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Bet365 Accused of Illegal Operations in China

Bet365 Accused of Illegal Operations in China

Whilst rumours are circulating that bookmakers Bet365 and Paysafe are engaging in illegal activity in China by accepting bets from Chinese Citizens, the online bookmakers are pointing the blame squarely at Spotlight Research, the US Company who made the initial accusation – of being “self serving and inaccurate” Bet365 Denies Doing Anything Illegal or Untoward […]

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Chinese Gamblers $4 Billion Pacific Island Splurge

Chinese Gamblers $4 Billion Pacific Island Splurge

Thousands of kilometres from the Chinese mainland sits a US-administered island of 50,000 people that is awash with signs written in Chinese as well as Chinese supermarkets, restaurants and karaoke parlours serving the 200,000 Chinese visitors that arrived this year. But it’s what is driving these visitors to Saipan and how much they are spending that […]

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Children and – Oh Look an Online Casino!

Children and – Oh Look an Online Casino!

Online Gambling, Social Media and Children – We Take a Closer Look It’s 2016 and our world has changed dramatically from one that was socially connected through real world interactions (as well as the casinos that entertained) to one that is socially disconnected – ironically due to the rapid growth of social media and the […]

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10 More Reasons To Hate on CollingWood and Eddie McGuire

10 More Reasons To Hate on CollingWood and Eddie McGuire

I know what you’re thinking ‘yeah, like finding 10 more reasons why Collingwood FC are a bunch of peanuts and the most hated team in the AFL is a piece of piss! I mean c’mon mate!?’ And fair enough too… as it seems articles like these are quite common and a Google Search will reveal […]

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Oh Fudge, Packer’s Pissing Off the People Again

Oh Fudge, Packer’s Pissing Off the People Again

Residents from Millers Point Fight for Stolen Public Land An inner Sydney community group started a court battle on Tuesday against the “goliaths” of the Sydney property industry in a bid to stop the site for a public park in the Barangaroo development being turned into the city’s second casino. The Environmental Defender’s Office of NSW, […]

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Posthumous Hall of Fame Award for Ad Man Neil Lawrene

Posthumous Hall of Fame Award for Ad Man Neil Lawrene

Following his death in a tragic diving accident in the Maldives last year, well-known adman Neil Lawrence’s children have accepted an award and started a new campaign to continue their father’s legacy. At the 35th annual ADMA awards at Star Casino, Lawrence, whose high-profile work includes the widely respected Feels Like Home campaign for Qantas, […]

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Move Over Dogs, It’s The Bad Pun Lama

Move Over Dogs, It’s The Bad Pun Lama

If you know your memes then you will know of the Bad Pun Dog and the wonderful things he shares from time to time. Well now it’s time for the canine to move the hell over because it’s bad pun Lama’s time in the limelight…. Take it away Bad Pun Lama…. Even Bad Pun Dog […]

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Donald’s Dishonest Dealings Trump the Presidential Debate

Donald’s Dishonest Dealings Trump the Presidential Debate

D.Trump – There’s Nothing Presidential About Him! A year ago, at the second debate for the Republican presidential candidates, Jeb Bush took aim at Donald Trump’s history of corruption – based on personal experience. The former Florida governor noted that Trump not only gave Bush money, but he also asked for something in return: “[Trump] […]

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The Word on Online Gambling Legalities in Australia

The Word on Online Gambling Legalities in Australia

Is Online Gambling Legal or Not? You’d think that a question as straight forward as that would generate an answer equally so but it appears not. In fact the answer has gone the other way and is a convoluted mess that has legal practitioners rubbing their hands together and wondering how many billable hours that translates to. […]

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Are Social Games Like Candy Crush Sweetening The Appeal of Online Gambling?

Are Social Games Like Candy Crush Sweetening The Appeal of Online Gambling?

We recently stirred the hornet’s nest by asking the question – is social gaming a precursor to gambling and ultimately addiction? – and the answers were actually surprising. Read the article here for the full story but in a nutshell, the issues are around how the games like Candy Crush and Subway Surfer are designed, […]

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