Coles 'stymied' on $1-bet pokies trial - NEWS.com.au

Supermarkets and hotels operator Coles wants to trial $1 bet limits on poker machines in its hotels but says the pokies manufacturers won't co-operate. Coles, owned by conglomerate Wesfarmers, operates 3,069 poker machines in 89 pubs, most of which are ...

Pokies manufacturers are resisting a $1 cap on its machines in Queensland. - 3AW

Coles owns nearly 90 hotels in Queensland as part of its liquor licence, and is now investigating putting a cap on its maximum bets. But manufacturers won't comply. Richard Goyder, CEO of Wesfarmers, which owns Coles, told Nick McCallum the ...

Coles 'stymied' on $1-bet pokies trial - The Mercury

Supermarkets and hotels operator Coles wants to trial $1 bet limits on poker machines in its hotels but says the pokies manufacturers won't co-operate. Coles, owned by conglomerate Wesfarmers, operates 3,069 poker machines in 89 pubs, most of which are ...

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 ...

Push to query pokies bet limit refusal - SBS

Nick Xenophon wants a senate inquiry to find out why poker machine makers have rebuffed Coles' plan to put $1 limits on pokies in its hotels. Source: AAP. 19 Dec 2016 - 4:12 PM UPDATED 8 MINS AGO ...

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 ...

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

Pokies are great money-spinners for hotels, clubs and casinos in Australia, and increasingly internationally. AAP/Tracey Nearmy. Coles wants $1 maximum bets for pokies – so why won't the pokie-makers play ball? December 18, 2016 8.43pm EST. Charles ...

Woolworths rejects Coles push for $1 pokie bet limits - Brisbane Times

Australia's biggest pokie owner, Woolworths, has strongly rejected a push by its supermarket rival Coles for $1 bet limits to be introduced on pokie machines. Woolworths owns more than 12,000 machines in its 300-plus hotels through its Australian ...

Coles fights for $1 pokies bet limit - dailytelegraph.com.au

Supermarkets and hotels operator Coles wants to place $1 bet limits on poker machines in its hotels but has been rebuffed by the pokies makers. Coles, owned by conglomerate Wesfarmers, says it wants to conduct a trial of $1 bet limits to see if it will ...

Gaming industry blocks Coles push for poker machine reform - The Age

Coles is trying to reform the poker machine industry by introducing $1 bet limits on the thousands of machines it owns but says it is being stone-walled by gaming machine manufacturers. The supermarket giant, owned by conglomerate Wesfarmers, wrote to ...

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 ...