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ASA Uphold Complaint Over Coral TV AD 0

Posted on 31, May 2014

in Category Advertising Standards Authority, Gambling Adverts

An advert that appeared on television promoting Coral has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after just one complaint was received. The complainant challenged that the ad breaded the British Code of Advertising Practice (BCAP) that states that gambling should not be linked to seduction

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Mr Green Ruling From ASA 0

Posted on 11, December 2013

in Category Advertising Standards Authority, Bingo News, Gambling Adverts

We have seen a number of online gaming brands have their commercials banned recently simply because they were not clear enough in their marketing as to the wagering requirements of the bonuses they were offering. The latest to have their virtual wrists slapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is Mr Green Casino. One if their commercials received just one complaint but it was enough to result in the advert being banned

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ASA Turn To 888Games 0

Posted on 1, December 2013

in Category Advertising Standards Authority, Bingo News, Gambling Adverts

It was only last week that we reported on an 888 on site advertisement being banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) thanks to a complaint by the company behind PokerStars. On Wednesday 27th November it was the turn of 888Games to come under scrutiny and this time there was no indication of who made the complaint. The problem was a demo game called Wild Gambler. On the 888Games site players were offered the chance to spin the reels on Wild Gambler for free using free spins. £50 was available as a demo balance and when a line of symbols [&hellip

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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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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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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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Sky Poker Banner Ad Banned By ASA 0

Posted on 29, June 2013

in Category Bingo News

This week it wasn’t only William Hill that came underfire from the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA), Sky Poker also received one complaint about an advert on their site which was perceived as misleading. The complainant felt that the ‘Receive a 200% first deposit bonus’ was not clear and that Sky did not make it obvious that 25,000 poker points had to be earned within a specific time period in order to be eligible for the bonus advertised

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GRASP Wink Bingo ASA Complaint 0

Posted on 13, June 2013

in Category Bingo Adverts, Bingo News

The Gambling Reform and Society Perception Group (GRASP) is a non-profit organisation that was created by David Bowerman, a gambling addict who stole more than £5 million to feed his addiction. The site aims to ‘raise awareness of problem gambling and restrict the damage being done to the young, vulnerable, family members and society from this insidious addiction’. It is the organisation who penned the one complaint received by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) about a poster on a bus for Wink Bingo

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ASA Complaint Upheld Against Cassava 0

Posted on 9, May 2013

in Category Bingo News

Cassava is a name many bingo players will know through big name brands like Foxy, Costa, Wink and of course, all the Dragonfish networked brands. Recently the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) received a complaint about Lucky Ace Poker regarding an advertisement on a social networking site which stated “Join Now & Get £10 Free to play with!&rdquo

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