People all over the world have a real love-hate relationship with gambling. However, in Australia, you will find that more often than not, there is nothing but love for all of gambling's many forms. According to recent statistics, over 80% of all Australian adults engage in some form of gambling. This gives Australia the highest rate of gambling in the world by a considerable margin.

The latest estimates suggest that around 5% of all Australian adults regularly play "pokies."...