Although the ASA don’t think it is acceptable for a gambling company to tweet about an under 25-year-old football player, it would appear to be completely acceptable for a gambling brand to be shown on prime time TV before the watershed.
Marketing their new iPhone App has been done brilliantly by Paddy Power, even though we are unlikely to ever see it on television!
Memphis Depay is a 21 year old dutch footballer who plays for Manchester United. Recently he was the subject of a ruling against Ladbrokes by the Advertising Standards Authority.
Jordan Spieth was the cause of three slapped wrists in the world of bookmakers following tweets from Coral, Totesport and bet365 that caught the attention of the Advertising Standards Authority.