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Pokies reforms announced

July 17, 2023 8:03 am in by

Problem gamblers are being targeted in new reforms.

Sunraysia pokies users will need to carry ID under new gambling reforms.

Load limits will be capped at one-hundred dollars and spin speeds slowed, while pokies venues will also be shut for at least six-hours a day.

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Almost three-point-two million dollars were poured into pokies across Mildura during May, while in Swan Hill punters lost just under nine-hundred thousand dollars.

Community Clubs Victoria says hyper-regulation could send more people to online gambling.

Gamble responsibly.

If you are concerned about your gambling call Gamblers Help Victoria on 1800 858 858.  Free, confidential, 24/7.

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