Tasmania's proposed pokies model a "free gift" to hoteliers

By Nick O'Malley
Updated February 22 2018 - 7:15am, first published 12:30am
Confusion reigns over Liberals’ direct-licencing model

The Premier, Will Hodgman, appeared to confuse crucial details about a key element of his government’s pokies policy, a plan to break up the monopoly over the machines currently enjoyed by the Federal Group, and grant the rights to the machines to the owners of the pubs and clubs they are currently installed in.



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