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Packer’s Crown Targeting Millennials with Gamer Pokies

A pokies manufacturer with ties to James Packer’s Crown Resorts has launched the first applications in Australia to roll out a revolutionary new style of poker machine — “skill-based” gaming machines — aimed at attracting younger gamblers. The Victorian gambling regulator is understood to be working with the company towards a possible trial of the [...]

By |2018-09-03T11:03:27+10:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Gambling|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Gambling Gallops On, Stats Reveal – But What Can Be Done To Curb Its Harms?

Pixabay Images Data released late last week reveal Australia’s gambling habit is growing as fast as ever. The Australian Gambling Statistics for 2014-15 show adult Australians, on average, lost A$1,242 a year on gambling. The amount varies dramatically by state: in New South Wales the average loss was $1,518; in Tasmania, $762. Most [...]