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Man slams Hoyts after being offered $80 bonus bets with an online betting site

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  Comments Off on Man slams Hoyts after being offered $80 bonus bets with an online betting site

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A popular cinema chain has outraged customers by offering free bonus bets with an online gambling website after movie ticket purchases.

Under a new promotion Australian company Hoyts is offering $80 worth of bonus bets with Ladbrokes when customers deposit $10 on the gambling website after buying movie tickets.

An outraged customer posted a screenshot online of the promotion after he bought tickets to Tomb Raider this week.

An outraged customer posted a screenshot online of the promotion after he bought tickets to Tomb Raider this week

Hoyts is offering $80 worth of bonus bets with Ladbrokes when customers deposit $10 on the gambling website after buying movie tickets (stock image)

‘So now you can’t even buy a movie ticket without being encourage to gamble,’ they wrote on Reddit.

The promotion reads: ‘As a thank you for your purchase… You’ve unlocked a bonus offer from Ladbrokes.

‘Deposit $10 and get $80 in bonus bets. View all the latest odds and redeem today.’

Many were outraged by Hoyts latest promotion.

‘That is astounding. We are world class gamblers for a reason,’ wrote one user.

Another said: ‘Advertising gambling is insane. I don’t understand how it can be legal.’

Many were outraged by Hoyts latest promotion

One person wrote: ‘This is really bad. Gambling will just be another string to the addiction issues our nation faces already.’

But one person disagreed and said ‘Why shouldn’t adults be allowed to spend their money the way they want?’

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Hoyts for comment.

 

MIL OSI

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