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    Morning all. I thought I'd get back in touch, now that I'm able to and reintroduce myself.

    You may know that I was part of a previously very good and reputable program that I ran for over 8 years and that I put my notice in a left a few weeks back. I am sure that many of you will have some questions for me on that and I will have to be careful how I answer such questions in a public forum, however I am happy to deal with such questions as I am aware some affiliates feel that I have let them down. I hope to change those thoughts.

    I want you to know and understand that my reasons for leaving were based solely on the revelations that affiliates and I discovered in February and I tried my best in the time I had, to try reduce any damage caused and fight the affiliates corner. It was however out of my hands and it's been well documented across the many forums what went down.

    Going Forward...

    What the future holds is, I hope very exciting. I have found myself in a new position with a new company and I will hopefully be speaking with you all over time to introduce it properly. It's a start up and we're a small but experience team in running an honest and transparent affiliate program and casinos. I am more than aware that it's going to be hard to re-enter such a competitive market but I am confident that we can build up from solid foundations a quality affiliate program offering the same values I always operated with.

    The team and I will be working hard over the coming years to make the program a success and I hope that if there are any affiliates out there that do have any concerns that you can approach me directly to discuss.

    I hope that we can all work towards a better future and share the money that is available to be made online in an honest and transparent way. I look froward to getting back to work properly once again and doing what i love to do.

    I'm available again on Skype should you wish to make contact, if you don't have my Skype please get in touch and I'll happily provide it.

    Chat soon.

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    Keep us posted. Looking forward to your return.

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    Thanks dude, won't be long...

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    Welcome back!

    Intrigued to hear about this new casino. US facing or is it licensed in the motherland?
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    Quote Originally Posted by baldidiot View Post
    Welcome back!

    Intrigued to hear about this new casino. US facing again or is it licensed in the motherland?
    Details on the rest of it will follow, I thought it would be best to open up with this to start.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martyn View Post
    Details on the rest of it will follow, I thought it would be best to open up with this to start.
    But you must know we're nosey buggers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Martyn View Post
    Morning all. I thought I'd get back in touch, now that I'm able to and reintroduce myself.

    You may know that I was part of a previously very good and reputable program that I ran for over 8 years and that I put my notice in a left a few weeks back. I am sure that many of you will have some questions for me on that and I will have to be careful how I answer such questions in a public forum, however I am happy to deal with such questions as I am aware some affiliates feel that I have let them down. I hope to change those thoughts.

    I want you to know and understand that my reasons for leaving were based solely on the revelations that affiliates and I discovered in February and I tried my best in the time I had, to try reduce any damage caused and fight the affiliates corner. It was however out of my hands and it's been well documented across the many forums what went down.

    Going Forward...

    What the future holds is, I hope very exciting. I have found myself in a new position with a new company and I will hopefully be speaking with you all over time to introduce it properly. It's a start up and we're a small but experience team in running an honest and transparent affiliate program and casinos. I am more than aware that it's going to be hard to re-enter such a competitive market but I am confident that we can build up from solid foundations a quality affiliate program offering the same values I always operated with.

    The team and I will be working hard over the coming years to make the program a success and I hope that if there are any affiliates out there that do have any concerns that you can approach me directly to discuss.

    I hope that we can all work towards a better future and share the money that is available to be made online in an honest and transparent way. I look froward to getting back to work properly once again and doing what i love to do.

    I'm available again on Skype should you wish to make contact, if you don't have my Skype please get in touch and I'll happily provide it.

    Chat soon.
    In the spirit of full transparency, do you have any equity or ownership stake in the new company?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hublot View Post
    In the spirit of full transparency, do you have any equity or ownership stake in the new company?
    No, I'm just an employee. I didn't have any stake in the old one either.

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    Welcome back. I wish you great success with the new brand, hopefully it's a great opportunity to make a statement on how things should be done.

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    I/we intend on making that statement, no funny business. We'll let the business do the talking and the results...well hopefully you guys will decide that. Our values, intentions and morals are all in the right place and time will prove that.

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    Holding popcorn...

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    Martyn,

    Thanks for following up, and I think with the previous issues the worst thing about the mess was how much it hurt you personally and I am sure now you may have to re-prove yourself with some, but I am hoping many of us know and understand there were a number of things that were outside of your control and I am CERTAINLY ready to give you the benefit of the doubt and I hope that many others will as well, or at least give you the chance to prove yourself as I am confident you can and will.

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    Good Luck with the New job mate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dfiocch View Post
    Holding popcorn...
    Are you still on that diet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BBCasinos View Post
    Good Luck with the New job mate.
    Appreciate that, thanks.

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    Martyn,

    Thanks for following up, and I think with the previous issues the worst thing about the mess was how much it hurt you personally and I am sure now you may have to re-prove yourself with some, but I am hoping many of us know and understand there were a number of things that were outside of your control and I am CERTAINLY ready to give you the benefit of the doubt and I hope that many others will as well, or at least give you the chance to prove yourself as I am confident you can and will.

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    Thanks Rick. I am sure I will have a lot of work to do to regain the trust and I'm more than happy to do that. But from my personal view of it all, I did what I could at the time but it just got to a stage very quickly where I realised I had to take myself out of the equation.

    Once i have more to show I'll be back with the details so you guys can make your own minds up.

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    Martyn, you left for a bit...didn't notice. But, I was wondering why things were so pleasant around here....

    All kidding aside, you were missed. Welcome back!
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    Quote Originally Posted by universal4 View Post
    I am sure now you may have to re-prove yourself with some ...
    It's not really a question of "re-prove" - but the situation just showed how little any AM can do in a bad situation.

    Accordingly, what this showed was that even with a great AM up front, it is the credentials of the company that are of paramount importance to the longevity of the program and when that changes then it's like dealing with a new company.

    To me the situation did not tarnish Martyn's reputation specifically, but it reduced the standing of ALL AM's when evaluating a program.

    It's great to see Martyn back - but if he's fronting a "start-up" then it has all the risks inherent with a new company - no matter the quality of the AM.

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    Welcome back!

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldidiot View Post
    But you must know we're nosey buggers!
    Martyn has been sending me cryptic snap chats for weeks trying to tell us what he is doing, and we have been trying to guess. The best guess was that he had started manufacturing toilets because he sure spent a lot of time on them

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    But, I was wondering why things were so pleasant around here....
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    I have found myself in a new position with a new company and I will hopefully be speaking with you all over time to introduce it properly. It's a start up and we're a small but experience team in running an honest and transparent affiliate program and casinos.
    It was more fun when people thought you were coming to work for me.

    Seriously though, glad you're back. The banter isn't the same when you're not here.
    No doubt the new company will soar just like the last one did while you were at the helm.
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