I got this email today and what I thought was interesting was the Subject Line "Introducing EmpirePoker.com to the GPWA members"

When did GPWA start allowing Casinos to direct market members?

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Subject: Introducing EmpirePoker.com to the GPWA members
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I would like to introduce the EmpirePoker.com affiliation program to the GPWA members.

EmpirePoker.com is the fastest growing online poker room. More then 45,000 players play simultaneously, daily at peak hours (this information is available on the platform). Your players will always find other players to play with on a large table verity. In addition we offer the best single and multi table tournaments with huge prize pulls.

Short background for affiliates that are new to the online poker room world:

In online poker rooms, players play against each other and not against the dealer. The player winnings are generated from other player’s losses. The online poker room is making its income from the RAKE. The rake is a small amount from the pot the dealer receives from the player that won the hand (check this link for the complete rake table http://www.empirepoker.com/games/rake.html). Online casino affiliates are making their money from the player’s losses. At online poker rooms, the affiliates are making their money from the player’s winnings. As better the poker players you refer, the higher the rake they generate.

Special Payment Plan

We are offering the GPWA members a special 25% Gross Revenue Percentage Plan. Gross Revenue is determined as rake – bonus – charge backs.

Join Now!
In order to join, go to the following link http://affiliate.empirepoker.com/?ag=128 or send an email to epmarketing1@tradal.net Make sure you mention that you are a GPWA member to take advantage of the above terms.

Please email me at epmarketing1@tradal.net if you would like to join our other programs (casino on net, golden stars casino, ace club, peach
casino...) and with questions and suggestions.

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