Tag Archives: Crownbet

Australian sports stakeholders take stance against ban on betting advertising during sports broadcasts

Australian sports stakeholders are preparing to launch a fightback against the mandate put forward to the Malcolm Turnbull government which sets out to ban gambling advertising during sports broadcasts on all media verticals. This week Australian pro-sports executives were warned by Communications Minister Mitch Fifield that its restrictive gambling advertising mandate had been put forward to the cabinet for review, …

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Aussie Turf War…Tabcorp governance unhappy at Crownbet & Clubs NSW venue deal

The Australian betting market has entered a ‘turf war’ following a ‘digital wagering services’ agreement between James Packer’s Crownbet and Clubs NSW. Following an industry tender, Crownbet won the contract to provide interactive wagering services for circa 1,200 syndicated Clubs NSW venues, in a deal that Australian business commentators have valued at AUS $300 million. Clubs NSW governance claims that …

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Global Reviews – The importance of WebChat in Sports Betting

Since 2014, Global Reviews has been measuring the number of sites using webchat as well as the desire from consumers to use webchat when seeking help and support whilst researching a purchasing a product or service online. Of the 182 brands benchmarked across Australia, Ireland and the UK, only 67 currently have webchat compared to the 115 who do not …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – James Fleming – Emerchants

Emerchants are a leading provider of prepaid payment solutions, offering prepaid debit card programs which are specifically designed for the online betting and gaming industry. After enjoying success in Australia with Bet365, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sportsbet and CrownBet, they will be in market with major European partners starting in Q4 2016. Emerchants are keen to introduce its solution, and the …

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Crownbet fined for breaking NSW advertising laws

The Liquor & Gaming Board of New South Wales has fined Australian online bookmaker CrownBet AUS $20,000 in fines for breaching advertising laws relating to the promotion of gambling services. Crownbet marketing was convicted of five counts of publishing content which featured consumer inducements to gamble. The bookmaker is said to have published advertisements on its website including bonus rewards …

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DFS Down Under – Draftstars launches in Australia

The award-winning daily fantasy sports platform,DraftDay Gaming Group, Inc., has announced the launch of Draftstars, a daily fantasy sports site aimed at the Australian market. Draftstars is a joint venture between CrownBet and Fox Sports Australia. Based in Melbourne, it now offers Australia’s biggest fantasy sports prize pools. Draftstars has also become an official partner of the Australian Football League (AFL), with exclusive access …

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NSW watchdog investigates Crownbet customer promotions

Australian online sports betting operator CrownBet is under investigation by the New South Wales (NSW) gaming watchdog, regarding the use of customer credit as a promotion to incentivize gambling. Promotion of customer credit, vouchers or sign up rewards are prohibited by NSW regulations. The watchdog is said to be investigating CrownBet NRL and AFL campaign “The Game Just Changed”. The …

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