Tag Archives: Productivity Commission
- Aussie pokie addiction figures questioned; gambling saves lives in Phuket
February 4, 2011
Faced with a government-mandated pre-commitment scheme that would compel video poker machine (pokie) players to set their limits before commencing play, Clubs Australia is challenging the math that led to the scheme. Figures reported last year by the government’s Productivity Commission claimed that problem gamblers were responsible for 40% of...
- Pokies juggernaut attacks guv’s betting limit
January 20, 2011
When the Aussie government made plans to implement a system that would require punters to indicate how much they were prepared to lose before actually gambling, it was only a matter of time before the shit hit the fan. And it's the big dogs that barking back. The Age online...
Skills-based gaming remains a favorite debate in Australia
March 29, 2017
Legal action targets poker machines in Australia
October 22, 2015
Casino Canberra poised to break ACT clubs’ pokies monopoly
August 25, 2017