iGaming Series of Poker returns to the London Affiliate Conference

Posted by Gambling News | Gambling Industry News | Wednesday 9 January 2013 8:56 pm

iGB Affiliate Events, organisers of the London Affiliate Conference 2013 (LAC) at Old Billingsgate 7th – 10th February, have announced that the iGaming Series of Poker will return to their flagship event. The iGSOP has a new sponsor, 888 Poker, who will be hosting the online freerolls on their website, leading up to the live event at LAC.

888 poker are excited to be sponsoring this year’s iGSOP and are looking forward to seeing both old and new affiliate faces at their poker tables during LAC.

888 poker is the fastest growing online poker brand in the industry, hosting thousands of poker enthusiasts the world over at any given time. With over 10 million registered members, 888poker continues to offer the best consumer experience. 888poker strives to provide quality entertainment by providing a safe, fun and secure poker environment. Customers play on state-of-the-art software with 3D, PokerCam and Teams features.

In addition, the online freerolls for the iGaming Series of Poker (iGSOP) will now be streamlined, thanks to Global Gaming Events (GGE), the platinum media partners to the event, who have lent their industry know-how and proficiency to the tournament. GGE, as an organisation, offer players the chance to win thousands in prizes, working with different poker rooms to ensure players receive the best possible experience and maximum chance of prizes. In turn Partners of GGE (such as affiliates) can promote these prizes to their poker players and still earn affiliate commission from them. LAC delegates can register to play on London Affiliate Conference.

"We have worked with over 1000 affiliates to earn them over $2.4 million in affiliate commission." Explains Jason Rosenberg, president of GGE. "In turn we will be bringing our expertise and connections within the Poker industry to the iGaming Series of Poker, ensuring the affiliate experience with the tournament are as enjoyable and smooth as possible. This is a fantastic opportunity for affiliates to see what GGE can offer them: a high conversion tool and a win-win situation for all."

The iGaming Series of Poker is a tournament traditionally played at each of the international iGB Affiliate events, with only delegates attending allowed to play on the online freerolls to win seats for the live event. The iGSOP is free to enter and the next tournament will be held at the London Affiliate Conference 2013. The top seven spots will win cash prizes. More information on the iGSOP and LAC can be found on London Affiliate Conference.

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Shortlist for the iGB Affiliate Awards Released

Posted by Gambling News | Gambling Industry News | Tuesday 20 December 2011 7:40 pm

The iGB Affiliate award votes have been counted and the organisers are happy to say that over 4,000 industry affiliates and executives made their choice. A fantastic response, ensuring a truly representative vote, the shortlist includes those who received the most or equal votes in any of the following categories: Best Affiliate (all verticals), Best Affiliate Program (all verticals), Best New Comer (Affiliate & Program), Best Affiliate manager (all verticals), Best iGaming Affiliate Network, The Louis Fabiano Award for the Best iGaming Community and Best Payment System for Affiliates.

“A well deserved congratulations to everyone in the shortlist” said Alex Pratt, Head of iGaming Business “To get to this stage is an amazing result and means you’ve had to beat most of your competitors to one of these top spots. Win or lose, each company on this list should be proud to have gotten to this stage. The final decision is now in the hands of our judges, so all that is left to say is good luck to our finalists.”

All the finalists will be examined by a judging panel who will evaluate each short listed nomination in order to select the final winner. The judging process is a rigorous and thorough procedure – each nomination will be considered upon their initial nomination entry (their answer to “Why You Should Win”) and evaluated against the judging criteria. Each judging panel will consist of independent experts to ensure that the integrity of the Awards is upheld, all entries get full consideration and that the right winners are chosen. Specific experts have been invited according to the judging criteria of each Award to give their expert opinion on chosen areas, for example landing page professionals, SEO gurus, branding experts etc… More information on Judging criteria and a list of judges can be found here: www.iGBAffiliateAwards.com.

The iGB Affiliate Awards will be celebrated on the evening of the 26th of January, on the eve of the London Affiliate Conference. Over 50% of the seats have now been booked, so organisers expect a full house to come and celebrate these rising stars in the online gambling affiliate industry. With a three course meal, professional entertainment and a carnival theme, this will be a festive affair.

To view the shortlist click here:

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