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Paul Scholes fined by FA over E8 betting breaches

The FA has fined former England and Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes £8,000 for betting misconduct breaches and further warning the football figurehead of his future conduct. The association has completed its investigation into 140 bets, wagered on football matches between 7 August 2015 to 12 January 2019, assessing whether Scholes breached its FA E8 Rule.   FA E8 rules …

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ASA forces Paddy Power to modify Rhodri Giggs loyalty advert

The UK Advertising Standards Association (ASA) has upheld five complaints made against Paddy Power’s ‘Rewards Club’ advertisement featuring Rhodri Giggs, the older brother of former Manchester United and Wales footballer Ryan Giggs. Complaints were sanctioned against the advert, which was broadcast last February, as five viewers claimed that the advert ‘glamourised gambling’ by suggesting that it can lead to a …

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