Wrest Point Casino is fined $17,500 for allowing a faulty slot machine to be played


Posted on the 23rd of July 2015

Wrest Point Casino is fined $17,500 for allowing a faulty slot machine to be played

Australia, Tasmania: The Tasman­ian Gaming Commission has fined the owners of Wrest Point Casino $17,500 for allowing a faulty slots (pokies) machine to be played on the casino floor. The Federal Group which operates the casino, said that the fault which was recently discovered was reported to the commission immediately. “Wrest Point has a strong track record over the last 40 years of compliance with Tasmania’s gambling regulations.” The Federal Group said. ” The company accepts the decision of the Tasmanian Gaming Commission in this matter.” The Federal Group did not respond when asked if any of the faulty slot machine’s users were affected. An Australian government spokesperson has said that the Federal Group have agreed to audit all of the 650 electronic gaming machines at Wrest Point casino “to ensure correct operating functionality”.

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