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Displaying items by tag: Gambling

Changes to Westpac Group's digital gambling block feature mean more customers can restrict their spending on gambling.

Published in Your Tech

Wagering company Betchoice Corporation trading as Unibet has been convicted of posting three illegal gambling advertisements with court-imposed fines totalling $48,000, as a result of an investigation by Liquor & Gaming NSW. 

Published in Technology Regulation

Australian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been requested to block more illegal offshore gambling websites by the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA as the authority continues its rigorous campaign against illegal gambling.

Published in Security

More than 80% of licensed pubs and clubs in South Australia have adopted Vix Vizion's Imagus face recognition technology, according to the company.

Published in Business Software

Reset Australia is demanding greater data protections for teenagers after it uncovered a Facebook loophole that allows teenagers to be profiled and targeted with advertising based on a range of age inappropriate interests, such as alcohol, smoking, gambling, and extreme weight loss.

Published in Home Tech

With over 10% of gaming revenue coming from in-game gambling, such as loot boxes, the University of Sydney says game developers are operating in an increasingly competitive sphere, and are looking to in-game gambling to increase revenue, arguably to detriment of players.

Published in Entertainment

Australian Internet Service Providers are set to begin blocking illegal offshore gambling websites under tough new powers mandated for the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) by the Federal Government.

Published in Technology Regulation

A crackdown on prohibited and unlicensed offshore gambling sites by the Australian Communications and Media Authority has forced 33 prominent offshore wagering sites to withdraw from Australian markets over 12 months, according to a newly released report.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 12 April 2018 21:12

Gambling ad rules under scrutiny by ACMA

New rules to restrict gambling advertising during live streamed sport are under consideration by the communications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, which has now opened a public consultation process on the proposed rules.

Published in Technology Regulation

A publication known as The Outline recently carried out what it called an investigation into how brands buy their way into well-known publications like Fast Company, Forbes and Huffington Post.

Published in Open Sauce

The Nine network has become the first television network to breach the rules forbidding gambling advertisements on children’s TV programmes.

Published in Entertainment

There’s but hours to go until the iconic race that stops the nation starts, and here’s where you can watch the spectacle live and free.

Published in Entertainment

Virtual Reality isn’t just for games in another dimension, but for gambling, too, with growth from "just over US$58.5 million this year, to just under US$520 million by 2021, representing an increase of 800%".

Published in Entertainment

Online gambling is going gangbusters, with the spend to reach that of "digital goods and services worldwide".

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 01 August 2016 11:24

Patent granted for computer-related invention

After a long hiatus, IP Australia has granted a patent for a computer-related invention, in this case the software functionality in a gaming machine.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Sunday, 22 March 2015 23:15

Review - Fyzuntu for iOS and Android

Fyzuntu is a simple but accessible dice game where you compete to get high scores while avoiding twos and fives.

Published in Games

It's not just Lady Gaga with a poker face, but most likely payments processing king-turned-supergrass, Daniel Tzvetzkoff, who made off with tons of cash before being nabbed by the US Feds in Las Vegas - and now faces Aussie action should he ever show his poker face down under again.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 30 September 2010 19:53

Smart technology for problem gamblers: PM

The Government will investigate the use of a variety of "pre-commitment" technologies, including the possible use of a biometric fingerprint, to help track and curb the losses of problem gamblers, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said.

Published in Technology Regulation

Unless the Australian Government relaxes its rules on internet gambling, more people will gamble on overseas sites, potentially placing them at risk, and leading to Australia missing out on tens of millions of dollars in potential tax revenues.

Published in Technology Regulation
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