Tag Archives: Advertising Standards Authority
- UK operators’ responsible gambling shortcomings detailed
October 4, 2017
UK gambling operators got hit with another double shot of bad news on Wednesday, both for online and land-based shortcomings. In the online realm, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) took an online arm of the Ladbrokes Coral Group to task for the exact same affiliate-related advertorial shenanigans that resulted in...
- Ad watchdog sees red over Paddy Power’s ‘always bet on black’
September 20, 2017
The UK’s advertising watchdog has found fault with Paddy Power’s Wesley Snipes references, while dismissing allegations of social irresponsibility against Bet365. On Wednesday, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) released rulings on a number of complaints against gambling industry marketing efforts, although thankfully none of them as embarrassing as last week’s...
- British betting firms offer hands to UKs problem gambling campaign
September 18, 2017
British betting firms are willing to spare some of their dough to help the government with its problem gambling awareness campaign. The Guardian reported that gambling companies are ready to extend monetary help to the government’s problem gambling ad campaign, which is expected to have an £8 million (US$10.84 million)...
- 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...
- Fresh set of ‘irresponsible,’ ‘misleading’ promos draw UK advertising watchdog’s ire
July 26, 2017
Two online gambling operators recently received an earful from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over promotions that the UK watchdog deemed “irresponsible” and “misleading.” First up is Gibraltar-based Coral Interactive, whose TV advertisement was banned for putting pressure on players to gamble. The TV ad in question was broadcasted on...
- UK ad watchdog spanks 21.co.uk for making tuxedos look tough
July 7, 2017
The UK’s advertising watchdog has spanked the operator of online gambling site 21.co.uk for a television commercial that somehow made a man in a tuxedo look too tough. This week, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) took issue with 21.co.uk’s owner, the Alderney-based Intellectual Property & Software Ltd (IPS), for a...
Ex-Ladbrokes Australia boss to roll-out new online lottery
September 4, 2017
Landing International OKs Les Ambassadeurs Club and Casino sale
September 8, 2017
Ad watchdog sees red over Paddy Power’s ‘always bet on black’
September 20, 2017
Genting sizes up possible smaller Star City casino in UK
March 28, 2017