Ka-ching! pokie nation.

They've been called "electronic morphine"and "the crack cocaine of gambling". Ka-ching Pokie Nation takes you inside the modern poker (slot) machine to find out what makes them so addictive. Hear from mathematicians, musicians and designers as they break the silence around this highly secretive... Full description

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Summary: They've been called "electronic morphine"and "the crack cocaine of gambling". Ka-ching Pokie Nation takes you inside the modern poker (slot) machine to find out what makes them so addictive. Hear from mathematicians, musicians and designers as they break the silence around this highly secretive industry. Go into the lab with world-leading neuroscientists, to see how the machines work deep within our brains. And discover the powerful political and business alliance that keeps the reels spinning, as we ask, have governments become the biggest addicts of all.
Item Description: Includes special features.
Physical Description: 1 DVD-video (approximately 54 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.