Hold On!

Hold Up

Please select a minimum of three sectors in the menu above.

Got It
  • Gambling adverts are hitting the jackpot
  • Gambling adverts are hitting the jackpot
    NYSSCPA Photos (2014) ©
SIGNAL

Gambling adverts are hitting the jackpot

Ahead of England's opener at the 2016 Euros, Paddy Power parked a lorry outside the Russian embassy with ‘chat shit, get banged’ written in Cyrillic script. The stunt was part of the brand's ongoing 'Vive la Bantz' campaign, but how long will the gambling industry be able to get away with such antics?

Canvas8

Related

  • Euro 2016 could spark a summer spending spree Euro 2016 could spark a summer spending spree

    According to economists, Euro 2016 will kick off a £1.65 billion spending spree among British sports fans. As sales of booze and snacks rise and the desire to have a flutter takes hold, can England stay in the tournament long enough to build some national pride and bolster the economy?

  • Japanese gamers are getting tricked into gambling Japanese gamers are getting tricked into gambling

    In a bid to win a rare character on Japanese mobile game Granblue Fantasy, a player spent $6,065 in a single evening. As the game's developer faces media backlash, the question is raised as to how much responsibility must be taken for games that are essentially offering in-app gambling.

  • Article image A sector snapshot of Leisure

    Why are people using their downtime for self-improvement? Have we all become adrenaline junkies? Are packaged holidays really so passé? And is gaming the new gambling?

  • Article image Why Gen Y are betting on skills not luck

    Roulette and slots may once have drawn eager crowds to the US’ gambling hubs, but faced with falling profits, resort closures and younger generations less willing to bet on chance, casinos are turning to skill-based games to secure their futures. Can they turn the odds for this ailing industry?