Internet gambling

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Interactive gambling
Online gambling
Online betting
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Safer by design: how can collaboration help design safer gambling?

Demos researchers recently held two roundtables with Playtech, one of the largest suppliers of gambling products in the world, bringing together the gambling industry with academics, policy-makers and charity experts. This report provides an overview of these discussions and details the key themes that emerged...
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ACMA compliance priority 2020–21: online casino services targeting Australians

In 2020–21, one of the ACMA’s compliance priorities focused on illegal online casinos that target Australians. This report examines the actions taken to combat these services and the outcomes.
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Reducing the harm caused by gambling

Gambling harm, which refers to negative consequences caused or made worse by gambling, including emotional or psychological distress, financial problems, and difficulties with relationships, work or study. This audit report examines the effectiveness of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation's efforts to reduce gambling harm.
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Gambling participation and at-risk behaviour in problem gambling among Victorian adults

Gambling is a major public policy issue in Australia, affecting the health and wellbeing of many individuals and families in a range of ways. This paper aims to improve understanding of gambling participation and related problems among adults living in Victoria.
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NSW youth gambling study 2020

The NSW Office of Responsible Gambling commissioned this study on young people and gambling to address its priority areas of (1) emerging technologies and new trends, and (2) attitudes and behaviours towards gambling in vulnerable or target groups. This research has been prompted by concern...
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Report of the Review of the Point of Consumption Tax on wagering and betting

The review analysed the effect of the Point of Consumption Tax (POCT) on wagering operators, the racing industry in Victoria and Australia’s major sporting codes. It considers the effect of the tax on wagering and betting during the first twelve-months following the implementation of the...
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Gambling in Australia during COVID‑19

The research findings from this study aim to inform the development and implementation of policy and practice responses to prevent and reduce gambling-related harms in Australia.
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Changes in online gambling during the COVID-19 pandemic: April update

This paper examines changes in online gambling behaviour in April 2020 and compares the results with those of March 2020. This comparison was based on identical surveys undertaken a month apart which asked about online gambling participation.
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Changes in online gambling during the COVID-19 pandemic

This study explores the potential for increased online gambling as a result of COVID-19 social distancing measures.
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Australian young women’s gambling behaviours: a socio-cultural investigation of gambling attitudes, beliefs and consumption intentions

The aim of this present study was to explore the range of key determinants that may shape the gambling beliefs and behaviours of older adolescent (18–24 years old) and young adult (25–34 years old) women. The research predominantly focused on young women who demonstrated low...
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Victorian population gambling and health study 2018–2019

This report details results from a large general population survey on gambling participation, gambling problems and gambling-related harm in the state of Victoria, Australia conducted between September 2018 and January 2019.
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Protecting the age of innocence

Access to online pornography and wagering would be restricted through mandatory age verification, under the recommendations in this Social Policy and Legal Affairs committee report.
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National consumer protection framework for online wagering: baseline study - final report

The aim of this study was to establish base levels of online wagering involvement, the prevalence of risky gambling behaviour, and levels of online wagering consumer harm, ahead of the full implementation of the National Framework. The baseline study sets a benchmark to inform future...
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Online gambling in New Zealand: Results from the 2018 Health and Lifestyles Survey

This report presents results from the 2018 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). It focuses on the profile of online gamblers and the types of online gambling in which they participated.
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Modernising harm prevention for gambling in Australia: international lessons for public health policy and improved regulation of gambling

This report provides a summary of key public health lessons that could be considered to improve gambling regulation in Australia.
Journal article

Public health effects of gambling – debate on a conceptual model

This article provides a literature review on the social costs and benefits of gambling, with the purpose of building a population-level model of the effects of gambling.
Discussion paper

Online gambling in New Zealand: public discussion document

The current Gambling Act is from 2003. Back then, internet technology was still developing. Law makers couldn’t have foreseen the way that gambling would develop online. This discussion document has been released to seek public feedback on a new framework for online gambling in New...
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The effect of gambling marketing and advertising on children, young people and vulnerable adults

The interim results in this report suggest that between 2015-2018, the volume and spend on gambling marketing and advertising is rising across different forms of media, including TV and radio, with lotteries and bookmakers among the top spenders. Sports advertising was particularly dominant online, with...
Strategy

Strategy to prevent and minimise gambling harm 2019/20 to 2021/22

This strategy sets out the Ministry of Health’s approach to and budget for funding and coordinating services to prevent and minimise gambling harm during the three year period starting 1 July 2019.
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Gambling prevalence in South Australia (2018): final report

This report outlines the results of a 2018 survey of 20,000 South Australian residents, who were surveyed for their participation in gambling, problem gambling, risk of problem gambling and gambling harm.