The Sydney Morning Herald News

  • Almost half of gambling losses in Canberra come from problem gamblers: ANU study

    While Canberrans are spending significantly less on gambling than they were five years ago, problem gambling remains entrenched and almost half of losses come from problem gamblers, a new study has found. Overall, gambling losses have dropped significantly in five years in Canberra, from $288 million in 2008–09 to...
  • Gambling is legal, but help those who are most at risk

    It comes as no surprise to learn almost half of all gambling losses in the Australian Capital Territory are incurred by a relatively small number of “problem gamblers”. This is very much in line with what happens elsewhere in Australia and overseas. The unsurprising statistic, that about $60 million...
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