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Australian advocacy group the Taxpayers' Alliance is campaigning against a move to ban online poker under the country's proposed Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill.

The Taxpayers' Alliance says that it believes the bill aimed at amending the 2001 Interactive Gambling Act is admirable overall and something that most people support. It argues, however, that the bill has the "unintended consequence" of acting as a ban on online poker, "destroying a hobby and pastime shared by thousands of Australians".

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