A TV that is somewhat saucy from UK bookmaker Coral ran afoul of the country’s ad standards council. (Image: Coral)
A TV spot for UK-facing bookmakers Coral was prohibited by the country’s Advertising Standards Authority because it’s deemed to link gambling with ‘seduction,’ and therefore contravenes advertising that is gambling in that country.
The TV spot showcased two men in a barber shop who’re reading The Racing Post and discussing whether or not to spot a bet, whenever an attractive young girl enters dressed being a jockey. Pausing only to close one man’s jaw she holds up a sign bearing ‘today’s great offer’ the name of a horse and its odds while one of the men places a bet on the Coral mobile app with her riding crop.
Gibraltar-based Coral has protested its innocence, however, claiming that, while the did that is commercial contain a stylish model, it ‘did not consider that it linked gambling with seduction, sexual success or improved attractiveness’ therefore the character did maybe not ‘flirt with or seduce the men and there is no suggestion that the men would be much more attractive or sexually successful after betting.’
Seduction Fills the Air
Nice decide to try, Coral. We at Casino.org don’t imagine become specialists in issues of seduction, but we would like to believe that when an attractive girl dressed as a jockey teasingly closed our gaping jaws it would at least be a little bit ‘flirty,’ wouldn’t it wi Read more