Irish bookmakers to enforce voluntary ‘whistle-to-whistle’ ad ban

Trade body’s new safer gambling code includes a credit card ban but is not legally binding

Irish online and retail bookmakers have agreed the implementation of a UK-style ‘whistle-to-whistle’ advertising ban during live sport as part of a drive to achieve high safer gambling standards. The ban will apply during live sport aired before 9pm and this will run from five minutes before the event until five minutes after. This also…

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