The Wholesome Show

A podcast

Why Does Australia Gamble So Damn Much?

It's great to be number one at some things - who wouldn't want to have the world's longest toes, the world's fastest pet fish, or the world's grandest collection of wood? For countries it can be great too - the world's craziest TV game shows, the world's most efficient beetroot growing system, or the world's coolest academics!


But sometimes being number one sucks... No one wants to have the most murders, the most unhappiness, or the most car crashes...

Well guess what Australia: we're number one at something that sucks too.

Problem gambling.

Even worse - there's daylight between us and number two.

We investigate why Australia gambles so damn much!