Punt on pokies proves a big winner for Woolworths
BETTER known for selling bread and milk, supermarket operator Woolworths is rapidly emerging as one of the world’s biggest poker machine operators.
With 11,700 machines in operation across Australia Woolworths pubs and gambling venture, ALH, runs more poker machines than six of the largest casinos in Las Vegas combined.
And what it earns from its gaming arm has changed significantly in recent months.
According to one industry estimate, Woolworths is now on track to earn more than $200 million a year from gaming. Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…