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Crown Melbourne Keeps License

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Lynn Perry | April 2, 2024 | Updated on: April 2nd, 2024In a surprising turn of events, Crown Melbourne has been granted permission to keep its casino license by Victoria’s gambling regulator. This decision comes after a tumultuous period for the casino giant, which faced a royal commission in 2021 that exposed a string of […]

Can You Gamble with a Credit Card in Australia?

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Christi Goldberg | July 18, 2023 | Updated on: August 15th, 2023The landscape surrounding gambling with credit cards in Australia has undergone notable changes. In early 2020, the Australian government took steps to address the potential harm associated with gambling using credit cards. This led to the offline credit card gambling ban, effective 1 January […]

Can You Play Online Poker in Australia?

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Christi Goldberg | July 10, 2023 | Updated on: July 11th, 2023  Online poker operators are prohibited from offering their services to Australian players, but individual players can still access offshore platforms to play online poker. The Australian government’s Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill of 2016 reinforced the prohibition on offshore operators, but ongoing discussions indicate […]

Australian Government Proposes Ban on Credit Card Gambling Deposits

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Laura Thornhill | July 3, 2023 | Updated on: July 3rd, 2023Online gambling has become increasingly prevalent in recent years, presenting new challenges for individuals and societies. The Australian government’s proposed a ban on credit card gambling deposits due to concerns about problem gambling, consumer protection, and financial well-being. This blog post covers the background, […]