August 22, 2016 4
Rather than accept that banning online gambling doesn't work and makes problem gambling worse, the government is determined to impose a nanny state solution.
August 13, 2013
Tom Waterhouse might not have walked away with the mountains of cash that have been reported from the sale of his eponymous betting business. So why sell at all?
May 27, 2013 2
The government already has rules against betting during a game -- it just needs to extend them to phone betting. Plus other political views along the way.
May 6, 2013 15
Tom Waterhouse has to be stopped, according to one gambling industry insider. His pervasive brand of promotion is giving everyone in the gambling game a bad name. Now Tony Abbott is on the case.
April 23, 2013 7
Tom Waterhouse is everywhere, but will his business go the distance? The ubiquitous online bookmaker has a high-risk business strategy mirroring the dot-com legacy.
June 14, 2012 1
Online betting agency Sportsbet.com.au has stopped offering odds and refunded all bets on the punctuality of Melbourne's trains, after the private trains operator demanded the market be removed due to concerns over "public safety".
June 13, 2012 2
In a new twist on the rising popularity of novelty gambling, online betting company Sportsbet.com.au has started taking bets on Melbourne's trains meeting punctuality and service requirements.
June 4, 2012 13
Online poker is about to undergo major growth. Efforts to ban it will defeat the purpose of gambling regulation.
May 30, 2012 1
The government's online gambling review identifies the key problem about online gambling but does little to address it.
November 3, 2011 21
The Coalition has proposed greater internet censorship as part of its counter-proposals on gambling reform. The US experience shows it doesn't work.
June 22, 2011 2
Untaxed, unregulated and under the radar, the so-called "unofficial" sector of online gambling is increasing in popularity.
June 6, 2011 1
So Sports Minister Mark Arbib thinks nationwide 10-year jail terms for anybody involved in match fixing will solve what the Sydney Morning Herald described this morning as "the biggest threat to sport since doping"? Good luck.
May 30, 2011 2
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.
June 24, 2009
As things get increasingly grim on Wall Street, a generation of broke brokers are turning their finely turned financial skills to online poker to win their riches back.