Tag Archives: Affiliates
- iGaming affiliates circle the wagons as the arrows fly
September 16, 2017
Online gambling affiliates are banding together after finding themselves under a combined assault by their gambling operator partners, regulators and the media. This week, UK-listed gambling operator Paddy Power Betfair issued a note to its affiliate partners, reminding them of the company’s stance on affiliate activity and marketing compliance, while...
- UK watchdog spanks four online operators for affiliate advertorial
September 13, 2017
The UK-facing online gambling affiliate industry is facing a fresh assault after the local advertising watchdog upheld complaints against four operators’ affiliate-created promotional content. On Wednesday, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints against marketing content created by an affiliate working for 888 Holdings, Ladbrokes, Sky Betting & Gaming and...
- Sky Betting & Gaming scrap UK affiliate program on risk concerns
September 4, 2017
Online gambling operator Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) is scrapping its UK affiliate program, just days after local media ran scathing articles on affiliates’ allegedly predatory behavior. On Monday, SB&G’s UK-facing affiliates reported receiving communication from the company informing them that their services will no longer be required as of...
- Former Betsson affiliate gets six years in prison for €153k fraud
March 30, 2017
A former affiliate manager for Nordic online betting operator Betsson will spend the next six years in prison contemplating the errors of his ways. On Thursday, a Maltese court sentenced 42-year-old Christiaan Alexander Van Dalen to six years in prison for stealing €153k from his former employer, Betsson Services Ltd,...
- UK data watchdog warns gambling affiliates re spam promos
November 10, 2016
The UK’s data watchdog has warned hundreds of online gambling affiliates to lay off the spam messages or face the consequences. On Thursday, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) posted a notice saying it had written to over 400 companies it believes are improperly using individuals’ personal details to promote gambling...
- Becky’s Affiliated: How to Successfully Educate VIP Affiliates on a New, Niche Brand
June 23, 2016
This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending Codeta.com’s VIP event for affiliates, an opportunity to educate potential partners on what the niche online casino has to offer while building relationships and having some fun. As mentioned in the past, I’ve been on a number of VIP affiliate events...
Ask not where bitcoin will be tomorrow, but 10 years from now
September 19, 2017