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Latest news: Gambling reform

New voluntary betting exclusion register BetStop to launch soon

Problem gamblers will soon be able to sign up to BetStop, a national self-exclusion register, as part of new betting reform measures.

Yowani Country Club goes pokie free

Yowani Country Club in Lyneham has become a ‘pokie-free’ venue through the ACT Government’s Gaming Machine Authorisation Surrender Incentive.

Canberra gambling reformers want tighter regulations, fewer pokies

Pokies at clubs are in the Canberra Gambling Reform Alliance’s crosshairs; their new strategy to minimise gambling harm wants tighter regulations and fewer gaming machines by the end of the decade.