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Australian Loot Box Inquiry - Harmless Gameplay Enhancement or Predatory Gambling Scheme
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • December 7 2018

Australia’s Loot Box inquiry has handed down its report, with the majority not recommending any change to the current regulatory regime. The view for


Australia - Prohibitions on Online Gambling
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • November 1 2018

Today, the ACMA released a report entitled “Disrupting illegal offshore gambling”. This report is a summary of the activities conducted by the ACMA


Gambling Law and Regulation Newsletter - August 2018
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • August 10 2018

The decision of the United States Supreme Court in Murphy v National Collegiate Athletic Association has opened the door for each state of the USA to


Report of the Review of Australia's Sports Integrity Arrangements: How should Wagering in Australia be Regulated?
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • August 3 2018

On 1 August 2018, the Minister for Sport, Senator Fiona McKenzie released the report of the sports integrity review led by the Hon. James Wood AO, Q.C


Are Loot Boxes Gambling? The War over Loot Boxes Continues - Australia Joins the Battlefield
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • July 23 2018

The Australian Senate has joined the international battlefield over whether “loot boxes” in video games constitutes gambling. On 28 June 2018


The end of lottery betting in Australia: Australian Federal Parliament decides
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • July 11 2018

On 28 June 2018, Australian Federal Parliament passed the Interactive Gambling (Lottery Betting) Act 2018 (Cth) (Lottery Betting Act), prohibiting


Sports betting in the United States - Lessons from Australia in connection with licensing of sports betting
  • Addisons
  • USA, Australia
  • June 29 2018

On 14 May 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Murphy1 that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act 1992 (PASPA) was


Rising stakes in NSW: Everything you need to know about the overhaul of NSW gambling advertising laws
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • June 26 2018

On 2 July 2018, sweeping changes to the Betting and Racing Act 1998 (NSW) (NSW Act) will come into effect, imposing greater restrictions on the


Mandatory Data Breach Notification in the Australian Gambling Sector
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • March 6 2018

The Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) regulates how personal information is required to be managed and protected. This law was recently amended to require businesses to notify affected ind


Gaming Machines: Federal Court of Australia dismisses allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct in Shonica Guy v Crown Melbourne Limited & Anor
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • March 6 2018

An application brought in an Australian Court that Aristocrat’s Dolphin Treasure electronic gaming machine (or EGM) was misleading and deceptive in