By Charlotte Karp For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 13:01 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 13:01 BST, 2 May 2021
Millions of gamblers will only be allowed to withdraw a maximum of $200 per day at pokie venues, down from $1,000 per day, following a spike in suicides.
Tough new withdrawal limits of $250 per day were introduced in December in South Australia to stop poker machine punters from chasing their losses.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
But many venues had sought out exemptions from those rules, none of which are being renewed.
Before the change, gamblers could make five withdrawals per day of up to $200 using an Etfpos machine at pokie machine venues.
The South Australian Coroners Court estimates that one in ten suicides are linked to gambling addiction.
Tough new withdrawal limits of $250 per day were introduced in South Australia to stop poker machine