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UBet convicted of promoting drinking while gambling in NSW

Jun 29, 2016 6:48 AM
By: luke massey

Source: SBC News

Tasmanian based UBet has pleaded guilty to two advertising breaches, and become the first company in New South Wales (NSW) to be convicted of promoting drinking while gambling. Following an...

Sky Vegas 'roulette rock star' TV ad banned for glamourising gambling

Jun 29, 2016 4:56 AM
By: guardian web

Source: Equities.com

A TV campaign for a Sky-branded casino has been banned for using a “roulette rock star” character that glamourises gambling. The TV ad for Sky Vegas, part of a group of companies including Sky Bet and Sky Poker in which Rupert Murdoch’s pay-TV group...

UBet Busted For Illegal Ad Promoting Drinking And Gambling

Jun 29, 2016 2:45 AM

Source: B&T Online

It’s the first prosecution of its type in NSW, with sports betting company, UBet, convicted for illegal advertising that promotes getting on the piss while gambling, as well as offering some cheeky...

"No casino at our waterfront," group urges

Jun 28, 2016 4:40 PM

Source: Bay Today

As possible plans for a casino in North Bay continue to climb, citizens are taking action and publicly voicing their concerns over the proposed development. The Planning Advisory Committee (PAC)...

Vietnam steps closer to relaxation in gambling policy

Jun 28, 2016 2:08 PM
By: tom lewis

Source: Gambling Insider

After seven years of discussion, a draft decree that would allow Vietnamese citizens to gamble in the country’s casinos has been submitted to the country’s government, according to the Vietnam...

'Vegas strip' fears concern residents in Fredericton neighbourhood

Jun 28, 2016 10:23 AM
By: philip drost, cbc news

Source: CBC

19 people spoke on the zoning change to allow drinking establishment on Aberdeen Street A proposed zoning change that would allow a video-lottery lounge in a downtown neighbourhood dominated Monday's...

Counter-Strike developers Valve face lawsuit over 'unconscionable, illegal' online skins gambling

Jun 28, 2016 10:20 AM

Source: ABC Radio Australia

The company behind the hugely popular video game Counter-Strike is sued in the US over its involvement in the controversial online gambling market known as skins betting. Valve, the developer of the...

Fredericton council hears 2 hours of debate about VLT lounge

Jun 28, 2016 6:27 AM
By: philip drost, cbc news

Source: CBC

19 people spoke on the zoning change to allow drinking establishment on Aberdeen Street A proposed zoning change that would allow a video-lottery lounge in a downtown neighbourhood dominated Monday's...

Expanding WA's gambling machines would be 'opening Pandora's Box'

Jun 27, 2016 5:47 PM
By: garrett mundy

Source: ABC Online

The possible expansion of gambling in Western Australia as part of the sale of the TAB would be a serious mistake, social welfare advocates say. The Barnett Government has been investigating the...