There have been a couple of big stories in the last few months for the gambling sector. Firstly, online gambling companies have voluntarily agreed to stop showing betting adverts during live sport. Secondly, the BBC has uncovered serious failings with the effectiveness of self-exclusion schemes such as Gamstop.
Increasing use of influencers to promote products makes it more difficult to distinguish between advertiser controlled content, sponsored content and an influencer's own editorial content. The ASA today announced the launch of a study into people's ability to recognise the difference and what is necessary to correctly label content.