There are at least five proposals to limit TV advertising on sports betting -- but none of them will ban Tom Waterhouse completely, writes Dr Charles Livingstone from Monash's School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.
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.
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.
Janko Tipsarevic, of Serbia, and Argentina's Horacio Zeballos faced off in the Kremlin Cup. Zeballos won. Nothing too strange about that, except the manner in which the match unfolded soon raised alarm bells and red flags, says Jonathan Howcroft.
Malcolm Turnbull and company are wasting their energy trying to conjure up the bad old days of the long gone Whitlam Government as a way of attacking the big spending plans of the Rudd one.
The rapid growth in sports betting in Australia, confirmed last week by the largest TAB operator, Tabcorp, is going to lead to renewed demands for greater regulation of sports betting, and revenue sharing with major sporting bodies.