27 September 2023 GPWA Times Newsletter

Industry News
APCW Interviews: Rewards Affiliates London 2023
J. Todd and his "partner in crime," Renee from Rewards Affiliates, get together for their traditional interview and update what's going on with the program, while discussing player retention and integrity.

APCW Perspectives: War and vandalism
The U.K. Gambling Commission is now referring to affordability checks as "enhanced financial risk assessments," but folks at the Betting and Gaming Council and the Racing Post are having none of it.

1xBet announces badminton agreement
The global betting company signed a contract with the Badminton World Federation and received the official partner status for some of the best competitions in the world.

1xBet attends SBC Summit Barcelona
Last week, more than 15,000 of the world's leading operators from 95 countries, including representatives of 1xBet, gathered under the roof of the Fira de Barcelona Montjuic complex.

Everygame giving spins on Legend of the High Seas
Until 31 October, players receive a 150% deposit bonus, including 50 spins on the slot, which features wilds that double wins and scatters that triple wins.

10th SBC Awards unveils champions of betting
Highlights included bet365 being named Sportsbook Operator of the Year, retaining last year's title, with the brand's affiliate program receiving Best Affiliate Program.

Top gaming CEOs to keynote at G2E 2023
October's Global Gaming Expo announced keynote speakers to kick off the event, featuring CEOs from Churchill Downs, Entain, and MGM Resorts International.

Gambling tax may be on the rise in Sweden
The government wants to increase it from 18 to 22%, but the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling is hoping that Regeringen will reconsider its proposal.

Flutter acquires majority stake in MaxBet
The entertainment company announced the acquisition of an initial 51% stake in MaxBet, Serbia's #2 omni-channel sports betting and gaming operator for a cash consideration of 141 million euros.

Florida continues to take aim against sports betting
Last week, the state's gaming commission sent cease-and-desist letters to Underdog Sports, SidePrize and Betr Holdings, which comes on the heels of the Hard Rock Bet legal battle.

Penn Sports Interactive voids NFL bets due to 'technical error'
Massachusetts and Pennsylvania overturned NFL wagers that were placed on wagers already decided, while New Jersey is petitioning to do the same.

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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.

SBC Summit Latinoamérica 202331 October - 2 November 2023
SBC Summit Latinoamérica 2023
The SBC Summit Latinoamérica is the premier event in Latin America and will deliver an industry leading conference, exhibition and networking experience to delegates with an interest in the betting and gaming industry.

SiGMA Europe 202313-17 November 2023
SiGMA Europe 2023
Returning to its roots, SiGMA Europe attracts an international and diverse lineup of industry leaders to its annual Malta Week event, bringing a convergence of expo, conference, and networking.
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Portugal reported a record-breaking 205.9 million euros for online gambling revenue in Q2 2023, a 4.9 percent increase from the previous record set in Q1 2023.

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