Tag Archives: David Leyonhjelm
- Aussie crossbench duo back online poker legalization
October 18, 2017
The fight for the legalization of online poker in Australia got a big boost after two crossbench senators threw their support behind the regulation of the game. Crossbench senators David Leyonhjelm and Cory Bernardi are supporting the legalization of poker in Australia since the game is after all a low-risk...
- Aussie gov’t “favorably disposed” to allowing online poker
September 14, 2017
Australia’s online poker players may have received a reprieve from death row thanks to the efforts of a Liberal Democrat senator. In August, Australia’s federal government approved the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016, which clarified national laws to restrict online gambling to sports betting only. Senator David Leyonhjelm (pictured) led...
- 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...
- 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...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016