pokie


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pokie

(ˈpəʊkɪ) or

pokey

n
(Gambling, except Cards) informal Austral and NZ short for poker machine
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Kenneth & Marga Pfeiffer; Frank Pfeiffer$100"''''Ma'''', Dad, Bill Henchy & Ron Anctil; Children, Grands & Great Grands with Love''$100"Mary & William Lamm, Ruth & James Henderson''$100My sister Patty; Her brother Eddy$100"Ann & Tony Petrila, Vera & John Tokarz, David Tokarz, Betty Palowski, Christine Ann Gagne; The Tokarz Family''$50"Herbert, Agnes & William Oliva''$50Michael Nowosacki; His Mom$50Our Pepe; Alyssa & Amber$50Shirley Norcross; Don & Marilyn$50Son-in-law Larry Sironen; Rita$50"Great Gramma & Grandpa Pokie & Bobo; Love, Mia, Sidney & Madilyn''$30"Anthony J.
WILLIAM, Ivor, Gracie and Pokie strike a pose in the hottest must-have of the cold season.
WILLIAM, Ivor, Gracie and Pokie show off the hottest must-have of the cold season.
This is being used to explain why usually peaceful people turn impulsive and aggressive after a few beers, and accounts for that friend who likes kicking the pokie machines at the pub.
Explanations for the decreased income include a softening economy, a reduction in poker machine numbers, smoke-free laws, the eradication of pokie dens, campaigns to cut problem gambling, and a "more responsible" approach to problem and pathological gambling by the sector
doing it on your own, you don't look stupid sitting at a pokie .
Boll and Hunter, who ran the companies Cutting Edge Telecom Limited and Pokie Limited, pleaded guilty to offences under the Trade Descriptions Act at an earlier hearing.
Great Grampa & Gramma Pokie & Bobo; Love Mia, Sidney & Madilyn $30
Gentle Susan (missed break) took fourth, Hollyoak Jazz (fifth) walked out, with Pokie Dotcom dropping out at the turn after being second-up.
Their companies, Cutting Edge Telecom and Pokie, made pounds 2million in just two years, Bristol Crown Court heard.
Two Bristol-based companies, Cutting Edge Telecom Ltd and Pokie Ltd, and two company directors have already pleaded guilty to 83 offences under the Trade Descriptions Act 1968 and the Consumer Protection Act 1987 in relation to the promotions.
These figures illuminate another interesting characteristic of gambling, and particularly pokie gambling -- its extraordinarily regressive nature.