Tonight, I received an email from the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) in response to a formal complaint I had lodged against the TAB.
Victoria’s poker machines are moving to the country. VCGLR figures show that in the past two years, the number of poker machines in regional Victoria has grown by over 6%, compared to less than 0.5% for metropolitan Melbourne.
A couple of days ago, I wrote about the TAB’s latest ad campaign re-branding gambling as shopping and showcasing unsafe gambling practices. I also mentioned that I had lodged a formal complaint about the campaign with the Advertising Standards Bureau.
Do you like red trams and spam?
As New South Wales joins Queensland on the “red tape reduction” bandwagon, it’s gamblers who will foot the bill.
The TAB reckons gambling for men is just like shopping for women. Yep, you read that right.