Banned online resource Azino777 was included in the list of the largest advertisers on the online video market by the end of 2017. It is reported "Kommersant" with reference to the study Mediascope.
The resource took the 14th place in the top of advertisers by the number of views of video ads, ahead of Yandex, Coca-Cola and Tele2. In total, the rating included 20 advertisers who together provided more than a third of views of video ads for 2017.
Resource online casino Azino777 is in the register of prohibited sites of Roskomnadzor, but the online casino works through the"mirror". Also in Russia there is a law, according to which for advertising gambling on the Internet, legal entities must pay large fines.
General Director of the Association "Internet video" Alexey Byrdin called the situation "monstrous": "the Supervisory authorities have all the powers to block both the casinos and the sites that place their ads. Probably, we should connect to monitoring of these cases and address to Roskomnadzor with the requirement to include violators, including "mirrors" of sites, in the register of the forbidden information".
The advertising campaign resource rapper Vitya AK-47-recorded video "Azino three axes". Video often appears before and while watching a variety of movies and TV shows on pirated sites. This annoyed the visitors of such resources, those who like to watch a movie at home poured out his displeasure on the social network, which is turned into a meme.