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Gambling issues

Attached are documents released under Freedom of Information that relate to casinos and other gambling venues. In particular, the request asked for details on:

  • concerns raised about crime gangs and other ‘cleaning’ money through casinos and other gambling venues;
  • the above matter in pertaining to Queensland casinos and gambling venues;
  • work being done to limit the amount of money pensioners can spend at casinos, poker machines etc;
  • online gambling and the problems associated with monitor and policing the issues;
  • how gambling monies are collected from venues;
  • the total amount of money collected in the past five years, broken down for each financial year, the amount of revenue collected from gambling;
  • of that money collected, how much is dedicated to promoting gambling awareness;
  • the time period relates to April 2010 – November 2010.