Third Operator in Australia Allegedly Breached Gambling Laws, Says Report

Amid the growing concerns for money laundering and breaches of gambling regulations in Australia, another operator faces a legal hurdle, a new report reveals. Reef Hotel Casino Allegedly Breached Queensland’s Casino Control Act This time, the operator that allegedly breached the gambling rules is located in Cairns, Queensland. According toContinue Reading

Australia: parliamentary committee starts an inquiry into online gambling and its relationship with problem gambling

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs has launched Friday an inquiry into online gambling and its impacts on people with gambling problems. The Committee is seeking written submissions from individuals and organizations providing recommendations relating to any or all of the inquiry terms of referenceContinue Reading

The ACMA Blocks Thepokies.net in Australia

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is cracking down on offshore operators in the country. In its latest move, the regulator requested the shutdown of one of the biggest unlicensed casino sites in Australia. Thepokies.net Took Millions from Australian Players The site in question is thepokies.net, a major providerContinue Reading

Australia: Queensland proposes tigther control, tighter penalties for casinos ahead of The Star’s Queen’s Wharf opening

The Queensland government has proposed tighter law control for land-based casinos in the Australian state, including a provision to raise maximum penalties to AUD 50 million (USD 35 million).  Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Shannon Fentiman said the proposed reforms in the Casino Control and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022Continue Reading