23 August 2023 GPWA Times Newsletter

Parasite SEO
While many affiliates may be well aware of parasite SEO, many don't know where to start. In the most recent GPWA Times Magazine, Mike Litson of Greyheart Media explains that it's becoming even more present, especially after the core update in March.

Industry News
APCW Interviews: FortuneJack Partners London
J. Todd speaks with Boris, CEO at FortuneJack Partners, about its no admin fee, no negative carry over, emerging markets, and its 70% commission plan.

APCW Perspectives: Agendas, bribes and fines
This week, J. Todd discusses Andrew Rhodes, the CEO of the U.K. Gambling Commission, and how the words he speaks today don't always match the words he spoke in the past.

Everygame Poker awarding bonus spins on four slots
This week, depositing players at the online casino can receive up to 100 bonus spins on Gold Canyon, Total Overdrive, Reels of Wealth and Thai Blossoms.

Kentucky approves temporary sports wagering licenses
Yesterday, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved temporary licenses for nine service providers -- including bet365 Sportsbook & Racebook -- with eight of them expecting to launch mobile applications as early as 28 September.

BlueChip Partners on SBC Awards shortlist
The official advertisers of BlueChip Casino & Sportsbook, operating in Canada, Europe, and Asia, are nominated in the Best Affiliate Program category.

PAGCOR making operators pay the piper
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation took legal action against 33 offshore gaming entities for nonpayment.

Roundtable sessions at SBC Summit Barcelona
The 30 roundtables hosted at the Fira de Barcelona Montjuïc from 19-21 September will each be overseen by a moderator and cover industry topics and global markets.

Octoplay acquires Malta Gaming Authority license
Octoplay's Malta license adds to those it holds from the Swedish Gaming Authority and complements existing certifications in the U.K. and Romania, among others.

Anjouan iGaming license: A strategic move for operators
Fast Offshore's Ron Mendelson explores why obtaining an Anjouan gaming license is a strategic move that can provide operators with various benefits and opportunities.

Fanatics debuts mobile sportsbook
After six months of beta testing, the Fanatics Sportsbook app is now available for download in Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio and Tennessee.

Upcoming Conference

SiGMA Balkans & CIS 20234-7 September 2023
SiGMA Balkans & CIS 2023
Gaming regulations entering into force in 2020 opened up the floodgates for a billion-dollar industry. The SiGMA Group wants to be center stage to ensure that the leading figures spearheading this new sector can network.

SBC Summit Barcelona 202319-21 September 2023
SBC Summit Barcelona 2023
The SBC Summit Barcelona conference and exhibition is where global leaders in sports betting and iGaming assemble to discuss the future of the industry, exchange knowledge and build powerful connections.

Affiliate Meet Markt 202331 October - 1 November 2023
Affiliate Meet Markt 2023
Affiliate Summit and iGB Affiliate join forces right in the heart of Berlin, where over 2,000 delegates will gather for the ultimate networking and learning experience for the affiliate industry.
Did You Know?
In 2022, 76 percent of reports of suspicious activity received by the Bailiwick of Guernsey's Financial Intelligence Unit were online gaming related.

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How often do you use crawls of your site to guide you in making site updates?
Crawling sites to check for errors is a common webmaster practice. It might be that you crawl your own sites directly, using a tool like Screaming Frog, or you use a service that will crawl your site and produce reports with feedback. For this week's poll, we ask how often you look at data based on crawls of your site and use that data to guide you in making site improvements. View poll
Last week's poll results: Do you block ChatGPT from using your website content? 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 MessageComplaint about William Hill ad is dismissed by ASA
New MessageAustralia's new national self-exclusion register goes live
New MessageUKGC chief executive taken to task for his "concern" of gambling stats
From The Forums
New MessageHow did you start your first affiliate site?
mrplaypartnersdaniel writes:
GPWA member "mrplaypartnersdaniel" wants to know how you got your start as an iGaming affiliate. What was it like at the beginning of your journey? How did your site perform? read more
New MessageIs ChatGPT getting worse?
New MessageWhat would improve about my site?
New MessageAnother Google Core Update
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