Tag Archives: advertising standards agency
- Snake Oil & Widgets: The Lifestyle Choice
May 28, 2014
Editor's Note: Snake Oil & Widgets is a new weekly column written by long-time industry vet Tom Galanis. Tom will discuss marketing and advertising in the gambling industry. There’s no doubt about it. Views on Ladbrokes’ new television marketing campaign are polarized. The campaign, in spite of a responsible gambling...
- The ASA to Carry Out a Full Review of Gambling Advertising Rules in the UK
April 30, 2014
The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) have reacted to the request from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to re-examine if advertising regulatory objectives continue to be met, by announcing their plans to hold a full scale review of gambling ad laws in the UK. As the number of...
- The ASA Smack the Wrists of Bet365 and New HQ Given Green Light
February 5, 2014
The ASA smack the wrists of Bet365 after another misleading ad comes out of the gambling woodwork, and local councilors give the green light for work to commence on the new Bet365 HQ in Etruria. The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has pulled their cane out of the closest once again,...
- The ASA Smack the Wrists of Bet Butler and The Campaign For Fairer Gambling
January 31, 2014
The ASA smack the wrists of Bet Butler and The Campaign for Fairer Gambling after breaching CAP Codes through various manners of deceit and deception. The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has had their whip out again and the people struggling to sit down this morning include Bet Butler and The...
- Betfair Fall Foul of the ASA Once Again
April 18, 2013
The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) once again uphold the complaints of the gambling public and ban yet another Betfair TV and website ad. When you consider that gambling ad complaints investigated, and upheld, by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) fall within the paltry scale of 15 in 2011, 20 in...
- Can we Breakaway from Welcome Bonus Culture?
April 3, 2013
For as long as most currently plying their trade in the online gambling industry will be able to remember, bonuses have been a staple of the marketing messages served up to new and existing customers. Be it the no deposit bonus which promises plenty of low quality players, the high...
Ask not where bitcoin will be tomorrow, but 10 years from now
September 19, 2017
Why the SEC really rejected the Bitcoin ETF
March 14, 2017