Crikey October 11, 2017 2 Comments
The Woolworths notice of meeting for its November 23 AGM in Melbourne is not yet out, but City of Darebin councillor in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Dr Susan Rennie, has nominated for the board. Here she explains why.
Guy Rundle December 12, 2016 31 Comments
If Labor keeps joining the banks, the global corporations, the industry bodies, it is not just the political party that will end up the loser.
Glenn Dyer October 11, 2016 1 Comment
Media companies are lapping up revenue from gambling advertising, even though every dollar lost at a poker machine is a dollar a consumer can't spend elsewhere, which hurts advertising in other areas.
Michael Bradley September 7, 2016 8 Comments
Yes, pokies are destructive and addictive. But are they actually deceptive? And are they liable for punters' losses? Lawyer and freelance writer Michael Bradley looks at the legal case.
Andrew Murfett November 11, 2013
Unlike Australia, the United States has largely been sheltered from the pervasive gambling industry. But that's changing, and Americans are asking if it's for the worse.
Adam Schwab August 13, 2013
Tom Waterhouse might not have walked away with the mountains of cash that have been reported from the sale of his eponymous betting business. So why sell at all?
Crikey Intern July 15, 2013 1 Comment
James Packer won big when Crown was granted a gaming licence for a facility at Barangaroo, but as Crikey's map of the company’s international portfolio shows, there’s plenty more where that came from.
Crikey March 21, 2013 2 Comments
Are Australian gamblers getting value for money? Darryl Woodford -- a researcher on social media, video games and gambling -- writes at Inside Story about the holes in gambling regulation.
Crikey November 10, 2011
Former pokies addict Scott Eagar offers an alternative viewpoint to fighting problem gambling amongst the talk of pokies legislation and pre-commitment: kill the feature option.
Andrew Crook June 28, 2011 5 Comments
It's no wonder premiers would prefer to gag Tony Greig and Richie Benaud than do anything that might impact their AAA-credit ratings.