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Australia’s wagering industry at a crossroads amid new regulations

Australia’s wagering industry, a significant contributor to the country's economy and a pillar of the racing and sports sectors, faces unprecedented challenges as new regulatory measures loom, according to Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) CEO Kai Cantwell.

Australia comms regulator blocks more illegal offshore gambling websites

In a move to curb illegal online gambling, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has requested that internet service providers (ISPs) block additional offshore gambling websites found to be operating in breach of the country's regulations.

Credit cards, crypto banned for online gambling in Australia 

In a move to address financial risk and promote responsible gambling, the Australian government has enforced a prohibition on using credit cards and digital currencies for online betting.

Federal Court of Australia greenlights $44.6M fine for SkyCity Adelaide

The Australian Federal Court has granted approval to the agreement brokered by SkyCity Adelaide and the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), resolving the civil penalty proceedings initiated by AUSTRAC in December 2022.

SkyCity granted appeal in casino duty dispute by Australian High Court

SkyCity Entertainment Group has announced that the High Court of Australia has granted SkyCity Adelaide special leave to appeal a ruling by the South Australian Court of Appeal.

Australian authorities investigated illegal offshore gambling operators during FIFA Women’s World Cup

In an effort to curb gambling harm, authorities launched investigations into illegal offshore wagering providers targeting Australians during the FIFA Women’s World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20, 2023.

SkyCity appoints interim Australian COO after resignation of David Christian

SkyCity Entertainment Group has appointed Avril Baynes as its Australia interim Chief Operating Officer (COO), following the resignation of long-time staffer David Christian.

Media watchdog urges Curaçao to stop online gaming ads targeting Australians

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (Acma) has urged authorities in Curaçao to cease allowing online casinos to target Australian consumers, as it adds more operators to its blacklist.

8XBet pays Australian Football League for overseas promotion

An offshore gambling company, previously found in breach of Australian law and subsequently withdrawn from the country, has reportedly paid the Australian Professional Leagues to promote its services overseas, as disclosed by The Guardian.

Bet365 facing Australia’s watchdog probe

Britain’s Bet365 is facing scrutiny from Australia's financial crimes watchdog, the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac), regarding its compliance with the country's anti-money laundering laws.