CAP Newsletter - (March 4th 2009)
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This Week: Good Economic News for the Online Casino Industry; CAP Euro Amsterdam Gets a Keynote Speaker, and More!
  2009: A Great Year to be an Online Gaming Affiliate!
The mainstream media is like a broken record these days, all doom and gloom about the current sorry state of the world economy. And, while that isn't necessarily incorrect, sometimes you have to wonder why they're not talking about the industries that are doing well?

For example, the online gaming industry. As you'll see in this week's CAP TV, many companies are reporting solid performance over 2008, and still going strong into 2009. That's pretty good news for those of us in the iGaming affiliate profession. It's a good time to be an iGaming affiliate marketer. Check out the latest CAP TV for more info..



CAP TV News: What Recession? iGaming Industry Thrives as UIGEA Criticisms Multiply
The online gambling industry continues to defy global economic trends by reporting positive results and inking lucrative, forward-thinking partnerships. Could all this good news even help get UIGEA overturned! Click here to watch the latest CAP TV.

Other Recent Videos:
CAP TV News: Focus on Australia
Is the U.S. Warming to Online Poker?
The Sights and Sounds of CAP Euro London 2009

U.S. States Changing Attitude Towards Gambling?

U.S. States Changing Attitude on Gambling?  
As states get more and more desperate for revenue, are they changing their attitudes toward gambling? In addition to recent court rulings in states such as Colorado and Pennsylvania regarding poker -- as well as intriguing developments in the rigidly conservative states of Utah and Texas -- we're now seeing more and more stories about states revising their "moral" attitudes because they need any kind of revenue they can get. And on the chance that this political revisionism may ultimately lead to overturning the UIGEA, we're all for it. Click here to read more.    

CAP Euro Amsterdam Shaping Up

Schedule Updates and Keynote Speaker for CAP Euro Amsterdam
CAP Euro Amsterdam starts next month, and as the event draws nearer, keep your eye on the official CAP Euro Amsterdam schedule for some exciting announcement about events and speakers. For example, we've just announced that Dave Irvine will deliver the conference's keynote speech! As founder of the Blackjack Institute and a member of the famed MIT Blackjack Group (the basis for the recent hit movie 21), Mr. Irvine is sure to offer up some exciting insider tales and info. For more info, check out the official CAP Euro Amsterdam website.  

New Stuff at the CAP Learning Center

CAP Learning Center Expands
In addition to Bob Rains' regular online marketing advice column, there have been a few interesting additions to the CAP Learning Center in recent weeks, including an online bingo promotion primer and an article on Google SEO strategies. Click here to check it out.  

iMEGA Takes on UIGEA Again
March 4, 2009 (InfoPowa News)
It appears that U.S. Department of Justice officials are uncomfortable with a move by iMEGA to highlight UIGEA disruptions of state lotteries in litigation ... Read more

Calvin Ayre Rumors Fly
March 4, 2009 (InfoPowa News)
Intriguing post of the week was spotted at the business magazine, where someone posted additional information to an article ... Read more

Surprising Anti-UIGEA Support from Utah
March 4, 2009 (InfoPowa News)
When the top lawman in the no-gambling state of Utah says he supports the attempts of Congressman Barney Frank to overturn the UIGEA, it's going ... Read more

Texas Trials for Poker
March 3, 2009 (InfoPowa News)
It looks as if 2009 will be a busy year for the legislature and the courts in the state of Texas as moves to expand or liberalize gambling shape up. Read more

Will Hill Headed for Gibraltar?
March 2, 2009 (InfoPowa News)
The press conference following the release of William Hill plc's latest financial results revealed some interesting relocation possibilities ... Read more

Loan Troubles for Irish Online Gamblers?
March 4, 2009 (InfoPowa News)
The Irish Times reported this week the astonishing news that online gamblers may have more difficulty securing a mortgage than other applicants. Read more


Poll Of The Week
Dominique wants to know how the CAP community did in February. Did the much-talked about economic slump hurt your revenue? Or maybe it wasn't a factor. Click here to read (or vote) on "February -- How Was It?" 

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