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Germany's World Cup win prompts online addendum to anti-gambling TV ad
Germany's World Cup win prompts online addendum to anti-gambling TV ad

Poor Andy just can't catch a break. The fictional boy became famous in recent weeks in an ad by Singapore's National Council on Problem Gambling, in which the character reveals to his buddies that his father bet all of his college fund on Germany winning the World Cup. “Often, the people who suffer from problem gambling aren't the gamblers,” an on-screen message says as sad piano music plays to accompany the sullen look on the poor kid's face. It wasn't supposed to be funny, of course, but it turned out to be after Germany went on to kick butt in the tournament, with such dominant performances as a 4-0 win over Portugal and a 7-1 victory over Brazil...

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