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- Paddy Power’s Oscar Pistorius: ASA’s 2014 Most Complained Ad
February 23, 2015
Paddy Power’s Oscar Pistorius “Money Back If He Walks” advert received more complaints than any other ad in Britain, according to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). In a list published on Friday, the media and advertising watchdog revealed that the Irish betting company's advert had received 5,525 complaints, roughly three...
- 2014’s Top Sports Stories in the World
January 1, 2015
The global sports scene has also had its share of notable moments in 2014. A lot of them have conspicuously involved incidents from out of the field of play, which goes to show how eventful the sports world has been this year. Hopefully, we see less of these types of...
- Top Prop/Novelty Bets of 2014
December 29, 2014
Prop bets and novelty bets never get old. They’re not as straight-forward as traditional spreads and over/unders, but the fun that comes with betting on props and seeing them win is unlike any other feeling. This year, we had our fair share of amazing props that eventually cashed for those...
- ASA upholds complaints against Paddy Power over Pistorius ad
April 23, 2014
Paddy Power has been ordered not to repeat its ‘It’s Oscar Time... Money Back if he Walks’ campaign by the Advertising Standards Authority. The ad watchdog made its decision after upholding complaints against the Irish bookmaker over what it deemed as a tasteless attempt to make a joke out of...
- ASA rules Paddy’s Pistorius ad as bringing “advertising into disrepute”
March 19, 2014
The Oscar Pistorious trial has become the case of headaches for Paddy Power, even if the Irish bookmaker conceded that its advert offering "money off if he walks" away from killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was not meant to cause any offense to readers. Still, it wasn't enough for Paddy to...
- UK ad watchdog order Paddy Power’s Pistorius ad pulled pending investigation
March 5, 2014
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered the immediate withdrawal of that controversial Paddy Power advert involving Paralympic gold medalist and accused murderer Oscar Pistorius. The ad featured the South African athlete’s face on an Academy Award statuette and offered to refund all wagers on the verdict of Pistorius’...
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