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IGA reforms expand ACMA’s powers against prohibited offshore gambling sites

According to a 12-month report into the ACMA’s actions under the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, thirty-three prominent offshore wagering sites have withdrawn from Australian markets over a 12 month period. International Gambling Act reforms have expanded the powers of ACMA to take action against prohibited and unlicensed offshore gambling sites. The report also outlines the targeted education, engagement and enforcement action taken by the ACMA to raise awareness of Australia’s laws and drive compliance following regulatory reforms. ACMA Chair Nerida O’Loughlin commented on the report’s release, “If you provide prohibited or unlicensed gambling services to customers in Australia, you are breaching Australian law and we will take enforcement action.” Read more

  • Monday, 12 November 2018

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