888 Advertisement is Banned in UK 19.07.2012

Roulette News

It seems to be that the phrase “no strings attached” can mean different things to different people. This phrase appeared in an 888.com advertisement and the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled against the internet gambling company forcing them to remove the ad.

After a male player signed up for an account and took advantage of the promotion mentioned in the advert, he was shocked and outraged when he tried to withdraw his winnings. The ad never mentioned that there was a minimum amount required for withdrawal so he filed a complaint with the ASA. After an investigation the ASA ruled that the 888.com advert failed to mention important details and therefore players could not make an informed decision about the promotion.

888.com stated that by opening an account the player had to agree to a policy which stated the additional information about the ad as well as required wagers and withdrawal rules. The site advises users to read the policy before agreeing but this is a step many of us often skip when opening accounts. However, even after that evidence was presented the ASA declared that the ad was misleading or likely to mislead under the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising, Sales Promotion and Direct Marketing (CAP Code).

888.com was forced to pull the ad in its current state but there is nothing stopping the company from adjusting the ad so that it contains the “significant limitations and qualifications” needed for the promotion.

Share with Friends

Best casinos

Bonus $ Bonus % visit
1500$ 100% Play Now!
100$ 100% Play Now!
$1000 100% Play Now!
4400$ 150% Play Now!

Roulette News

New roulette in Springbok Casino

A South Africa's online casino Springbok added a new Roulette to it's website and mobile versions. Springbok is one of the favorite online platforms in South Africa that gives it's clients an impressive list of hundreds of casino ... Read more

A billionaire lost a fortune playing roulette

A billionaire lost 2 million British Pounds playing roulette. The sad thing is not even the sum that won't probably beggar the Swiss national, but the fact that he is a hard gambling addict. The Ritz Club is suing Safa Abdulla Al-Geabury ... Read more

Casinos to help pay pensions in Chicago

Chicago needs new revenue, so the city government decided to open a city-owned casino. The money that the casino will be making will be kept by the city for seven years to pay out pensions. The legislation that has been introduced in the Illinois ... Read more

Read more