31 January 2024 GPWA Times Newsletter

New issue of GPWA Times Magazine is here!
Issue 58 of the GPWA Times Magazine is now available online. Free hard copies of the new issue will be available next week in London at ICE and iGB Affiliate. If you would like us to mail you a hard copy, please see inside this thread for more details.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: No answer for problem gambling?
Is the issue of problem gambling in the U.K. unsolvable? Is there too much opinion, bias, and politics involved to arrive at an honest solution? J. Todd also welcomes a new member, presents another interview, and previews next week's ICE and iGB Affiliate shows.

1xBet partners with PGL Copenhagen CS2 Major 2024
1xBet is the official betting partner for the esports tournament operator PGL Esports for the first Counter-Strike 2 Major, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 17-31 March.

bet365 launches in Indiana
bet365 announced its official entry into Indiana. In partnership with the French Lick Resort, Indiana becomes the eighth state of bet365's expansion in the U.S.

Scout Gaming Group and bet365 expand partnership
The sports betting brand announced a partnership with Scout Gaming Group to bring a range of free-to-play “Daily Lineups” products to North America.

Everygame Casino's $150,000 Samba Frenzy contest
Every week until 4 March, 300 players with the most points win up to $500 each. The top 20 winners each week are entered in a final draw for a $1,000 cash prize.

888poker recovers money for players who lost to bots
888poker has continued to make progress in tackling the issue of AI bots, which use software programming to create unfair advantages over real-life players.

Kindred unveils partnership with Stats Perform
This agreement gives Kindred's customers an in-play betting experience as well as proposition betting markets centered around player performance, and a live bet-builder product.

Better Collective set to acquire Playmaker Capital
The digital sports media company received approval from the Minister of Canadian Heritage for Better Collective A/S to acquire all of Playmaker's issued and outstanding common shares.

Rightlander launches Intel Go
Intel Go is designed to highlight potential content compliance risks to marketing teams during the deal-making process.

IBIA publishes 2023 Integrity Report
The report highlights that the total number of suspicious sports betting alerts reported in 2023 fell to 184, which represents a decrease of 101, or 35%, on the revised 2022 figure of 285 alerts.

French regulator warns against illegal casinos on Facebook
ANJ is alerting players that unlawful operators are misusing licensed brands to promote their services on the social media platform.

Upcoming Conference

iGB Affiliate London 20246-9 February 2024
iGB Affiliate London 2024
iGB Affiliate London connects affiliates with iGaming operator affiliate programs and tech vendors in a live environment, providing business networking, content and thought leadership that enables trust-based partnerships and business growth.

SiGMA Eurasia 202425-27 February 2024
SiGMA Eurasia 2024
The SiGMA Eurasia expo, held at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City, provides opportunities for attendees to network with industry professionals, gain exposure to the latest tech and innovations and more.

SBC Summit Rio5-7 March 2024
SBC Summit Rio
The three-day event in Brazil will place a spotlight on critical aspects such as regulatory frameworks, localized product offerings, operator-media relationships, sports integrity, data rights, and sponsorship opportunities.
Did You Know?
In Q3 2023, online slots in Great Britain generated 618 million pounds in gross gambling yield, the highest quarterly total and a 6 percent year-over-year increase, according to the U.K. Gambling Commission.

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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:
New MessageSportsbook makes 'unprecedented decision' for select affiliates before Super Bowl
New MessageEntain launches legal action against former BetEnt owners
New MessageFlutter now listed on NYSE
From The Forums
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