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    The Drum (20 Sep 2018)

    ASA bans ‘irresponsible’ Gala Spins spot and investigate Betfair TV ads

    BETFAIR was investigated by the ADVERTISING STANDARDS AUTHORITY for an ad featuring an actor who appeared to be under 25 years old. The regulator ruled in favour of Betfair despite complaints, concluding that the clothing and mannerisms of the actor in the spot were not features which viewers would associate with under 25s. GALA LEISURE was not so lucky, failing to escape a ban for an ad promoting its Galaspins.com offering. The ASA deemed that the spot suggested to viewers that gambling relied on skill rather than chance. It ordered that the ad must not be shown again and that Gala must avoid similar implications in its advertising in future.

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    Campaign (30 Aug 2018)

    Paddy Power marks 30th with museum of its best ads

    PADDY POWER is celebrating its 30th anniversary by opening the 'Paddy Power Museum of Mischief' in Dublin on 18 September. The activation will exhibit its controversial advertising campaigns over the years.

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