Gambling

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Victor Dominello set out to reform gambling in NSW, but the odds were always against him
He set up the Bergin inquiry and had plans for a cashless gaming card, but in the end the former gambling minister had the losing hand

Michael McGowan

13, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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A generation of children increasingly think gambling is inextricably linked with the AFL | Tim Costello
Codes say without betting sponsorships we cannot have top-tier play but there is nothing inevitable about having gambling so intertwined with sports

Tim Costello

18, Apr, 2022 @5:36 AM

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Victoria’s Oz Lotto changes make it harder to win jackpot and are ‘blatant cash grab’, opposition says
Allowing two more balls means overall odds of winning increase but odds of first division win go from one in 45.3m to one in 62.8m

Benita Kolovos

07, Apr, 2022 @4:09 AM

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Regulator launches disciplinary action against Crown Resorts after royal commission findings
Move by the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission is first under new laws under which it can levy fines of up to $100m

Ben Butler

05, Apr, 2022 @7:55 AM

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Star wars: how the NSW casino inquiry claimed a CEO
Critics say allegations against Star casino aired at gaming inquiry reflect a deeper malaise afflicting corporate Australia

Ben Butler

01, Apr, 2022 @7:00 PM

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NRL clubs move to distance themselves from gambling industry
Canterbury and South Sydney have joined a cohort of sports clubs pledging to refuse money from betting agencies

Emma Kemp

03, Mar, 2022 @12:43 AM

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Austrac takes legal action against Crown Resorts, alleging breach of finance laws
Casino company accused of oversight failures leading to 547 breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws

Ben Butler

01, Mar, 2022 @1:08 AM

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‘Sobering reminder’: Victorians lose record $251m to poker machines in a month
Worst losses were in most disadvantaged areas and occurred despite Covid havoc in hospitality industry

Stephanie Convery

25, Feb, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Sportsbet to pay $3.7m in fines and penalties for sending 150,000 unwanted gambling ad messages
Online bookie will pay customers who made bets after receiving marketing spam

Ben Butler and Stephanie Convery

09, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Extensive reforms needed to curb corporate power in Australian politics, human rights group says
New report from Human Rights Law Centre says fossil fuel, gambling and tobacco industries are distorting Australia’s democracy

Ben Butler

27, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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AFL ‘corrupting the sport’ through deal with cryptocurrency trading company, says Tim Costello
League has ‘utterly immoral form’ on ‘chipping away at the integrity of the sport’, gambling reform campaigner says

Tory Shepherd

18, Jan, 2022 @8:45 AM

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ClubsNSW wins federal court order restraining whistleblower from ‘intimidating’ statements
Troy Stolz has publicly alleged widespread failure to comply with money laundering laws within the poker machine industry

Christopher Knaus

17, Nov, 2021 @3:53 AM

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