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Claims that the Department of Internal Affairs' new gambling regulations are unworkable.
Among the changes, staff have to note down descriptions of people who withdraw cash and keep a record of descriptions of everyone in a gaming room every 20 minutes.
Independent chair of the Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand Peter Dengate Thrush told Mike Hosking that it's unrealistic.
He says recording 20 people at an average venue, three times per hour, equates to millions of hours of wasted time across New Zealand venues every year.
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