'No pokies' Xenophon goes for 'some pokies', but does his policy go far enough?

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SA-Best, led by high-profile former senator Nick Xenophon, has announced its gambling policy ahead of next month’s South Australian election. Xenophon has backed away from the “no pokies” policy that characterised his earlier approach to gambling reform. However, the evidence behind his party’s proposed suite of measures is reasonably strong.

Period20 Feb 2018

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  • Title'No pokies' Xenophon goes for 'some pokies', but does his policy go far enough?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size900 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date20/02/18
    DescriptionSA-Best, led by high-profile former senator Nick Xenophon, has announced its gambling policy ahead of next month’s South Australian election. Xenophon has backed away from the “no pokies” policy that characterised his earlier approach to gambling reform. However, the evidence behind his party’s proposed suite of measures is reasonably strong.
    Producer/AuthorCharles Livingstone
    URLhttps://theconversation.com/no-pokies-xenophon-goes-for-some-pokies-but-does-his-gambling-policy-go-far-enough-92038
    PersonsCharles Livingstone

Keywords

  • Gambling
  • Poker machines