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TORF asked to remove or change ad claiming rummy websites have ‘no bots’

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The Advertising Standards Council of India has directed The Online Rummy Federation to either remove or change an ad claiming that online rummy sites certified by it do not have any bots. The Council has concluded that this claim is “inadequately substantiated and is misleading by exaggeration”, ordering that it be changed or removed by March 30.  This is the second TORF ad that the Council has asked to be changed. Last month, the Council had directed the body to change a print ad about online rummy that violated guidelines on real money gaming ads. The ad in question this time depicts an adult man frustrated at repeatedly losing online rummy games,  believing that he's being defeated by bots. Then the winner shows up and admits that he's been defeating the person all along, stating that rummy websites certified by…

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