That Moment When Casino Marketing Gets Awkward

There’s a lot to love about Las Vegas and casinos, but sometimes it gets awkward. You know, like having daycare services and video arcades inside casinos.

Today’s awkwardness comes from El Cortez, downtown.

If you're not cringing, and you're not in casino marketing, you're doing it wrong.

If you’re not cringing, and you’re not in casino marketing, you’re doing it wrong.

It starts out awkward by encouraging people to withdraw more using their ATM card, but gets entirely WTF with the mention of EBT cards. Why? Electronic Benefit Transfer, or EBT, is the system used by state welfare departments to issue benefits by way of a benefit card.

Courting welfare recipients, are we? Shameful.

And while a casino might claim it’s just helping people do what they’re already going to do, this practice makes us feel like we need a Silkwood shower.

What do you think?

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