Dubbo and Wellington pokie profits up, gambling critics claim 'social disaster'

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By Ryan Young
Updated June 1 2019 - 12:29pm, first published May 27 2019 - 5:00am
LIVING UP TO NICKNAME: Dubbo and Wellington pokie players lost almost $38 million in 2018 despite weak wages growth, drought and higher power prices. PHOTO: File

Poker machine players in Dubbo and Wellington lost almost $38 million to clubs and pubs last year, statistics from Liquor and Gaming NSW show.

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