Asks for a cashless recreation card to fight gambling issues – 2 GB


Associate Professor Sally Gainsbury, director of the Clinic for Treatment and Research of Gambling at the University of Sydney, joins Michael in calling for a cashless gaming card to combat money laundering and problem gambling.

80 percent of a person's benefits are quarantined on a card that cannot be used to purchase alcohol or gaming products under the Cashless Debit Card program. In doing so, researchers found short-term evidence that the CDC helped reduce gambling, which had positive effects on families and society.

The latest figures from Liquor & Gaming NSW showed that clubs and pubs benefited from pokies for the last six months of 2020 during the pandemic and were over $ 4.3 billion.

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