Betting companies in the Britain have offered to fund an intemperance awareness campaign as the Gov. prepares a report into the gambling industry.
According to The Guardian, the offer was made on a joint foundation by various bookmakers, broadcasters & those in the advertising industry.
“There have to be no stitch-up to help the gambling industry avert tighter restrictions on advertising,” said deputy leader Tom Watson.
Tony Blair’s Gov. led a deregulation of the gambling industry, by a Big promote in adverts for on-line casinos & gaming companies.
The description from the DCMS is Guessed in the autumn, after having been delayed by a rift among the section & the Treasury.
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The section for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport is Guessed to publish its findings in the following few weeks on issues including the growing number of betting adverts on television.
In 1 interchange circulated between companies & trade bodies, the idea for the advertising campaign is described as a “consequence of the government’s gambling review”, according to documents seen by The Guardian.
The Remote Gambling Association & the Senet Group, Determine up by the industry to increase responsible betting, are Guessed to contribute to the campaign by the Advertising Association.
The National Casino Forum, Bingo Association & Bacta, the…
Betting & media firms offer to fund intemperance awareness advertisement campaign
The section for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) going to publish a long-awaited description of the gambling industry within weeks, including the government’s view on the hight number of betting adverts on television.
Documents seen by the Guardian display which gambling companies, broadcasters & the advertising industry replied to the description by a joint offer of a “national campaign” to display off their commitment to tackling addiction.
In 1 interchange circulated between gambling companies & trade bodies, the idea for the campaign is described as a “consequence of the government’s gambling review”.
“There have to be no stitch-up to help the gambling industry avert tighter restrictions on advertising,” said Watson, who has called for a ban on football clubs accepting shirt sponsorship deals from gambling firms.
We can’t only rely on voluntary action from the betting companies to bargain by the problem.
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