Tag Archive: $1 betting limits

Man Spends Own Money On Problem Gambling Campaign

Problem gambling is becoming a significant issue among Australians. While the government has taken steps to curb problem gambling rates across the country, some individuals feel that more can be done. Paul Bendat is one such person, and he has spent $70 000 of his own money on a campaign to promote pokie reform. As…

Xenophon Suggests $1 Betting Limit for Pokies

The federal government has decided to scrap poker machine reforms that were just passed earlier this year, so it is now back to the drawing board with regards to responsible gambling measures. Responsible gambling advocates across the country have slammed the Abbott government’s decision, and Senator Nick Xenophon wants to ensure that the new prime…

Greens Continue to Push for Pokie Reform

In Australia, problem gambling rates are soaring, and The Green Party is dedicated to reducing gambling harm across the country. The group fought hard to impose $1 betting limits, but the idea was squashed by the federal government. Now that an election is on the horizon, The Greens are planning to push for pokie reform…

Labour Refuses $1 Bet Limit on Pokies

Last week, The Greens presented Labour with a compelling case in support of imposing $1 betting limits on poker machines. The political party wanted to trial the technology in Tasmania, but the Labour government refused the proposal. “It is deeply disappointing that both the Labor government and the opposition have rejected a call to introduce…

Greens Fight for $1 Pokie Limit in Tasmania

The Greens continue their fight for $1 pokie limits, and wish to trial the technology. The political party has recently decided that Tasmania would be the ideal location in which to test the implementation of $1 betting limits for poker machines. When the idea of pokie reform was first introduced, The Greens fought to convince…

$1 Pokie Limits Encouraged at Public Forum

Although pokie reform legislation mandates that all electronic gaming machines must be equipped with pre-commitment technology, responsible gambling advocates are still searching for effective ways to limit players’ spending. This week, a public forum heard many arguments in favour of imposing $1 betting limits on all poker machines. The Limit Pokies Losses Forum was held…

Bendat Launches New Pokie Reform Campaign

Just when you thought the debate over poker machine reform was over – it comes back with a vengeance. Responsible gambling advocate Paul Bendat is behind a new pokie reform campaign that supports the introduction of $1 betting limits. Although the federal government has passed pokie reform legislation, Bendat hopes to take things one step…

$200 Million Spent on Poker Machines in Tasmania

The debate over poker machine reforms seems to have fallen by the wayside, but we anticipate that it will be reignited soon. With reports that Tasmanians have spent over $200 million on the games in just a year, The Greens have yet again become adamant about imposing $1 betting limits on pokies. A entry on…

Greens Want $1 Limits for Pokies

Even though the Gillard government has decided to launch a poker machine reform trial of voluntary pre-commitment technology, local politicians still want to make changes to poky reform. The voluntary pre-commitment trial is set to begin in 2014, but The Greens are still pushing to impose $1 betting limits on all poker machines. While the…

Tag Archive: $1 betting limits

Man Spends Own Money On Problem Gambling Campaign

Problem gambling is becoming a significant issue among Australians. While the government has taken steps to curb problem gambling rates across the country, some individuals feel that more can be done. Paul Bendat is one such person, and he has spent $70 000 of his own money on a campaign to promote pokie reform. As…

Xenophon Suggests $1 Betting Limit for Pokies

The federal government has decided to scrap poker machine reforms that were just passed earlier this year, so it is now back to the drawing board with regards to responsible gambling measures. Responsible gambling advocates across the country have slammed the Abbott government’s decision, and Senator Nick Xenophon wants to ensure that the new prime…

Greens Continue to Push for Pokie Reform

In Australia, problem gambling rates are soaring, and The Green Party is dedicated to reducing gambling harm across the country. The group fought hard to impose $1 betting limits, but the idea was squashed by the federal government. Now that an election is on the horizon, The Greens are planning to push for pokie reform…

Labour Refuses $1 Bet Limit on Pokies

Last week, The Greens presented Labour with a compelling case in support of imposing $1 betting limits on poker machines. The political party wanted to trial the technology in Tasmania, but the Labour government refused the proposal. “It is deeply disappointing that both the Labor government and the opposition have rejected a call to introduce…

Greens Fight for $1 Pokie Limit in Tasmania

The Greens continue their fight for $1 pokie limits, and wish to trial the technology. The political party has recently decided that Tasmania would be the ideal location in which to test the implementation of $1 betting limits for poker machines. When the idea of pokie reform was first introduced, The Greens fought to convince…

$1 Pokie Limits Encouraged at Public Forum

Although pokie reform legislation mandates that all electronic gaming machines must be equipped with pre-commitment technology, responsible gambling advocates are still searching for effective ways to limit players’ spending. This week, a public forum heard many arguments in favour of imposing $1 betting limits on all poker machines. The Limit Pokies Losses Forum was held…

Bendat Launches New Pokie Reform Campaign

Just when you thought the debate over poker machine reform was over – it comes back with a vengeance. Responsible gambling advocate Paul Bendat is behind a new pokie reform campaign that supports the introduction of $1 betting limits. Although the federal government has passed pokie reform legislation, Bendat hopes to take things one step…

$200 Million Spent on Poker Machines in Tasmania

The debate over poker machine reforms seems to have fallen by the wayside, but we anticipate that it will be reignited soon. With reports that Tasmanians have spent over $200 million on the games in just a year, The Greens have yet again become adamant about imposing $1 betting limits on pokies. A entry on…

Greens Want $1 Limits for Pokies

Even though the Gillard government has decided to launch a poker machine reform trial of voluntary pre-commitment technology, local politicians still want to make changes to poky reform. The voluntary pre-commitment trial is set to begin in 2014, but The Greens are still pushing to impose $1 betting limits on all poker machines. While the…

Tag Archive: $1 betting limits

Man Spends Own Money On Problem Gambling Campaign

Problem gambling is becoming a significant issue among Australians. While the government has taken steps to curb problem gambling rates across the country, some individuals feel that more can be done. Paul Bendat is one such person, and he has spent $70 000 of his own money on a campaign to promote pokie reform. As…

Xenophon Suggests $1 Betting Limit for Pokies

The federal government has decided to scrap poker machine reforms that were just passed earlier this year, so it is now back to the drawing board with regards to responsible gambling measures. Responsible gambling advocates across the country have slammed the Abbott government’s decision, and Senator Nick Xenophon wants to ensure that the new prime…

Greens Continue to Push for Pokie Reform

In Australia, problem gambling rates are soaring, and The Green Party is dedicated to reducing gambling harm across the country. The group fought hard to impose $1 betting limits, but the idea was squashed by the federal government. Now that an election is on the horizon, The Greens are planning to push for pokie reform…

Labour Refuses $1 Bet Limit on Pokies

Last week, The Greens presented Labour with a compelling case in support of imposing $1 betting limits on poker machines. The political party wanted to trial the technology in Tasmania, but the Labour government refused the proposal. “It is deeply disappointing that both the Labor government and the opposition have rejected a call to introduce…

Greens Fight for $1 Pokie Limit in Tasmania

The Greens continue their fight for $1 pokie limits, and wish to trial the technology. The political party has recently decided that Tasmania would be the ideal location in which to test the implementation of $1 betting limits for poker machines. When the idea of pokie reform was first introduced, The Greens fought to convince…

$1 Pokie Limits Encouraged at Public Forum

Although pokie reform legislation mandates that all electronic gaming machines must be equipped with pre-commitment technology, responsible gambling advocates are still searching for effective ways to limit players’ spending. This week, a public forum heard many arguments in favour of imposing $1 betting limits on all poker machines. The Limit Pokies Losses Forum was held…

Bendat Launches New Pokie Reform Campaign

Just when you thought the debate over poker machine reform was over – it comes back with a vengeance. Responsible gambling advocate Paul Bendat is behind a new pokie reform campaign that supports the introduction of $1 betting limits. Although the federal government has passed pokie reform legislation, Bendat hopes to take things one step…

$200 Million Spent on Poker Machines in Tasmania

The debate over poker machine reforms seems to have fallen by the wayside, but we anticipate that it will be reignited soon. With reports that Tasmanians have spent over $200 million on the games in just a year, The Greens have yet again become adamant about imposing $1 betting limits on pokies. A entry on…

Greens Want $1 Limits for Pokies

Even though the Gillard government has decided to launch a poker machine reform trial of voluntary pre-commitment technology, local politicians still want to make changes to poky reform. The voluntary pre-commitment trial is set to begin in 2014, but The Greens are still pushing to impose $1 betting limits on all poker machines. While the…