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Australian Gambling News Archive

Australian FlagThis section of our guide will serve as a news hub for anything that is happening in the Australian gambling industry, with a focus on the online gambling side of the market. We will include current news regarding any changes to the legal landscape of gambling in the country, expansion of the industry, controversy, gambling related human-interest stories, and really anything newsworthy that is relevant to Australian gamblers. Due to the popularity of legal gambling in Australia, there is not a shortage of intriguing and relevant news stories to include here.

The range of experience for our team of industry professionals spans decades. This will be demonstrated in the news and editorial pieces you find here. Any editorial pieces included will be the product of an experienced and well versed professional gambling analyst and gambler. We hope that you find our Aussie gambling news portal to be informative and entertaining.

Latest News Stories

A New Hope In Australia for Online Poker - Efforts to legalize domestic online poker have intensified after the passing of the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill that was recently approved. Read more about what this means for the future of online poker in Australia.

Australia’s Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill Set To Become Law - Learn how the new Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill of 2016 is poised to dramatically alter the online gambling legal landscape in Australia.

Ignition Poker Is Unafraid Of New Legal Changes In Australia - Read about the Ignition online gambling brand opening their doors to Australia players despite pending regulation that could cause problems with the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016.

Domestic Online Poker Could Be A Reality Down Under - Find out how the efforts of Australian Online Poker Alliance may be driving some changes to the new Interactive Gambling Act Amendment Bill.

Bitcoin's New Perspective In Australia - The Australian government is taking steps to make it easier and more affordable for residents to use Bitcoin currency, which will make offshore gambling entertainment more accessible for Aussie players.

Domestic Online Gambling May Be Leaving Australia For Good - New legislation in Australia that targets the operation of domestic online gambling sites may bring an end to domestic online gambling in the Land Down Under for good.

New Gambling Bill Could Have Unintended Consequences For Playing Poker In Australia But AOPA Saves The Day - A new gambling bill introduced recently could potentially have unintended consequences for playing online poker for real money in Australia. Learn how the Australian Online Poker Alliance is stepping in to save the day.

New Bill Introduced in Australia To Address Online Gambling Restrictions - The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill of 2016 looks to introduce new restrictions which aim to give government more authority to regulate the offshore gambling industry.

South Australia Proposes New Gambling Tax - South Australia is attempting a move that no other jurisdiction in Australia has tried yet: The state has decided to tax online gambling companies on revenue they earn inside state borders. While this may not sound like a huge burden on an industry that earns $10 billion a year, it has stirred up quite a bit of controversy.

Online In-Play Sports Betting Gets The Boot In Australia’s Northern Territory – Find out what has transpired to prompt the NT government to shut down in-play sports betting call to click apps, and what this means to the sportsbook gambling industry in Australia.