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News Archive for CY2018

News Archive for CY2017
March 4, 2017 Lottoland Statement in Response to Department for Culture, Media and Sport
February 4, 2017 Outrage Expressed at Proposal to Rename Major NRL Team's Home-Ground 'Lottoland'
February 2, 2017 Australian Football Club ‘Collingwood’ to Launch Online Lottery
January 19, 2017 Is Lottoland on the Way to Revolutionising the Australian Gambling Industry?

News Archive for CY2016
November 10, 2016 Government to Introduce New Laws Banning Online In-Play Betting and Shutting Out Illegal Foreign Bookmakers
November 5, 2016 Government Shuts Down Gaming Authority Amid Corruption Fears
September 15, 2016 SmartTrans Holdings Look to Build on China Lottery Success to Date
August 27, 2016 ASC Would Face Insurmountable Obstacle in Trying to Launch an Australian Sports Lottery
August 23, 2016 Review of the Lotteries and Art Unions Act
August 22, 2016 30 Per Cent Growth in Sports Betting Helps to Drive Annual Gambling Losses to $23 Billion Last Year
August 22, 2016 Strong Support within the ASC for the Establishment of a National Lottery to Finance Olympic Athletes
August 7, 2016 State’s Pioneering Move to Tax Online Betting Companies on Revenue They Earn Inside Its Borders Has Prompted a Backlash from the $10bn a Year Industry
August 6, 2016 State Government Blocks Online Gambling in eSports
July 6, 2016 The Rise and Rise of the NXT Political Party Will Almost Certainly Apply Pressure on Australia’s Gambling Sector
June 28, 2016 Western Australian Government Mulls Using KENO and Virtual Horse Racing Game as Carrot to Sell State’s TAB Betting Agency
June 27, 2016 Invitation to Comment on the Public Lotteries Regulation
June 23, 2016 State Government to Introduce a "Place of Consumption" Tax of 15 Per Cent for Betting Companies
June 11, 2016 Territory Government Reluctantly Bans in-Play Gambling
June 9, 2016 Online Gaming Float Sinks
June 6, 2016 Aussies Ready to Roll with Kenow!
May 31, 2016 NT Parliament Introduces Legislation to Pave the Way for “Betting Exchanges” to Set Up Shop in the Territory
April 24, 2016 License Amendment Provides Lottery Players with a Better Chance of Winning a Prize
April 19, 2016 Government Seeks Submissions on Proposed Changes to the Racing Act
April 16, 2016 Changes to NZ Betting Laws Under Consideration
April 9, 2016 New Weather Lottery Launched
April 7, 2016 Government Announce Next Steps for Gambling Review
March 18, 2016 Move by Federal Government to Close Loophole in In-Play Sports Betting is Meeting Fierce Opposition from Online Gaming Bookmakers
March 17, 2016 Incumbent Prepares for Fight to Retain Lottery Licence
February 24, 2016 NZ Gambling Expenditure Up in FY 2014/15
February 25, 2016 Gibraltar-Based Lotteries Operator is Reported to be Weighing a Bid for Jumbo Interactive
February 23, 2016 Australia-Listed Firm Terminates Agreement to Acquire Lottery License for Operation in Mongolia
January 15, 2016 Lottery Syndicate Rejects Settlement Offer and Sues $16 Million Powerball Winner
January 15, 2016 State Governments and Regulators Worried About the Impact of New Entrant on Their Lottery Revenue
January 13, 2016 NT Government Award Online Lottery Betting Licence to Gibraltar-based Company
January 6, 2016 Illegal Offshore Wagering Review – Public Submissions
January 5, 2016 Proposed New Legislation Could See Government Recover Millions from Offshore Bookmakers

News Archive for CY2015
December 9, 2015 Government to Consider Launching a National Lottery to Raise Funds for Heritage Projects
December 7, 2015 INTRALOT Successfully Rolls Out the Awarded Pre-Commitment System in Australia
December 7, 2015 Australia’s Gamblers Hitting a New Record in 2015
December 2, 2015 Call for Government to Impose a Consumption Tax on Online Wagering Operators
December 1, 2015 Gambling Foundations is Advocating a Total Ban on All Gambling Ads Before 9PM
December 1, 2015 Australian First Pre-Commitment Rolled Out State-wide
December 1, 2015 Club's Express Concern at Proposed Introduction of Poker Machines Into Canberra Casino
December 1, 2015 Major Australian Sports Push For End To Ban On 'In-Play' Betting
November 28, 2015 Australian Sports Commission Want the Federal Government to Establish a National Sports Lottery
November 25, 2015 Gambling Apps Boosting Gaming Operators Digital Revenue
November 24, 2015 Government is Loking to Curb Online Betting and Recoup Money Spent Offshore
November 24, 2015 Monopoly Gambling Deal Set to be Placed Under the Microscope Again
November 24, 2015 Independent Senator to Introduce a Private Members Bill on Sweeping Online Gambling Reform
November 24, 2015 Concern In-Play Betting Will Move Punters Away from Racing
November 19, 2015 Gambling Advertising Spend Jumps 326 Per Cent in Four Years
November 18, 2015 VLT Gaming Profits Have Fallen for the First Time in Six Years
November 18, 2015 Australian Federal Review Into Online Gambling
November 16, 2015 Government Statement on Racing Tax Harmonisation
November 12, 2015 Bookmaker Fined for Offering Inducements
November 11, 2015 Wagering Tax Parity Legislation Introduced Into NSW Parliament
November 10, 2015 VCGLR 2014-15 Annual Report - Victoria Government Reaps $1.6bn From Gambling
November 2, 2015 Lack of Jackpots Slows Lottery Playing
October 22, 2015 Law Firm Claims Poker Machine Operators Are Engaging in Deceptive and Misleading Conduct
October 21, 2015 “Pokie Nation” Documentary Not Credible
October 21, 2015 Gambling Authority Proposes to Ban Unsolicited Credit from Online Betting Agencies
October 16, 2015 Passage of Bill Brings Greater Clarity to Gambling Law
October 8, 2015 Sports Betting Surges while Overall Gambling Figures Decline
October 8, 2015 Gambling Revenue on the Decline
October 1, 2015 Lotteries (Approvals) Amendment Bill 2015 Aims to Reduce Red Tape for Charities
October 1, 2015 Calls for Gambling Monopoly Deal to be Put-Out to Tender
September 30, 2015 Lotteries Licence Process Gets Underway
September 28, 2015 Gambling Advertising Banned on Buses
September 25, 2015 Senator Raises Issue with Available Cash Stickers in Gaming Venues
September 23, 2015 Casino Gaming Revenue Jumps Despite Slight Decline in Attendance
September 23, 2015 Tatts Lotteries List Australia’s Luckiest Postcodes
Sept 23, 2015 Gamblers to Have Access to Face to Face EFTPOS Transactions in Gaming Rooms
Sept 23, 2015 New Customer Loyalty Card Introduced for Poker Machines
September 16, 2015 Pacific Lotteries Pty Ltd Contributes to Sports Development
September 15, 2015 Independent Claims Federal Group are Using Blackmail Tactics
September 15, 2015 $330 Million Plan for a New Gambling and Entertainment Precinct
September 11, 2015 Licensed Wagering Operator Convicted for Illegal Gambling Advertising
September 11, 2015 Betting Operators Criticised for Pushing a Brand to the Desired Demographic
September 7, 2015 Green Party Back Proposal to Restrict the Sale of Lottery Products
September 7, 2015 Minister Open to Updating Betting Laws
September 7, 2015 Offshore Gambling Under Review


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