Gambling

Concerns of gambling lobby influences

A new bill targeting credit gambling could potential have flaws according to The Alliance for Gambling reform. There have been concerns of gambling lobby influence and ongoing corruption. A joint analysis with Transparency International Australia reveals that the gambling sector employs more lobbyists than other adult industries, sparking questions about transparency and the government’s commitment …

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Australia’s urgent need for stronger online gambling laws

Australia’s online gambling laws are among the weakest worldwide, enabling the gambling industry to exploit loopholes and groom young individuals through gambling games. The Alliance for Gambling Reform’s has seen the urgent need for action. Calling on the Australian government to place laws to help reduce exposure to gambling. We spoke to the chief executive …

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Young people in the ACT the focus of online gambling study

Young people are thought to be particularly susceptible to problem betting and gambling, and this is the focus for Australian researchers in a new study.   Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) aim to enhance understanding of online betting and gambling habits involving young adults in the Australian Capital Territory.  The study hopes to understand …

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