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Ladbrokes TV ad banned for “socially irresponsible” gambling behaviour

ASA rules short showcased detachment from surroundings, mood swings and preoccupation with gambling despite Clearcast clearance

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has blocked a Ladbrokes TV advert for depicting gambling behaviour that was deemed to be socially irresponsible. The marketing short, which first hit screens in April 2021, displays punters in a variety of different situations as they track the progress of their wagers while watching a football match. In one…

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