Tag Archives: Sports Alive
- Tom Waterhouse sued by Bet247 over Sports Alive rescue
July 24, 2013
Australian bookie Tom Waterhouse has been sued by white label operator Bet247 over Tom’s role in the 2011 rescue of Bet247 clients following the failure of Bet247's wagering services provider Sports Alive. The Melbourne-based, Australian Capital Territory-licensed Sports Alive went belly-up two years ago, leaving 18k punters out $3.9m in...
- Former Sports Alive punters officially left high and dry following Supreme Court decision
March 23, 2013
Earlier this month, the Victorian Supreme Court issued a ruling that essentially declared that the over 18k former customers of collapsed online bookie Sports Alive can officially kiss their long-lost account balances goodbye. The Melbourne-headquartered, Australian Capital Territory (ACT)-licensed bookie went dark in August 2011 with a deficit of $14m...
- Australia online in-play betting law; Sports Alive inquiry shames regulators
May 23, 2012
Australia’s video poker (pokie) machine reform legislation could be tabled as early as next week. Whenever the bill appears, the Sydney Morning Herald reports it will receive the “reluctant” backing of Independent MP Andrew Wilkie. Wilkie’s original pokie reform deal with Prime Minister Julia Gillard famously fell through when Gillard...
- Sports Alive demise underscores importance of dealing with strong global brands
August 31, 2011
On Thursday, (Aug. 25), liquidators Bent and Cougle took control of what’s left of Australian online betting agency Sports Alive. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT)-licensed, Melbourne-based Sports Alive’s sudden demise has left punters and investors alike searching in vain for (a) their money and (b) an explanation as to what...