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Fruity King Criticized After Tweet Referencing Missing Child

Mobile casino site Fruity King is under fire after they issued a tweet regarding missing child Maddie McCann and the transfer of football star Paul Pogba by Manchester United.

The controversial tweet was put out by a Fruity King employee, and read:

Various individuals and media outlets criticized the tweet, claiming that Fruity King was capitalizing on the misfortune of a family, whose three-year-old child went missing back in 2007.

The controversy isn't the first for Fruity King, who has gone the route of controversial marketing moves. Earlier this year they compared Jamie Vardy to a holocaust victim in terms of body physique, and mocked Troy Deeney for his previous criminal past.

As of press time the tweet had not been redacted, but Casino Listings will update this story as more developments arise.

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14 August 2016 - 8:05pm
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Mobile casino site Fruity King is under fire after they issued a tweet regarding missing child Maddie McCann and the transfer of football star Paul Pogba by Manchester United.

The controversial tweet was put out by a Fruity King employee, and read:

Letting Poga go on a free, then buying him back @ €100m. Worst decision since the McCanns went for dinner. #Pogback pic.twitter.com/DNURv8u4Nz— Fruity King Casino (@fruityking) August 9, 2016

The controversy isn't the first for Fruity King, who has gone the route of controversial marketing moves. Earlier this year they compared Jamie Vardy to a holocaust victim in terms of body physique, and mocked Troy Deeney for his previous criminal past.

If we left behind the fact that this is senseless joke it's all true!! for United - Pogba deal I mean, I'm saying that since long time ago, but except that Vardy's comparision is also true Joking

Maybe Fruty King have to be more careful with their language but some people have really overreacted to that.

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14 August 2016 - 8:35pm
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This really surprises me. I mean, tis is a casino twitter account, why in the world should they even comment such events? It feels very unprofessional and definitely doesn't bring good attention to them.

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15 August 2016 - 12:40am
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This really surprises me. I mean, tis is a casino twitter account, why in the world should they even comment such events? It feels very unprofessional and definitely doesn't bring good attention to them.

Publicity is publicity. Good or bad, it will bring attention to them. Perhaps it will interest people.

Also: GTA was initially popularized due to "bad publicity"

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15 August 2016 - 1:12am
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Publicity is publicity. Good or bad, it will bring attention to them. Perhaps it will interest people.

Also: GTA was initially popularized due to "bad publicity"

Well bad publicity doesn't attract my attention in a way that after this I would like to play there.

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15 August 2016 - 2:01am
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Yeah I agree that they are going for the "all publicity is good publicity" angle, but they just come across as insensitive cretins.

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16 August 2016 - 10:27pm
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Well, we all speaking of them right here so I guess the "bad publicity" trick have done the job, right?

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