Aglicare Victoria Presents a free documentary screening
6pm, Wednesday August 16, Ka Ching! Pokie Nation. Catering & guest speakers.
Free entry. Info & regstration: http://ow.ly/K0jX30cxsnU. Click here for information flier.
They’re rigged. They’re addictive. They’re everywhere.
Australia has rapidly become the Pokies capital of the world, with five times more machines per capita than the USA. We’re losing a staggering $12 billion a year, but everyone – players, industry and government – are hooked. What is it that makes these machines uniquely addictive?
Ka-Ching! delves behind the flashing lights and spinning reels to find out what makes pokies so treacherous, leading one expert to call them the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’.