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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey January 7, 2014 1 Comment

Is an appointment for the Responsible Gambling Ministerial Advisory Council a case of poacher-turned-gamekeeper? Plus other whispers ...

TV networks ditching betting? A long-odds loser

TV networks ditching betting? A long-odds loser

Glenn Dyer April 22, 2013 10 Comments

An announcement on live odds this morning from Free TV Australia looks significant. But it's more spin than substance.

We’re asking the wrong questions about gambling

We’re asking the wrong questions about gambling

Crikey March 21, 2013 2 Comments

Are Australian gamblers getting value for money? Darryl Woodford -- a researcher on social media, video games and gambling -- writes at Inside Story about the holes in gambling regulation.

How to end pokies addictions

Crikey November 10, 2011

Former pokies addict Scott Eagar offers an alternative viewpoint to fighting problem gambling amongst the talk of pokies legislation and pre-commitment: kill the feature option.

Essential: divisions over Occupy, but we’re gunning for CSG

Essential: divisions over Occupy, but we’re gunning for CSG

Bernard Keane October 31, 2011 3 Comments

Voters support the concerns of the Occupy movement, but don't support the protests themselves and are divided over whether police were justified in breaking them up, new polling shows.

Last Bets: around the world in online casinos — first stop, Gibraltar

Tom Cowie June 22, 2011 2 Comments

Untaxed, unregulated and under the radar, the so-called "unofficial" sector of online gambling is increasing in popularity.

Last Bets: regulating gambling’s grip on sport

Last Bets: regulating gambling’s grip on sport

Richard Farmer May 30, 2011 2 Comments

Having a bet on the baseball might be illegal in every American state bar Nevada, but every morning on the sports pages are the odds. It's a reminder to those who would like to outlaw betting on Australian sports.

Essential: the Labor Party … trashing its brand since 2009…

Essential: the Labor Party … trashing its brand since 2009…

Bernard Keane April 27, 2011 12 Comments

The extent of Labor's brand damage is once again apparent, today's Essential Report shows.