Some state this brand new ‘gaming equals gambling’ ad by the SA federal government goes too much
Set aside that new Xbox One or PS4 it just might turn you as a gambler that is compulsive. That may not need 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 which many gamers from Australia and around the world are taking away from it, especially given that state’s previous stances that were seen as anti-gamer.
Gambling Is No Game
The new campaign is known as Gambling isn’t any Game, and based on what the SA Government has said in the past, it appears to 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 much more prone to occupy gambling habits later in life, or develop gambling problems even in their adolescence.
But the final product provides a somewhat various message. A picture of a poster from the campaign was spread over the Internet this week, showing a lady looking at an iPad while sitting at what appears to be always a poker table, complete with chips and cards. Above her there’s a message that is ominous ‘Gambling begins with games.’
While the concept could be to especially target games with gambling content, the poster immediately sent gamers around the world into an uproar, because Continuar lendo South Australian Ad Equates Youngsters’ Gaming with Future Gambling Problems