Tag Archives: Tasmania

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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Poker machine debate grips Australia

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Australia has been lambasted by Canberra based think tank The Australia Institute, after new figures revealed its poker machine habits. With 835,000 of the worlds 1,076,000 poker machines, representing almost 80%, located in dedicated gambling venues, such as casinos, race tracks, betting agencies and slot halls, the paper points the finger at the remaining 241,000, situated in the worlds pubs …

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Betfair Australia migrates to Northern Territory

Betfair Australia is set to migrate its business operations from Tasmania to the Northern Territory, following the state passing approved legislation and licensing provisions in April relating to services for online exchange wagering. The exchange operator, wholly owned by James Packer’s Crown Resorts, confirmed its decision to move to the Northern Territory last week, with the company reported to have …

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UBet convicted of promoting drinking while gambling in NSW

Tasmanian based UBet has pleaded guilty to two advertising breaches, and become the first company in New South Wales (NSW) to be convicted of promoting drinking while gambling. Following an investigation by Liquor & Gaming NSW, UBet was successfully prosecuted in Downing Centre Local Court. Deputy Chief Magistrate Jane Mottley fined the company $3,300 and awarding costs of $4,500. As …

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