Tag Archives: Liquor & Gaming NSW

Liquor & Gaming NSW sanctions Betchoice for gambling inducements

Betting operator Betchoice, trading as Unibet, has been ordered to pay a penalty of $25,000 for offering illegal gambling inducements to residents in New South Wales. The sanction was issued by Sydney’s Downing Centre Local Court on 15 December after the operator was found to display an advert on the Unibet website in February 2019 offering “Earn $50 CASH For …

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Sportschamps becomes latest operator to be fined by New South Wales authorities

New South Wales authorities have continued their crackdown on illegal gambling advertising this week, as Sportschamps becomes the latest operator to be sanctioned for a deposit bonus promotion published on its site last year. The advert in question stated that customers would be able to sign up to the site for free, while also adding: “Matched first time deposit bonus …

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Sportsbet fined for displaying illegal gambling advertisements

Australian operator Sportsbet has been hit with an AUS$10,000 (£5350) fine from New South Wales’ authorities after being convicted of displaying illicit gambling advertisements on its website. The advert in question displayed cartoon depictions of two male characters with their thumbs up, alongside the text: “Refer a Friend – Get a $100 Bonus Bet for every friend you refer to …

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UBet convicted of promoting drinking while gambling in NSW

Tasmanian based UBet has pleaded guilty to two advertising breaches, and become the first company in New South Wales (NSW) to be convicted of promoting drinking while gambling. Following an investigation by Liquor & Gaming NSW, UBet was successfully prosecuted in Downing Centre Local Court. Deputy Chief Magistrate Jane Mottley fined the company $3,300 and awarding costs of $4,500. As …

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