Pokies addiction

Pokies addiction

Pokies
Pokies, or poker machines, are notable features of any gambling floor. Like other types of games, they can develop an addiction. And like any type of addiction, it can be fought effectively. Here is a brief overview of this problem.  How do pokies work? Each of these machines has an embedded software program that randomly generates thousands of possible outcomes at every given second. Once the button is pressed, the pokie randomly selects one result from the myriad of combinations. As the gambling operators claim, each chosen outcome is in no way related to the previous one. If a win is determined, the machine pays credits. Otherwise, generation of outcomes continues until the button is pressed again. Playing the pokie proves a costly addiction for some. One player from Australia,…
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