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Tatts Group Limited
Address: 615 St.Kilda Rd, Melbourne, VIC 3004
Postal Address: Locked Bag 888, St.Kilda Rd Central, VIC 8008
E-mail Address:
Phone: +61 3 8517 7777
Fax: +61(3) 9527-2412
Investor Relations
Investment Information Annual Report 2011
Annual Report 2010
Annual Report 2009
Key Executives
Chairman - Non-executive Mr Harry Boon
Managing Director and Chief Executive Mr Robbie Cooke
Non-executive Director Mr Robert Bentley
Non-executive Director Ms Lyndsey Cattermole AM
Non-executive Director Mr Brian Jamieson
Non-executive Director Mr Julien Playoust
Non-executive Director Mr Kevin Seymour AM

Background Information

Tatts Group History And Heritage
Key dates in the history of Tatts Group
2012 Tatts Group acquires Tote Tasmania
2010 Tatts Group acquires NSW Lotteries
2008 Tatts Group acquires CentreRacing
2007 Tattersall's Limited changes its name to Tatts Group Limited
2007 Tattersall's acquires Golden Casket Lottery Corporation
2007 Tattersall's acquires Talarius (gaming operations)
2006 Merger of equals between Tattersall's Ltd & UNiTAB Ltd under the Tattersall's Ltd brand2005 UNiTAB acquires Maxgaming business
2005 Tattersall's acquires 100% of Bytecraft
2005 Tattersall's George Adams foundation established
2005 Estate of the late George Adams is wound up and Tattersall's Ltd listed on the ASX
2002 TABQ changes its name to UNiTAB ¦2002 TABQ acquires SA TAB
2000 TABQ acquires NT TAB
1999 TABQ listed on the ASX
1992 Tatts Pokies launched
1972 first Tattslotto draw. Launched under the Gold Lotto brand in Queensland in 1981
1962 TAB opens for business in Queensland
1954 Tattersall's secured licenses & moved to Melbourne
1916 Entertainment Committee of the Queensland Patriotic Fund established the Golden Casket draw lottery
1904 George Adams dies & the Estate of the late George Adams is formed
1897 George Adams secures a legal license to operate Tattersall's Sweeps from Tasmania
1881 George Adams organised a Public Sweep on the Sydney Cup – Tattersall's Hotel, Sydney

News Archive for CY2018

News Archive for CY2017
June 5, 2017 ACCC Wants Broadcast Conditions Applied to Any Tabcorp Tatts Merger
June 5, 2017 Opponents to the Tabcorp and Tatts Merger List Conditions for the Tribunal to Consider
June 1, 2017 Competition Tribunal Enters the Final Phase of Hearings Into Tabcorp and Tatts Group Merger
June 1, 2017 Tatts Awarded New Public Lotteries Licence
May 9, 2017 Opinion Split as Competition Tribunal Considers Tabcorp-Tatts Merger
May 9, 2017 Sports Minister Supports the Idea of Sports Lottery
April 24, 2017 Tatts Takeover Battle Heats Up, as Pacific Consortium Amends Revised Offer
April 22, 2017 Perpetual Wants Tatts to Grant Pacific Consortium Due Diligence
April 22, 2017 Tatts Bidders Bet Against 21st Century Disruption
February 27, 2017 Set for Life Winner Left Breathless After “Best Call of My Life”
February 23, 2017 Instant Scratch-Its Set to Thrill with New #joyments Brand Campaign

News Archive for CY2016
December 16, 20160 Tatts Lotteries Division Lies at the Heart of a Looming Bidding War
December 16, 20160 Court Finds Tabcorp Guilty Of Running Illegal Gambling Ads
December 14, 2016 Consortium Eye ‘Jewel in the Crown’ Lotteries Division
October 26, 2016 Activist Investor Claims Tatts Group's Lotteries Business Undervalued in Merger
October 20, 2016 Tabcorp and Tatts to Combine to Create a World-Class, Diversified Gambling Entertainment Group
August 18, 2016 Lottery Strength Lifts Tatts Revenue; Lotteries Operation was the Standout Performer
August 3, 2016 Tatts Group Confirms Discussions of Potential Acquisition of INTRALOT’s Australian and New Zealand Businesses
June 27, 2016 Tatts Group Sell UK Slot Machines Business to Novomatic Group
June 1, 2016 Tatts Group Launch New Lotteries Brand – the Lott
April 24, 2016 License Amendment Provides Lottery Players with a Better Chance of Winning a Prize
March 17, 2016 Incumbent Prepares for Fight to Retain Lottery Licence
March 4, 2016 The Merger of Tatts and Tabcorp Would Create a $9 Billion Gaming and Lotteries Giant
March 2, 2016 Gambling Giants Loose Bid for a $1.2 Billion Poker Machine Payout
February 18, 2016 Online Gambling Boosts Tatts Profit
February 16, 2016 Activist Puts Pressure on Tatts Board to Unlock the Value of Its Cash-Rich Lotteries Business
February 4, 2016 Tabcorp Says it Expects to Launch New Online Wagering and Gaming Business in the UK in the 4Q of fiscal 2016
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

News Archive for CY2015
November 18, 2015 Gaming, Lotteries and Wagering Giant Offers Challenge for Marketing Pitch
September 23, 2015 Tatts Lotteries List Australia’s Luckiest Postcodes
August 25, 2015 Tatts Group Announce NT Totalisator Licence
August 19, 2015 Tatts FY15 Profit Rises 12.9% to $255m
August 18, 2015 Set for Life Delivers Second 1st Prize Winner in First Month
August 17, 2015 Set for Life Delivers 180,000 Prizes in First Week!
July 5, 2015 Tatts Group still to meet with government on Virtual Racing
March 30, 2015 Tatts Lotteries launches new game - Lucky Lotteries is here!
March 18, 2015 Lottery Retailers Association Calls On Tatts To Reconsider Plans To Sell Lottery Tickets Through Convenience Outlets
February 19, 2015 Tatts Group Look to Expand POS Outlets, New Games and Wagering Revamp
February 19, 2015 Tatts Group Targeting Everyday Dreamers
February 1, 2015 Deal with Tatts Group a Win for Newsagents


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