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.
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