Coles fighting the good fight against poker machine industry pariahs

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will join Independent Senator Nick Xenophon and Alliance for Gambling Reform’s Tim Costello to comment on Coles’ pledge to introduce a $1 maximum bet limit on its poker machines. Coles operates 3069 poker machines and...

Big four banks profiting from problem gambling

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will urge Australia’s big four banks to stop profiting from the misery of problem gamblers and their loved ones. Mr Wilkie will today join ethical investor UCA Funds Management in its campaign to stop the big four...

Parliament to today debate TV gambling advertising

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will this evening seek to progress in the Parliament his motion to ban gambling ads during sports television broadcasts in children’s viewing times. Sports betting is the fastest growing area of gambling losses...

Glenorchy mobilises against more poker machines

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, has written to every household in Glenorchy urging the community to ramp up its fight against poker machines, and in particular to voice its concerns about the 20 additional machines proposed for the CBD. Mr Wilkie...