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    Odds always stacked

    IT is a statistical fact that poker machine operators can’t possibly lose . . . meaning punters can’t possibly win. That’s because every one of Victoria’s 27,500 poker machines is programmed to give the operators between 10c and 13c of every dollar that goes in. So while some gamblers obviously get the occasional lucky break, the money they win comes from other players. Those winnings don’t come out of the amply-lined pockets of Tattersall’s or Tabcorp. And the odds dictate that if winning punters don’t quickly walk away with their cash they will soon lose it. Put simply, all poker machine punters do is turn every dollar they spend into…