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Bet365 and Kindred Affiliates among first to sign up as AffiliateCon Sofia 2020 exhibitors
The first wave of affiliate programmes attending AffiliateCon Sofia 2020 has been announced, with industry giants Bet365 and Kindred Group confirming...
How will Amazon Prime’s Premier League coverage affect sports betting?
The English Premier League has officially kicked off on Amazon Prime, with Crystal Palace v Bournemouth and Burnley v Manchester City...
The Big Pitch: How would a fully transparent gambling operator be received?
With European gaming operator Paf recently announcing a €25,000 ($27,700) loss limit for its players, and revealing a detailed breakdown of...
Analysis: William Hill warning highlights affiliate risk in new markets
Earlier today, William Hill sent out a message to its affiliate partners, warning them against promoting unlicensed US operators alongside its...
Marathonbet signs Real Madrid partnership
Marathonbet has secured a new partnership with Spanish football club Real Madrid. The agreement will make Marathonbet the first official Russian partner...
Analysis: Regulators should replicate Gambling Commission and Spelinspektionen’s partnership
The Gambling Commission and Spelinspektionen shook hands over a partnership that will increase cooperation between the two regulators. They are both...
Analysis: US marketing approach must learn from Europe’s mistakes
In the last year, we have seen operators partner up with franchises from across various US leagues. Fox Bet signing with...
Fox Bet partners with Philadelphia 76ers
In the first deal of its kind between an operator and NBA franchise, Fox Bet has signed a partnership with the...
Enteractive Head of Business Development: Retention requires optimisation
Andrew Foster, Head of Business Development at Enteractive, believes operators still focus too heavily on acquisition figures and not enough on...
Encore Boston Harbor admits mistake and reverses $50 table game minimums
Wynn Resorts has reduced its $50 table game minimums at Encore Boston Harbor to $15, also removing self-parking fees. The $2.6bn property...
The perfect affiliate
As part of the December edition our monthly affiliate publication, Trafficology, Gambling Insider decided to review 2019 for affiliates. Along the way,...
Wolverhampton Wanderers partners with Crypto Millions Lotto
Crypto Millions Lotto is confirmed as the official online lottery partner of Wolverhampton Wanderers, the first agreement of its kind. The operator...
Revenue drops 5% for Catena Media despite Q3 profit increase
Catena Media saw its revenue decline 5% year-on-year to €26.4m ($29.2m) for Q3. The affiliate however, managed to prevent a fourth consecutive...
Whistle-to-whistle ban needs further consideration
The voluntary whistle-to-whistle ban was agreed and announced in December 2018. The plan was to implement it during the following summer...
DraftKings becomes authorised NBA betting operator
In the latest operator-league partnership signed in the US, DraftKings has become the authorised sports betting operator of the NBA. Starting with...
FanDuel partners with Pittsburgh Steelers for DFS
FanDuel has formed an agreement with the Pittsburgh Steelers, making the operator the NFL team's official daily fantasy sports (DFS) partner. Through...
If gambling sponsorship is regulated, who should regulate it?
At a recent industry conference, analysts gathered to discuss gambling sponsorship in sport and whether gaming brands have gone too far...
Debate: Is the London Stadium right not to allow gambling sponsors?
Reports this week surfaced that gambling, tobacco and alcohol companies will not be able to sponsor the London Stadium, with the...
Casino Technology CEO: Suppliers must balance innovation with market acceptance
It is essential for suppliers to strike a balance between innovation, efficiency and market acceptance, according to Milo Borissov, Founder, CEO...
Enteractive CEO: Operators need to give players more recognition
Mikael Hansson, Co-founder of retention service provider Enteractive, has said operators need to start focusing on giving their customers some much-needed...
ASA bans Casumo advert offering welcome bonus to players searching for self-exclusion
A Casumo advert offering new players a 100% welcome bonus has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) from appearing...
3Radical Commercial Director: Gaming brands can build loyalty on an emotional level
Gambling Insider caught up with 3Radical Commercial Director Rachel Swann, who feels gaming firms are only starting to wake up to...
Interwetten named official betting partner of Greek Super League
Confirming Interwetten’s desire to strengthen its position in the Greek market, the operator has been named as the official betting partner...
Nordic panel: The challenges of industry assembly
A panel of executives gathered to discuss the challenges facing the Nordic gaming industry. Henrik Norsk Hoffmann, Partner at Nordic Gambling, moderated...
Panel: Paddy Power, GVC sponsorship strategies “self-serving but clever”
A sports betting panel on gambling sponsorship has praised this summer’s unique marketing campaigns from Flutter Entertainment and GVC Holdings. Paddy Power,...
Analysis: Game design needs to grow up
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK this week warned Kindred Group’s 32Red after two ads for a high-risk game...
Fitzdares CEO: TV advertising is dying, bookmakers are showing no creativity
Fitzdares CEO William Woodhams believes operators are stuck in a rut of "acquisition, acquisition, acquisition," with their lack of creativity keeping...
H1 revenue drops 10% at XLMedia amid shifting regulatory headwinds
XLMedia reported revenue of $42.5m for H1, a 10% decrease year-on-year, which it attributes to regulatory changes in key markets. Gross profit...
Ronnie O'Sullivan: Brand ambassadors don't want overly demanding sponsors
Snooker legend and Betcris Ambassador Ronnie O’Sullivan has spoken about how companies can get the most of the athletes they sponsor. O’Sullivan,...
Wasserman exec: US sports wagering will become more parallel to live broadcasting
Tag Garson, SVP, Global Media and Properties at Wasserman, speaks to Gambling Insider about sports betting media rights and how the...
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