Tag Archives: Advertising Standards Bureau
- Tabcorp ordered to pay up close to $120K in illegal advertising case
February 8, 2017
The magistrate has spoken—Australian betting operator Tabcorp needs to cough up close to AUD120,000 for publishing illegal advertising in New South Wales. In December, Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court found the gambling operator guilty of three counts of illegally luring punters to open accounts. The promotion in question was published...
- Tabcorp TV ad banned for displaying ‘excessive wagering’
November 21, 2016
Australian bookmaker Tabcorp says it will appeal a broadcast regulator’s ruling that banned a Tabcorp television commercial for displaying “excessive participation” in gambling activities. Earlier this month, Australia’s Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) ruled that a Tabcorp TV spot that aired in October had contravened Section 2.8 of the AANA Wagering...
- Sexist online gambling ads get fifty shades of backlash
September 14, 2015
Gambling companies have come under fire for releasing provocative advertisements that critics say are degrading to women. Last February, SportsBet released a commercial that parodied Fifty Shades of Grey, in which they showed a woman in bed with a greyhound. The betting company was accused of encouraging bestiality following the...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016