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ASA to ‘monitor’ recent increase in children’s gambling ad exposure

on Jun 11, 2021 | 0 comments

By John Glenday

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) says it will ‘monitor’ a rise in the number of gambling ads to which children are exposed after documenting an increase from 2.5 in 2019 to 2.8 in 2020.

The upward trend is revealed in the watchdog’s latest Trends in Advertising report, but is downplayed as representing only a ‘small increase’.

A delicate balance

  • Scheduling restrictions are in place to minimize the likelihood of under-18s being exposed to ads for age-related categories such as alcohol and gambling, but this system is far from foolproof.

  • As a result, the ASA regularly monitors the situation to ensure that the rules as Read full story ›

    Source: The Drum