The UK Advertising Standards Authority has rejected complaints from Conservative MP Philip Davies against an ad which described fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) as the "crack cocaine of gambling".

The Member of Parliament for Shipley and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Betting and Gaming, acting in a personal capacity, had challenged a number of claims made in an advertisement by The Campaign for Fairer Gambling, which called on lawmakers to  "pull the plug on bookmakers".

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