New York Lottery Program Against Underage Gambling

New York Lottery Program Against Underage Gambling


REPLACEMENT BLADE.
MODEL NUMBERS ARE FOUND ON THE
BOTTOM OF THE FOOD PROCESSORS.
FOR A LIST OF THE RECALLED
MODEL NUMBERS, GO TO
CBSNEWYORK.COM.
IF THE TIME OF YEAR WHEN
HOLIDAY ADS URGE YOU TO BUY
EARLY AND OFTEN.
BUT THIS YEAR, THE PEOPLE
BEHIND ONE PRODUCT ARE RUNNING
ADS ASKING PARENTS TO THINK
TWICE BEFORE BUYING.
SO WHY — WHAT IS THIS WARNING
ABOUT?
CBS TWOS MORE — HAS THE STORY
NEW AT 11:00.
Reporter: HOLIDAY
MILLIONAIRE.
JINGLE BUCS.
MERRY AND BRIGHT.
LOTTERY RETAILERS HAVE SCRATCH
OFF GAMES THAT PRACTICALLY
BEGGED TO BE BOUGHT AS
STOCKINGED — STOCKING
STUFFERS.
THE LOTTERY EVEN MAKES IT EASY
TO GIVE TICKETS AS A GIFT.
HOW MANY HAVE YOU GIVEN TO?
MOM AND SONS AND WIFE.
MYSELF.
THE CHRISTMAS SCRATCH OFF.
IT’S A LOT OF FUN.
PEOPLE OF TO DO THAT.
Reporter: SEASONAL SCRATCH
OFFS EVEN END UP IN THE HANDS
OF PEOPLE TOO YOUNG TO LEGALLY
BUY THEM.
I WAS LIKE 11.
Reporter: YOUR AUNT GAVE YOU
ONE?
IT WAS LIKE A SCRATCH OFF.
LIKE A DOLLAR.
Reporter: IT’S AN ISSUE FOR
THE NEW YORK LOTTERY.
RESEARCH SHOWS GAMBLING EARLY
IN LIFE CAN LEAD TO PROBLEM
GAMBLING LATER.
THE LOTTERY IS RUNNING THIS
CAMPAIGN.
COMPARING LOTTERY TICKETS TO
OTHER INAPPROPRIATE GIFTS FOR
KIDS.
SCRATCH OFF LOTTERY GAMES
ARE INTENDED FOR THOSE 18 AND
OLDER.
WE DON’T WANT TO BE PART OF
THE PROBLEM AS PEOPLE GROW UP
AND THEY MISUNDERSTAND WHAT THE
ACTUAL GAMING ACTIVITY IS.
AND DEVELOP INTO CONCERNS IN
LATER LIFE.
Reporter: WHEN YOU GIVE A
TEENAGER A LOTTERY TICKET AS A
GIFT —
I WOULD NEVER GIVE TEENAGERS
LIQUOR, CIGARETTES, OR A
LOTTERY TICKET.
NO.
I WOULDN’T GIVE IT TO A KID.
IT’S INAPPROPRIATE.
I THINK.
BECAUSE IT’S ENCOURAGING
GAMBLING.
Reporter: GUESS WHAT.

2 thoughts on “New York Lottery Program Against Underage Gambling

  • December 14, 2016 at 4:47 am
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    At least their doing something about it. I don't see beer or cigarette commercials doing this same thing?

    Reply
  • May 1, 2017 at 1:12 am
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    Interesting. So a 12 year old could go to a gas station and redeem a winning ticket without their parents?

    Reply

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