Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation – a new explosive documentary to air on the ABC – exposes how the seemingly innocuous pokie machines at your local pub are programmed for addiction

They’re rigged, they are everywhere and are as addictive as crack cocaine – but that’s exactly what poker machines have been designed to do, according to industry experts.

Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation – a new explosive documentary to air on the ABC – exposes how the seemingly innocuous pokie machines at your local pub are programmed for addiction. 

Industry insiders have opened up to explain how these sophisticated machines combine graphics and musical elements with complex mathematical algorithms to keep almost half a million Australian punters hooked.

Emily Crane

Source: How the gambling industry designs poker machines to ‘hypnotise’ punter’s brains | Daily Mail Online