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)
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.
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.
News that the Norwegian government has moved to finally close the loophole allowing offshore operators to advertise in the country has been greeted with dismay by the trade association representing these companies, Norsk Bransjeforening for Onlinespill (NBO).
Mybet, the German-facing betting and gaming brand that relaunched last year, has been named the exclusive sportsbook partner of the country’s top ice hockey competition, the Deutsche Eishockeyliga (DEL).
The German association of private media businesses, Vaunet, has called on state lawmakers to remove advertising restrictions set to impact broadcasters in the new gambling regulatory framework currently under discussion.
The GB Gambling Commission has warned operators to ensure their products meet transparency and online safety standards, after discovering that operators were offering games that featured a ‘buy-in’ option for bonus features.
New figures from the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) reveal that children are now less likely to be exposed to gambling advertising on TV, though industry ads comprised a marginally higher percentage of all promotions seen.
XLMedia has admitted that the business will have to ramp up expenditure to support sustainable growth in the medium term, prompting the performance marketing specialist to launch a strategic review with a view to overhauling its operating model.
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.