Historic club yet another victim of pokies – Bendigo Advertiser

POKER machines have long been considered the panacea for pubs and clubs stricken by dwindling patronage. Competition for Bendigos diners and drinkers has rarely been fiercer among publicans and restauranteurs. In recent years a dramatic cultural shift among revellers towards a more cosmopolitan social experience has changed the landscape. Operators have had to evolve or perish. Some have…