The Alan Jones-Opera House row proves Sydney is in thrall to the gambling industry | Tim Costello | Opinion | The Guardian

The sails of the Sydney Opera House will be lit up to promote a horse race under Racing NSW submission to the Opera House.

The Jones performance shocked many for its sheer brutality but it should not come as any surprise. He has long been a promoter of the gambling industry and also has commercial interests in racing.

No jurisdiction anywhere in the world inflicts as much gambling harm and losses on its community as New South Wales and the Opera House advertising stoush just highlights how the industry uses its power and connections to stand over government and get whatever it wants, irrespective of the harm caused.

via The Alan Jones-Opera House row proves Sydney is in thrall to the gambling industry | Tim Costello | Opinion | The Guardian

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