Stance on poker machines - $1 bets

Poker machines cause a great deal of social harm to vulnerable Tasmanians with over $15 million being lost on poker machines each month in Tasmania. Problem and moderate-risk gamblers account for around 40% of poker machine loses.

Do you support legislating for $1 bets? 

Affiliation Candidate Answer
Independent Doug Chipman Inclined to - need to talk with all stake holders
Independent  Richard James No I don’t
Independent  Hans Willink Yes
Liberal Party  James Walker No – but I do recognise your concerns in relation to the influence of gambling.