On 29 January 2018, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation released figures on pokies expenditure for the six months from July to December 2017.
In total, $1.372 billion was lost in Victoria on the pokies between 1 July and 31 December 2017. This is an increase of 1.0 per cent or $13.5 million compared to the same period in 2016.
The largest increase was in the City of Wyndham at $2.86 million, while the largest decrease was in the City of Stonnington at $1.19 million.
The Foundation publishes infographics capturing figures related to pokies losses in local government areas at the end of each financial year.