Ka Ching! Pokie Nation

They have been called “electronic morphine” and “the crack cocaine of gambling”. In this documentary, industry insiders reveal how poker (fruit) machines are programmed for addiction. Neuroscientists explain how pokies work on the deepest levels of our brains.

Comments Off on Ka Ching! Pokie Nation
by New Philosopher on June 27, 2016

Comments are closed.


features

Clean lines, absence of decoration, avoidance of clutter, simplicity, and above all functionality – these are the characteristics of modernist

read more

Zan Boag: We live in a culture that is obsessed with stuff, yet it’s generally viewed as a negative to

read more

I’d been sitting in John Gulzari’s living room for more than an hour when he suddenly jumped up and rushed

read more