TV advertising

Sportsbet has "no plans" to pull ad featuring drug cheat Ben Johnson

Aussie brand’s latest ad featuring the disgraced sprinter labelled “utterly inappropriate” by Australia's sports minister

Sportsbet has rejected calls to pull its latest TV advert, which features Olympic drug cheat Ben Johnson promoting the Paddy Power Betfair operator’s new “juiced up” app. The ad, which debuted over the weekend, features lines like: “Everyone’s on it and it’s an unfair advantage,” and “Sportsbet’s new jacked up, feature-injected Android App, puts the “roid”…

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