Anti-poker machine reveals harmful effects of gambling

Posted on by index

Anglicare Tasmania has released an interactive map showcasing the amount of money people lost to poker machines all around Tasmania, in Australia.

The worst annual loss was experienced by Hobart’s outer suburb named Glenorchy with $20.11 million lost every year to the two hundred and seventy poker machines in that municipality area.
Meg Webb, the manager of Anglicare Social Action and Research Centre, told that pokies were manipulated to win and contrived for…

Continue readingAnti-poker machine reveals harmful effects of gambling