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The Gambling Information Resource Office works to provide up-to-date and current information on issues related to gambling.
Victorians spent $7 million, or 0.27 per cent, less on pokies in 2016–17 than during 2015–16.
On 21 July 2017, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation refused an application by Noble Park Football Social Club to increase the number of pokies at its clubrooms, located in the City of Greater Dandenong, from 50 to 70.
On 12 July 2017, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation approved an application by Wangaratta RSL Sub-Branch Inc for approval of new premises (the Sydney Hotel) as suitable for gaming with 50 pokies.
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