Many fans are also concerned about gambling advertising, which is still prominent at AFL games despite some moves to control it. Gambling has even become a fundamental part of how our kids now understand the game. There have been reports of kids drawing their pictures of the footy and including “live odds” at the bottom of the picture. I have heard from parents whose kids comment on the.
Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon is alarmed by the effects of betting advertising on children as the AFL industry grapples with problem gambling. Players, coaches and officials have expressed concern about the insidious spread of gambling issues within clubs.
Gambling and alcohol companies provide millions of dollars in advertising and sponsorship revenue to the AFL and other Australian sports organisations, along with clubs and broadcast partners. The AFL in August awarded its next cycle of domestic rights to commercial broadcaster Seven, pay-television operator Foxtel and telco Telstra. The rights.
Increasingly concerned by the proliferation of betting-related advertisements on match days, the AFL commission is debating football's relationship with the gambling industry and investigating what power the code has to regulate its increasing promotions.
These days sports betting advertising is everywhere and for young people, especially, it would be hard to remember a time when we watched sport without thinking about the odds. Today’s ads make it look like you need to have a bet on the game to enjoy it. When young people see excessive sports betting promotion it can seem like gambling is normal, and that sport is all about the odds, not the.
GMHBA Stadium will be the first AFL Stadium that hosts regular games to be gambling advertising free. Starting with next week’s home clash with Melbourne, the Cats have made the decision to not promote gambling companies across its LED, static and big screen advertising. Speaking to The Age, Cats.
The group also referred to “dangerous and unsubstantiated public commentary” and suggested it had not been contacted before publication. “Gambling is a significant societal issue among young men, which is why the AFLPA engages the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to run proactive programming for AFL players,” the statement began.
Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon is alarmed by the effects of betting advertising on children as the AFL industry grapples with problem gambling. Players, coaches and officials have.