Tag Archives: south australia
- Online gambling tax tug-of-war brewing in Australia
October 10, 2017
The Australian federal government is at loggerheads with state governments over the former’s plan to take a slice of new online gambling taxes. The Daily Telegraph reported that the states are up in arms over the plan of Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison to take a cut from the planned 15...
- ‘Sneaky’ tax may see Aussie state raking $110M from online gambling
May 12, 2017
The government of Victoria, a state in southeast Australia, is gearing up to take a slice of the online gambling pie. According to Australian media outlet Herald Sun, the Andrews government has slipped in a “radical proposed shake-up to gaming tax” to the Budget papers even though Victoria has agreed...
- South Australia urges states to adopt new online betting tax
November 26, 2016
Australian betting operator Tabcorp Holdings isn’t taking chances that an interloper could spoil its plans to merge with rival Tatts Group. On Friday, Tabcorp announced that it had taken a roughly 10% stake in Tatts via a cash-settled equity swap with investment bankers UBS that gives Tabcorp certain voting rights....
- South Australia reels over bookmaker’s economic sucker punch
August 17, 2016
South Australia is feeling the pinch of online betting giant Sportsbet’s decision to throw away the $20 million high-tech data facility project plan in Adelaide in protest of the 15 percent tax on online betting revenue. Reeling in pain, South Australia’s Council of Social Service (SACOSS) whined about how “outrageous...
- South Australia bans eSports gambling
August 10, 2016
The world is getting smaller for punters in South Australia as the state government continues to implement more draconian gambling measures. After passing a back-breaking tax burden on punters, the State Government of South Australia is getting ahead of other Australian territories as it imposes the first gambling ban on...
- Bookies push back against South Australia online betting tax
August 1, 2016
Australia’s online sports betting operators are teaming up in a bid to quash South Australia’s new point-of-consumption tax. The Australian Wagering Council (AWC), whose members include Bet365, Betfair, Sportsbet and Unibet, have launched a Stop the Punters Tax campaign to protest South Australia’s plan to impose a 15% tax on...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016