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Affiliates are coming under increasing scrutiny from regulators keen to rein in opportunistic advertising practices, as well as online gaming operators suddenly held accountable in some jurisdictions for the actions of their advertising partners.
 
GamblingCompliance helps both affiliates and operators to understand an evolving regulatory landscape, learn from recent enforcement actions, and assess which marketing practices are appropriate in the territories they target.

See below for GamblingCompliance’s coverage of regulatory developments affecting the affiliates industry.

Latest half-yearly data from UK-listed XLMedia. The data released for the company contains the following information: Revenues by business segment & user location, cost of revenues, gross...
Latest quarterly data from Swedish-listed Catena Media. The data released for the company contains the following information: Revenues by business segment, total operating expenses, operating...
The Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs has scrapped plans to expand the country’s gambling blacklist, but campaigners fear that other ministries may yet resurrect the controversial project.
The UK Gambling Commission has today announced new rules that will allow it to take faster and more impactful enforcement action against companies that breach advertising guidelines or consumer law.
Escalating tax increases for gaming machines have been added to the latest version of Italy’s advertising-led Dignity Decree, along with a renewed commitment from government to “reorganise” the...
Tech giants Google and Facebook have reacted swiftly to the introduction of a ban on all forms of gambling advertising in Italy, removing all traces of Italian-facing marketing well before the July...
A major investor in Catena Media insists the acquisitive super-affiliate will see no short-term financial impact from the gambling advertising ban in Italy, despite warnings from lawyers that all...
In Denmark, gambling operators often use affiliates to market their websites and the products they offer. Although this practice of subcontracting the marketing of gambling activities is a primary...
The Advertising Standards Authority has today chastised Lottoland for not making it clear enough that if you win a bet on the US Powerball multi-state lottery, you will not be paid the headline...
Belgian Gaming Commission director Peter Naessens has called for a reappraisal of the country’s restrictive online gambling regime, in the wake of the EU’s Hungary ruling.
Amid fines for misleading ads and tough new advertising regulations across the gambling industry, operators are increasingly opting for automated solutions to keep control of their often wayward...
Rapidly growing mobile operator LeoVegas is facing regulatory pressure in the UK and Norway, most recently being hit with a licence review and £627,000 penalty package in its largest market.
Stockholm-listed LeoVegas has been stung with a £627,000 penalty package by the UK Gambling Commission over self-exclusion and advertising failures.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has issued a second negative assessment of matched betting marketing practices in as many months, as it rules against previous complainant OddsMonkey over...
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has criticised Profit Accumulator, a matched betting website, for misleading advertising and falsely impartial reviews.
An international investigation led by the UK and Canada has found “significant” affiliate failures in compliance with rules on privacy and unsolicited communications.

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