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Today's stories - what is it?

If you are interested in learning more about gambling harm from a public health perspective and want to get regular updates of stories from across the world, then make sure you have subscribed to our email newsletter “Today’s Stories”

Today’s Stories is one of a group of newsletters we mail out. Three days a week (excluding public holidays) we send a wrap up of media stories we have seen online in one email.

It’s perfect for those who want to have a read over a cuppa, and keep abreast of gambling harm, from a public health perspective.

For instance, these are the stories from one of our most recent editions:

AU: ACT government releases plan to halve betting limits on poker machines

All poker machines in the capital could be linked up to a new monitoring system by 2024 under plans released from the ACT government.

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See also: Clubs point the finger elsewhere in response to targeted pokies’ restrictions

US: Hopes for passing sports wagering bill fade in Missouri Senate

Hopes for legalized sports betting faded in the Missouri Senate this week due to a conflict over video lottery terminals.

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See also:

UK: 'We should be able to do more about where gambling establishments are going'

One councillor said the local authority should be able to have more say about where betting shops in the borough go.

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US: Sports betting is exploding. This ex-gambler has a $15,000 cautionary tale

"I hope anyone lured deep into this potentially damaging expansion of sports wagering wakes up much quicker than I did."

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DK: Denmark records sports betting decline as land-based casinos bounce back

Consumer spend at land-based casinos and gaming machines in Denmark has risen in Q1 2022, at the expense of sports wagering and online casino.

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