Australian Pokie Reforms ‘Likely To Be Delayed And/Or Moderated’, Say Analysts

Following the election of Liberal MP Peter Slipper as Speaker of the House of Representatives, analysts at Deutsche Bank claim that the Australian federal government’s increased majority in the Lower House represents “a slight positive for the gaming sector”.

The November appointment of Liberal National Party member Peter Slipper to the speaker’s chair has secured the Labor minority government an extra number on the floor of the Lower House, prompting the analyst team at Deutsche Bank to suggest that the government’s negotiations with independent MPs in the passage of gambling reforms are now likely to be influenced.

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