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Gambling in Australia

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 24

Paul Wilson and Susan Pinto
ISBN 0 642 15456 2 ISSN 0817-8542
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, July 1990


The authors examine popular forms of gambling and their legal status in each jurisdiction. They also describe legislation and policies relating to gambling; highlight problems associated with legal and illegal gambling; and discuss policy implications and areas for future research.