Tasmania’s 2018 state election was seriously influenced by donations from the gaming industry. With a lot of the funds side-stepping the established rules, greater transparency is clearly needed.
While the Tasmanian election hinges on the issues of pokies, the connection between mainland political parties and the gaming industry is far more opaque.
Not too long ago, online gaming brilliance was kept to those who got good. Now, in the age of microtransactions, it seems that whoever shells out the most, wins.
The trial of the card that stops welfare recipients from buying “non-essentials” like alcohol is complete. Alan Tudge has hailed it as a success, but almost half of the users disagree.
A punter who has spent the last 20 years gambling on the pokies wants to dispel the negative attitude surrounding it.
Alex Greenwich MP does not support NSW Labor’s proposed tax cuts to the gambling industry, especially when the money could be spent on improving infrastructure that helps, rather than harms, the community.
Mike Welsh thinks Tom Waterhouse can dress in as many duck egg blue suits as he wants, there’s no way you can “punt better” when the punters, as always, must lose.
Lack of childcare may keep parents out of work longer than they might choose, but gaming clubs offering care for our kids while we play the pokies? No, says Conrad Liveris, hell no.