Camelot ad investigation highlights stringent marketing rules

The attention to detail required to appease the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has been highlighted by Camelot’s response to complaints made in relation to...

When push comes to shove: Megapu.sh uses push notifications for online promotion

Push notifications: touted by many as the new frontier for digital marketers. In their simplest form, a message that pops up on a mobile...

55 jobs gone as NetEnt moves to “increase profitability and competitiveness”

NetEnt has taken action to “optimise its operations”, resulting in 55 jobs lost from its Stockholm offices. “By decentralising our operations we take another step...

Google and Facebook will be subject to greater “regulatory oversight”, report details

A report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has stressed the need for a greater level of regulatory oversight for tech giants...

GiG gears up for move to Nasdaq Stockholm in Q1 2019

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) hosted its first Capital Markets Day in Stockholm this week, as the company prepares to move the listing from the...

National Framework will make Australia “a leader in social responsibility”

Australia’s first ‘National Consumer Protection Framework’ will solidify the nation’s status as “a leader in social responsibility in wagering”, according to the Minister for...

Global Gaming and Videoslots become latest to receive Swedish licences

Global Gaming subsidiary SafeEnt and online operator Videoslots were both awarded licences from Lotteriinspektionen, the Swedish gambling authority, yesterday. Global Gaming’s five-year casino and...

Gambling news and analysis site USBets adds Sports Handle to roster

Gambling news and analysis publisher USBets has announced its acquisition of Sports Handle, a sports betting industry news site that covers legislative and regulatory...

Betsson Group granted Swedish online gaming licence

Betsson Group has been granted a licence to conduct online gaming in Sweden. The licences received today are effective from 1 January 2019 and...

Spanish gambling execs form new advisory committee

Spain has formed a new ‘advisory committee for responsible gambling’ as part of its ongoing gambling framework overhaul. The Consejo Asesor del Juego Responsible...

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