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Tabcorp split signals new era for Australian betting 

Australian gambling stands on the verge of a market transformation, as shareholders of ASX gambling group Tabcorp Holdings have unanimously approved splitting the business.  This morning, Tabcorp’s board disclosed that 99% of shareholders had approved for the demerger of ‘The Lottery Corporation Limited’ – the unit that operates the Tatts Lotto and Keno business across Australia’s six states. The demerger …

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Tabcorp secures approval to spin-off Tatts lottery business

Directors of the Australian lottery, gaming and wagering corporation Tabcorp have ‘unanimously recommended’ that shareholders vote in favour of the proposals to demerge its Tatts lottery and keno operations from its gaming and wagering business. Publishing its ‘Demerger of The Lottery Corporation – Briefing Presentation’, the firm detailed the proposed new business structure which would see Tabcorp separate into two ASX-listed …

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Rugby league clubs join NSW govt initiative against sports betting advertising

Two major Australian National Rugby League (NRL) clubs have joined the New South Wales government’s ‘Reclaim the Game’ initiative, distancing themselves from sports betting. By signing up to Reclaim the Game, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and South Sydney Rabbitohs have become the first teams from the NRL – one of the most-watched tournaments in Australia, with a TV audience of 101.9 …

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Victoria state awards 20 year Keno licences to Tabcorp and Lottoland

Australian betting and gaming operator Tabcorp and Lottland’s regional subsidiary Lottoland Australia have been awarded 20 year licences in Victoria.  Both licences commence on 15 April 2022 and run until 2024, with the two companies permitted to provide Keno games services across online and retail verticals by the Victorian State Government.  ASX-listed gambling group Tabcorp had previously been active in …

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Tabcorp sees TAB comeback jinxed by NSW venue restrictions 

Tabcorp Holdings has underlined that its business recovery continues to be affected by COVID-19 restrictions applied across Australia’s five-state provinces.  Publishing its half-year 2021/2022 results for the six-month period ending 31 December, the ASX gambling group recorded a 2% increase in corporate revenues to AUS $2.93 billion (€1.52 bn). Topline growth was attributed to Tabcorp’s Lotteries-&-Keno unit registering an 11% …

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English speakers identified as most at-risk problem gambling group by Gambless

Gambless has recorded 3,500 self-assessment tests completed via its mobile app, revealing strong differences in problem gambling across international borders, with English speakers encountering issues much more than other linguistic groups. Publishing its first annual report, the Mindspa-funded and ORCHHA-certified international gambling harm prevention app found that English speakers, mainly from the US, UK, and Australia, recorded a 57% higher …

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Entain hit with AUS $26,690 fine for Neds’ Northern Territory licence violation

The Northern Territory Racing Commission has penalised Entain with an AUS $26,690 fine after its Australia-facing Neds subsidiary was judged to have violated state licencing requirements.  An investigation into Neds’ compliance with the law began after a Commission member saw a Business Development Manager form the company inform a rage goer that bonus offers could be accessed by scanning a …

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TAB secures Australia-facing NBA partnership

TAB has moved to strengthen its brand visibility in its home market, becoming the official wagering partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in Australia. The partnership will see TAB and the NBA collaborate on production of an Australia-facing version of the league’s betting focused alternate telecast, NBABet Stream, marking the service’s debut outside of the US. Additionally, TAB will …

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ACMA rules against Foxtel for betting advertising breach

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has ruled against Foxtel regarding a complaint made about a betting advertisement, as public debate surrounding gambling marketing in the country continues.  Foxtel notified the ACMA itself, notifying the regulator that at around 4.33pm ARST a betting commercial was shown during a half-time discussion of the Australian Football League (AFL) Easter Monday Footy: …

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