Tag Archives: joint Select Committee
- Tom Waterhouse takes it on the chin from Australian joint select committee
June 7, 2013
The Australian joint select committee investigating the role of gambling advertising and sports says industry self-regulation isn’t working. The committee, which earned headlines via its demonization of independent bookie Tom Waterhouse’s onscreen promotion of live betting odds during Channel Nine’s National Rugby League broadcasts, says the government should step in...
- Aussie committee advise tight control of online sports betting
February 13, 2012
As you may well know, Aussie Prime Minister Julia Gillard abandoned her agreement with independent MP Andrew Wilkie to legislate mandatory precommitment technology for poker machines a few weeks back. This led to Wilkie withdrawing his conditional support of Gillard’s minority government, stating Gillard is “in breach of the written agreement she signed … a...