The Australian Ad Standards authority’s Community Panel has ordered the discontinuation of an advertisement for bookmaker Sportsbet for featuring an “onegative stereotype,” of women in a Twitter advertisement for its mobile app.
The Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) has launched a consultation on the sweeping advertising restrictions that came into effect from 1 June this year, through which it is looking to understand the challenges operators face in complying with the new controls.
Performance marketing specialist Raketech Group has reported a 6.1% year-on-year decline in revenue for the second quarter of 2019, though reduced costs saw it significantly increase its profit for the period.
New research into gambling marketing and advertising has suggested that operators could be doing more to ensure promotional material is socially responsible and does not appeal to minors, especially on social media.
Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has been issued with a financial penalty of AU$14,000 (£7,832/€8,726/US$9,846) after being found guilty of running an illegal gambling inducement in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW).
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has warned William Hill and Flutter Entertainment to refine how their advertising targeting strategies, after promotions for each operator appeared in an app seen as being of particular appeal to minors.
iGaming affiliate marketing giant Raketech entered the online casino market with the launch of its new brand Rapidi. The site, powered by Bethard Group's Together Gaming platform and featuring Trustly's rapid deposit solution Pay N Play, is live for Finnish and Swedish players.
Stockholm-listed Better Collective will significantly expand its presence in the US market through the acquisition of daily fantasy and sports betting affiliate Rical LLC, operator of the RotoGrinders and SportsHandle portals.
Gambling.com Group has reported a 52% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2019, with the affiliate marketing giant to invest in the development of products for the US market in the year ahead.
Swedish operator association Branschföreningen för onlinespel (BOS) has reported Svenska Spel to the country’s TV, radio and press regulator for failing to include responsible gaming information in TV segments promoting its Triss, Keno and Lotto products.