Sky UK CEO slams proposed ‘whistle-to-whistle’ ad ban

Stephen van Rooyen says proposed ban will force advertising online where customers are even less protected

Sky UK CEO Stephen van Rooyen has denounced the gambling industry’s proposed ‘whistle-to-whistle’ ban on betting ads, suggesting it will not help protect problem gamblers. Writing in an opinion piece for The Times, van Rooyen said operators would simply divert their ad spend into the “largely unregulated online world”. “If the RGA and gambling companies are serious…

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