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Victorians lose $2.695 billion on pokies in 2017–2018

On 27 July 2018, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation released figures on pokies expenditure for the 2017–2018 financial year.

In total, $2.695 billion was lost in Victoria at the pokies between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018. This is an increase of around $86 million, or 3.29 per cent, from pokies losses in 2016–2017.

Expenditure figures are available for each local government area, as well as for each of the 495 clubs and hotels operating pokies.

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