Cash-strapped club forced to rethink pokie money

The Mt Wellington Warriors league club made a stand against pokie money.

It ripped the machines out of its Thompson Park clubrooms and turned its back on trust grants.

“A lot of the parents can’t buy boots for their kids. They are saying they haven’t got the money, and that they can’t get them to the games because they can’t get money for petrol,” club chairman Dean Kini said.

“All those problems are associated with gambling and drinking. I didn’t want to be a part of the problem.” Continue reading


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