Abrar Ifaz

Research Officer, Dismislab

Minhaj Aman

Research-Lead, Dismislab
Thousands of gambling ads target Bangladeshi audience on Meta Platforms violating rules

Thousands of gambling ads target Bangladeshi audience on Meta Platforms violating rules

Minhaj Aman

Research-Lead, Dismislab

Abrar Ifaz

Research Officer, Dismislab
In Bangladesh, gambling may be legally prohibited, but the allure of online betting and gambling apps remains persistent. Within a single day, Dismislab uncovered over 4,000 active gambling advertisements on Meta Ad Library, targeting Bangladeshi users and spending thousands of dollars in promotion. From board games to slots, casino to sports betting, these ads are promising users a hefty profit and provoking them to spend real money.

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