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User currently offlineKarlB737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3145 posts, RR: 10
Posted (8 years 8 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2898 times:

Courtesy: Las Vegas SUN

Allegiant Air Cancels Casino Ads

http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/st...usiness/2006/apr/28/566679217.html

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User currently offlineJFKTOWERFAN From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1100 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2840 times:
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That makes these some very rare photos...

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User currently offlineAviatorTJ From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1838 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2772 times:

Rare photos!? I saw this thing pulling into LAS the other day! I wish I would have snapped it now.

OTOH, it looked tacky as hell. Glad to see not everyone is picking this up.


User currently offlineIowaman From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4437 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2764 times:
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They are going to be in trouble sooner or later for having in flight gambling over Utah too.

User currently offlineAirwave From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 1117 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2690 times:

Hmmm, this quote from the article interests me...

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"The more we did our due diligence, the more we became uncomfortable with displaying the brand," Harrison said.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't due diligence supposed to be done *prior* to entering (or effecting) an arrangement or relationship? It sounds to me like Bodog threw some nice cash in their face and G4 went barreling ahead without really doing any real research.

As for Bodog, I don't think that plane wraps would be that effective of a campaign. I know it sounds cliche and everything, but I just don't think that these wraps would get maximum eye time--there are other advertising and marketing initiatives out there that this money could've been used for--and it seems that a chunk of it may be, depending on how much G4 will be returning.

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User currently offlineSTLGph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9521 posts, RR: 26
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2647 times:

Quoting Iowaman (Reply 3):
They are going to be in trouble sooner or later for having in flight gambling over Utah too.

I doubt they'd keep playing the $1 game unless it was a major problem. Such $1 type games are played all over the U.S. It's no different than a raffle.

Quoting AviatorTJ (Reply 2):
Rare photos!? I saw this thing pulling into LAS the other day! I wish I would have snapped it now.

I flew one out to Las Vegas on Sunday and was rather confused as to what the hell landed at Mid America Airport. I stood outside and squinted real hard at night as the plane pulled up to the gate to see what it was. It was very hard to tell from inside the airport or outside the terminal what was on the side of the plane.

Quoting Airwave (Reply 4):
As for Bodog, I don't think that plane wraps would be that effective of a campaign

I agree, mainly because a lot of their markets have evening arrival/departures where you can't really see the side of the plane. The only place they're really being seen, in concert with my previous comment, is at Las Vegas airport during the day when they're taxiing to and from the gates.



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User currently offlineNIKV69 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2631 times:

Wish I was at IFP to grab one of them!  mad 

Timing is everything.

Interesting article, didn't G4 look into this beforehand? They didn't realize that online gaming is illegal in the US. Yep those pics are going to be very rare now.


User currently offlineIowaman From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4437 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 6 days ago) and read 2575 times:
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Quoting STLGph (Reply 5):
I doubt they'd keep playing the $1 game unless it was a major problem. Such $1 type games are played all over the U.S. It's no different than a raffle.

Well techinically you are paying a dollar to win money, so I think it's considered gambling, where as a raffle you pay a dollar or whatever to win a prize.

Quoting NIKV69 (Reply 6):
Interesting article, didn't G4 look into this beforehand?

I would of thought so.


User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 6 days ago) and read 2564 times:

That's very short run. For how long the casino ad were on the first plane? Any word when they will repaint the planes? Takes few days or weeks, I would imagine.


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