Rulings (34)
  • LeoVegas Gaming plc t/a Bet MGM

    • Not upheld
    • Television
    • 20 March 2024

    A TV ad for Bet MGM featuring Chris Rock was not likely to be of strong appeal to under-18s.

  • Lindar Media Ltd t/a MRQ.com

    • Upheld
    • Social media (paid ad)
    • 20 March 2024

    A paid-for Facebook ad for gaming website MrQ.com featured cartoon imagery that was likely to be of strong appeal to under-18s.

  • Jumpman Gaming Ltd t/a Lights Camera Bingo

    • Not upheld
    • Television
    • 13 March 2024

    A TV ad for Lucky Cow Bingo did not feature content that was likely to be of strong appeal to under-18s.

  • LeoVegas Gaming plc t/a BetUK

    • Upheld
    • Radio
    • 13 March 2024

    A radio ad for BetUK featuring Adebayo Akinfenwa was likely to be of strong appeal to under-18s.

  • Lenovo Technology (UK) Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 28 February 2024

    An email contained the misleading claim “Get 10% off any product”.

  • Space NK Ltd t/a Space.NK

    • Upheld
    • Social media (own site)
    • 28 February 2024

    A competition via an Instagram post did not award a prize in accordance with change, was not administered fairly and omitted significant conditions.

  • Witcombe Festival

    • Upheld
    • Social media (own site)
    • 07 February 2024

    A competition via Instagram post didn’t award the winner the promised prize or a reasonable equivalent.

  • HJ Heinz Foods UK Ltd t/a Heinz

    • Upheld
    • Packaging (promotion)
    • 24 January 2024

    A packaging promotion for ‘free days out’ omitted significant conditions.

  • Happytiger ApS

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 10 January 2024

    A TV ad for bingo featured someone who appeared to be under the age of 25.

  • Buzz Group Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Social media (own site)
    • 03 January 2024

    A post on Buzz Bingo’s Facebook page contained imagery that was likely to appeal strongly to under-18s.

  • Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd t/a Betfred

    • Upheld
    • 20 December 2023

    An ad for Live Betfred Casino seen during the programme PrestonPlayz on The Roku Channel, an over-the-top streaming service, on 17 April 2023. The ad included a voice-over which stated, “Welcome to Betfred Casino. Here you can play a range of slot and table games or take a seat in our live casino.”

  • CrypticKits

    • Upheld
    • Social media (own site)
    • 22 November 2023

    A TikTok post and Instagram post misleadingly implied that people could buy football shirts for £1

  • Mecca Bingo Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Social media (own site)
    • 15 November 2023

    An Instagram post featuring Baga Chipz irresponsibly suggested gambling could enhance a person’s self-image or self-esteem.

  • THG Nutrition Limited t/a My Protein

    • Upheld
    • Social media (own site)
    • 01 November 2023

    A TikTok post for a MyProtein promotion did not set out qualifying criteria for entry clearly and omitted significant conditions.

  • Bonne Terre Ltd t/a Sky Bet

    • Upheld
    • Social media (paid ad)
    • 18 October 2023

    A promoted tweet for Sky Bet featured Gary Neville, who is a public figure of strong appeal to under-18s.

  • Imiracle (HK) Ltd t/a Elfbar

    • Upheld
    • Messaging app
    • 18 October 2023

    A post for Elf Bar on Discord directly promoted unlicensed nicotine-containing e-liquids in online media.

  • Prettylittlething.com Ltd t/a Prettylittlething.com

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 27 September 2023

    An email ad failed to administer a pricing promotion via a discount code fairly.

  • XLMedia plc t/a freebetsdotcom

    • Upheld
    • Social media (own site)
    • 27 September 2023

    An Instagram post for freebetsdotcom was banned for featuring Mason Mount, who is under 25 years old.

  • London and Quadrant Housing Trust

    • Upheld
    • Poster
    • 20 September 2023

    A poster for shared ownership property was not administered fairly and did not make the terms of the promotion sufficiently clear.

  • Postcode Lottery Ltd t/a People's Postcode Lottery

    • Upheld
    • National press
    • 20 September 2023

    A national press ad suggested that participating in a lottery could be a solution to financial concerns.