Tag Archives: Advertising
- UK gambling industry revises advertising code, but local councils demand more
October 3, 2017
UK gambling industry stakeholders are implementing new self-imposed advertising rules while local councils want harsher curbs to mitigate problem gambling harms. On Monday, the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) announced new additions to the Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising. The new rules, which focus primarily on social media...
- UK online gambling operators cut back on torrent site advertising
June 14, 2017
UK authorities are celebrating their apparent success in convincing online gambling operators not to advertise on digital file-sharing sites. On Tuesday, the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) claimed that its research indicated that there had been an 87% decline over the past 12 months in the...
- Gibraltar regulator urges online licensees to obey Australian law
April 20, 2017
The Australian government’s proposal for a complete ban on betting operators advertising during live televised sports broadcasts has sparked a flurry of pushback from stakeholders. On Wednesday, The Australian reported that Communications Minister Mitch Fifield would present a proposal next Tuesday (25) calling for a ‘siren to siren’ ban on...
- Australia mulls “siren to siren” sports betting TV ad ban
Australian betting operators are potentially facing a “siren to siren” ban on advertising during televised live sporting matches, according to local media reports. On Wednesday, The Australian reported that Communications Minister Mitch Fifield would present a proposal to cabinet on Tuesday that would prohibit television networks from airing betting ads...
- UK gambling stakeholders react to rumored daytime TV ad ban
October 8, 2016
UK gambling industry stakeholders are offering cautious reactions to rumors that the government is planning to ban all daytime TV gambling advertising. On Friday, the Times newspaper quoted anonymous senior officials in the ruling Tory government saying that the Department of Culture, Media & Sport’s (DCMS) upcoming review of fixed-odds...
- UK gov’t mulling total ban on daytime TV gambling advertising
October 6, 2016
UK-licensed gambling operators could be banned from advertising during the day, according to a report in Friday’s Times newspaper. On Thursday, BBC News online editor Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) tweeted the front page of Friday’s Times newspaper, which claimed the UK government’s upcoming review of the gambling industry would ban all...
UK media has problem with UK problem gambling stats
August 25, 2017