iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law Jamie Nettleton
iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Australian culture </li></ul><ul><li...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>wagering </li></ul><ul><li>sportsbetting </li></ul><ul><li>pools <...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>wagering  3 </li></ul><ul><li>sportsbetting  3 </li></ul><ul><li>p...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>History  </li></ul><ul><li>State Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Fed...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Trends in Australian Gambling Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>State v...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Star City - Tabcorp) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – TAB (Tab...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Crown) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Tabcorp </li></ul><ul>...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 4 (3 Tabcorp/1 Casinos Austria) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – ...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Sky City) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Unitab </li></ul><u...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 2 (1 Sky City/1 Lasseters) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Unita...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Crown) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – RWWA </li></ul><ul><li...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 2 (Federal Hotels) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Tote Tasmania...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos –  1 (Casinos Austria) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – ACT TAB </l...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Australia  – Tensions in Gambling Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Ter...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Australia – Gambling Myths </li></ul><ul><li>Internet gambling is ...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>The Future </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity Commission Recommendatio...
iGB Down Under  Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Jamie Nettleton Partner  </li></ul><ul><li>Level 12 60 Carrington ...
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iGB Down Under - A Review of the Gaming Legislation in Australia

  1. 1. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law Jamie Nettleton
  2. 2. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Australian culture </li></ul><ul><li>Two-up </li></ul><ul><li>Melbourne Cup </li></ul><ul><li>The Facts </li></ul>
  3. 3. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>wagering </li></ul><ul><li>sportsbetting </li></ul><ul><li>pools </li></ul><ul><li>footy tipping </li></ul><ul><li>casinos </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs </li></ul><ul><li>lotteries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lotto </li></ul></ul><ul><li>keno </li></ul><ul><li>minor games </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calcuttas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sweepstakes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raffles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bingo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poker </li></ul><ul><li>Online gaming </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trackside </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>casino games </li></ul></ul>What forms of gambling activities are regulated?
  4. 4. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>wagering 3 </li></ul><ul><li>sportsbetting 3 </li></ul><ul><li>pools 3 </li></ul><ul><li>footy tipping 3 </li></ul><ul><li>casinos </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs </li></ul><ul><li>lotteries 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lotto 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>keno </li></ul><ul><li>minor games </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calcuttas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sweepstakes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raffles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bingo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poker </li></ul><ul><li>Online gaming </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trackside </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>casino games </li></ul></ul>What forms of activity are provided online by Australian operators?
  5. 5. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>State Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Intervention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Productivity Commission 1999 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive Gambling Act 1999 - 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harm Minimisation legislation 2008 - 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Productivity Commission 2008 - 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harmonisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reform </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Trends in Australian Gambling Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>State v Federal </li></ul>Victoria A.C.T Norfolk Island Tasmania Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales Queensland
  7. 7. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Star City - Tabcorp) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – TAB (Tabcorp) </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmakers – Yes (restricted) </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Lotteries – Tattersalls </li></ul><ul><li>No interactive gambling legislation </li></ul>Victoria A.C.T Norfolk Island Tasmania Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales Queensland New South Wales
  8. 8. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Crown) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Tabcorp </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmakers – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Lotteries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tattersalls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intralot </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interactive gambling legislation </li></ul>VICTORIA
  9. 9. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 4 (3 Tabcorp/1 Casinos Austria) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Unitab </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmakers – Limited </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Lotteries - Tattersalls </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive gambling legislation </li></ul>Queensland
  10. 10. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Sky City) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Unitab </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmakers – Limited </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Lotteries – SA Lotteries </li></ul><ul><li>No interactive gambling legislation </li></ul>South Australia
  11. 11. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 2 (1 Sky City/1 Lasseters) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Unitab </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmakers – Corporate (10) </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Lotteries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tattersalls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mail Order </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interactive gambling legislation </li></ul>Northern Territory
  12. 12. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Crown) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – RWWA </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmakers – Limited </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs – No </li></ul><ul><li>Lotteries – Lotterywest </li></ul><ul><li>No interactive gambling legislation </li></ul>Western Australia
  13. 13. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 2 (Federal Hotels) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – Tote Tasmania </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Betfair </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EGMs – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Lotteries – Tattersalls </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive gambling legislation </li></ul>Tasmania
  14. 14. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Casinos – 1 (Casinos Austria) </li></ul><ul><li>TAB – ACT TAB </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmakers – Corporate </li></ul><ul><li>EGMs – Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Lotteries - Tattersalls </li></ul>Victoria A.C.T Norfolk Island Tasmania Northern Territory Western Australia South Australia New South Wales Queensland Australian Capital Territory
  15. 15. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Australia – Tensions in Gambling Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Terrestrial v Remote (Telephone/Internet) </li></ul><ul><li>Monopoly v Free Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue Generation v Harm Minimisation </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibition v Regulation </li></ul>
  16. 16. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Australia – Gambling Myths </li></ul><ul><li>Internet gambling is prohibited </li></ul><ul><li>There are no gambling opportunities in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation will become more restrictive </li></ul><ul><li>There are no votes in gambling </li></ul>
  17. 17. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>The Future </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity Commission Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Managed Liberalisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Australian government should repeal the Interactive Gambling Act, and in consultation with state and territory governments, should initiate a process for the managed liberalisation of online gaming </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Federal Government Approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harm minimisation backlash </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electoral delay </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet Filtering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the debate? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should the gambling sector be worried? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What will be the outcome? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consolidation </li></ul>
  18. 18. iGB Down Under Gambling in Australia - The Law <ul><li>Jamie Nettleton Partner </li></ul><ul><li>Level 12 60 Carrington Street SYDNEY NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA </li></ul><ul><li>Ph: +61 2 8915 1030 Fax: +61 2 8916 2030 email: jamie.nettleton@addisonslawyers.com.au </li></ul>

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