ASA rules in favour of Ladbrokes in The Goonies slot complaint

Advertising regulator dismisses complaint about operator’s paid-for Facebook ad focused on cult children’s film first released in 1985

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed a complaint against Ladbrokes over a paid-for Facebook ad promoting its The Goonies slot game. The ad, published on 31 March 2021, showcased the slot via an image of a nautical map with superimposed text, along with some realistic-looking golden doubloons and a Jackpot King logo. One complainant…

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