Tag: celebrity ads

ASCI’s Annual Complaints Report highlights offshore betting ads as one of the major violators

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has released its Annual Complaints Report for the fiscal year 2023-24, shedding light on significant concerns within...

Pokerbaazi introduces a new campaign starring Shahid Kapoor to be streamed during IPL

PokerBaazi, one of India's leading online poker platforms, has revealed its latest brand campaign titled 'Tu Poker Khelta Hai Kya?' with the famous Bollywood...

Sahil Khan remanded in police custody until May 7 in the Mahadev App case

Actor Sahil Khan, accused in the Mahadev betting app case, has been detained in police custody until May 7th reported Free Press Journal. Khan...

Tamannaah Bhatia responds to Maharashtra Cyber Cell summon in IPL streaming case

Popular actor Tamannaah Bhatia has responded to the summons issued by the Maharashtra Cyber Cell. The summon, which required her presence for questioning as...

Mumbai Police arrest actor Sahil Khan in Mahadev App case

Mumbai Police arrested actor Sahil Khan this morning in connection with the ongoing investigation into the Mahadev Online betting app case. The arrest followed...

Tamannaah Bhatia summoned by Maharashtra Cyber Cell over FairPlay app promotion

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia has been summoned by the Maharashtra cyber cell in connection with the promotion of a subsidiary app of the Mahadev online...

PCI issues caution to print media on advertisements of betting and gambling platforms

The Press Council of India (PCI) has issued an advisory to the print media. This directive follows warnings and advisories from various regulatory bodies,...

AIGF lauds I&B Ministry’s latest advisory against betting ads to influencers and celebrities

As the Indian Premier League (IPL) season is going to begin, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has taken a stance against the...

ED to investigate celebrity endorsements of FairPlay betting app

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started its inquiry into the endorsement deals of Bollywood celebrities with FairPlay app, a subsidiary app of Mahadev Online...

Illegal betting website Khelraja promotes brand through hoardings with impunity across Siliguri, Sikkim; govt mute spectator

Illegal gambling and betting companies in the country are leaving no stone unturned to entice innocent individuals to participate in betting through their advertisements....

Adda52 teams up with celebrities to elevate poker into mainstream mind sport

In a strategic move, Adda52.com, the leading online gaming platform, has joined forces with top influencers for its flagship Adda52 Online Poker Series (AOPS)....

Betting apps being promoted by exploiting Virat Kohli’s image with deepfake technology surface

A disturbing trend of digital scammers exploiting celebrities' images through deepfake technology has emerged, with a recent video featuring Indian cricket icon Virat Kohli...

Study reveals concerns over celebrity endorsements leading children to view gambling as normal and attractive

A recent study funded by the Australian Research Council has uncovered alarming insights into how children as young as 12 perceive celebrity endorsements of...

FIR filed against gaming site owner for deepfaking Sachin Tendulkar’s video

Skyward Aviator Quest, an online gaming application site, is facing legal trouble after it utilized deep fake technology to manipulate an old video featuring...

Sachin Tendulkar’s fake video raises alarm: online gaming faces growing threat from misleading content

In the dynamic landscape of online gaming, a pressing concern has recently emerged regarding the misuse of artificial intelligence (AI)-based deepfake technology. This sophisticated...

Govt looking to curb illegal betting ads ahead of cricketing season

Last year, the Govt banned several Chinese betting apps and declared them illegal. However, the apps are now using mirror and alternate domains or...