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    Long running Sydney venue reopens as pokie den


    Ozclubbers Staff

    Image: Concrete Playground

    Well, this kind of news hardly comes as a surprise anymore. In the past 4-years (since the implementation of the lockout laws) Sydney has lost countless venues to the forces of redevelopment, and Darlinghurst’s beloved GasLight Inn is the latest to fall.

    Situated next to the Colombian Hotel – where Crown St meets Oxford St – the GasLight Inn has stood as a popular spot for a drink for many years. The hotel was purchased for $6-million by Iris Capital in an off-market deal in late 2016, and after copping some renovations it has reopened as – for lack of a better term – a pokie den.

    One former patron took to Facebook today sharing images of the GasLight’s new look, and from what we can see, it’s soul purpose now looks to be reeling in the gamblers. See below:

    Image via Stephan Györy
    Image via Stephan Györy

    The venue is currently in stage 1 of reopening, with a rooftop cocktail bar yet to open. However, the familiar GasLight layout of the past has been replaced with wall-to-wall poker machines. With Australians losing a whopping $24-billion each year to gambling, this new look for the GasLight really comes as no real shock. Disappointing to say the least.

    Source: Stoney Roads

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