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More Changes For Gambling Operators

On April 1st, 2019 new rules are set to be implemented around the use of young celebrities and sports stars in gambling advertising. A recent study indicated that approximately half a...

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tombola arcade In-game Apps Breach CAP Codes

In December there was a bit of a furore around the tombola arcade In-game adverts that were being seen in the I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here app. Tom...

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ASA Receive Multiple Complaints About British Airways Ad

You might be wondering where the link between British Airways and online casinos is because the two don’t usually go together. However, a recent commercial for the well-known airline has...

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Unibet Slapped On The Wrist By ASA

Nicky Henderson is a British racehorse trainer and brand ambassador for Unibet. As part of being linked with Unibet, he has an exclusive blog with them and it was in...

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ASA Rule In Favour Of William Hill

In July 2018 William Hill, alongside many other sports betting brands, were offering a selection of promotional deals for those placing bets on the World Cup outcomes. One such promotion, for...

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21.co.uk Advert From LeoVegas Gaming Scrutinised

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) published rulings on 17th October 2018 and of the 17 published, two were for online gambling. The first we covered earlier in the week, and...

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32Red Casino Dodge An ASA Bullet

If you’re a keen Saturday Night Takeaway fan and a casino player, then the chances are that you will have spun the reels of the slot themed around the popular...

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Cartoon Images Cause Issues For Rieves Lotteries

The Advertising Standards Authority released their latest rulings today and two lottery companies came under their scrutiny in the rulings published. Rieves Lotteries was one of these and it was...

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Gambling Commission To Get Tougher

Over the years we have seen numerous complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) against gambling firms regarding their advertising, both online and offline. However, whilst many of these complaints...

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Karamba Complaint Upheld By ASA

Before Wednesday 25th July, Karamba online casino was not one that we had heard of despite the fact that they had launched back in June 2005! The reason this brand...

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Slotty Vegas Taken To Task By ASA

Slotty Vegas isn’t a brand we had heard of before 4th July, but it would appear the brand has been around since 2014. It only hit our radar recently because...

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Coral Reprimanded For Appealing To Children

There have been many changes of late in the world of online gambling and one has been the Gambling Commission and Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) stronger stance on advertising appealing...

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William Hill In Trouble With ASA Again

With most of the rulings that we see from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) being quite retrospective, at least three or four months at a minimum, it’s no surprise to...

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ElectraWorks Fined £350,000 For Misleading Adverts

Over the last few months we have seen a number of online gambling operators receive some quite hefty fines, most of which have focused on failings in their social responsibility. However,...

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Gambling Advertising Breaches Could Soon Carry Financial Penalties

Over the last few months we have seen a number of hefty fines levied against some of the big names in the industry. These fines have been incurred because of issues...

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Penalty Package For Broadway Gaming

On a regular basis a number of gambling companies are reported to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for misleading advertising but before now, we have never known a fine to...

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ASA Bans Perry Como Paddy Power Advert

In April of these year we were waxing lyrical about a Paddy Power Games advert that used a parody of the Perry Como song, Papa Loves Mambo. Whilst we were impressed...

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PlayOJO Leaflet Attracts Complaints To ASA

Two complaints were made to the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) about a leaflet from PlayOJO that was seen in June 2016. The leaflet in question was advertising a special deal to...

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Removal Of Slot Titles With Appeal To Under 18’s

On 20th October gambling operators were sent a letter that was from the Gambling Commission (UKGC), The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and the Remote...

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