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Sportcast powers multi betting boost for Ladbrokes Australia

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Technology from Sportcast has helped Ladbrokes Australia to launch the industry’s first limitation free accumulator betting product. The operator’s Multiverse platform enables punters to combine any selection, including Same Game Multis powered by Sportcast and singles bets from any sport or racing event, within the same accumulator. After adding selections, punters can switch on or off any combinations of singles …

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Australian pay TV firm seeks gambling ad dispensation

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Australian pay TV firm Foxtel is pushing for exemptions to its governments gambling advertisement reforms, details the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). The upcoming gambling ban, set to take effect from next month, was pushed through by the government as it promises to ban sports betting ads during the viewing hours of children. Stating that it seeks to “provide a clear …

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Australia Turnbull government implements pre-watershed sports betting ban

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that his government will move to ban all gambling-related advertisements and marketing during live sports broadcasts aired before a watershed of 8:30 pm. PM Turnbull informed the media of the blanket ban pre-watershed, which is set to cover all verticals including TV, radio and Internet. Australian horse racing will be exempt from the …

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AFL’s Tigers step away from sports betting sponsorship

Australian Football League (AFL) club Richmond has entered into a partnership with the Victorian Responsible Gaming Foundation, with a deal that precludes the Australian rules club from having sports betting sponsors. As reported in iGaming Business, the agreement will run for three seasons, from 2016 to 2018. Richmond, also known as the Tigers, will sign the Responsible Gambling Charter and …

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AFL clubs move to end gambling sponsorships

Australian Football League (AFL) clubs are turning their backs on betting sponsorships by signing up to the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s ‘Gambling’s Not a Game’ program. The program which has gained significant political support, aims to remove betting advertising from AFL grounds. AFL Clubs Hawthorn, Collingwood, North Melbourne, Melbourne Victory, St. Kilde, Essendon, and the Western Bulldogs have announced that …

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BetEasy scores official AFL betting partnership

Australian online sports betting upstarts BetEasy, have won the rights to become official betting partner of the Australian Football League (AFL). Marketing news sources report that BetEasy, paid AU $10 million for the betting rights, the term of contract will begin from the 2015/2016 AFL season, and will last a period of five years. BetEasy replaces Tabcorp’s TAB brand as …

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AFL searches for new betting partnership

Melbourne newspaper The Age reports that the AFL will consider a new gambling partnership, once their existing Tabcorp deal expires. It’s believed that BetEasy or William Hill Australia could be lined up to replace the wagering and gaming giant, whose brands include the likes of TAB in NSW and Victoria. However, Chief Operating Officer Craig Nugent believes the firm is in a strong position to extend the contract beyond 2015, with rumours …

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