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.

Affiliate marketer Innovation Labs Limited, a subsidiary of Gaming Innovation Group (GIG), has failed in its bid to avoid sanction from the Dutch regulator, it was announced on Wednesday.
A New Jersey order to licensees to stop doing business with an affiliate it found was promoting both legal and illegal online gambling sites is a stark warning to affiliates not to mix legitimate...
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on Tuesday singled out Las Vegas Sands and its chairman Sheldon Adelson in announcing he has submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for...
The head of the Spanish regulator would like to see an end to the country’s limited licensing windows, among a range of expected tweaks to Spain's solidifying online gambling market.
This practical guide outlines in detail the regulations that are most relevant for the activities of affiliates and explains the impact of these regulations for both operators and affiliates,...
Stalled since last summer, Greece’s tardy plans to offer permanent online gambling licences may be finally reaching their endgame as a completed 190-page plus list of regulations heads for public...
Affiliates are bracing for an attack from influential pressure group the Campaign for Fairer Gambling, as consumer discontent around partner marketing once again begins to simmer.
In the first of a series of profiles of the world’s leading gambling regulators, GamblingCompliance has spoken to Belgian Gaming Commission director Peter Naessens about loot boxes, advertising and...
This report by GamblingCompliance outlines significant regulatory and licensing matters regarding marketing affiliates in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Online casino operators will be all but banned from advertising in Belgium following the publication of a new royal decree, while online sports-betting providers escaped a full whistle-to-whistle...
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...

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