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Pokie machines pumped hard in regional areas

REGIONALS areas are funnelling huge sums of cash into poker machines, with Queensland’s resource-rich towns pumping the equivalent of more than $550 per person into the games over the past 12 months.

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Absolutely right on, Robert. Anyone half serious about getting a decent return on their money wouldn't touch retail super funds with a bargepole. Unfortunately, as you say most people are like sheep -- and they actually believe the lies dished out by...

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