South Coast Register
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Imagine if we beat the pokie addiction

Updated October 16 2018 - 3:58pm, first published 3:56pm

For a region well known for its disadvantage, the price Shoalhaven pays for its poker machine addiction is breathtaking. Imagine if the $36.7 million in poker machine profits made in six months in the Shoalhaven by clubs and hotels had stayed in the pockets of those feeding the machines.

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