Tag Archives: OLGR
- Aussie bookmakers prosecuted for gambling inducements
December 7, 2015
The New South Wales (NSW) gaming watchdog has prosecuted four Australian sports betting companies as it ramps up its crackdown on ads that induce local residents to gamble. The Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) has indicted local operators Tabcorp Holdings Ltd., Hillside (Australia New Media) Pty Limited, CrownBet...
- CrownBet under probe for offering gambling incentives; Nick Xenophon wants ‘predatory’ pokie signs banned
September 28, 2015
New South Wales’ gaming watchdog has its watchful eye set on James Packer’s sports betting agency CrownBet’s latest advertising campaign. The Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing wants to know if CrownBet’s new promotion, “The Game Just Changed,” has breached NSW’s Racing Administration Regulation of 2012, which prohibits licensed betting...
- Queensland Premier, OLGR Commissioner take Tony Fung to task
December 3, 2014
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman is standing up for his government in light of recent comments made by Hong Kong billionaire Tony Fung regarding Fung's proposed A$8.15 billion dollar resort and casino in Cairns. Speaking at a community cabinet event in Cairns, Newman was quoted saying his government would not be...
- Tony Fung pens open letter regarding Aquis project; OLGR defends its investigation
November 28, 2014
Aquis Group Chairman Tony Fung has penned an open letter to reaffirm his commitment in developing the A$8.15 billion casino project in Cairns, Australia. According to Fung, the project will now require a “comprehensive review” that could pave the way for a lot of “difficult decisions” after the company’s A$260 million offer...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016