GPWA Party at CAC Amsterdam May 3rd
Join GPWA members and fellow affiliates at the GPWA cocktail party. We've arranged to move to a larger area, so this will be the GPWA's biggest party ever thanks to the support of CashWave. Join us 5-7p.m. for food and drinks!GPWA-PAW freeroll deadline Thursday!!
Don't forget to sign up for the GPWA-PAW poker challenge!! You have to submit your AbsolutePoker player name to the GPWA-PAW thread by 10 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 12 in order to play in Sunday's tournament. Then log onto AbsolutePoker at 8 p.m. EST on April 15th to help the GPWA take down PAW in this free tournament
. It will be a great opportunity to network and meet fellow affiliates. And first place gets a seat in an Absolute $150K Sunday Tourney
."GPWA Approved Portal" seal awarded to 175 sites
Two short weeks ago we had 150 approved sites in our GPWA approved portal seal program. Now we have 175 and we're still growing. The seal program was created to establish credibility for deserving Web sites and we'd like to give out some more. If you operate a portal Web site and have not yet applied for the seal, we encourage you to join now.
GPWA is excited to announce CashWave
as a new Sponsor. CashWave is pleased to be helping our industry grow as a new member of the GPWA community!Absolute, Ultimate Bet drop poker pros
Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker are changing their marketing plans, and as a result, several well-known poker pros, including Michael Mizrachi, Mark Seif and Antonio Esfandiari, will no longer be used to promote the sites. The sites are concerned the players could become targets for the U.S. Department of Justice. Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke have been retained to promote the UB brand outside the U.S.PartyGaming shuts out Turkish market
PartyGaming announced this morning that it will no longer allow Turkish citizens to play real-money games on any of its sites. In late February, Turkish legislators passed a law prohibiting unauthorized operators from providing Internet gambling services. The legislation prompted NETeller and bwin to pull out of the Turkish market in March.D'Amato to participate in PPA Webcast
Former Senator and newly appointed Poker Player's Alliance Chairman Al D'Amato will participate in a live Webcast Thursday, April 12 at 3 p.m. EST. D'Amato will answer viewer questions during the broadcast.I. Nelson Rose to keynote GIGSE
Noted gambling law expert and author I. Nelson Rose will be the keynote speaker at the ninth annual Global Interactive Gaming Summit and Expo. This year's event will be held June 5-7 at the Palais des Congres in Montreal.Everest Casino launches new design
Everest Casino's new design offers free content for its users. The new updates offer upgrades to existing games, gaming tips for players and links to exclusive Everest Casino content such as wallpapers, mp3s and screen savers. SuperiorCasino.com launched
SuperiorCasino, powered by Rival Gaming Software, launched last week. The new online casino features I-Slots, and an interactive gaming experience that adds storylines and random bonuses to traditional slot play.GPL Bingo launched
GPL Bingo is ready for players after spending four months in development. The new site, which does not require players to download software, is the newest GPL site joining GPL Casino, GPL Shop, GPL Forum and Rakeback30.