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Luxury Casino Direct Mail Complaint To ASA 0

Posted on 11, September 2014

in Category Bingo News, Gambling Adverts

The Advertising Standard Agency (ASA) this week upheld a complaint about a Direct Mail that was sent by Luxury Casino, a little known mobile casino. The mailshot that was sent contained a letter which was headed ‘Use our money to win over £1 million’. The letter went on to say how there was no risk to your funds and there was an offer of £1,000 free using a bonus code

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Table Top Entertainment Ltd Flout ASA Ruling (Bingo Liner, Jackpot Cafe etc.) 0

Posted on 12, August 2014

in Category Bingo Adverts, Bingo News

Just a couple of weeks ago we covered the ruling from the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) against Table Top Entertainment Ltd for their bingo site Jackpot Cafe (read ruling here). They were taken to task following two complaints about a Facebook ad that suggested a player at Jackpot Cafe won £18,000 from the £20 free that this brand offer to new players. Further investigations revealed that whilst the person in question did win this amount, it was following a deposit and over a 10 month period. We were amazed to see a far greater claim made by Bingo Liner on [&hellip

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Sky Vegas Rapped For Facebook Ad 0

Posted on 26, December 2013

in Category Bingo News

It seems nowhere on the Internet is free from ASA rulings any more since new rules came in governing content online, and the latest gaming company to fall foul of the Advertising Standards Agency are Sky Vegas. The company has lost out in a ruling concerning a sponsored post on Facebook, and yet again it’s bonus terms that are the issue

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888 Casino ASA Complaint Upheld 0

Posted on 22, November 2013

in Category Advertising Standards Authority, Bingo News, Gambling Adverts

It has been a little while since we have seen an online gaming company come under fire from the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA). On Wednesday a ruling was posted on the ASA web site for 888 Casino following one complaint received about an advert on the 888Casino.com website

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Campaign For Fairer Gambling ASA Ruling 0

Posted on 27, September 2013

in Category Advertising Standards Authority, Bingo News

The Campaign For Fairer Gambling ‘strives for fairness in gambling’. The home page of their website clearly states that this group believe that there are many flaws in the 2005 Gambling Act, the most significant of which they believe relate to fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT). A recent four page regional press ad by this group caught the eye of the Association of British Bookmakers Ltd (ABB) and resulted in a complaint to the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA)

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William Hill Odds Press Ads Investigated By ASA 0

Posted on 31, August 2013

in Category Advertising Standards Authority, Bingo News, Gambling Adverts

Yesterday we covered news of the ruling for the Betfair Cash Out commercial and today it is the turn of William Hill and press adverts for their sports betting. Once again it was just one complaint received by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) that led to the investigation and we often wonder if it is competitors who are the complainants!

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ASA Investigate BetFair Cash Out Ad 0

Posted on 30, August 2013

in Category Advertising Standards Authority, Bingo News, Gambling Adverts

A single complaint about a recent television commercial from Betfair was enough to have the Advertising Standards Agency investigating. The offending commercial was for the Cash Out feature at Betfair and featured several people in a pub watching football on the television. This feature allows players to ‘cash out’ before a result is final – a change your mind option. The complaint was not about the feature itself but the fact that the gambling was being done with the consumption of alcohol

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Bingo Stars Commercial 0

Posted on 1, August 2013

in Category Bingo Adverts, Bingo News

Bingo Stars was the first brand to launch using the Bede Gaming software and opened to players at the beginning of July 2013. The site gives all new players £10 absolutely free and then a 100% cash match bonus on first deposit, all of which is now being advertised in the Bingo Stars commercial now showing on television

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Wrist Slap For Spin Palace 0

Posted on 27, July 2013

in Category Bingo News

Yesterday we covered the Advertising Standards Agency’s (ASA) ruling against bet365 and today we bring you details of the adjudication against Bayton Ltd, the company behind Spin Palace which is an online casino. In a similar complaint to that against bet365 the complainant, who had actually taken advantage of the offer advertised on the Spin Palace site of £1000 FREE …1st deposit – 100% Match Bonus’, challenged whether the advert was misleading. The complaint seems to have reached the ASA because the complainant felt that it was not clear that if a deposit was made it could not be withdrawn, [&hellip

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bet365 Underfire From ASA 0

Posted on 26, July 2013

in Category Bingo News

Just two days ago we waxed lyrical about the transparency of Winner Bingo in their new commercial that clearly shows the wagering requirements for the bonus advertised. It was yesterday that a ruling was published by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) against bet365 that saw the brand penalised for NOT being transparent about their wagering requirements on an advertised bonus…

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