So the usual suspects in Australia are claiming that so-called ‘redemption machines’ – essentially, the video equivalent of those ball games you find at Chuck E Cheese in which players accumulate points that can be redeemed for prizes – are ‘indoctrinating’ children to become slaves to the adult-only video poker machines (pokies). Reminds us of the same dumb argument that has been used to label marijuana a ‘gateway’ drug and to claim that violent first-person-shooter video games turn kids into bloodthirsty Columbine killers. Dovetails nicely with our own gateway theory, namely, that dumb people tend to say dumb things. Read more.
Aquis looks to increase revenue through VIP gambling
May 11, 2018