From:Lee Min Kok, Digital Sub-editor, ST, posted on 10 July at 6:03 PM
10 July at 6:03 PM

2014 World Cup Funnies: Singapore inspires Jimmy Fallon to poke fun at an anti-gambling ad shown here now

If the ironic anti-gambling ad by the National Council on Problem Gambling that made infamous headlines for its preternatural accuracy had not already put Singapore on the world map, it surely has now. 

US talk show host Jimmy Fallon aired the clip during his late night show on Wednesday night, drawing huge laughs from his audience. 

Fallon then jokingly said: "Cheer up kid, your Dad's gonna be so rich you don't even have to go to college anymore!"

He then went on to question how much an "8-year-old kid" could have in his savings, speculating that the amount could have been $17.25. 

Fallon's segment was concluded with the airing of the closing ad sequence. Instead of "Kick The Habit. Stop Problem Gambling" which usually appears at the end of the ad, a parodied version "Keep The Habit. Gamble" was shown instead.  




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