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Written submissions will be accepted until 11.59pm 3 June 2022
The ACT Government has released a Discussion Paper on how it proposes to lower the bet limit on poker machines or electronic gaming machines (EGM) from $10 to $5 and to introduce a $100 credit (or load-up) limit for EGMs.
Community and key stakeholder views are being sought on the government’s proposals outlined in the Discussion Paper including the staged introduction of a Central Monitoring System for electronic gaming machines.
The aim is to reduce the amount of money a person can spend during a session of playing the pokies.
The ACT Government is committed to reducing harm from electronic gambling machines while supporting the sustainability of community clubs and the valuable contribution clubs make to the ACT community.
We're asking Canberrans to have their say on the Discussion Paper - Lowering bet and credit limits for electronic gaming machines.
Consultation opened on Friday 29 April 2022. Submissions will be accepted until 11.59pm Friday 3 June 2022.
You can provide feedback on the Discussion Paper through the two options outlined below.
Your submissions and the survey results will help inform the development of new legislation to bring in lower bet and credit limits through a Central Monitoring System and the purchase of a system that will meet the needs of our clubs and the government.
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