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Advertisements promoting casino, gambling or betting services are not acceptable. ... c. Advertisements of casino are acceptable only if it is portrayed as part of a ...
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4. CASINO / GAMBLING Guidelines a. Advertisements promoting casino, gambling or betting services are not acceptable. The publication of any advertisement that contains references to betting activity, or any place or web portal that is involved in any betting activity is deemed an offence liable to legal jurisdiction. b. Betting refers to any form of wager on any event or contingency of or relating to any horse racing, or other sporting event (i.e. race, fight, game, sport or exercise). Any form of betting is illegal unless specifically exempted by the authorities. c.

Advertisements of casino are acceptable only if it is portrayed as part of a resort’s facilities.

Reference Betting Act Cap 95 (Section 3e ,6)

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Guidelines All advertisements are categorised into four main categories and charged the applicable advertisement rates. 1) Display Generally, these are advertisements placed by organisations to market/sell their products and services. All display advertisements appear in run of page of the newspapers and they are charged at display rate.

2) Notices Notices are display styled advertisements to notify and forewarn the public at large about changes in corporate structure/operations or implementations in public regulations, policies, schemes, constitution of government organisations, etc. Such advertisements placed in Notices Section are categorised as notices and Notice rates will apply. When placed out of the Notices Section, the out-of notices rates will apply. 3) Recruitment Recruitment advertisements comprise elements relating to Executive Appointments and Classified Jobs. Appointment advertisements generally refer to the aggregation of display job advertisements for the purpose of recruitment and retention of talent. This will also include advertisements featuring career fairs/seminars, employer/career branding, offer of scholarships, etc 4) Classified Classified advertisements are generally advertisements that appear in the newspapers under a certain classification heading. There are 3 types of Classified advertisements – run-on, semi-display and display advertisements. Classified display advertisements appear in various sizes grouped under different categories such as personal, business, vehicles, properties, travel and announcements. Run-ons and semi-display advertisements are system-set text advertisements placed within a single column widen under a classification.

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Updated January 2010

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