Tag Archives: Interactive Gambling Act 2001

Australia enlists Engine to develop country’s first national exclusion service

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has enlisted Engine, developer of the UK’s GAMSTOP exclusion service, to launch Australia’s first nationwide gambling blocking system. Engine Australia will develop the National Self-Exclusion Register for the ACMA, allowing customers to leverage a single process to self-exclude from all licensed interactive betting operators. Self-exclusion can range from anywhere between three months to …

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ACMA blocks 10 more illegal betting websites

The Australian Communications and Media Agency (ACMA) has moved to block a further 10 illegal offshore betting websites in the country. Following a number of complaints, the ACMA chose to investigate the websites, and found them to be operating in violation of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, specifically finding them to be offering betting services in contradiction of established Australian …

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