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 quarterly data from Norway-listed Gaming Innovation Group (GiG). The data released for the operator contains the following information: Revenues, cost of sales, gross profit, operating...
Italy’s communications authority has hit Google with a €100,000 penalty for violating the country’s gambling advertising ban.
Any possible licensing regime for affiliates in the UK must consider the costs and compliance burden of new rules or risk driving third parties to promote black-market sites, a panel of experts has...
A partnership between PointsBet and the University of Colorado has raised eyebrows, given deal terms that seem to make the school an affiliate marketer for the sports-betting operator.
October 15 marks a "very threatening situation" for online gambling affiliates targeting the German market, as advertising of games of chance becomes banned, one attorney has said.
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...
Intensified regulatory scrutiny of high-roller programmes makes "old school" VIP schemes dangerous, a gambling executive has warned.  
Swedish online gambling operators may pitch new affordability checks to avoid deeply unpopular deposit and bonus limits imposed by the government becoming permanent. 
It would be "suicidal" for affiliates to not raise standards and join the raucous public debate over updating UK gambling legislation, the chair of a top affiliates group has said.  
Latest quarterly data from Swedish-listed Better Collective. The data released for the company contains the following information: Revenue by source, direct costs, operating profit and profit...
GVC Holdings dismissed as "speculation" a media report which floated what it called a "theory" that a UK government investigation into its disposal of its former Turkey-focused unit is linked to...
An affiliate licensing system introduced by the UK government is likely to see the sector governed along similar rules to third-party suppliers, but experts are sceptical of the UK Gambling...
The recently published House of Lords report will be looked back on as a "flash point" for the UK gambling industry and its advertising rules, according to a lawyer from one of the country’s...
Online gambling affiliates are coming to accept, or even embrace, mandatory licensing — a concept roundly rejected by the traditionally swashbuckling industry only a few months ago. 
Sweden's police produce AML guide, Australian gambling venues called out for breaking social distancing rules and crunch time beckons for regulator approval of Eldorado-Caesars merger.
The Swedish Gambling Authority has penalised Betsson Nordic 20m Swedish krona (€1.9m) for improperly using 7-Eleven staff to sell gambling vouchers and for offering a Mastercard debit card that...

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