Tag Archives: NRL

NSW police charge two in Dally M investigation

New South Wales Police have charged two individuals in connection with a NRL Dally M Medal Awards betting scandal. Reported on the Sydney Morning Herald, Joshua Wilson, 29, and Ben Trevisiol, 31, were charged with using inside information to bet on Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy before he won the 2019 Coach of the Year award. Both Wilson and Trevisiol …

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Sportcast powers multi betting boost for Ladbrokes Australia

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Technology from Sportcast has helped Ladbrokes Australia to launch the industry’s first limitation free accumulator betting product. The operator’s Multiverse platform enables punters to combine any selection, including Same Game Multis powered by Sportcast and singles bets from any sport or racing event, within the same accumulator. After adding selections, punters can switch on or off any combinations of singles …

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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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Australia Turnbull government implements pre-watershed sports betting ban

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that his government will move to ban all gambling-related advertisements and marketing during live sports broadcasts aired before a watershed of 8:30 pm. PM Turnbull informed the media of the blanket ban pre-watershed, which is set to cover all verticals including TV, radio and Internet. Australian horse racing will be exempt from the …

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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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‘Siren to Siren’…Australian government set to ban betting advertising during sports broadcasts

The Australian Newspaper has reported that Australia’s federal government will move to ban all betting/gambling advertising during sports broadcasts as early as next week. It is understood, that Communications Minister Mitch Fifeld will introduce a mandate to the government calling for a ‘siren to siren’ (start to finish) ban on all forms of gambling marketing during sports broadcasts on any …

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Sponsorship Spotlight – Ladbrokes extends NRL presence with Newcastle Knights

Last month, Ladbrokes Australia extended its presence in the National Rugby League (NRL) by agreeing to sponsor the back of Newcastle Knights’ home and away shirts for the 2017 season. We caught up with interim CEO Jason Scott to discuss the early impact of the deal and the company’s approach to sponsoring both Newcastle Knights and the Gold Coast Titans in …

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Rugby League star faces investigation over NRL betting activity

New Zealand standoff Kieran Foran is being investigated by the police and NRL Integrity Unit after $2,000 in winnings from a bet on his Parramatta Eels team ended up in his TAB account. The match in question was Parramatta’s visit to Foran’s former club, Manly Sea Eagles, on April 14. Just half an hour before kick-off, $18,000 in cash was wagered …

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NRL secures Australia’s most lucrative sponsorship ever with Sportsbet

Paddy Power Betfair Australian online betting subsidiary Sportsbet (Sportsbet.com.au) has confirmed that it has renewed its biggest sponsorship partnership with the National Rugby League (NRL). Confirming the renewal, Sportsbet declared that it had extended its sponsorship until 2020 at a value of more than AUS $60 million (£30 million). Australian marketing news sources revealed that the operator had beaten an …

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