Gambling giant and prominent donor Tabcorp, never one to shy away from cosying-up to lawmakers, will shower politicians with thousands of dollars worth of food of booze during the Spring Racing Carnival.
Is there any point in playing the lottery? Crikey crunches the numbers behind the weekly Powerball draw.
If you're going to talk power in sport, you've got to talk gambling. And if you're going to talk gambling, then you need to address the 800-pound gorilla in the gaming room, Tabcorp. Tom Cowie profiles its CEO David Attenborough.
After being paid millions by the Packer family empire since he quit federal Parliament in 1994, Labor Party fixer Graham Richardson has admitted his retainer came to an end about 12 months ago.
If ever you wanted evidence that Woolworths is embarrassed about being Australia’s biggest pokies operator, look no further than the fact it is still yet to tell the ASX about spending more than $150 million buying new licences in Victoria.
Tabcorp looks like a silly sausage after its new spin on the old meat raffle, has The Australian abolishes the paper's Climate section, deep pathos at NIDA and more tips from our readers.
For bookmakers and wagering companies around the country, every single interruption to the racing program means a drop in revenue. The jokey strike over whip rules could cost the industry millions.
Oh, what a credit crunch will do, writes Andrew W Scott.