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Can the bookies tell us who will be the next prime minister?

Can the bookies tell us who will be the next prime minister?

Some pundits swear by the idea the betting markets are a stronger indicator of an upcoming election's outcome than any polling. But how does it work?

Will Woolworths’ ALH pokies scandal hurt its ‘fresh food’ brand?

Will Woolworths’ ALH pokies scandal hurt its ‘fresh food’ brand?

Shoppers feeling outraged and translating that into concrete actions are two very different things. 

Outside Tassie, Labor did best from gambling donations

Outside Tassie, Labor did best from gambling donations

If Labor bore the brunt of the gambling industry's power in Tasmania, elsewhere it enjoys a strong relationship with the pokies.

Jimmy Barnes joins protest of ‘disgusting’ Opera House projections

Jimmy Barnes joins protest of ‘disgusting’ Opera House projections

More than 1000 people, including the rock icon, disrupted Racing NSW's advertising in protest of the "absolutely disgusting behaviour by our government".

BuzzFeed asks readers to donate to support its journalism

BuzzFeed asks readers to donate to support its journalism

BuzzFeed is moving to solicit reader donations in a move mirroring successful crowdfunding by The Guardian.

Gambling donations approach $2 million and that’s before looking at the dark money

Gambling donations approach $2 million and that’s before looking at the dark money

With the release of 2016-17 political donations data, the gambling industry proved once again that it's driving dark money in politics.

Why is Tasmanian Labor promising to ban all pokies that aren’t on a boat?

Why is Tasmanian Labor promising to ban all pokies that aren’t on a boat?

Tasmanian opposition leader Rebecca White has mapped how Labor plan to get rid of non-casino pokies by 2023. But there are gaps in the play that gambing groups are keen to point out.

Mayne: major parties ram through another $70 billion in pokies losses

Mayne: major parties ram through another $70 billion in pokies losses

Extraordinary scene in Victorian Parliament as the pokies lobby had another win.

Don’t bet against it: Packer still at home in the casino business

Don’t bet against it: Packer still at home in the casino business

With the release of the last of his imprisoned employees in China, Packer has learned from his errors and is again refocusing Crown towards the future.

ScoMo’s ‘no no’ … gambling ad restrictions ludicrous … Fairfax sends in the B team …

ScoMo’s ‘no no’ … gambling ad restrictions ludicrous … Fairfax sends in the B team …

How do you turn a boring pre-budget speech by Scott Morrison into fun clickbait?