THE "secrecy and shame" that surrounds gambling addiction can lead people to avoid the sort of help they need, according to...

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21st April 2011 2:04 AM

MORE Clarence Valley residents have expressed concern about Tasmanian independent Andrew Wilkie's proposal to introduce...

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25th April 2011 2:04 AM

THOUSANDS of punters tried their luck at the traditional Anzac Day game of two-up.

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26th April 2011 2:04 AM

SUNSHINE Coast poker machines are being fed by some of the biggest gamblers in the state, with more than $360,000 a day...

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28th April 2011 2:04 AM

POKER Machine Warrior, the e-book by Goodwood man Phillip Fresta, has received local and international attention since a...

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11th May 2011 6:05 PM

MORE than 30 people head to Relationships Australia to battle problem gambling every month.

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24th May 2011 2:05 AM

WHEN asked what it was that prompted him to start gambling, Graham (not his real name) said he wasn't quite sure.

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26th May 2011 2:05 AM

PROPOSED Federal gaming reforms will draw one of three reactions from the Australian public.

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04th June 2011 2:06 AM

A MUM left her crying one-year-old child locked in the car while she gambled on the pokies.

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07th June 2011 2:06 AM

TWEED clubs and their members gathered at South Tweed Sport Clubs for a public rally to voice their disgust at a plan for...

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26th July 2011 5:07 PM

GAMBLERS have slotted a record $65.5 million through Sunshine Coast poker machines this year, the highest amount for the...

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29th July 2011 2:07 AM

THE 39 not-for-profit clubs across Ballina, Lismore, Grafton and Casino have appealed to the community to attend the Save...

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03rd Aug. 2011 3:08 PM

BRAVING a crowd at the Ballina RSL yesterday, Page MP Janelle Saffin refused to say whether she would back a govt plan to...

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11th Aug. 2011 2:08 AM

CLARENCE Valley clubs are expected to target Member for Page Janelle Saffin in a poster campaign against proposed changes...

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14th Sept. 2011 2:09 AM

TAX RETURNS may have fuelled a spike in the amount of money poured into the Fraser Coast’s poker machines last month.

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14th Sept. 2011 11:09 AM

POKER machine losses hit an all-time high in Toowoomba last month, with punters spinning away $5.5 million.

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16th Sept. 2011 2:09 AM

GRAND final fever has infected many workplaces in the region and a friendly wager on the result is all part of the fun.

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29th Sept. 2011 12:09 AM

A MAN who left his toddlers in the car while he played the pokies at a pub for almost an hour has been ordered to complete...

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01st Oct. 2011 2:10 AM

BUNDABERG gamblers have spent almost $2m more on the pokies in 2011 compared to last year, as federal politicians continue...

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05th Oct. 2011 2:10 AM

IPSWICH has one of the worst gambling problems in the state and Federal MP Shayne Neumann is adamant that it is time to...

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07th Oct. 2011 2:10 AM

BORED miners are fuelling an unprecedented splurge on Mackay poker machines with the region's monthly pokies losses surging...

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20th Oct. 2011 6:10 AM

A MAN on parole managed to abstain from drugs but when he swapped to gambling on the pokies he used the same method to fund...

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20th Oct. 2011 2:10 PM

A PUBLIC stoush between locals has highlighted the widening divisions in the community over the proposed mandatory...

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03rd Nov. 2011 2:11 AM

A COMPULSIVE gambler who defrauded a Bundaberg drug and alcohol rehab service of almost $300,000 has been jailed for...

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27th Nov. 2011 6:11 PM

A MANAGER of an RSL who got addicted to gambling placed a number of $500 bets on Keno, on credit, while the club was...

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01st Dec. 2011 2:12 AM

MILLIONS of dollars are disappearing down Bundaberg's poker machines each month and the huge amounts spent show no sign of...

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05th Dec. 2011 2:12 AM

A SOUTHERN Cross University academic has co-developed a modelling tool that can predict the location of gambling-related...


05th Dec. 2011 3:12 PM

A NEW model to predict where poker machines would cause the most harm is being co-developed by a researcher and should be...

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07th Dec. 2011 2:12 PM

MORE than 44,000 letters will be sent out across the Capricornia electorate this week calling on government to rethink its...


07th Dec. 2011 3:12 PM

THE city’s most steely-featured card sharks are filling seats in pubs across Toowoomba as competitive Texas Hold'em poker...

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14th Dec. 2011 9:12 AM

WITH Christmas falling over the weekend punters are spoilt for choice with some big events on.

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23rd Dec. 2011 2:12 AM

IT may have been tough times for Central Queenslanders this year, but Fitzroy punters have poured a record amount into...

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24th Dec. 2011 9:12 AM

NEWSAGENTS are bracing for a rush for Lotto tickets with a superdraw worth $31 million to be drawn on New Year's Eve.

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27th Dec. 2011 8:12 AM

THE shine may have worn off poker machines, with Fraser Coast gamblers turning away from the pokies in the past six...

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29th Dec. 2011 2:12 PM

LESS coins have been slotted into pokie machines across the Rose City over past months but community organisations are...

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10th Jan. 2012 2:01 AM

A RETIRED Toowoomba builder has $2,504,354 reasons to smile after scooping the Keno jackpot pool over the weekend.

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16th Jan. 2012 2:01 AM

AUSTRALIA is experiencing a rise in internet gambling according to new research from Southern Cross University and the...

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19th Jan. 2012 9:01 AM

FEDERAL MP Justine Elliot has backed a trial of poker machine mandatory pre-commitment technology before it is rolled out...

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21st Jan. 2012 2:01 AM

PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has backed down on her deal with independent MP Andrew Wilkie to introduce mandatory...

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21st Jan. 2012 1:01 PM

A NEW generation of gamblers is becoming addicted to online pokies and card games as young teenagers.

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09th Feb. 2012 10:02 AM

NSW Clubs offering self-exclusion for problem gamblers are implementing the multi-venue self-exclusion program from...


10th Feb. 2012 8:02 PM

GAMBLING can be a problem in many communities but according to Ashley Gordon it is a problem which has not been adequately...

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16th Feb. 2012 4:02 AM

THERE is nothing better than having a cold beer and a punt on a Saturday afternoon, according to Mill Street Tavern...

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16th Feb. 2012 4:02 AM

AFTER spending years as an outlawed form of gambling, one of Australia's iconic traditions has finally been legalised.

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16th Feb. 2012 8:02 AM

TWO-UP will return to Queensland pubs and clubs this Anzac Day after the State Government made the game legal for that one...

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18th Feb. 2012 4:02 AM

A NEW exclusion program has been launched that will help problem gamblers in the Tweed.

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23rd Feb. 2012 2:02 PM

MORE than half a million dollars was poured into Warwick pokie machines during January, but experts say gambling losses...

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08th March 2012 6:03 AM

ALL BETS are off if you are banking on a Labor miracle in the state election, according to online betting agency...

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13th March 2012 4:03 AM

BOOKIES have backed MPs Ted Sorensen and Chris Foley to romp it in at next week's election, with both picked as favourites...

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17th March 2012 4:03 AM

INTERNET gamblers are more likely to be male, have higher incomes, work full-time and be married according to new...

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27th March 2012 5:03 PM