Tag Archives: ABC News

Problem gambler gets $150,000 refund for unlawful Betfair activity

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Betfair failed to ‘reasonably recognise’ the red flags after one of its own customers – identified as Mr M, convinced the company to refund $150,000 which he quickly gambled away from his account. As reported by ABC News, the betting exchange should have identified “red flag behaviours” that showed the customer had a gambling problem before it agreed to reverse …

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Queensland government sets up greyhound racing cruelty investigation

Following the revelations of animal cruelty and betting corruption by a ABC News TV expose, the Queensland government has established an independent investigation into greyhound racing. The news of the investigation follows the suspension of 28 greyhounds by New South Wales Racing (NSW Racing), after ABC News revealed that their trainers had used live animals as bait to ‘blood’ (gain …

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Tatts Group CEO Robbie Cooke slams Australian greyhound industry

Robbie Cooke CEO of Australian sports betting and gambling operator Tatts Group has slammed Australian greyhound racing operations, stating that Tatts Group may be forced to withdraw advertising if shocking allegations of cheating and animal cruelty are true. A TV Exposé by ABC News showed shocking images of animal cruelty by individual greyhound trainers, who used animals such as piglets, …

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