Media and Sport (DCMS)

  • Betting and media firms offer to fund addiction awareness ad campaign

    Offer to government is revealed as ministers prepare to publish review covering regulation of gambling adverts Betting firms and broadcasters have made an offer to the government to fund an £8m addiction awareness campaign, in a move Labour warned must not be a “stitch-up” to stave off tighter regulation...
  • Gambling adverts could face UK daytime TV ban

    A report in today’s Times newspaper claims that operators could be facing a ban on TV advertising before the 9pm watershed. Bookmakers are currently able to advertise during the day, provided those adverts are for bingo, or during commercial breaks in live sporting events. The Times claims that the...
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