The Advertising Standards Authority Ireland (ASAI) has ruled that an advert campaign by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power featuring Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was “offensive” after it breached several rules.
The recent furore over fixed odds betting terminals in the UK raises many valid points for bookmakers, but for Graham Wood lottery products are just as harmful as the much-maligned FOBTs. lt's just that they generate so much in tax revenues that politicians will never admit the obvious.
The Campaign for Fairer Gambling has again voiced its criticism of a report by the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) that claimed deprived areas in the UK have the lowest number of betting shops.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has reported that the US state suffered a year-on-year drop in net revenue during the 12 months to December 31, 2013, despite the introduction of online gambling.
The Campaign for Fairer Gambling has published a report by NERA Economic Consulting that accuses the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) of misleading the UK government over the potential impact a stake reduction and increased tax rate on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) could have on the UK gambling industry.
Specialist horseracing channel Turf TV, a joint venture between 34 leading UK racecourses, is targeting further growth after achieving what it described as “significant” progress during the 12 months to December 31, 2013.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has concluded that an advert campaign by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power featuring Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius breached rules and brought advertising into disrepute.
US horseracing and casino operator MTR Gaming Group has reported that despite negative results in the fourth quarter, it was able to post an increase in full-year revenue for the 12 months through to December 31, 2013.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has order Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to withdraw an advert that offered betting odds on the outcome of the ongoing murder trial of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius.