Bernard Keane August 22, 2016 4 Comments
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.
Adam Schwab 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?
Richard Farmer May 27, 2013 2 Comments
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.
Crikey May 6, 2013 15 Comments
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.
Adam Schwab April 23, 2013 7 Comments
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.
Tom Cowie June 14, 2012 1 Comment
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".
Tom Cowie June 13, 2012 2 Comments
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.
Bernard Keane June 4, 2012 13 Comments
Online poker is about to undergo major growth. Efforts to ban it will defeat the purpose of gambling regulation.
Bernard Keane May 30, 2012 1 Comment
The government's online gambling review identifies the key problem about online gambling but does little to address it.
Bernard Keane November 3, 2011 21 Comments
The Coalition has proposed greater internet censorship as part of its counter-proposals on gambling reform. The US experience shows it doesn't work.