Oceania iGaming News

BlueBet fined $50,000 for advertising breaches
15 April 2024
The Australian bookmaker was charged with gambling advertising breaches following a complaint in August 2023 and ordered to pay the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission.»
Australian Online Casino Sites launches enhanced mobile app
27 October 2023
This app empowers players with a seamless and dynamic platform to explore a diverse range of casinos, games, and exclusive bonuses.»
Australian pre-verification for online gambling goes live
29 September 2023
All residents are mandated to have their age and identity verified by an operator before they can transact on their account.»
Australia banning credit cards for online gambling
13 September 2023
The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2023 will seek to ban the use of credit cards and credit related products, as well as digital currencies, used for online wagering.»
New Zealand National Lottery teams up with Scientific Games
22 August 2023
Scientific Games has been selected as the new systems technology provider for Lotto NZ, the national lottery in New Zealand.»
Australian commission orders ban on betting on minors in sporting events
4 August 2023
The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission stated this includes all under 19 sports competitions and on individual players who are under 18 in junior and senior sports.»
Australian self-exclusion program to launch in August
10 July 2023
BetStop provides Australians, particularly those who may be vulnerable to harm, the opportunity to self-exclude themselves from betting.»
Dopamine Gaming launches OnlineCasinos365
23 June 2023
The signifies the iGaming company's expansion of its footprint as it moves into New Zealand with its latest site.»
Unibet operator fined $60,000 for illegal advertising
24 May 2023
The penalty was imposed in Sydney’s Downing Centre Local Court on 22 May after Betchoice was convicted of breaching NSW gambling laws.»
Australian economy affected by illegal offshore gambling market
23 May 2023
The Australia Offshore Wagering Market Analysis 2023 Report has also revealed the illegal offshore market in Australia is now worth more than $1.1 billion, approximately 15% of the total Australian gambling market.»
Gaming Laboratories International invests in iTech labs
19 May 2023
The arrangement allows iTech’s clients to benefit from GLI’s global network of laboratories and relationships with regulators worldwide.»
Crown Melbourne Casino fined $30 million by VGCCC
27 April 2023
The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission handed down the penalty after investigating the Australian casino's bank check practices.»
Kayo breaches gambling advertising rules
19 April 2023
The Australian Communications and Media Authority found Kayo contravened gambling advertising rules by showing gambling advertisements during the May 2022 Fremantle V Collingwood AFL match.»
Rootz increases player reactivation focus with Enteractive
16 February 2023
The campaign will focus on the Caxino, Wheelz, and Wildz brands in markets including Canada, Finland, and New Zealand.»
Zeroflucs adds Benjie Cherniak as strategic advisor
11 November 2022
The former Don Best managing director will play a pivotal role in refining the sports wagering company's positioning and messaging.»
ACMA moves to block nine illegal gambling websites
17 January 2020
An investigation by the Australian Communications and Media Authority found the sites to be operating in breach of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001. The ACMA is urging Australian users of these sites to withdraw their money.»
Endorphina releases official statement regarding Maori online slot
13 March 2017
After pulling the game from its portfolio in late February, the developer has issued an apology regarding the issue.»
Endorphina pulls online slot amid backlash
23 February 2017
The Czech-based developer has removed an online slot modeled after the Maori of New Zealand after protests that it had breached intellectual property.»
Digital Sports Tech extends reach in Australia
19 December 2016
The company has signed a deal with TopSport in order to provide the operator with its unique player proposition betting product.»
OmniSlots integrates Pariplay
24 August 2016
Pariplay's full suite of casino games has been added to the casino's desktop and mobile selection.»
Unibet´s acquisition of Betchoice finalised
29 February 2012
Unibet's acquisition of Australian company Betchoice has been finalised today.»
Betfair prevails in Australian online gambling case
27 March 2008
News brief: In a unanimous ruling, seven High Court judges overturned the state-based restrictions on Internet betting in Western Australia that previously banned Betfair from operating in the region.»