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Unless he were misreported, the researcher you spoke with
suggested that pokie limits [pre-commitment options] were likened to 'limiting
alcohol to 4 glasses'. That is not a good analogy.
Libby Mitchell • Slot machines: boon in Ohio, bane in Hungary • 4 years ago
Norway limits the amount a gambler can lose. This is not mandatory pre-commitment. Gamblers can voluntarily set lower limits.
This is not the evidence based recommendation of the Australian Productivity Commission which called for $1 maximum bets so that losses would be restricted to $120 per hour, a $20 limit on the cash that could be loaded onto a machine and, coupled with a default setting, a requirement that gamblers set their own loss limits.
Paul Bendat • Can you limit problem gambling? Norway thinks so • 4 years and 4 months ago
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