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Shane Rattenbury wants to avoid bet limit 'barney' ahead of poker machine harm minimisation rules

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated April 29 2022 - 7:34am, first published April 28 2022 - 7:30pm
Gaming Minister Shane Rattenbury, whose government is pushing ahead with a reduced bet limit on ACT poker machines and a new load-up limit. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

A central monitoring system that would slow the rate gamblers could lose money on poker machines in the ACT would cost up to $18 million to install, but the government is confident revenue from the machines can partly cover the cost.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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