OPINION: NSW gambling laws are the some of the most relaxed in the world.

By Tom Davis
Updated March 29 2018 - 3:38am, first published March 28 2018 - 2:30pm
BIG BET: Australia is the pokies capital of the world. Australians spend $12 billion on pokies annually, says columnist Thomas Davis.

Poker machines have been in the news lately. Just last month in Tasmania, the gaming industry was accused of underhanded tactics, including online harassment and clandestine campaign donations, to undermine an anti-gambling campaign.