australia

Australia bans online poker and sports betting

The federal parliament of Australia passed today a law that bans online poker and in-play sports betting.

James Packer sold US$77 worth of Crown notes

James Packer sold Crown notes for US$77m

As part of the company’s capital reorganisation, James Packer has just sold one million Crown notes for US$78,50 each.

Gaming ads at risk in Australia

The national government could set a gaming publicity ban during TV and radio broadcasting of sports events in every state.

Tabcorp publishes plans after fee

The Australian gaming company, Tabcorp, will maintain its dividend targets after the Federal Court agreement on penalty due to financial irregularities.

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Casino Canberra reported losses

The Australian casino experienced a millionaire loss last year.

Authorities to evaluate Tabcorp’s merger

Tabcorp has filed an application with the Australian Competition Tribunal.

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ASF unveils new casino details

The construction of the proposed integrated resort could begin after the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on April.

Tabcorp-Tatts merger raises ACCC’s concern

The Australian Competition And Consumer Commission (ACCC) will likely investigate the major merger between the two companies before its authorised.

MP wants to allow local gambling in Samoa

HRPP’s Famuina Wayne Fong appealed to the government to allow local gambling  in casinos as Samoa only authorises foreigners to play.

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NSW rejects Crown’s request to offer pokies

A Premier rejected the operator’s request to include poker machines in it’s gambling offer.