The Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has written a letter to industry body the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), in which it picks apart the measures set out in its new ten-point player protection plan.
Gamblers aged 25 and under will be banned from joining operators' VIP schemes in the UK while those permitted to join will be subject to new controls, as part of a series of voluntary reforms intended to reduce gambling-related harm in Great Britain.
The Spanish government has adopted a series of new measures to preserve social and economic order during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, including strict new restrictions on online gaming advertising.
Online gaming affiliate business Net Gaming Europe has said expects the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic to have a “limited” impact on business, with a quarter-on-quarter drop in revenue forecast for the first three months of 2020.
Slots developer Play’n Go has criticised a number of operators and affiliates for using its content and game imagery in connection with marketing campaigns that are exploiting the global novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Affiliate giant Gambling.com Group has issued an update on the effects of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) on its business, reporting that it generated revenue of €2.4m for January and February 2020, down 27.4% year-on-year.
Online affiliate and content marketing provider Raketech said it does not expect the outbreak of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) to have a long-term impact on its business, but did warn that the pandemic is likely to affect sports betting income.
Problem gambling funding body GambleAware has called for more action to help protect against gambling-related harm, after a new report highlighted the dangers of advertising and marketing exposure among children, young people and vulnerable people.
British Gambling Commission chief executive Neil McArthur issued a message to online gambling operators, reminding them of the importance of consumer protection and responsible marketing amid the effects of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19)
Catena Media has reported a 5.7% year-on-year increase in revenue for the two months to 29 February, with the affiliate marketing giant saying that it anticipates further growth amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
iGaming affiliate marketing specialist Atemi has guaranteed every staff member’s role and pay amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, going as far as to offer support if spouses or partners are laid off.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has ordered free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine to reassess its advertising strategy and carry out additional staff training after it was found to have breached rules related to gambling ads.
Dutch gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has said that it will increase fines levied on any operator that uses the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic to promote their products by at least €50,000.
Kindred Group has been warned by the Swedish Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) and issued the operator with an SEK100m (£8.4m/€9.2m/$10.1m) penalty fee for offering unauthorised bonuses and lotteries without a licence to players.
Dutch gambling regulator the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has criticised unlicensed operators for publishing adverts encouraging consumers to use their illegal online services to gamble while gaming venues in the country are closed due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus.