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Four ASA Rulings For Betting Companies 0

Posted on 14, August 2014

in Category Advertising Standards Authority, Bingo News, Gambling Adverts

Every Wednesday the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) publish their most recent rulings following complaints received about various marketing campaigns. This week, the rulings posted on 13th August contained no less that four brands the offer sports or casino betting both on and offline. Of the four rulings, three complaints were upheld whilst the other was not. Here we summarise the complaint and the rulings from the ASa for Sky Vegas, 888 Sport, Paddy Power and Betfred

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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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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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Two ASA Adjudications For BetWay 0

Posted on 9, June 2013

in Category Bingo Adverts, Bingo News

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) have received three complaints about the online casino and bookmakers, Betway, resulting in the publication of rulings against them on Wednesday 5th June. Two of the complaints were received about a headline banner that appeared on their website whilst the third was about their television marketing campaign

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Betfred Investigated by ASA 0

Posted on 5, April 2013

in Category Bingo News

One of the things that we are always telling our readers to check when it comes to promotions at online gaming brands is the Terms and Conditions of any bonus, specifically the wagering requirements. Read any of our reviews and there is a section that covers these aspects and it is the wagering requirements that recently saw Betfred investigated by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA)

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