Gambling Down Under


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It has been estimated that Australians part with $8.2 billion a year in legal and illegal gambling, a figure more than the gross national product of several Asian and African countries. According to Methodist minister Alan Walker, each person in New South Wales spends an average of $650 per year on gambling. It is not uncommon to see housewives playing the slot machine while shelling peas after their mid-morning shopping. Many people have committed suicide after losing heavily on the poker machine.

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About Roland Ledoux

Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of teaching, encouragement and intercessory prayer from the Holy Bible, the written Word of God and author of the ministry website, For The Love of God. He lives in Delta, Colorado with his beautiful wife of 50+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom they affectionately call Bella.
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