Gambling Limits on Slots after Victorian Players Lose $2.7B

victoria-yourplay-75x60All slot machines in the state of Victoria will be required to offer players the option to set their own pre-determined gambling limit by the end of 2015. According to the new information from the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation, players in Victoria spent over $2.57b on slots which is a 2.7 percent year-on-year increase. The parts of the state where losses are the highest are those that are the most disadvantaged such as the Dandenong region that has an 11.2% unemployment rate. It lost $19.7m. According to the YourPlay scheme, players can sign up for a swipe card, set their own limits and track how much time and money they have spent.

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