Australian Gambling Firms Spend 26% More On Advertising After Clampdown

Gambling advertising in Australia has risen 26% in the current year to July 2018 even thou the government has since implemented stricter controls on when adverts can be broadcast on television. Total spend on all types of advertising has grown to A$140 million for this year to date says Media firm AdNews, the biggest rise in advertising by gambling More...

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By Debbie On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Researchers in Australia Link Video Game Loot Boxes to Problem Gambling

According to a study commissioned by the federal government of Australia, the incorporation of loot boxes in casual gaming might lead to higher risks of problem gambling. Loot boxes may be described as virtual containers More...

By Staff On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Australian Poker Machines Generate a Whopping $8.32 Billion in Revenue Per Year

According to a research conducted by the Centre for International Economics (CIE), it has been reported that slot machines in Australia, locally referred to as “pokies,” generate a whopping $8.32 billion in More...

By Debbie On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Ladbrokes Splits Over National Self-Exclusion Scheme

Ladbrokes kick-started a new wave of controversy in the online gambling industry within Australia by unveiling its plans of splitting from its competitors over the new national self-exclusion scheme. The scheme More...

By Debbie On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The Star Join Forces With Ritz-Carlton For Luxury Hotel

The Star Entertainment Group has announced a new partnership with luxury hotel company Ritz-Carlton, the Australian casino operator is to develop a hotel and apartment complex close to their current casino, The More...

By Staff On Friday, July 27th, 2018

Crown Resorts’ Australian Tax Dispute to be Heard in Court Next Month

The seventh largest casino firm in the world, Crown Resorts Ltd., will be taking their A$362 million ($270 million) tax bill dispute to the Australian court next month. This decision was made after the tax office More...

By Claire On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

New Regulations to Curb Illegal Online Gambling in Australia

Racing Australia has introduced a new set of rules and regulations to combat the problem of illegal online gambling in the country’s horse racing industry. As per the new rules, the owners and trainers of Australian More...

By Claire On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Sportsbet Wins Temporary Fight To Stop “Sportingbet” Name Change

Sportsbet which is owned by Paddy Power Betfair has won a temporary injunction stopping competitor CrownBet which is majority owned by The Stars Group from rebranding to “sportingbet” in a recent court judgement. The More...

By Claire On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Call for Removal of Gambling Exemptions Allowed for Crown Casinos on Slot Machines

Crown Casino, an entertainment complex in Australia, is under serious crossfire for not imposing a minimum spin rate on their poker machines. Several advocates have questioned the Australian government for the special More...

By Staff On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

New South Wales Implements New Online Gambling Tax

Online gamblers in New South Wales will now have to face a 10% tax per bet in line with a new rule that will be announced as part of the budget next week. The tax will see the Berejiklian government earning around More...