Sports betting ads to be banned ‘siren to siren’

The federal government is poised to introduce new laws to ban gamb­ling advertising during live sporting events as early as next week — but the imminent move has prompted...
20/04/2017
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    Rhododendron was a hugely impressive winner of the Fillies’ Mile on the opening day of Future Champions Weekend here on Friday, but as the applause died away, the background noise was the sound of racing’s administrators preparing to fight tooth and nail to stop any plan by the government...
  • 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...
  • Gambling Commission warns UK operators over novelty markets

    Gambling Commission warns UK operators over novelty markets The UK Gambling Commission has written to operators to warn them about facilitating betting on television programmes and other novelty markets. The regulator said that there had been repeated instances of operators offering markets on pre-recorded TV programmes such as Great...
  • Portugal Takes a Stand Against Internet Gambling Advertising

    A recent ruling in a Portuguese court calls for The Portuguese League for Professional Football (LPFP) to remove all advertising referring to online gaming company bwin.party. The ruling stems from litigation that started in 2005 when casino and lottery interests within Portugal objected to the actions of bwin. The...
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