The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today released new standards to better protect children and young people from gambling advertising.

The new standards follow a review of the impact of gambling advertising on people under the age of 18, which found that exposure to gambling ads that comply with the UK’s Advertising Codes are unlikely to harm under-18s.

The ASA noted, however, that targeted restrictions are still required to address the potential risks associated with irresponsible advertising.

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