Tag Archives: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
- Aussie competition watchdog disrupts Tabcorp-Tatts merger
July 10, 2017
The merger of Australian betting firms Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group could be on hold after the country's competition watchdog filed to block the union. On Monday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced it had applied to the Federal Court for a judicial review of last month’s decision...
- Tabcorp-Tatts merger raises competition watchdog concerns
March 9, 2017
Australia’s competition watchdog says the proposed merger of gaming operators Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group is likely to lessen competition in certain regions and sectors. On Thursday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) issued a statement of issues involving the impact that the proposed Tabcorp-Tatts union would have on...
- Bet365 to pay penalty after Aussie court finds ‘free bet’ offer misleading
September 11, 2015
The Australian division of online betting operator Bet365 has been found guilty of misleading consumers via ‘free bet’ offers. On Friday, Australia’s Federal Court upheld a complaint filed one year ago by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) which felt rollover requirements in a $200 ‘free bet’ offer weren’t...
- ACCC drops opposition of Aquis’ purchase of Reef Casino; China Poly Group eyeing stake in $8bn resort
August 22, 2014
Hong Kong billionaire Tony Fung's proposed Aquis resort in Queensland, Australia cleared a major hurdle after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dropped its opposition to the group's planned takeover of the $269 million Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns. The ACCC initially opposed the purchase on the grounds that...
AGTech inks online lottery deal with China’s Alipay
March 24, 2017