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ISBN 186317 103 7
paperback, 24 pages, 297 x 210mm
36 illustrations in full colour
Publisher: Powerhouse Publishing
Distributor: New South Books
Published in conjunction with the Gambling in Australia exhibition, this publication presents the subject of gambling through the Museum?s collection and in an historical context. It conveys the colour, characters and appeal of gambling and related social activities but also that the gambling odds against us and the spills and ills that often result. It looks at bookmakers, the tote, the pokies, clubs, casinos, lotteries, the odds, and the social ills of gambling.
Of interest to anyone interested in Australian social history and popular culture; secondary school teachers of Maths, History, Studies in Society and other curriculum streams; counsellors and others in the gambling harm minimisation industry.