naomi Barton from Clarion Events, who shares what webmasters can expect from its iGB Affiliate show taking place in London next week.

APCW Perspectives: Bowing out of Britain
The fines keep coming from the U.K. Gambling Commission and the exodus of operators from Britain keeps growing.

bet365 announces Virginia launch
In addition to Virginia becoming the fourth state in the U.S. where bet365 Sportsbook is live, the operator will also be an official sports betting partner of the NFL's Washington Commanders.

Everygame awards spins and bonuses on Alien Wins
Until 28 February, players can claim an introductory bonus on the new slot that has morphing wilds triggered when wild symbols appear on any of the three middle reels.

Paysafe: Payments vital for player acquisition
A new report reveals the crucial role of the payments experience in player retention as well as sports bettors' rising interest in digital wallets and eCash.

Mate Affiliates launching Last Man Standing campaign
The promotion offers players a chance to win a Lamborghini Huracan EVO when they make a daily bet on a Mate Affiliates casino or sportsbook.

JOI Gaming fined €400,000 by Dutch regulator
The KSA found that JOI Gaming sent advertising messages for online games of chance on Jacks.nl from 8 December 2021 to 7 March 2022. These messages were addressed to its customer base, including young adults.

Fire & ICE 2023 reveals theme
Fire & Ice 2023: Beyond Our Wildest Dreams next week will tell the story of the iGaming industry from the first online wager in 1994 through today.

ICE London to have 68 countries represented
The figure is an uplift on the previous best of 65 set in February 2020, which was the last edition of ICE pre-COVID.

Gaming Innovation Group acquires AskGamblers
GiG completed the acquisition of the casino affiliate websites Askgamblers.com, as well as Johnslots.com, Newcasinos.com and several smaller domains, from Catena Media and has consolidated the new assets.

Clarion finalizes shortlist for future ICE location
Barcelona, London, Madrid and Paris will make a formal bid to host the event between 2025 and 2029. This process will be completed later this year, with an announcement to follow in Q3 2023.

Asian online gambling market overview
Fast Offshore takes an in-depth look at the Asian sector and what opportunities lie ahead for iGaming operators in 2023 and beyond.

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?
Ontario operators recorded 11.5 billion CAD in wagers during Q4 2022 on mobile casino games, sports betting and poker, representing a 91 percent increase over the previous quarter, according to iGaming Ontario.

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Where would you like the ICE and iGB Affiliate conferences to be held next?
Earlier this week, Clarion Gaming announced the short list of cities in which ICE and the co-located iGB Affiliate conference could be held in future years. So for this week's poll, we ask what would be your favorite choice out of the cities of Barcelona, London, Madrid and Paris.  View poll
Last week's poll results: Did you pay for traffic to your sites in 2022?  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:
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From The Forums
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