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Watchdog concludes William Hill TV advert was 'misleading'

Mar 01, 2018 - City A.M.

WILLIAM Hill has been given a slap on the wrist for an advert which the watchdog concluded was "misleading".

Following a complaint, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) reviewed a TV ad which offered punters a 15 per cent free bet bonus if their horse won by two lengths or more.

Small print at the bottom of the screen said the offer was only available on races with six or more runners. But the ASA said this was contradictory to the voiceover, which said the offer could be on "an...