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Ontario Commission clarifies strict advertising rules on player bonuses & inducements  

The province of Ontario’s Alcohol and Gaming Commission (OAGC) has updated its guidance for marketing standards related to its online gambling regime that launched on 4 April.  The Commission seeks to clarify rules and standards related to the marketing of ‘inducements, bonuses and credits’ by third parties such as affiliates and media partners that promote Ontario licensed operators. Ontario laws …

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Swedish inspectorate to begin May trials of Spelpaus 2.0 self-exclusion system

Spelinspektionen, Sweden’s Gambling Inspectorate, has informed licensees that it will undertake a ‘testing phase’ of Spelpaus – Swedish gambling’s centralised self-exclusion scheme and customer database during the month of May. A pilot phase is required as Spelinspektionen has procured a new systems supplier to operate Spelpaus.se, charged with delivering comprehensive upgrades. At the start of the year, Spelinspektionen alerted Swedish …

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Mark Kemp to lead DAZN BET’s ‘imminent disruption’ of global sportsbook markets

A week following its announcement that it will launch its sportsbook venture by the start of the 2022/2023 football season, global sports OTT platform DAZN Group has confirmed that Mark Kemp will lead its new sportsbook unit as Chief Executive of DAZN BET. As CEO  DAZN BET, Kemp will work towards the venture’s  goal to ‘revitalise’ and ‘disrupt’ the casual …

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Capitalising on new opportunities: Altenar’s plans for 2022

As more of the world opens up to regulated sports betting, Altenar is confident that it can deliver a stand-out user experience for its customers across the world. That’s according to Domenico Mazzola, the company’s Chief Commercial Officer.  Speaking to SBC, Mazzola highlighted some of the recently launched products that have been added to the Altenar portfolio, before explaining why …

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Winning Post: Collaboration gone missing on National Strategy to reduce gambling harms

In 2019 the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) launched its three-year National Strategy placing stakeholder collaboration at the forefront of minimising gambling harms. Come 2022, Regulus Partners observes that collaboration is no longer a desired discipline as stakeholders pursue individual actions to tackle gambling’s most complex and pressing matter.   Today is the final day of the National Strategy to Reduce …

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Ladbrokes Australia brings the bromance with ‘Mates Mode’

Ladbrokes Australia has debuted a new nationwide advertising campaign ‘Mates Mode’, showcasing its mobile app as the most fun and interactive device for Aussie sports fans to play on. The new campaign devised by Sydney-based creative advertising agency The Monkeys, part of Accenture Interactive, forms part of the betting group’s ongoing Australia brand campaign ‘Ladbroke It Together’. Mates Mode showcases …

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Smarkets: Macron holds 95% lead as Le Pen eyes biggest shock in political betting history

On Sunday 24 April, the French electorate will once again head to voting stations to decide the outcome of the General Election run-off between President Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. The build-up to the Presidential run-off has been closely monitored by political observers across the globe, as France’s underwhelmed electorate could well vote in far-right Marine Le Pen – …

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GambleAware Comms Chief welcomes CAP betting marketing clampdown

The decision by the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) to prohibit featuring of high profile sports figures in betting marketing campaigns has been welcomed by GambleAware’s Chief Communications Officer. Writing for marketing news site Campaign, Alexia Clifford – who also serves as Director of Marketing for Public Health England – argued that advertising and marketing regulations have failed to keep …

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Paraguay overhauls slot machine laws against Conajzar desires

Mario Abdo Benitez, President of Paraguay has signed an executive order that will overhaul the South American nation’s land-based gambling laws. This week, Abdo Benitez fulfilled a principal mandate of the ANR Colorado (Conservative) government signing Law-6903 ‘Ley de Tragamonedas’ as a federal order to be implemented across Paraguay’s 17 provinces.    The Law’s headline directive will implement a ban on …

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