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BlueBet fined $50,000 for advertising breaches

The Australian bookmaker was charged with gambling advertising breaches following a complaint in August 2023 and ordered to pay the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission.

Australian Online Casino Sites launches enhanced mobile app

This app empowers players with a seamless and dynamic platform to explore a diverse range of casinos, games, and exclusive bonuses.

Australian pre-verification for online gambling goes live

All residents are mandated to have their age and identity verified by an operator before they can transact on their account.

Australia banning credit cards for online gambling

The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2023 will seek to ban the use of credit cards and credit related products, as well as digital currencies, used for online wagering.

Australian commission orders ban on betting on minors in sporting events

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission stated this includes all under 19 sports competitions and on individual players who are under 18 in junior and senior sports.

Greyhound Promotions facing charges from the VGCCC

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC) levied the charges for allegedly failing to ensure payouts of electronic gaming machine credits were made legally.

Federal Court of Australia hands down Crown ruling

Crown Melbourne and Crown Perth have been ordered to pay a $450 million penalty for breaches of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006.

Australian self-exclusion program to launch in August

BetStop provides Australians, particularly those who may be vulnerable to harm, the opportunity to self-exclude themselves from betting.

Star Entertainment Group sells Sheraton Grand Mirage Gold Coast Resort

The Karedis and Laundy families are purchasing the Australian resort for $192 million, subject to the Queensland Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation liquor license transfer.

Crown Melbourne hit with a $20 million fine

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission discovered that the resort failed to pay the proper amounts of casino tax over an extended period of time.

AUSTRAC and Crown agree to proposed $450 million penalty

Crown Melbourne and Crown Perth and AUSTRAC filed joint submissions with the Federal Court of Australia, proposing a $450 million penalty over Crown’s breaches of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006.

Unibet operator fined $60,000 for illegal advertising

The penalty was imposed in Sydney’s Downing Centre Local Court on 22 May after Betchoice was convicted of breaching NSW gambling laws.

Australian economy affected by illegal offshore gambling market

The Australia Offshore Wagering Market Analysis 2023 Report has also revealed the illegal offshore market in Australia is now worth more than $1.1 billion, approximately 15% of the total Australian gambling market.

Gaming Laboratories International invests in iTech labs

The arrangement allows iTech’s clients to benefit from GLI’s global network of laboratories and relationships with regulators worldwide.

VGCCC charges Tabcorp with allowing a minor to gamble

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission determined that a minor accessed an electronic betting terminal at the Preston Hotel on six occasions.

VGCCC issues a formal direction to Crown Melbourne Casino

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission wants the resort to implement a raft of new harm minimization and anti-money laundering measures.

Crown Melbourne Casino fined $30 million by VGCCC

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission handed down the penalty after investigating the Australian casino's bank check practices.

Kayo breaches gambling advertising rules

The Australian Communications and Media Authority found Kayo contravened gambling advertising rules by showing gambling advertisements during the May 2022 Fremantle V Collingwood AFL match.

Flutter listed as a top 25 employer on 2023 LinkedIn’s Top Companies

The entertainment company ranks second in its major base of Ireland, while it came in at 21 in Australia.

Crown Sydney confirms a data breach

The Australian resort said a small number of of files have been released on the dark web as a result of the GoAnywhere data breach.

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