Tag Archives: national rugby league
- NRL bans Aussie bookmakers from offering novelty bets
March 1, 2017
Australia’s National Rugby League has ordered bookmakers to stop offering certain exotic wagers following a scandal involving a player caught betting on NRL matches. Last month, the NRL launched an investigation into whether Wests Tiger center Tim Simona had placed wagers on opposing players scoring tries against him. While a...
- Sportsbet inks five-year, $60m wagering partnership with National Rugby League
May 13, 2016
Australian online sports betting operator Sportsbet has renewed and upgraded its relationship with the National Rugby League (NRL). On Friday, the NRL announced it had re-upped with Sportsbet on a new pact that will see the Northern Territory-licensed bookie serve as the NRL’s official wagering partner until 2020. The deal...
- Ladbrokes Australia sponsor Gold Coast Titans, roll out Odds Boost enhancer
March 4, 2016
The Australian division of UK bookmakers Ladbrokes has signed on as sponsor of the National Rugby League’s Gold Coast Titans. On Wednesday, Ladbrokes Australia announced it had inked a deal under which its logo would appear on the sleeves and lower back of the Titans’ official jerseys. The deal takes...
- Australian sports leagues support lifting online in-play betting ban
December 1, 2015
Australia’s professional spots bodies want the government to relax its prohibition of online in-play betting in order to preserve the integrity of their product. Australia is currently conducting a review of its 2001 Interactive Gambling Act (IGA) with a particular focus on how to combat the alleged negative effects of...
- Ladbrokes Aus launch $1,000,000 MEGA MARGIN with partial-cash-out
June 23, 2015
23 June 2015 Ladbrokes Australia today premiered the world’s first multi-million dollar ‘Mega Margin’ pools for mobile, on Australian Rugby League (AFL) and National Rugby League (NRL) games with ground-breaking Partial Cash Out, powered by Colossus Bets. Paul Cherry, COO of Ladbrokes Australia said: “Mega Margin pools will enable our players...
- David Williams and four other players suspended over betting on NRL matches
July 11, 2014
The National Rugby League (NRL) has banned Manly Sea Eagles’ winger David Williams for the rest of the season after he was caught betting on league matches, including several games that he was a part of. Four others received suspensions, including Ethan Lowe, Cody Nelson, Hymel Hunt and Slade Griffin....
On Deck: Jordan Spieth is the truth
April 13, 2015