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.

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.
Online gambling affiliates are confused and unhappy with what they view as conflicting advice on how to conform to regulation in the UK and elsewhere, but attempts to organise and fight potentially...
The Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA) is asking other European Union regulators to urge their licensees to stop offering online betting and casino games to Dutch customers, even though the country’s...
Mobile gambling specialist LeoVegas has become the latest operator to sever its links with affiliates in the UK after warning of its concerns that “compliance requirements are not easily met for...
GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral Group are in “detailed discussions” about an offer for Ladbrokes Coral which would tie its value to the outcome of a government review of stakes and prizes of fixed...
The UK Gambling Commission handed an online bingo and casino operator a £100,000 penalty after it did not fully comply with orders by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to stop running a...
The Belgian gambling industry will need to win last ditch constitutional arguments if it is to scupper government plans to restrict advertising radically and all but eliminate casino affiliate ads...
Gambling affiliates have entered a period of particular uncertainty, and are coming under greater scrutiny from regulators across Europe. This practical guide provides an overview of the various...
Recent legal changes mean online gambling companies must stop any offshore business in Australia or lose their New Jersey licenses, but the situation in Turkey is not so clear, according to the...

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