Tag Archives: Australian Online Poker Alliance
- Australian online poker players take the stand at vital hearing
August 7, 2017
The founder of The Australian Online Poker Alliance (AOPA) has told poker players that a recent inquiry to ascertain the future of online poker in Australia was a success. Game of Thrones character Jorah Mormont has six months before greyscale hides his flesh forever, and turns his mind to mush....
- Deadline for Australian online poker ‘save me’ submissions passes
July 24, 2017
The deadline for people to provide the Environment And Communications References Committee with submissions declaring the irrationality of banning online poker in Australia has passed, leaving the fate of the game in the hands of a bunch of people who probably know nothing about the game. The tombstone has its...
- Senator eyes inquiry to stop online poker ban in Australia
June 15, 2017
The fight to keep online poker legal in Australia continues, this time with Senator David Leyonhjelm at the helm. The Liberal Democrats politician is leading an online inquiry into the country’s online poker market as part of a series of efforts to stop the implementation of the Interactive Gambling Amendment...
- 32Red begins Australian exodus; PokerStars players get one last SCOOP
April 3, 2017
The Gibraltar-based online gambling outfit, 32Red, has started plans to withdraw their services from the Australian market, and PokerStars players based in the country will get the final chance to compete in the Spring Championship of Online Poker after a delay in finalising the new bill. 32Red, the online gambling...
- David Leyonhjelm tells players ‘get a VPN’ in Aussie online poker row
February 22, 2017
Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has joined the fight to protect player's rights to play online poker in Australia by creating an amended bill with a carve-out for online poker and online blackjack. The Australian Online Poker Alliance (AOPA) has a new ally in the form of Senator David Leyonhjelm...
- Australian Online Poker Alliance fighting for online poker rights
January 24, 2017
The Australian Online Poker Alliance is building up a head of steam as they try to put pressure on politicians to change the wording in the proposed Interactive Gambling Bill that if passed would spell the end for online poker in Australia as they know it. Last April, Minister for...