You might be hoping that a big win could make a difference for you and your family but your chances of winning while gambling are a lot lower than you might think. Getting to know your odds of winning can really put your chances into perspective.

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Pokie machines are designed to make money. They do that by getting you to stay at them for as long as possible. But, each spin will have as much chance of winning as the last one, so it doesn't matter if you have a system, you can't beat or cheat a pokie machine.

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Although gambling is meant to be fun, it can become really harmful. Here are real stories from real people about how their gambling hurt themselves and the people around them.

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