Interview with DR Charles Livingstone, Monash Uni

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Period7 Nov 2017

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  • TitleInterview with DR Charles Livingstone, Monash Uni
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC Radio Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Newcastle, Gold Coast
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size5 mins 24 secs
    DescriptionPre-recorded Interview with Dr Charles Livingstone, Gambling Researcher, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. Australians are expected to wager $150 million on Melbourne Cup today but experts say Australians are losing billions of dollars per year for a whole range of sports. Livingstone says the Melbourne Cup celebrations hide a disturbing problem. He says it has always been a festival of excess. He notes that it legitimates Australians' love for a punt. He adds that Melbourne Cup is a tremendous promotional opportunity for the gambling industry. He remarks betting apps changed the gambling landscape significantly.
    Producer/AuthorGlen Bartholomew
    PersonsCharles Livingstone