An ad for the Starburst slot game on has been banned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority for being misleading and socially irresponsible.

One complainant challenged the ad, which featured the headline "Tips and tricks on how to Win at Starburst". The ad went on to explain the "Starburst Strategy", claiming that "Wins at the minimum bet rate are much less frequent and pay out significantly smaller sums". It suggested "changing the cycle of the game to get back on the winning track by toggling between the Spin and Max Bet buttons. The bet rate will stay the same, but you may trigger more bonus features and, most importantly, wins," it stated.

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