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.

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...
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...
This report by GamblingCompliance outlines significant regulatory and licensing matters regarding marketing affiliates in regulated states.
Latest quarterly data from Swedish-listed Enlabs AB (formerly Nordic Leisure and Redbet Holding). The data released for the operator contains the following information: Operating income, operating...
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...
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...
Gambling affiliates have been accused of exploiting coronavirus panic to encourage gamblers to spend more, prompting operators and technology providers to react.
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...
Latest quarterly data from Swedish-listed Raketech. The data released for the company contains the following information: Revenue by source, product & market, direct costs, operating profit and...
Growing regulatory uncertainty drastically reduced the number of affiliate mergers and acquisitions last year, with 2020 unlikely to bring much relief, agreed a group of industry experts.
Virginia makes progress on sports-betting legislation, Google is set to open up online advertising in Switzerland and Hong Kong racing suffers from virus woes.  
The chair of an affiliates trade group has pushed back against calls by some of the world’s largest operators for affiliates to be licensed, calling the idea "ill informed and bonkers".
The proposed new German gambling treaty contains clauses that would effectively outlaw almost all types of affiliate marketing, a development that could decimate the sector and drive players even...
Penn National Gaming announced a sports-betting partnership with emerging sports-media powerhouse Barstool Sports on Wednesday, the latest in a series of casino and media tie-ups that are beginning...
The classic story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas came frighteningly close to reality for the U.S. gaming industry five years ago as members of Congress rushed to finish a lame duck session and...

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