Tag Archives: live betting odds
- Tom Waterhouse apologizes for controversy, but he loves being a bookie
May 30, 2013
Australian bookie Tom Waterhouse has issued an apology to his fellow countryman for the brouhaha caused by his onscreen appearances during Channel Nine’s National Rugby League broadcasts. The Daily Telegraph printed a lengthy statement by Waterhouse in which he said he was “sorry” for the controversy, that he had “listened”...
- NSW mulls betting logo ban on jerseys, stadium signage and naming rights
May 29, 2013
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s call for a ban on live odds promotion during sports broadcasts doesn’t go far enough, at least, not according to New South Wales Gaming Minister George Souris. Echoing complaints from the usual suspects about how Gillard’s measures would still permit other forms of gambling promotion...
- Australian PM Gillard to broadcasters: choose between no live odds or no gambling ads at all
May 26, 2013
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has delivered an ultimatum to the country’s broadcasters: agree to a self-imposed ban on promotion of live betting odds during sports broadcasts or the government will rush legislation through parliament before the federal election in September. The ban would also limit gambling firms to generic...
- Aussie TV stations may be banned from showing live betting odds during sports broadcasts
November 2, 2011
Television stations in Australia could be banned from showing live betting odds during certain sports broadcasts. Leader of the Opposition in the Australian House of Representatives, Tony Abbott, is said to be considering a gambling policy which would forbid the airing of such odds during cricket and football games. According to Abbott,...
Australia goes after online gambling sites in new probe
September 7, 2015