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GAMBLING: Pokies. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Pokie machines pumped hard in regional areas

REGIONALS areas are funnelling huge sums of cash into poker machines, with Queensland’s resource-rich towns pumping the equivalent of more than $550 per person into the games over the past 12 months.

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Poker Machines have been very carefully designed to psychologically appeal to the 'inner child' of the people 'playing' them & they will create a gambling addict faster than any other form of gambling. The pictures, the lights, the sounds... even down...

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