Runner Runner Hits Hot Buttons on Both Sides of Gambling Fence
The United states Gaming Association (AGA) has ruffled some feathers by operating political ads in regards to the online poker film Runner Runner that is new
Movie Stars of films nowadays usually know in front of time that all types of merchandising and interviews are an element of the job. They know that entertainment reporters will ask them all kinds of nosey questions regarding their latest paramour, a scandalous outfit, or a run in because of the paparazzi. But what Runner Runner stars Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck both undoubtedly seasoned into the ways of Hollywood chances are probably don’t anticipate were the heated feelings their movie about an evil internet poker operator, pre-Black Friday, as well as the broke student conned by his website would evoke.
In today’s tense climate with a few states creating their own regulatory climate, but nearly all of America still sitting in regulatory limbo while they wait to see if when the authorities will finally work the United states Gaming Association (which represents the passions of several of the casino industry’s major players) has pulled out all their weapons, buying ads throughout social media marketing where they place the film’s message as a ‘cautionary story,’ plus one that federal legislators should take heed of.
But the film- which just exposed nationwide is not designed to make any such statement, say the screenwriters, whom simply thought the similar-to-real-life-but-slightly-embellished tale of a 20-something gambler, played by Timberlake, and his evil offshore poker site nemesis-become-crime-boss, played by Affleck, would make a pretty juicy story.Continue reading