Irish online gaming and betting operator BoyleSports has come under fire from the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over an email ad which depicted a partial image of a crucifixion and was considered likely to cause serious offence.

An email for BoyleSports showed a hand nailed to a length of wood. Blood dripped from where the nail entered the hand and a desert scene was shown in the background. Large text stated: "BOYLESPORTS GAMING - NAILED ON BONUS".

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