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U.K. Advertising Standards Authority Bans Paddy Power Newspaper Ad

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 21 / 17

A newspaper advert featuring boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. that encouraged readers to "always bet on black" has been banned, according to the BBC. The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority ruled the Paddy Power ad was "likely to cause serious offence on the grounds of race." The bookmaker has been "wa...

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