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Pokies Spending Down Across Australia

A recent report has shown that pokies spending is on the decline across Australia. It is an interesting turn of events, as spending on pokies has been on a sharp incline over the course of the past couple of years. Published by Roy Morgan research, the report shows that total gambling expenses have dropped by…

MPs Request Pokie Reform Trial

Yet another wrench has been thrown in Andrew Wilkie’s plans to implement pokie reform across Australia. In addition to the numerous clubs fighting the reform, Labour MPs are now voicing their concerns about the initiative. According to Attorney General Robert McClelland, clubs and club owners need more information about the workings of pokie reform. They…

Salvation Army Reneges On Pokie Reform Support

In an interesting – but not entirely unexpected – twist, the Salvation Army has announced that it does not support Andrew Wilkie’s pokie reform. The announcement comes just days after news that sports clubs across the country planned on banning the Salvation Army for supporting the initiative. The Salvation Army has issued a statement explaining…