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Pub accused of banning ‘blacks’ allegedly tried to block Aboriginal man from collecting pokies winnings

By Elias Clure
ABC News

  • Brenton Carter won over $12,500 playing pokies at Rorkes, but staff say they were instructed to tell him he was “too drunk” to collect
  • They also said they were told to keep putting Mr Carter off until he stopped coming in to collect his winnings
  • Audio recordings capture Rorkes owner Mitch McNamee telling staff not to pay out

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