Gambling companies to voluntarily ban ads during sports broadcasts.. Home › Forums › Horse Racing › Gambling companies to voluntarily ban ads during sports broadcasts.. This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by yeats 1 week, 3 days ago. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts December 6, 2018 at 09:08 #1388157 steveh31Participant Total Posts 1717 except for horse racing coverage. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/46453954 December 6, 2018 at 09:56 #1388163 JJMSportsParticipant Total Posts 2001 Companies have been in discussion with Whitehall for a while about this. It’s seen as an olive branch to ensure there isn’t a blanket ban and to hopefully avoid what has happened to the bans on advertising to the tobacco and alcohol industries. December 6, 2018 at 11:15 #1388173 yeatsParticipant Total Posts 2894 A shame horse racing is exempt though. As Matt points out, for it to be truly effective, it should also include shirt and league sponsorship and digital advertising around a pitch. If the whistle-to-whistle TV advertising ban is justified then the other things are as well. Author Posts Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.