Abbott sides with Xenophon against online gambling
TONY JONES, PRESENTER: Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has launched a pre-emptive strike against the Government by pledging to defeat a recommendation to liberalise online gambling.
article Online betting eats into state take
(Australia) -- ONLINE betting and interstate gambling operators are reducing the NSW government's tax take, as the competition for punters puts a tight squeeze on...
article Tatts Group up the ante with online gambling
(Australia) -- ROBBIE Cooke admits he had no experience in the online world or travel business when he took the helm of Wotif.com back in 2006.
article SA to ban live sports betting ads on TV
(Australia) -- Premier Jay Weatherill said live odds betting on television and its prominent inclusion during sports coverage was a blight on the sporting landscape.
article Is Gambling Ruining Sport? You Bet!
(Australia) -- I recently read an article where a group of youngsters were asked what they thought about their NRL team’s chances of winning this year....
article Two brothers gamble on social media
(Australia) -- While companies such as Jumbo Interactive Limited (ASX: JIN) have taken the online gaming industry to the next level, Melbourne brothers Toby and Josh...
article Bwin under investigation in Australia
(Australia) -- A spokesperson for the Australian Communications and Media Authority confirmed to Bookmakers Review that in February 2013, the Authority investigated Bwin...
article Apple's poker app may be illegal here
(Australia) -- Apple Australia may be breaching federal online gambling laws by offering an app such as PokerStars, which allows Australians to bet on casino-style games...
article No one wins when children play with gambling apps
(Australia) -- CASINO-style social media gambling apps are grooming children under 13 with inflated odds that experts fear is nurturing the next generation of problem...
article OP/ED: Pagcor keen on staying on top of game
(Philippines) -- We offer this clarification about our regulatory responsibilities, in response to the Inquirer’s March 19 editorial titled “Regulate...
article Australia considers state-regulated online poker
(Australia) -- A study by the Australian government released last week has recommended regulating online gambling as part of a consumer protection initiative. The Review...
article Practice Does Not Make Perfect In Internet Gambling
(Australia) -- Practice Does Not Make Perfect In Internet Gambling New research from Australia shows an increase in risk-taking by young people lured into Internet...
article Better bets on table for
(Australia) -- Online gamblers are to be better protected under a new national harm minimisation and consumer protection standard. Minister for Broadband, Communications...
article Final report on interactive gambling released
(Australia) -- The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (Department) released its Final Report on the Review of the Interactive Gambling Act...
article Knives out from all sides over online gambling laws
(Australia) -- The long-awaited review of the online gambling laws has been rejected by bookmakers and gambling critics with the federal government accused of ''...
article Online Gambling Set For Pre-Commitment As Australia Moves To Block In-Play
(Australia) -- Australia will introduce pre-commitment measures for online gambling, block in-play betting and delay online tournament poker liberalisation as part of a...
article OP/ED: Cards stacked against net betting
(Australia) -- Opening up the Australian online gambling market to more legal betting avenues will not occur until Australia has uniform harm minimisation and consumer...
article Australia Expecting Changes In Online Gambling Rules
(Australia) -- Around the planet in various jurisdictions the laws regarding online gambling can change within months and this keeps operators feet to the fire in...
article NRL's $50m-plus gambling deal
(Australia) -- Leviathan bookmaker Tom Waterhouse has taken over from TAB Sportsbet as the NRL's gambling partner in a multi-million-dollar deal.
article Betfair teams up with Crown Casino's Aussie Millions
(UK) -- Online casino and gaming operator Betfair have inked a deal with Crown Limited to sponsor the 2013 Aussie Millions Poker Championship.
article Australian Online Gambling On The Rise
(Australia) -- Australian Online Gambling On The Rise Australian’s enjoy a flutter but their gambling spend seems to be diminishing over recent years and in 2012...
article Online gaming and online gambling continues to rise in Australia, Asia Pacific region
(Australia) -- The Media Man agency continues to probe the online gaming and gambling sector in Australia and the surrounding Asia Pacific region...
article Is online gambling a pitfall for Christmas?
(Australia) -- THE rising popularity of online gambling will see more people take to their smart phones and computers in an attempt to win big this Christmas.
article Traditional gambling falls, but online continues to rise
(Australia) -- A NEW study has shown Australia's love affair with the punt continues - but there are signs the relationship is not as strong as it once was.
article Online gambling: it's mostly young men getting in too deep
(Australia) -- TYPICALLY, they will be a male aged between 18 and 24. They are usually technology savvy and started playing online poker games to kill time, maybe...
article Churches up the ante on online gambling
(Australia) -- GREATER regulation is needed to protect young people from online gambling addiction, religious leaders say. Adelaide Anglican Archbishop Jeffrey Driver...
article Australia's Victoria Experiencing Online Gambling Crisis
(Australia) -- According to an article published recently in the Australian news source The Herald Sun, the state of Victoria in Aus is in a crisis situation when it...
article Victorians lose $15 million a day having a bet
(Australia) -- VICTORIANS are gambling away $15 million a day - or $625,000 every hour - and suffering record losses. More than $5.4 billion was lost last financial year...
article Sportalists Club To Trade in Australian Online Sports Betting
(Australia) -- Australian sports betting has become a business that is exceeding all expectations and the latest trend is creating major profits for many different...
article Australian Gambling Industry Concerned Internet Betting Taking Over
(Australia) -- Australia has been embroiled in controversy regarding the legalization of online gambling in the vast nation. The offline terrestrial casinos, pubs and...
article Victims angry gambling scam still operating
(Australia) -- Victims of an internet scam based on the Gold Coast say Queensland Police are not doing enough to shut it down. New South Wales Police say the so-called...
article Online gambling threatens Australian pubs, casinos
(Australia) -- In Australia, pubs, clubs and casinos - the bricks and mortar of the gambling industry - are facing a challenge from the massive growth in internet...
press release Reputation of Online Poker Machines at Risk, Report Online Casino Australia
(Australia) -- Last week news sites such as the Herald Sun reported the problem of gambling addiction in Australia. The addiction to the types of poker and pokie...
article Cyber betting warning as more Australians visit punting sites
(Australia) -- RAMPANT growth in online gambling has raised serious concerns among experts that the nation is developing a dangerous problem.
article Kids know footy team odds better than the names of star players
(Australia) -- EXPERTS are warning a closer watch is needed on online gambling after a steep rise in betting, fuelled by domestic sports and lottery websites.
article Millions more punt online
(Australia) -- AUSTRALIAN sport fans are gambling online in record numbers, exclusive research has found. In the past six months, almost five million more visits were...
article Clubs push for online casino games monopoly
(Australia) -- CLUBS should be the sole operator of online casino games if they are legalised, with the community-benefit model of pokies revenue flowing to local clubs...
article Illegal online poker is costing Australians $68m
(Australia) -- Nearly 130,000 Australians are playing illegal internet poker games, with United States operators raking in $68 million in one year, according to new...
article Poker sites are flush with Aussie players
(Australia) -- NEARLY 130,000 Australians are playing illegal internet poker games, with US operators raking in $68 million in one year, according to research.
article Government unveils online gambling report
(Australia) -- A Federal Government report has recommended the introduction of online gambling licenses to eligible providers, in a plan to legitimise the sector amid...
article Metro bets off the rails as bookie bows to pressure
(Australia) -- ONLINE betting company Sportsbet.com.au has stopped taking bets on whether Melbourne's trains will run on time following a request from Metro Trains...
article William Hill withdraws from Australian Betting market
(Australia) -- William Hill, the British bookmaker, has closed its online sports betting business in Australia, probably to protect its application for a Nevada Gaming...
article Greens back betting bans on local footy
(Australia) -- THE Greens are a leading a push to ban online betting on local football matches amid concerns it could lead to corruption. The Age reported on Friday that...
article William Hill shuts down Australian betting website
(Australia) -- British bookmaker William Hill PLC has shut down its online sports wagering business in Australia, likely to protect its pending application for a Nevada...
article How to Get a Valid Free Sports Bet Online
(California) -- They offer each-way gambling on tennis, golf and football. They pay distinctive attention on greyhound pounding and horse racing. Additionally they focus...
article Why Australia needs an online poker trial
(Australia) -- The debate over gambling, it seems, bears a close resemblance to that over drugs in its polarised nature and resistance to evidence and logic.
article Children left open to online gambling by review
(Australia) -- A LOOPHOLE that allows children access to gambling-style games on their phones and on social media websites has failed to be closed by the review of...
article Tabcorp to Bet on Online Poker
(Australia) -- Australian gambling companies like Tabcorp are betting on the government allowing poker online. If laws change, Tabcorp will leap at the chance to trial...
article Abbott rolls dice with stand on online gaming
(Australia) -- THE Prime Minister has challenged the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, to back poker machine reforms after his vow to oppose any expansion of online...
article Abbott sides with Xenophon against online gambling
(Australia) -- TONY JONES, PRESENTER: Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has launched a pre-emptive strike against the Government by pledging to defeat a recommendation to...
article Online gambling a risk to many
(Australia) -- Australians have a love of gambling – from a punt on their favourite footy team to backing the winner of the Melbourne Cup. There are those of us...
article Abbott comes out against online gambling
(Australia) -- The federal coalition has declared it will oppose any moves to open up online gambling. Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says he's not against gambling...
article Tony Abbott vows to block online gambling in Australia
(Australia) -- TONY Abbott has vowed to resist any government move to allow online gambling, branding it a "dark cave" that would place addicts beyond help.
article Australian Panel Backs Online Tournament Poker, In-Play Betting, But With Restrictions [sub req'd]
(Australia) -- An Australian government draft report has gone ahead with recommendations allowing in-play sports betting and testing online tournament poker to help cut...
article Expert backs Government's interim gambling report
(Australia) -- An interim review of Australia's decade-old online gambling laws has recommended legalising some forms of online poker.
article Online bets to come with measures to limit harm
(Australia) -- LEGAL online poker tournaments and in-play sports internet betting are a step closer, but micro-betting where punters can bet on events such as individual...
article Plan to expand online betting
(Australia) -- AUSTRALIANS could get access to legal online poker tournaments and a wider choice of online sports betting options under proposals to liberalise the...
article Report recommends liberalising Australian online betting
(Australia) -- Online poker tournaments and live sports betting online could be legalised across Australia under new proposals before the federal government to...
article Clever money backing legal online gambling
(Australia) -- GAMBLERS could be free to punt online during live sporting matches and play online poker for cash under controversial moves being considered to legalise...
article Rise in online gambling puts punters at risk
(Australia) -- The convenience and comfort of betting from home is driving a surge in internet gambling, according to a large survey of punters that found half of those...
article Online gaming and Entertainment company 2UP buys online pokies site
(Australia) -- Listed online gaming and entertainment company 2UP Gaming PLC (2GM:F) has purchased online affiliate pokies website WebNetPokies.
article Aussies Turn to More Online Gambling, Sports Betting
(Australia) -- As the 2012 NRL and AFL seasons get ready to kick-off, business information analysts at IBISWorld reveal how much Australians are spending on sports...
article Regulate live betting: Tabcorp
(Australia) -- LIVE betting on sports is here to stay and the federal government needs to do more to regulate it, says gambling firm Tabcorp.
article Australia: Should Australia legalise interactive gambling services, asks new review
(Australia) -- Australia's interactive gambling laws are under review, with the release of the discussion paper Review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (...
article Big Boom for Online Gaming in Australia
(Australia) -- The massive global growth of online gaming in recent years has truly reached the four corners of the globe. A recent academic study found that there has...
article Internet Gambling – On The Rise in Australia Says University of Sydney
(Australia) -- Internet gambling is on the rise in Australia according to new research from the University of Sydney and Southern Cross University, with factors such as...
article Internet Gambling Down Under Takes Off Like a Space Rocket
(Australia) -- Australians just can’t say ‘no’ to online gambling as smartphone technology grows in sophistication. The fact that gambling among...
article COMMENTARY: Wilkie's online gambling problem
(Australia) -- Andrew Wilkie and Nick Xenophon needn’t worry: the pokie barns will soon be deserted because the customers will be at home gambling on their...
article Easy access triggers explosion in online gambling - study
(Australia) -- POKER machines may be in the spotlight but academics warn online gambling could become a significant public health problem if action is not taken to...
article Online gaming the fastest growing form of gambling in Australia
(Australia) -- TONY EASTLEY: While Australian politicians are debating how to minimise the harm done by poker machines, researchers are warning that sports betting and...
article Inquiry rejects online gambling Nill
(Australia) -- A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry into online gambling has rejected proposed legislation by Senator Nick Xenophon aimed at stopping Australians using offshore...
article Australian Committee Backs Ban On Online 'In-Play' Bets, Targets Live Odds
(Australia) -- Australia should continue a ban on online "in-play" betting as well as ban outright the broadcasting of live odds and gaming company sponsorship...
article Visa and Banks against new Australian online gambling laws
(Australia) -- There is trouble brewing between the government and banks in Australia as Visa and several large high street banks launch a campaign against proposed...
article Australia: DBCDE reviews the IGA: Will the Federal Government Change the Law on Online Gaming?
(Australia) -- On Thursday 25 August, the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) released a discussion paper to its announced review of...
article Aussie Banks Against Proposed Online Gambling Restrictions
(Australia) -- Visa and several Australian banks have launched a preemptive campaign in an attempt to stop the Australian government from passing legislation that would...
article Australian Government Reviews IGA
(Australia) -- The Internet Gambling Act of 2001 is finally being reviewed by the Australian Federal Government, and certainly not before time. While they are reviewing...
article Online Gambling – Aussie Betting Operators Ask Government to Lift Laws
(Australia) -- While most online gambling is not allowed to the Australian public, this does not stop them playing at offshore sites. However, the Government is taking a...
article Australia Fleshes Out 'Overdue' Review Into Online Gambling Law
(Australia) -- The Australian government has released a new discussion paper for a departmental review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (IGA), calling for...
article The boom of online betting
(Australia) -- Reporter: Matt Peacock, Each year, offshore gambling websites break the law by taking in vast sums of money from Australian betters. 7.30's Matt...
article WA wants tighter net gambling rules
(Australia) -- The State Government has flagged banning West Australians from internet gambling if it is unhappy with Canberra's attempts to strengthen oversight of...
article Australian Government To Review Online Gaming Law
(Australia) -- Australia's government has announced a wide-ranging review into online gaming legislation, joining two parliamentary enquiries and an inter-government...
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