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Sportsbet wins federal court injunction against CrownBet’s rebrand plans

Australian online bookmaker Sportsbet has won an injunction order which prevents CrownBet from changing its name to ‘Sportingbet’, local media reports. CrownBet, which was formerly...

Crown misconduct whistleblower had claims dismissed by VCGLR: Wilkie

The whistleblower who alleged serious misconduct at Crown Casino has had their allegations dismissed by Victoria’s gambling regulator because they wanted to remain anonymous,...

Helio says new lottery products an opportunity not threat

Helio Gaming says new online lottery products and the popularity of betting on lotteries has reinvigorated the sector providing sportsbooks and casinos with the opportunity to diversify their products portfolios.

Queensland in new push for IR investors

Queensland is set to kick start its efforts to establish new IRs in the state four years after a previous round of bidding ended with little progress.

Tabcorp increases shareholding in Jumbo

Tabcorp Holdings on Tuesday announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tatts Online Pty Ltd, has exercised in full its option to purchase an additional 3.5...

Ainsworth reaffirms profit guidance for FY18

ASX-listed Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd (AGT) has reaffirmed its profit guidance for the 2018 financial year, which it says is expected to reach approximately...

Lottery betting ban to come into force in 2019

The Australian government has dealt a massive blow to lottery betting providers, after parliament voted to outlaw so-called synthetic lotteries on Thursday. The landmark law...

Tabcorp eyes U.S. sports betting market

Tabcorp is eyeing possible expansion in the U.S. after the Supreme Court struck down a ban on sports betting, local media reports. CEO David Attenborough...

SportsBet takes CrownBet to court over Sportingbet brand

Australian online bookmaker Sportsbet has launched a Federal Court lawsuit against CrownBet over its plans to rebrand as “Sportingbet”, local media reports. CrownBet, led...

Mobile betting on the rise, but overall betting down: Roy Morgan

Australians are increasingly using mobile devices to place bets, however, there are fewer punters taking bets overall compared to six years ago, said a...

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