The United states Gaming Association (AGA) has ruffled some feathers by running political ads concerning the online poker film Runner Runner that is new
Movie Stars of films nowadays often understand ahead of time that all kinds of merchandising and interviews are area of the job. They know that entertainment reporters will ask them all types of nosey questions about their paramour that is latest, a scandalous outfit, or a run in with the paparazzi. But what Runner Runner stars Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck both undoubtedly seasoned in the ways of Hollywood right now probably don't anticipate were the heated feelings their movie about an evil online poker operator, pre-Black Friday, while the broke student conned by his website would evoke.
Federal Regulations Still Vague
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 so when the government will finally act the American Gaming Association (which represents the interests of numerous of the casino industry's major players) has pulled out all their guns, buying ads throughout social media marketing where they position the film's message as a 'cautionary tale,' plus one that federal legislators should take heed of.
But the film- which just opened nationwide is perhaps not meant 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 juicy story that is pretty.