Tag: ACMA

Australia blocks more offshore gambling sites to protect consumers

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has instructed internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to additional offshore gambling websites operating in violation...

Crackdown on illegal online gambling services during 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup revealed by ACMA

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has disclosed the outcomes of an investigation on illegal online gambling services that were in operation around...

Australia’s ACMA targets eight more illegal gambling sites for blocking

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has recognised Lucky7even, 50 Crowns, Rockwin, Bitdreams, Mr Pacho, Casino Infinity, Zota Bet, and Spicyjackpots as websites...

Investigation underway as Foxtel airs ads for illegal offshore betting companies

Foxtel television channel is being watched by the federal communications watchdog to investigate if they breached gambling laws by airing advertisements for two illegal...

Australia: Lower house passes bill banning use of credit cards for online gambling

The lower house of Australia’s parliament, the House of Representatives, passed the Interactive Gambling Amendment (Credit and Other Measures) Bill 2023 on November 14,...

Seven Network slapped with fine by ACMA for repeatedly violating gambling advertisement policies

The Australian Communications and Media Authority’s (ACMA) has fined AUD 13,320 to the Seven Network for repeatedly breaking the policy of gambling advertising ban...

Australia: ACMA blocks 863 illegal betting websites since 2017

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has successfully removed over 218 illegal gambling services from the Australian market since it started taking strict...

Australia: National Self-Exclusion Register BetStop sees almost 10,000 registrations in two months

Since the establishment of the National Self-Exclusion Register, BetStop in August, around 10,000 people have registered themselves in order to be excluded from participating...

ACMA drops the ban hammer on five more illegal gambling websites

The Australian government has put five illegal betting websites on the ban list of Australian ISPs. These names are added alongside many others on...

Australia: Govt to launch national online gambling self-exclusion register BetStop

The Australian government is set to launch a national self-exclusion register for online gambling called ‘BetStop’ where citizens can register themselves to be excluded...

ACMA writes to Curaçao over Australian gambling firms operating illegally

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) recently wrote to the Curaçao Ministry of Finance asking for their help in tackling illegal offshore gambling...