Definition of pokie in English:

pokie

noun

Australian
  • A fruit machine.

    • ‘Whenever we go with my parents to a bistro with pokies, or the casino, (thankfully, not often), they give me a dollar or five with which to play.’
    • ‘Well they used to be called one-armed bandits - the pokies.’
    • ‘She was found back on the pokies, gambling again.’
    • ‘If a tiny minority of Victorians have Gambling problems, banning pokies won't cure them.’
    • ‘Experiment with a combination of pokies and jackpot strippers.’

Origin

1960s: from poker machine, a type of fruit machine on which playing-card symbols appear.

Pronunciation:

pokie

/ˈpəʊki/