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Australia’s Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill Set To Become Law

Australia’s highly contested Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 has received Royal Assent from Governor Peter Cosgrove. This means the legislative bill is all set to become adopted into Australian law. With the last gambling law implemented in 2001, the local government felt it was time for change. The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill first emerged in …

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New Australian Gambling Bill Introduced

Click to call betting is legally permitted in Australia under existing gambling laws. Australian federal government officials recently became aware that multiple live betting services were circumventing online gambling restrictions by simulating a phone call and providing live betting options through the click to call exception. Once aware of the situation, Mitch Fifield, Australia’s communications …

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Online In-Play Sports Betting Gets The Boot In Australia’s Northern Territory

The Interactive Gaming Act (IGA) is the law by which Australia regulates interactive gambling within the country. This law allows in-play sports bets to be placed via telephone only. Based on this law, various online betting sites took advantage of a loophole in the law and began offering voice activated mobile applications that facilitate a …

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Ignition Poker Is Unafraid Of New Legal Changes In Australia

Australia has been known as one of the most potent online gambling customer markets throughout the world for a long time. However, legislation in the country in the past has forced other online gambling operators to stop accepting customers from the land down under. Major brands like 888poker and PokerStars have recently vacated the country …

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Australian Online Poker Alliance Here To Save The Day

In Australia, a man has formed a resistance group! The Australian Online Poker Alliance (AOPA) was created out of inherent fear that a new internet gambling bill might place an unintended ban on Internet poker. The interactive Gambling Amendment Bill forces offshore gambling sites to untangle a completely new web of regulation and licensing requirements …

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Domestic Online Gambling May Be Leaving Australia For Good

International online gambling companies are expected to make a mass exodus from Australia in the wake of the country’s new online gambling amendments. Among the several amendments that the Australian senate has recently given approval, were a few gambling laws that will act to outlaw domestic online poker, roulette, and in-play, or live sports betting. …

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