For TV and radio, the 2005 Act imposes a duty on Ofcom to set, review and revise standards for gambling advertisements. The Advertising Standards Authority has day-to-day responsibility for enforcing rules about advertising content and scheduling. Ofcom is the back-stop regulator and retains overall responsibility for the advertising rules.
This report provides a critical review of research on gambling advertising, with particular attention to studies that concern the impact of such advertising on participation in gambling and the prevalence of problem gambling. Methodological issues and the potential of research approaches to produce reliable and meaningful results are discussed, providing a basis for recommendations about.
Although there is a general lack of empirical evidence that advertising influences gambling participation, the regulation of gambling advertising is hotly debated among academic researchers, treatment specialists, lobby groups, regulators, and policymakers. This study contributes to the ongoing debate by investigating perceived impacts of gambling advertising in a sample of gamblers drawn from.
Gambling advertising: a critical research review Binde (2013) 5. This report, commissioned by the Responsible Gambling Trust, provides a critical review of research on gambling advertising, with particular focus on studies that concern the impact of such advertising on participation in gambling and the prevalence of problem gambling. The report.
The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has launched a review of the way it enforces the rules relating to gambling products. The introduction of the Gambling Act 2005 meant that many of the previous restrictions on advertising were lifted and the ASA have confirmed that an increase in the number of gambling related adverts have led to an increase in complaints.
Given the recent lifting of restrictions on gambling advertising, there is a pressing need for critical research into the its effects on gambling behaviours; research that is not bound by the serious methodological limitations and that brings to light the precise aspects of the advertising that cause the most harm. This should enable appropriate legislation to come in that attenuates the.
The effect of gambling advertising on children, young people and vulnerable adults. Research finds gambling is seen as part of everyday life for children, young people and vulnerable adults and recommends action is needed to reduce the risk of gambling harms. 27 March 2020.
Based on this etiological framework and this critical review of the research, identifying current best practices for the prevention of problem gambling. 7.