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Victoria to introduce lowest consumption tax in Australia

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The Victorian Government is to introduce an eight per cent online point of consumption tax, which it has been stated will raise an estimated $30m per year, report Australian media outlets. Coming into force at the start of 2019, and taking a proportion of bookmakers monthly earnings, Treasurer Tim Pallas, announcing its introduction, said the tax has been designed to …

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Poker machine debate grips Australia

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Australia has been lambasted by Canberra based think tank The Australia Institute, after new figures revealed its poker machine habits. With 835,000 of the worlds 1,076,000 poker machines, representing almost 80%, located in dedicated gambling venues, such as casinos, race tracks, betting agencies and slot halls, the paper points the finger at the remaining 241,000, situated in the worlds pubs …

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RWWA urges TAB to focus on online & mobile betting development

Western Australia state owned betting operator TAB is set to focus its business towards online sports betting amid a decline in its racing operations. Last week Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) issued its annual sports betting report outlining that revenue growth jumped 36% in the past 12 months to July 31 – AUS $160 million, the increase was driven …

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