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Australia credit wagering ban comes to effect

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Australia has adopted the measures of the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill of 2023, imposing a federal ban on gambling with funds from credit cards and other related products. Effective 11 June, consumers across all of Australia’s six territorial states will no longer be able to use credit cards and other credit-related services as a payment method with online gambling operators. …

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ACMA to debut BetStop Australia on 21 August

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Australian gambling operators have been informed that the ‘BetStop’ self-exclusion register will be launched on 21 August.  The register, which will function across Australia’s six federal states, will be operated by ACMA, the Australian Communications and Media Authority. At the start of the year, the ACMA was tasked by the government to implement a centralised self-exclusion scheme for Australian gambling. …

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Labor Party calls for AUS blanket ban on gambling ads 

SBC News Labor Party calls for AUS blanket ban on gambling ads 

Australia’s governing Labor Party has outlined its support for a blanket ban on gambling advertising, stating that the country should not accept “another generation experiencing escalating gambling harms”.  Labor MPs have backed the findings of a parliamentary inquiry recommending a “ban on ads for online gambling across all media, to be implemented within a three-year period”. The inquiry follows months …

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