In a buzz that has been hitting the internet poker forums pretty hard, it looks as if online poker legend Cliff Josephy was released by his former employers over at Ultimate Bet this week. The man known as “JohnnyBax” on the virtual felt confirmed in a post over at the 2+2 community that he was informed by management that he would no longer be representing the company either through online promotions or live tournaments.
The full thread can be found here –> J.B. Released by U.B.
As many people already know, Josephy disappointed many of the followers that made him the household name he is today by signing on with a site that cheated its players out of millions following the UB/AP scandal fallout. The original founder of the popular training site over at PokerXFactor.com didn’t have much to say other than this over at TwoPlusTwo:
GamingPromo Affiliate Program Launches
In a move to establish a presence in the affiliate program market, IGMD Ltd has announced the launching of its new affiliate program, GamingPromo.com.
The GamingPromo Affiliate Program (www.gamingpromo.com) brings together under one roof all of the tools and resources that a webmaster needs to run a successful affiliate campaign.
GamingPromo has created a quality affiliate program, partnering up with some of the leaders in the online gaming industry, such as veteran City Club Casino (www.cityclubcasino.com) and the newly released Race Track Casino (www.racetrackcasino.com), both of which are based on the acclaimed Playtech gaming software.
GamingPromo was developed by IGMD Ltd after months of extensive research. The company hopes to revolutionize the conventional affiliate program by bringing a new type of online affiliate to the playing field. They have brought in an affiliate staff with extensive experience in the online gaming industry as well as the customer service industry. The GamingPromo staff are there to ensure that all existing and new affiliates make the most out of their campaigns at all times.
Webmasters joining the GamingPromo Affiliate Program will receive some of the highest affiliates commissions in the online industry, as well as special affiliate promotions and contests. Having the ability to promote more than one establishment at a time, GamingPromo affiliates will be able to use the same amount of resources, while receiving revenues from more users.
- City Club Casino has been making its mark as one of the leading online casinos since 2001. It offers its players over 61 casino games to choose from, on-going bonuses, a VIP club, comp points, and 24/7 customer support.
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With new innovative techniques and fresh ideas, the GamingPromo Affiliate Program promises to be one of the next leaders in the affiliate industry.
Pacific Congress on Interactive Gambling (PCIG) 2004
River City Group, the interactive gambling industry’s leading events organizer, is delighted to report significant growth for the Pacific Congress on Interactive Gambling (PCIG) in 2004.
The event, a conference focusing on interactive gambling in the Asia-Pacific region (including Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia), enters its second year with expectations of doubling attendance numbers. PCIG 2004 will be held in Sydney at the world-famous Star City Hotel and Casino March 1-3.
‘Following the successful launch of this event in 2003, we’re looking forward to growing it even more and attracting not only industry leaders in the region but those who will trek to Sydney from around the globe to hear of the successful and mature operations in the region,’ said Sue Schneider, CEO of River City Group.
The conference agenda will cover all issues crucial to I-gaming businesses located in the South Pacific and/or with an interest in the South Pacific Markets. Topics include good-neighbor policies; Australia’s Interactive Gambling Act; opportunities in Asian markets; wireless and iTV betting; the race and sports wagering landscapes; and much more.
Hotel space is limited, and rooms are going quickly, so make your reservations now.
For information on registration, booking, the conference program and/or sponsorship opportunities visit the official event Web Site at: www.rivercitygroup.com/pcig
Companies that would like to have a branding and networking presence at PCIG are invited to contact [email protected] or phone 001-636-946-0820 (US CST) and speak with Dawn Kirkwood or Nancy Krause for sponsorship information.