Tag Archives: TAB
- Sweet treats campaign ends in hefty fines for Aussie betting site TAB
June 16, 2017
TAB’s decision to offer free jelly beans has turned out to be a costly affair for Australian betting site. On Friday, The Sydney Morning Herald reported that TAB is facing hefty fines and legal costs over a sweet treats campaign, which authorities ruled have breached New South Wales’s gambling advertising...
- Racing minister wants Western Australia to punt on horses
March 4, 2016
If you’re going to wager, wager on the horses. That was Racing and Gaming Minister Colin Holt’s appeal to gamblers in Western Australia amid reports that the government is preparing to put up the country’s last state-owned betting agency up for sale. In an interview with abc.net.au, the minister said...
- Western Australia to put up state-owned TAB for sale
February 16, 2016
Australia's last state-owned betting agency could be put up for sale within weeks as gaming giants Tatts Group and Tabcorp prepare to battle for the potential $1 billion deal. The Western Australian racing codes—thoroughbred, harness and greyhound—will table a proposal to the state government this week over the potential $1...
- Kiwis spent $2.1 billion in gambling in 2014
February 5, 2015
Residents of New Zealand spent almost $2.1 billion on the four main forms of gambling—racing, lotteries, casinos, and gambling machines outside casinos—in the 2013/2014 financial year, according to stats released by the country’s Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). Gambling machines outside casinos generated $808 million, down $18 million compared to the...
- TAB focuses on online gambling; Australian millionaire’s plans for Jupiters casino
November 14, 2014
State-owned Australian racing and sports betting TAB is shifting its focus in an effort to address the growing popularity of online gambling. A report from Racing and Wagering Western Australia points to an increasing shift in popularity among Australians on the medium they choose in making their bets. The RWWA annual...
- Sportsbet, TAB top Australian betting survey; ACTAB for sale; TAB WA rebrands
September 28, 2013
Australian sports bettors have little to say about the Centrebet and Sportingbet brands, justifying William Hill CEO Ralph Topping’s decision to consolidate Hills' operations in the country. This August, consumer research firm Global Reviews asked Australians if they could name any sports betting companies without prompting and Hills’ most recent...