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.

Online gambling affiliates and suppliers can expect a sharply growing regulatory burden unless they respond to pressure to conform to advertising, marketing and social responsibility codes, lawyers...
Nevada will no longer require all online poker affiliates to apply for a state gaming license, according to recently passed legislation.
Dutch-facing online gambling operators have agreed to try to rein in affiliates who might be violating agreements made with regulators in the run-up to licensing.
Affiliate marketing has come under the spotlight in the wake of the XL Media flotation and comments from major online gambling operators about the effectiveness of outsourcing search engine...
Online gambling companies’ efforts to move from a buccaneering dot.com world to one constrained by country-by-country regulation are forcing big changes on affiliates, experts say.
U.S. regulators, starting in Nevada, appear set to apply formal licensing scrutiny to one of online gambling’s most tried-and-tested marketing channels, a shift in global approaches to Internet...
A Manila court on Thursday granted two affiliates of international casino operator and hotelier Thunderbird Resorts Inc an indefinite injunction against attempts by the Philippine Amusement and...
Tougher tax requirements, as well as stiffer restrictions around marketing in newly regulating markets such as France and Denmark, could see online gaming affiliates cleave to offshore operators,...
Uncertainty surrounding new online gambling tax legislation passed in Holland last week has led legal observers to suggest that it could be the owners of affiliate websites that are the most at...
The Gambling Commission has issued new advice on the problematic definition of ‘remote gambling equipment’ under the 2005 Gambling Act. Certain equipment or data storage facilities, if located in...
The Swedish Skattemyndigheten (tax authorities) have turned their attention to the internet affiliate industry and are using electronic robots, spiders and detectives to scour hundreds of websites...
Delegates at last week’s Casino Affiliate Convention in Amsterdam were too busy discussing new market opportunities to lament the damaging effects of the UIGE Act. But while affiliates now lose far...

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