Tag Archives: Australian Communications and Media Authority
- Nine network spanked for airing CrownBet ads during kids’ movie
March 31, 2017
Australia’s Nine television network has become the first local media outlet to fall afoul of new restrictions on airing betting adverts during programming principally aimed at children. On Friday, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) issued a report into whether General Television Corporation Pty Ltd (Channel Nine) breached the...
- Sportsbet online in-play sports betting app referred to Australian Federal Police
July 13, 2016
Australian online sports betting operator Sportsbet has been referred to federal authorities over its Bet Live smartphone app. On Wednesday, The Australian reported that the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) had received a complaint regarding Sportsbet’s app. The ACMA determined that the app was in violation of the Interactive...
- Aussie federal police examining Ladbrokes, William Hill in-play betting apps
June 24, 2015
Australian federal police are looking into whether the local operations of UK-listed bookies Ladbrokes and William Hill are violating the country’s prohibition of online in-play betting. Last month, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) revealed that it was examining the legality of Lads and Hills’ new betting apps, which...