UK fines Betway for marketing on kids’ section of soccer club website

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Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) – British authorities fined online gambling group Betway about 400,000 pounds ($453,280) on Wednesday for marketing on the children’s section of a soccer club’s website, an error the company attributed to a technical glitch. The Gambling Commission said it had found Betway’s gambling logo, linking to its website, on a section of West Ham United’s club website offering kids the chance to print a teddy bear to colour, during a period between April 2020 and November 2021. “Although there is no suggestion that the operator was deliberately targeting children, or that children had …

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