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Gambling Help Site Offers Chance To Win A Home Entertainment System… That Hopefully Won’t Be Used For Gambling.

By Nottheworstnews @NotTheWorstNews

A Canadian gambling help and education site is offering a chance to win a free home entertainment system to people who visit the site and complete a survey.

Gambling Help Site Offers Chance To Win A Home Entertainment System… That Hopefully Won’t Be Used For Gambling.

Is this one of those home entertainment systems that let’s you gamble on which contestant will win X-Factor?

Okay, the site is doing the right thing by trying to educate people about gambling, and you don’t have to pay money to win the prize. That said, the site’s survey does ask questions on simulated online scratch-and-win cards, which kind of made us want to go to the nearest 7-Eleven to buy scratch-and-win cards, because we got all the questions right, and are obviously on a winning streak! But then we remembered there are no actual non-random, knowledge-testing scratch-and-win cards, and bought a knowledge filled newspaper to do a Soduku puzzle instead.

3 Additional Fun Ways To Educate People About Gambling

1. Give away collectible game pieces with 80 ounce drinks of high calorie soda! Make sure there are a lot of game pieces: think one game piece for each cast member of the movie New Year’s Eve. Print millions of Seth Meyers game pieces, but only one Zac Effron piece. Mention this fact in really tiny contest rules on the back of a paper place-mat! Since everyone reads fine print, they will know the odds of winning $1,000,000 are one in 540,400,000,000, which may not be a good deal if you buy 540,400,000,000 extra-large sodas and still don’t get the elusive Zac Effron.

2. Give away a trip to a major sporting event on a plane full of partying stewardesses in one out of a million specially marked cases of beer. That way people get to enjoy beer, while playing the game! And even if they don’t win the trip, after getting beer goggles trying to win this prize, everyone at the party they’re at will look like the stewardesses in the commercial. (The fact that it’s a Halloween party with women dressed as flight attendants also helps.)

3. Enter them in a drawing to take a university course called Statistics 101! One lucky contestant will get to go back to school, just like Rodney Dangerfield, in the movie Back To School. Unlike Rodney Dangerfield, you’ll finally get respect at the casino when you tell them you know the odds are in their favor. And if, like Rodney Dangerfield you skip some of the classes, definitely cram by visiting the web site.

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