Tag Archives: stephen conroy
- Stephen Conroy steps up fight vs in-wagering ads in Australia
April 18, 2017
Contrary to what Aussie lawmakers think, corporate bookmakers in Australia are changing the way they operate, and this is why trade association Responsible Australia (RWA) is relentless in the battle to reduce the gambling ads in the country. Several weeks ago, the three-member Nick Xenophon team proposed a bill that...
- Gambling TV ad ban will cost networks loads of money
May 28, 2013
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard laid down the hammer last week when she delivered an ultimatum to the country's broadcasters to agree to a self-imposed ban on promotion of live betting odds during sports broadcasts. Failure to do so would mean that the government will rush legislation for a total...
- Australian government balks at legal online poker, in-play betting
March 12, 2013
Australia has decided not to open up its online gambling sector beyond traditional sports betting, disappointing gamblers who expected the government to approve online poker and in-play wagering. On Tuesday, the Aussie government will deliver its final report on the lengthy review of the 2001 Interactive Gambling Act (IGA), but...
- Aussie cops refuse to purge sports clubs on behalf of tyrannical government
June 29, 2010
The Australian government is hell-bent on clamping down on internet gambling. In fact it's hell-bent on clamping down on the internet full-stop. In fact cabinet minister Steven Conroy is so internationally notorious for his love of ISP blacklists he is rumoured to be related to Joseph Goebbels. But now even...
Gambling TV ad ban will cost networks loads of money
May 28, 2013