The historic city of Vienna, Austria, will host Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to break the last great barrier in modern athletics, the sub two-hour marathon, in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge.
Let’s start with the basics. Pokies are known as many things around the world. Fruit machines is a common term for them in the UK, whereas the Aussies simply call them pokies or slots, as do the Americans, while the Japanese refer to them as pachFoislo. As you can see, essentially, pokies are slot machines, all based around the fun pastime of gambling. Visit any casino and you will see row after row of these, with punters often queuing up to play and enjoying games for hours on end - such is the user-friendly popularity of pokies around the world.