Taylor Swift has taken criticism from anti-gambling advocates for partnering with Crown Resorts on her Australia tour. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Pop singer Taylor Swift is taking criticism in anti-gambling circles after partnering with Crown Resorts for her tour in Australia. These advocates consider that this relationship might encourage her fan base to interact in playing.
the partnership solely covers the Crown Metropol Resort and never its playing facility
Swift introduced particulars of her tour in Australia on Wednesday, with it being “introduced by Crown.” After native media made inquiries, Crown Resorts clarified that the partnership solely covers the Crown Metropol Resort and never its playing facility.
Speaking in regards to the matter, anti-gambling advocate Tim Costello questioned the pondering behind the 33-year-old singer’s partnership with an organization that “was discovered to have the worst predatory playing practices of anyplace in Australia.”
Swift will reportedly make over US$10m for every present in her upcoming tour.
With Crown Resorts seeking to bounce again from years of destructive press concerning points at its properties like cash laundering and lack of safety for gamblers, Monash College Affiliate Professor Charles Livingstone believes the corporate is seeking to normalize the model as soon as extra by aligning with Swift. He stated that this strategy is “not significantly refined nevertheless it associates Crown with one thing constructive.”