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Woolworths' ALH rejects calls for $1 maximum poker machine bets - The Australian Financial Review

Woolworths' pubs and clubs business ALH has ruled out introducing $1 maximum bets on its 12,000 poker machines, saying there was no evidence it would reduce the incidence of problem gambling. Coles and its parent Wesfarmers have put pressure on ...and more »

Coles wants $1 maximum bets for pokies – so why won't the pokie-makers play ball? - The Conversation AU

Wesfarmers, operator of Coles and other retail brands, reportedly wants to pursue harm-prevention modifications to its poker machines. It has asked five pokie manufacturers, including Aristocrat Leisure, for help in trying out games with a maximum bet ...and more »

Move To Introduce $1 Pokies Limit Breaking Industry's 'Dirty, Little Conspiracy' - Pro Bono Australia

Coles has revealed it wants to introduce a $1 betting limit on poker machines, in a move the Alliance for Gambling Reform said was breaking up the “dirty, little conspiracy” of the powerful industry. SHARE ...and more »

Wesfarmers, Woolworths rule out pokies exit despite new scrutiny - The Australian Financial Review

Gamblers are not the only ones addicted to the pokies - both Woolworths and Coles have ruled out selling their poker machines. Bloomberg. by; Sue Mitchell · Lucille Keen. Wesfarmers and Woolworths have rejected renewed calls to sell their poker ...and more »

Wesfarmers stonewalled on push for $1 pokies - The Australian Financial Review

Wesfarmers is set to turn the powerful poker machine industry and lobby group on its head with revelations it has split with the industry and wants to introduce $1 bet limits on its poker machines. Even more controversially, its requests are being ...and more »