Archive | June, 2017

ASA ruling on on-screen text in TV gambling advert

A TV advertisement for Gala Bingo has been the subject of an adverse ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority. In its ruling (that can be downloaded below) it directed Gala Interactive (Gibraltar) Ltd to ensure that significant limitations and qualifications are clearly presented in its advertising. Its assessment will be of interest to all operators as it […]

CAP guidance on children and age-restricted ads online

The Committee of Advertising Practice has published guidance on children and age-restricted ads online (that can be downloaded below) that will be of interest to clients in both the gambling and alcohol industries. This follows previous CAP publications to help marketers prepare and target marketing communications responsibly with child audiences in mind, including non-broadcast ad placement on […]

Gambling Commission response to RTS consultation published

The Gambling Commission has published its response to its October 2016 Remote Gambling and Software Technical Standards (RTS) consultation. Its response document can be downloaded below. The Commission’s RTS consultation proposed a number of measures designed to ensure that consumers are provided with sufficient information to make informed choices about their gambling activity. The Commission believes that its revisions to the RTS […]

IAGA Summit Sports Betting panel session moderated by David Clifton

On 31 May at the 2017 IAGA International Gaming Summit in New York, David Clifton moderated the main conference panel session “Sports Betting: Time to Play the Trump Card?”, which had been previewed in G3 Global Games & Gaming Magazine. The panellists were Dave Rebuck (Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement), Dan Spillane (Senior […]