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 Gaelic Players Association (GPA), the players’ association for Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) games, which include gaelic football and hurling, has called for a ban on gambling advertising in all GAA games.
Net Gaming Europe has reported a year-on-year drop in revenue and profit in 2019, with chief executive Marcus Teilman saying the introduction of new local regulations across Europe had made for a challenging year for the online gaming affiliate business.
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.
Affiliate marketing giant Catena Media has reported a full-year loss of €10.5m (£8.8m/$11.3m) for 2019, primarily due to impairment charges related to assets acquired between 2016 and 2018, while all core business units struggled in the period.
Affiliate giant Catena Media has revealed it is set to post an operating loss for the fourth quarter due to the impact of intangible assets, the adoption of IFRS 9 accounting assumptions and an exceptional revenue adjustment in the US.