Tag Archives: TV advert
- Paddy Power advert canned
February 23, 2012
The UK’s advertising regulators have pulled Irish bookmaker Paddy Power’s controversial Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day advertisement. It was a decision taken by Clearcast, the firm that originally approved the ad, after members of the public had made a number of complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). A statement from...
- Betfred releases TV ad campaign
December 14, 2010
When it comes to TV advertising campaigns, you sometimes feel that in the gambling industry we have by far the most impressive set. Whether it’s a Paddy Power featuring a cat being unceremoniously booted over a fence, Betfair’s man in the middle being given a right hook, or Ray Winstone...
- Victor Chandler to air first TV commercial
November 15, 2010
In Victor Chandler, you have one of the self-confessed “old boys” of the gambling industry. He’s one of the only gentlemen bookmakers left in the industry and as such commands a great amount of respect. You can imagine the old boys playing pranks on each other with alarming alacrity before...
- Virgin Casino to launch TV ad campaign
November 2, 2010
If you’re an online gaming company, you can’t be part of their exclusive club unless you’ve had a comical TV advertising campaign. The last few years has seen Paddy Power, bet365, Ladbrokes, Betfair, and even William Hill decide that the time was right to launch very often cheese-ridden advertising campaigns....
- Regulators show blind faith in Paddy Power advert
April 27, 2010
Paddy Power has attracted more attention to itself with yet another dubious TV advert, this time featuring blind footballers. Their last attempt, involving handicapped guests doing a runner from an Indian curry house on their wheelchairs, was banned on the grounds of bad taste. Remarkably, unlike the wheelchair ad, this...