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Overhaul of Australian gambling regime to begin this year

Sep 2, 2015 6:50 AM

Source: IGaming

The Australian federal government will begin to overhaul the country’s online gambling regulatory and tax regime before this Christmas, according to a report in the Australian newspaper. Social...

Crownbet spurns live bets as govt reviews online gambling

Sep 2, 2015 4:19 AM
By: perry williams

Source: Melbourne Age

Wagering company Crownbet has ruled out offering a controversial in-play betting system to gamblers until a federal government review into Australia's online gambling regime is complete, arguing it's...

Australia's gambling obsession, in one depressing chart

Sep 1, 2015 8:54 PM
By: john mcduling

Source: Melbourne Age

Australians love a punt. And since the first rule of gambling is that the house always wins, this is really another way of saying, Australians love losing money. Which might be part of the reason...

State audit slams Colorado's gambling addiction program

Sep 1, 2015 8:25 PM

Source: MyInforms

In Colorado, where gambling addiction ranks higher than the national average, more than 9,000 people called a national hotline in 2014 seeking help. … In Colorado, where gambling addiction...

Gambling revenue plunges 35.5 pct as new casinos fail to spark visits

Sep 1, 2015 5:59 PM

Source: Macau Daily Times

35.5 pct as new casinos fail to spark visits An employee directs passengers to board a shuttle bus for Galaxy Macau casino resort Macau’s casino malaise deepened in August, with gaming revenue...

Support for problem gamblers in Taranaki

Sep 1, 2015 1:06 PM
By: helen harvey

Source: Stuff.co.nz

CHARLOTTE CURD/FAIRFAX NZ Problem Gambling Foundation health promoter and counsellor Sandi Cummings, left, and Tui Ora health promoter Hinenui Wano-Bryant were in Centre City on Tuesday talking...

Record Pokie Losses Show Liberals Lagging on Humane Policy

Sep 1, 2015 6:12 AM
By: foreign affairs publisher

Source: Foreign Affairs.co.nz

MIL OSI – Source: Australian Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Gaming spokesperson July saw pokie losses in Tasmania jump to their highest level in...

Scott Morrison to spearhead new online gambling review

Sep 1, 2015 1:46 AM
By: perry williams

Source: Melbourne Age

Canberra has been forced into a fresh review of the Interactive Gambling Act because outdated laws have been rendered too ambiguous for new forms of controversial sports betting via smart phones and...

Casino plan 'not far'

Aug 31, 2015 9:44 PM

Source: Sudbury Star

A long-delayed plan that could lead to a casino in Sudbury is expected to move ahead in the new few months. The successful applicant for the eastern gaming bundle — the first to be privatized by...