This Singaporean Anti-Gambling Ad Backfires After Germany Beat Brazil In The World Cup

Definitely more reliable than Paul the Octopus.

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That Singaporean Anti-Gambling Ad Is Back But With A New Twist

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Your dad’s team won. Did you get your savings back?” Andy’s friend asks in a re-captioned ad, published by Singapore’s National Council on Problem Gambling just minutes after Germany sealed a 1-0 win over Argentina in extra time. “No, dad never stops,” Andy replied, ominously. “He wants to bet one more time.” It was a last-gasp save for the much-maligned ad campaign, which had been lampooned globally – even American late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon chimed in – for inadvertently reminding gamblers of the riches that await those who make well-placed wagers.

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) Is A Singaporean Organisation That Advices The Ministry Of Social And Family Development (MSF) On Issues Related To Gambling

To provide advice and feedback to the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) on social concerns related to problems arising from gambling

To execute Casino Exclusions and Visit Limits in accordance with the Casino Control Act and within prevailing policies on casino social safeguards.

A Seemingly Innocent Advertisment Released By Them In Conjunction With The World Cup Highlighting Gambling Issues Backfired On Them

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The NCPG ad, which encourages people to seek help for problem gambling and which is running during the World Cup season, features a boy named Andy who hopes that Germany would win. “My dad bet all my savings on them,” he said.

Technically, The Boy's Father Is A Very Rich Man now After Germany Thrashed Brazil In The World Cup Semi-Final 7-1

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Well, in an ironic twist, if this happened in real life, Andy’s father would have won the bet and been able to keep all of Andy’s savings – and more.

The Advertisement Was Also Made Into A Video, Making It Even Funnier Knowing The Outcome Of The Results

And As Usual, The Internet Responded With Funny Memes And Their Own Take On What The Boy Could Do With His Newfound Fortune

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