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The 'Bridesmaids' pokie, like all examples of Microgaming pokies, features a bevy of sights, sounds and embedded clips from the movie.
Pokies are so popular in Australia they account for five times the dosh spent at the racetrack but state governments are reluctant to ban them because of the revenue they provide through gambling taxes.
The NSW decision on pokies was crucial to the development of the modern Australian gambling industry.
Even traditional slots players have caught poker-fever, now playing video pokies at a land based or online casino.
6 billion will be lost by punters playing pokies in Victoria, more than half the total amount lost by gamblers.
This amazing prize could be won just by playing pokies online.
He told investigators that after he stopped working as a teacher he used a city pokies tabaret as his "office" to run the scheme.
The owners of the licensed clubs offering pokie machines are quick to point out that gambling addiction cannot be blamed on pokies alone.
Labor has completely abandoned workers on the North West with their plan to ban pokies.
6 billion dollars in 2004-05, with an annual growth of 12 per cent for gambling on sport far more than for the pokies (1.
au, operator of the biggest online pokies and slots gambling website in Australasia, has announced that its online jackpot for its most-played slot machine has grown to over $4 million USD.
Evidence is mounting about the damage to jobs by taking pokies out of pubs and clubs.