Friday 19 January 2018

Dark side to the genius of gambling ad men

Cartoonist: Jim Cogan
Cartoonist: Jim Cogan
Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

These guys are not taking any chances.

We may be looking at a global gambling epidemic, but the betting corporations are still cranking it up as far as it can go.

Last week it was reported that in Britain since 2012, about £500m (€594m) had been spent by the gambling firms on TV advertising. That would be half a billion British pounds, on top of all the free advertising they get from those sections of the media which have no understanding of these matters.

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