Some say this brand new ‘gaming equals gambling’ ad by the SA government goes too much
Set aside that new Xbox One or PS4 it just might turn you into a gambler that is compulsive. Which will not have been the message that the South Australian Government was shooting for when they created their latest campaign that is anti-gambling but it’s the one that many gamers from Australia and around the world are using away from it, especially considering that state’s previous stances that had been seen as anti-gamer.
Gambling Is No Game
The new campaign is referred to as Gambling is No Game, and based on what the SA national has said in yesteryear, it seemingly have a fairly well-intentioned meaning behind it. The idea is that children who play games that include gambling elements like slots or poker games may be more more likely to take up gambling habits later in life, or also develop gambling issues in their adolescence.
But the last product provides a somewhat various message. A picture of the poster from the campaign was spread over the Internet this showing a girl looking at an iPad while sitting at what appears to be a poker table, complete with chips and cards week. Above her there’s an ominous message: ‘Gambling begins with games.’
While the concept could be to particularly target games with gambling content, the poster immediately delivered gamers around the planet into an uproar, as it appears Continue reading “South Australian Ad Equates Kids’ Gaming with Future Gambling Problems”