Title Removing pokies from Tasmania's clubs and pubs would help gamblers without hurting the economy Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet The Conversation Media type Web Duration/Length/Size 1,052 words Country Australia Date 17/01/18 Description Debate over poker machines is at the centre of the lead-up to this year’s Tasmanian state election. Labor’s promise to remove pokies from Tasmania’s pubs and clubs by 2023 if it wins government has been met with both praise and fierce criticism from lobby groups.
Amid claim and counter-claim, what are the facts on pokies in Tasmania? And what do we know about the impact of Labor’s policy of removing the machines from pubs and clubs?
Producer/Author Charles Livingstone URL https://theconversation.com/removing-pokies-from-tasmanias-clubs-and-pubs-would-help-gamblers-without-hurting-the-economy-90019 Persons Charles Livingstone