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Australian Criminals Banned from Racetracks

14 February 2005

AUSTRALIA – As reported by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation: "Police will soon have the power to ban alleged underworld figures from Victorian racetracks.

"…Gaming and Racing Minister John Pandazopoulos says a lot of cash is also drawn at racetracks.

"…'We've been concerned that these people should also be banned from racetracks and the rest of the casino complex, we believe the police are right to be concerned about some people and we don't think they simply should be at racetracks or the whole of the casino complex, so we'll be changing laws to amend them to give police power to ban such people off the floors,' he said…"

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