Tag: Gambling Reforms

Macarthur pokies expenditure

Mitchell Shire doubles down on anti-pokies stance

April 24, 2019 Mitchell Shire, on the northern fringe of Melbourne, is urging the Victorian government to introduce...

Tasmanian pokies alcohol ban is bad for business

April 19, 2018 Beginning May 1, alcohol will not be served to gamblers sitting at pokies in Tasmania....

Poker machines

Australian retail giant refuses to reduce poker machine limits

December 4, 2017 Australian retail company Woolworths has refused to reduce the maximum bet limits on its poker...

Pokies cash out restrictions

Victoria introduces $500 cash out limit in pokies venues

September 20, 2017 Victoria is cracking down hard on gambling, imposing new restrictions on cash out limits at...

pokies

Calls for full pre-commitment system at pokies venues nationwide

September 6, 2017 The Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC) has released a report proposing a full pre-commitment system...

Bad Bets

Bad Bets distribues graphic anti-pokies flyers at school gates

August 7, 2017 Anti-gambling group Bad Bets has been slammed for distributing flyers with graphic images at school...

ACT pokies

Poll reveals Canberra community wants poker machine reform

August 3, 2017 A recent poll has revealed 80 per cent of Canberra residents want to see major...

Senator Xenophon

Xenophon calls Victoria’s pokies reform a “slap in the face”

July 20, 2017 Anti-pokies crusader Nick Xenophon has lashed out against the Victorian government, calling the state freeze...

Wintingo

Wintingo Casino will no longer service Australian players

June 30, 2017 Wintingo is the latest online casino to pull out of the Australian market, leaving Aussie...

Kingston Council pokies

Alliance calls for local council support for pokies reform

June 19, 2017 In the lead up to the 2018 Victorian state election, anti-pokies group the Alliance for...