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Gambling regulators body IAGR appoints Paul Newson as new President

The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR), the body which represents global regulatory stakeholders and actors advancing fair and balanced gambling legislation, has confirmed the appointment of Paul Newson as new President. IAGR confirms the appointment of Newson as its new leader, following the conclusion of its annual conference held in Jamaica from 30 September to 3 October, which attracted …

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NSW invests in new responsible gambling initiatives

The New South Wales (NSW) Office of Responsible Gambling has taken a number of steps into developing new responsible gambling initiatives, after investing AU$1.3m (£715,712) into player protection measures. The initiatives will include a new website, developed by the University of Sydney Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic, which will give punters the chance to self-exclude from gambling venues across the state.  …

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Winning Post: Changing perceptions of animal betting sports

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. US: Florida greyhounds – dog days are over Florida, home to the oldest continually operated dog track in the world (and one of the largest) has banned wagering on greyhound races in …

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Rightlander elevates reach with global expansion

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Affiliate compliance tool for the iGaming industry, Rightlander has announced the expansion of its scanning capabilities to 35 new territories. Until recently, Rightlander’s main focus was on the UK market where affiliate compliance has become the responsibility of operators to police. The scanning tool visits affiliate sites from within the UK and looks for specific words, phrases, T&Cs, images and …

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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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Are Lottoland on the verge of an Australian lifeline?

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The Newsagents Association of NSW and ACT (NANA) has announced that it is considering a profit sharing agreement from Lottoland, which has been previously dismissed by the Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association (ALNA). In a move that would see newsagents receive a 20% share of profits from overseas bets, when they refer customers to the site, Lottoland aims to strike a …

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Tabcorp extends South Australia retail exclusivity

Australian gaming operator Tabcorp has seen a retail exclusivity within one of its home states receive an tentative extension agreement, pending approval by the Independent Gambling Authority. Operating through its wholly owned subsidiary ‘UBET SA Pty Ltd,’ the retail wagering license with South Australia is now set to be exclusive until the end of 2032, after its new arrangements are …

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Tabcorp strikes back in NSW with AHA hotels & pubs wagering services deal

Australia ASX-listed gambling operator Tabcorp Holdings is reported to have made a significant bid to maintain its position as main gambling services supplier to hotels and pubs in New South Wales (NSW). NSW a key region for Tabcorp operations, has come under threat from James Packer-backed Crownbet who in February won the contract to supply gambling interactive services for Clubs …

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Ladbrokes Australia furthers NRL presence with Newcastle Knights sponsorship

Ladbrokes Australia continues its marketing and coverage expansion by announcing that it has secured a shirt placement sponsorship with New South Wales NRL Premiership Rugby League side the Newcastle Knights. The sponsorship will see the Ladbrokes Australia brand (Ladbrokes.com.au) promoted on the back of the Knights’ season 2017 home & away shirts. The Telstra NRL Premiership season began this March, …

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Australian Greyhound racing gets ‘one last chance’

The government of New South Wales (NSW) has reversed its decision to ban greyhound racing, stating that the sport had ‘one last chance’ to prove itself against animal cruelty. The Australian greyhound racing industry has come under fire following a string of investigations which found overwhelming evidence of animal cruelty including mass killings and the use of live baits in …

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