With several governments taking steps to address their position on social gambling, Australian Senator Nick Xenophon recently announced that he will introduce a private member’s bill to close the ‘legal loophole’ which excludes certain virtual gaming apps from Australia’s gambling laws. Judith Miller and Jennifer Tetstall (DLA Piper, Sydney) discuss.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Wednesday 26 Jun 2013

After a five month Inquiry into the Advertising and Promotion of Gambling in Sport, the Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform has reported early. Judith Miller (DLA Piper, Sydney) comments.[Read More]

Posted by Judith Miller on Monday 10 Jun 2013

The Parliament of South Australia has introduced the Statutes Amendment (Gambling Reform) Bill 2013, which sets out reforms to gaming machine laws under the Gaming Machines Act 1992 (SA). Judith Miller comments.

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Posted by Ashley Averill on Wednesday 15 May 2013

Judith Miller (DLA Piper, Sydney) reports on the agreement between Tabcorp and ACTTAB which allows ACTTAB to provide fixed odds products in Australia.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Wednesday 01 May 2013

DLA Piper's Sydney office reports on the release of the Australian Government's final review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Tuesday 12 Mar 2013

Judith Miller (DLA Piper, Sydney) comments on the possible gambling regulatory ramifications prompted by recent sports corruption in Australia.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Tuesday 12 Feb 2013

Alec Christie (DLA Piper, Sydney) discusses the reforms brought about by the recently enacted National Gambling Reform Act 2012.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Tuesday 29 Jan 2013

Alec Christie (DLA Piper, Sydney) comments on Cricket Australia's demands to prohibit spot and exotic betting for cricket.[Read More]

Posted by Ashley Averill on Tuesday 29 Jan 2013

Alec Christie (DLA Piper, Sydney) comments on Senator Nick Xenophon's proposed private member's bill, which is understood to seek to bring virtual currency under the ambit of Australia's Interactive Gambling Act.

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Posted by Ashley Averill on Thursday 24 Jan 2013