Australia’s Betting Ad Ban Exemptions Get Full Support from Major Sports Leagues

As the major media groups in Australia try to persuade the government to enforce exemptions for the siren-to-siren ban on all sports betting advertising in the country, several major sporting leagues too came out in full support of the proposition recently. As reported by a local media house, the Coalition for Major Professional and Participation Sports More...

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By Claire On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

William Hill To Sell Off Australian Business?

Following on from William Hill the UK based bookmaker announcing their annual results the company also took the time to mention that currently the bookmaker is considering its options towards its Australian business. William More...

By Staff On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Tabcorp Tatts Looking To Expand Overseas

With the deal for Tabcorp and Tatts to merge in Australia in a $11 billion tie-up the newly formed gambling giant now is looking to expand beyond its shores and is looking at lottery and gambling opportunities overseas. More...

By Debbie On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Latest Study Investigates the Effects of Gambling Ads Focused on Females

Researchers are suggesting that the new trend of gambling advertising featuring women, as seen on Australian television shows such as The Bachelorette, might bring about a change in the attitude of females towards More...

By Claire On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Paddy Power Betfair joins talks for CrownBet

It appears Paddy Power Betfair are stealing into the discussions between William Hill and CorwnBet the Australian online gambling business. Last week a statement from both William Hill and CrownBet which is 60% More...

By Debbie On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Crown Resorts considers selling its sportsbetting business

Crown Resort the Australian casino operator which also has a 62% stake in online sports betting company CrownBet has stated that they are reviewing the situation of its stake in the business in relation to its investment. Following More...

By Staff On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Tabcorp & Tatts finally approved for merger

After more than a year since the merger was announced Tabcorp and Tatts have finally passed the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) review with the Tribunal approving the deal. The $6.5 billion tie up of two giants More...

By Staff On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

“Modest Growth” for New Zealand’s SkyCity Entertainment Group

New Zealand’s casino industry is aging, but it’s certainly not failing operators in terms of revenue. SkyCity Entertainment Group’s Adelaide Casino’s revenue in the first four months of the More...

By Staff On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Acceptance of Gambling Industry Hospitality Triggers Political Criticism

As Melbourne Cup is engulfing Australia, politicians face criticism for accepting invitations to gambling tents at the event. Tim Costello, Chief Advocate of World Vision Australia, is also considering a legislation More...

By Debbie On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Australian gambling firms bracing for huge changes

“There are tough times ahead with the introduction of new point of consumption taxes and advertising rules,” says Cormac Barry, chief executive of Sportsbet, which is Australia’s largest betting company. “This More...