Sweden’s Minister for Health and Social Affairs Ardalan Shekarabi has proposed a SEK5,000 (£401/€459/$495) mandatory weekly deposit and a SEK100 bonus limit from 1 June until the end of 2020 as the country battles the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has disputed claims that national lockdowns as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic will lead to an increase in online gambling, claiming instead that it will in fact decline.
The Lithuanian Gambling Business Association and National Gambling and Games Business Association have asked their members to stop advertising online gambling during the country's national lockdown caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has called on the British public to report gambling ads that refer to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, pledging swift action against those that breach advertising rules.
The findings of a Gambling Commission working group on marketing has divided affiliates, with agreements to restrict pay-per-click (PPC) advertising to over-25s generating a mixed reaction in the sector.
Compliance monitoring specialist Rightlander.com has announced the launch of a new ‘fast track’ bonus tracking report for Spain in response to the government’s decision to restrict online gambling advertising during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.