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 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...
William Hill owned Mr Green and L&L Europe, a firm with ties to the man at the centre of a murder-corruption investigation that is tearing apart Maltese politics, have been told they must stop...
Mainstream media and news outlets should avoid referencing the odds of unlicensed sportsbooks due to “the dangers posed by these illicit sites,” according to a formal notice published on Tuesday by...
The next UK government is all but certain to introduce gambling reform following the general election, after the Conservatives said legislation was needed to update the law.
Sweden’s Patent and Market Court has issued an inaugural decision on the concept of "moderate advertising", ruling that more than 20 different kinds of marketing by the now defunct Ninja Casino put...
Although it has received little attention so far, another sports-betting case could prove to be almost as vexing for the nation’s sports leagues as the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision in May...
Poland’s largest bookmaker STS has bought a stake in Swedish-listed Better Collective as part of a drive to expand its international presence, while the country’s state-owned lottery operator pays...
Sweden-focused affiliates say they are struggling to gain a foothold in the country’s re-regulated market as compliance concerns and a saturated landscape drive away potential investors.
After months of delays, the UK’s online self-exclusion system is still not ready for the Gambling Commission to enforce it mandatory use by operators, contrary to earlier press reports that it was...
Affiliates are struggling so profoundly with new UK age verification rules it could mean the death of many social casino sites, as providers rush to develop a cost-effective solution.

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