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Australian Politician Criticizes Dependence on Gaming Taxes

14 January 2004

AUSTRALIA – As reported by the (Australia) "Opposition Leader Mark Latham has promised to tackle problem gambling and has criticised his state colleagues for being too reliant on gaming tax revenue.

"Mr Latham yesterday said he despaired about problem gambling, suggesting a Labor government would introduce strict laws forcing gaming venues to close for part of the day.

"…Mr Latham also advocated a range of other 'remedies', including the use of loss-limiting smart cards and mandatory cooling-off periods…"

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