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ONE LAST SPIN

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๐Ÿ“… SUNDAY 12 AUGUST
๐Ÿ•‘ 11.15am - 12pm
๐Ÿ“ LA TROBE ART INSTITUTE
๐Ÿ‘ค Drew Rooke with Jenny Valentish

How did Australia become such a "pokie nation"? And what is it about poker machines - in particular the kind developed and legalised in Australia - that makes this form of gambling so addictive? Drew Rooke decided to find out. He talks to Jenny Vaelntish about his investigation into poker machines, the power and the pain behind them, and what he learnt about addiction along the way.

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Earlier Event: 12 August
CRIME GANG
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