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Australia takes on sporting cheats, but global action needed

Australia is stepping up its game in seeking to stamp out match fixing, though the illegal gambling that underpins the problem is estimated to generate profits of at least $4.2 billion in just six jurisdictions and is growing much faster than legal wagering.

SKYCITY’s shares fall as market digests results

SKYCITY shares opened at NZ$3.83 this morning four percent down on its peak price for the year of NZ$3.99 on Tuesday the day after...

Australia steps up fight against match fixing

Australia has launched sweeping new measures to stamp out match fixing, illegal betting and doping in sport, including the establishment of new regulatory body to oversee its efforts.

Paddy Power urges Victoria to allow for multiple retail betting operators

The government of Victoria is being urged to consider a revamp of its wagering industry to allow more than one company to operate retail...

Tabcorp posts strong 19H1 following Tatts integration

Tabcorp’s combination with Tatts Group has continued to provide strong financial results for the group, with profit, revenue, and EBITDA from continuing operations recording...

Skycity net profit up 11.4 percent in first half of FY19

SKYCITY Entertainment Group has reported strong financial results, with normalized net profit after tax up 11.4 percent for the first half of the year,...

Less than 18 pct of exhibitor space left at AGE 2019

A high level of demand for exhibitor space at the Australasian Gaming Expo 2019 has already seen 82 percent of the exhibitor space sold,...

IPI granted exemption from U.S. citizen hiring rule

Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific has been granted a two-year exemption from a 30 percent U.S. citizen hiring requirement in its construction staff, Post...

Indo Pacific Gaming opens table games division

Indo Pacific Gaming International on Wednesday announced the formation of a new table gaming sales and operations division, to be headed by casino gaming...

Tabcorp continue to face pressure from online bookies, despite taxes

Australian wagering giant Tabcorp will continue to face “resilient” pressure from online bookmaking rivals this year, despite the rollout of new betting taxes designed...

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