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Campaign celebrates rare pubs without poker machines

Poker machines are a ubiquitous feature of pubs, bars and clubs in Australia. They're as common as the beer taps. But a new youth-focused campaign called Proudly Pokies Free wants to challenge that.  It's helping to promote venues that don't have "pokies" by providing awareness of the benefits of ditching the machines. SEE ALSO: Australia is taking on revenge porn, but young people are still at risk After all, Australians lose more money on gambling than any other nation, with each adult losing an estimated US$1,130 every year.
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