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bgo Fined By UK Gambling Commission

Saturday, May. 13th 2017 7:35 AM

bgo Entertainment recently received a rather hefty fine from the UK Gambling Commission for breach of their license requirements. bgo fell foul of the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) after they were approached time and time again with regards to how they marketed and advertised free bets and bonuses. The fine they were landed with was £300,000 and is the first of its kind issued to a gambling company.

If you’re a regular reader of our pages then you will know that many online bingo and gaming companies have had their virtual wrists slapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over how they advertise their products. We have seen many commercials banned because of a breach of the BCAP or CAP codes but the ASA do not have the power to impose a fine. The UKGC

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bgo Underfire From The ASA

Saturday, Oct. 22nd 2016 7:07 AM

It was only a short while ago that we reported on the fact that gambling adverts may well be banned on television before the 9pm watershed [read more here]. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) furnished us with details of figures of complaints about gambling / betting adverts and although they were quite small, of the rulings for the week 19th October, there were FOUR that were gambling related.

bgo, Titanbet, Coral and LeoVegas all appeared in the rulings on the ASA page and three of the four complaints were upheld! There were three parts to the complaint about the bgo commercial but only one of the three was upheld.

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A Change For XBingo

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd 2012 6:55 AM

If you have tried to visit XBingo over the last couple of days then you will no doubt be well aware that this brand is undergoing a few changes. Players visiting the site currently are welcomed with a page explaining the “upgrade” that is happening to this standalone brand from the Mandalay Media Group (recently renamed BGO Entertainment).

On Thursday 4th October 2012 XBingo will be no more as BGO Bingo steps in as the rebranded version of the site. The home page tells players of what exciting things will be available on the BGO site including “bigger jackpots, more free bingo games, better bonuses and a brand new Vegas style slots area”. Taking a look at the new design, Lotto also seems to be an addition to the new site.

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