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Betfair secures last minute NRL integrity deal

Betfair Australia has inked an eleventh-hour deal with the National Rugby League (NRL), allowing punters to bet against each other as the season restarts. The agreement comes despite Betfair’s prediction that its turnover will drop due to its commission being ‘four times more expensive than the AFL’. Reported by the Sydney Herald, Betfair had previously refused to sign an integrity …

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Tabcorp names David Gallop as non-executive director

Australian  ASX-listed gambling group Tabcorp Holdings has confirmed the appointment of former-National Rugby League  (NRL) Chief Executive David Gallop to its Board of governance, assuming the position of Non-Executive Director.  Gallop also served as the CEO for Football Federation Australia from 2012 up until his resignation in July. His tenure is due to end on December 31. The appointment, which is yet …

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NRL set to go back to the negotiating table over integrity fee

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National Rugby League (NRL) chiefs are to go back to the negotiating table with Australian bookmakers, with temporary agreements set to be rolled over once again for the ongoing season, reports Fairfax Media. It’s being said Chief Executive Todd Greenberg is to be drafted in to urgent talks, two months after the start of the season, for more discussion on …

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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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