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COVID-19 lockdowns saw gambling rates decrease

While gaming venues were closed and sports schedules disrupted during the height of pandemic restrictions, other forms of gambling did not see an increase a result, a new ANU study has found.

Knowing the signs of gambling harm

A 2019 study reported 44,000 Canberrans had experienced harm from their own or someone else’s gambling, while recent reports suggest gambling in different forms may have increased during COVID-19.

Poker machine reform motion binned

Poker machine reforms that would have seen a bet limit reduction and machine load limits for punters have been voted against in the ACT Legislative Assembly today.

Friyay for a lucky Canberran Keno winner

One lucky Canberran will renovate her home after winning $119,274 in Keno Mega Millions 8 on Friday night (26 June).

Greens call for immediate pokies reform

The ACT Greens want immediate measures decided on for pokies reform, calling for gaming machines in the ACT to have bet limits reduced to $5.

Punters save $1 billion during pokie shutdown

More than $1 billion has been saved in poker machine losses across pubs and clubs Australia-wide since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to the Alliance for Gambling Reform. In a statement on 22...