PokerStars ad banned for promoting “reckless” gambling

Advertising Standards Authority says TV advert suggested players could win big by bluffing

A PokerStars television advert has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for depicting socially irresponsible and reckless gambling behaviour. The ad hit screens in October 2017 and showed a man playing poker at home with friends while a voiceover said: “Here you are, the moment when bluffing is the only way to win,…

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