Dear AGD members, It's with great pleasure that I'm posting here for the first time. I've been in touch with Andy and lurking here for years now, I guess it's time to make the jump As an introductory post, you'll find below our Virgin Games Affiliate February 2010 newsletter. Hope you like it. Feel free to email or PM me if you have any questions on this, or anything else Virgin related (as in "related to the Virgin company", that is). Cheers, prk Welcome to Virgin Games Affiliates February 2010 newsletter. Recipe: Virgin Games February pancake fest. Ingredients: Pancakes, Call of Duty 4, Free Bingo returns, King Kong, International Championships of Poker, €200,000 Headhunter, and more… Serving suggestions: Hot off the press. Read on… VIRGIN GAMES AFFILIATE NEWS WE LOOK AT THE MOON, NOT THE FINGER It’s all about fairness. Virgin Games Affiliates is one of the only gaming affiliates program out there where you get fully automated cross product commissions. Regardless of the Virgin Games product your visitors are driven to (Casino, Bingo or Poker), we pay you first rate commissions on the overall contribution you make to our business, wherever your visitors play. Virgin Games Bingo to Casino slots crossplay activity rates being what they are, an increasingly large portion of our Bingo affiliate base is generating a very significant portion of their revenue from Casino gameplay for example, so it might be worth pushing us on secondary pages or experimenting with banner placements, you could be in for a surprise Remember: unlike many others, we look at the moon, not at the finger pointing at it. Confucius would be so proud. VIRGIN CASINO NEWS NEW GAMES Call of Duty 4 slot: With over 13 million copies sold, Call of Duty 4 © is by far one of the most popular video games ever created. And now, the brand that has won multiple awards is available in an exhilarating new slot game, live at Virgin Casino and Virgin Bingo. A cool range of gif banners as well as a full game description are already available in our marketing tools section. (You can try the game for free at Virgin Casino) © 2010 Activision Publishing, Inc. Activision and Call of Duty are registered trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. Ps: the game is accessible for play from the Virgin Bingo website! King Kong slot (goes live Thursday 25th February 2010): The big monkey (don’t call him that to his face) is coming to Virgin Casino and Virgin Bingo next week. All banners and specs are already available in our marketing tools section, get a head start and pick them up now. Ps: the game will be accessible for play from the Virgin Bingo website! Beat the Bank Spin Win PROMOTIONS Call of Duty promotion: To mark the launch of our brand new Call of Duty slot game, we're giving your players the chance to walk away with up to £500 in bonus cash and a Playstation 3 console. And yes, the game will be included in the prize. Qualifying games are Call of Duty, Slot Blox, Bejeweled, Rubik's, Da Vinci Diamonds, 50,000 Pyramid, Wolf Run, Emerald Isle, Cleopatra, Vegas, Baby!, Lil' Lady, Double Diamond, Beat the Bank, and X Factor Steps to Stardom. Depending on how much your players wager between the 22nd and 28th February (GMT) they’ll earn cash. Wager Bonus £175 £5 £350 £10 £700 £20 £1,400 £40 £1,750 £50 £3,500 £100 £5,252 £150 £7,000 £200 £8,750 £250 £10,500 £300 £12,250 £350 £14,000 £400 £15,750 £450 £17,500 £500 For your players to get their hands on a Sony Playstation 3 console (and COD4) all they need to do is meet the minimum wagering requirement of £175. On Monday 1st March 2010, we'll draw 5 lucky players at random. VIRGIN BINGO NEWS WEEKEND PROMOTIONS Pancake cashback: We’re stacking up cashback like pancakes this weekend. Every day you play, you’ll get a minimum of 10% cashback on your bingo losses! Be a Clover Rollover Millionaire: With the Progressive Jackpot standing over £1,415,000 (yes, really!), we’re helping our Virgin Bingo players nab the top prize. Each day this weekend, the top 10 players on Clover Rollover will get £10 free! Double V*POINT Friday: Get double your V*POINTS on ANY game this weekend…that’s double the flying club miles, double the Virgin experience days and double the cash! NEXT WEEK’S PROMOTIONS FREE BINGO RETURNS (For two weeks): Whilst supported by a burst of TV advertising. This time, expect big TV slots! For only two weeks, there’ll be 3 hours of Free Bingo a day! Pick Your Own Prize: We’re giving away cash prizes of either £2, £5, £25, £50 this week on Bingo tickets!! Buy tickets to qualify for each prize! (Between 22nd Feb, and 28th Feb) VIRGIN POKER NEWS PROMOTIONS, BONUSES, SATELLITES ICoP: From March 1st – 7th, Virgin Poker will run a series of €20 buy-in tournaments with guaranteed prize pools up to €100,000. As well as guaranteeing €250,000 for this series, an additional €15,000 will be awarded to the top 30 poker players based on points awarded to the top 30 players in each event. Satellites are running now Sit ‘n’ Go Races: Virgin Poker will be running 6 Sit & Go Races from February to April 2010 with a total prizepool of €90,000!!! Each month Virgin Poker will run a SnG Race between the 1st and 7th of the month, and then a second Race between the 22nd and 28th. €200,000 Headhunter: Virgin Poker will once again run a €200,000 Headhunter tournament on April 18th @ 17.00. 75% of the prizepool will be paid in prizes and 25% in bounties. Step and regular satellites will run around the clock starting February 22nd. Bad beat jackpot: The bad beat jackpot was hit on 5th February paying €285,000. The jackpot is hitting on average every 6 weeks and currently stands at €115,000. Virgin Poker regularly boost the jackpot value. Live Events: Virgin Poker are currently running satellites to qualify for the Irish Poker Open and CAPT. During March satellites will be launched for the WPT Paris and WSOP. €20k leaderboard: Our €20k monthly MTT leaderboard – running every month! Increased Match Bonus: As a reminder, we have increased our signup bonus to a seriously generous 200% Deposit up to maximum €1000. Don’t wait, please update your sites with this great piece of news. Bit of a mouthful we know, but better too much info than not enough Do not hesitate to contact us if you need more info on any of the above. Have a great weekend.