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Australia casinos, restaurants and other businesses shut down as citizens not compliant with coronavirus social distancing

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Around the world, officials are announcing closings of businesses due to the coronavirus outbreak. This week, Australia has now decided to shut down casinos, restaurants, pubs, and other venues due to the public not practicing social distancing, a method that could help to stop the virus from spreading. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on ...

Founder of The Edge horserace betting scheme pleads guilty in Australia

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In Australia and the man behind the former The Edge horserace betting scheme has reportedly pled guilty to two charges associated with allegations that he had defrauded clients out of more than $11.72 million over a six year-period from 2008. According to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Bill Vlahos (pictured) entered ...

Tabcorp scores new multi-year agreement with NFL; named Official Wagering Partner in Australia

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Australia’s leading diversified gambling entertainment group, Tabcorp Holdings Limited (ASX:TAH), has entered into a new wagering partnership with the National Football League (NFL). The Melbourne-headquartered gambling company announced the multi-year agreement that will see it become the NFL’s Official Wagering Partner in what is the largest country in Oceania. “Our goal is to support the ...

Australia officials to investigate Crown Resorts over gambler visa fast-track claims

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Recent allegations against Crown Resorts regarding preferential treatment to Chinese gamblers regarding fast-tracking visas has caused officials in Australia to begin an investigation into the company. Attorney General, Christian Porter, has alerted parliament that a probe will take place against Crown after several reports surfaced within the media regarding expedited visas for gamblers from ...