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Review of the ACT Government's harm minimisation measures

McMillen, J; Pitt, S


This report outlines research on the effects of three harm minimisation measures introduced between 1993 and 2002 in the ACT: • a $10 maximum bet on EGMs (electronic gaming machines, or ‘poker’ machines); • a mandatory three-hour shutdown of gaming machines each day; • restriction on cash payment of winnings. The Gambling and Racing Control (Code of Practice) Regulations require that winnings above $1,000 must be paid by non-cash means such as a cheque or electronic transfer. ¶ The report...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005-03
Type: Report (Commissioned)


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