Australian News

Asian Pacific Sports Betting, Gambling, Casino News

Gambling, gaming and sports betting news continues to show no signs of slowing down in the Asia Pacific region, including the land "down under" in Australia.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/20/2010

Crown Casino Aims To Sue Ex High-Roller Client Re $50m

Australian casinos do not like clients and former clients who owe them money.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/17/2010

Intralot Aussie Connection: My Big Fat Greek Profit Hole

Australia enjoys a largely positive history with our Greek friends. But, in recent years Intralot has impacted Australia's gaming sector in a less than stellar fashion.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/16/2010

Asia Pacific Gaming and Casino News

Australia and the Asia Pacific region remains a hot bed for casino, online casino, gaming, political and internet censorship news.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/15/2010

Star City Casino Hot Bed for Aussie Casino Cheats

Down under in Australia, land of the convicts, seems some of those criminal tendencies keep coming to the surface at land based casinos and pubs. As the "Friendly Casino War" continues between James Packer owned Crown Casino in Melbourne and Star City in Sydney, its seems apparent that Sin City's Star have more of a cheating clientele, or at least that's what the official numbers are showing. Media Man and Gambling911 put on our private detective coats and load up the plastic handcuffs and batons with this special report.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/12/2010

Melbourne Catches Tiger Woods By The Tail

Tiger Woods, champion golf player and champion club, casino and woman player, is coming back to Melbourne for this year's Australian Masters.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/10/2010

Tzvetkoff Played Santa While Company Crumbled

Jailed Australian online gambling processing mogul Daniel Tzvetkoff apparently spent large sums of money buying Christmas presents for the children of employees while his company crumbled all aroun

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/10/2010

Australian Casino Jewel Mildura: Christmas Is Coming

Down under in Australia, Mildura way in regional Victoria, the debate over a new casino development heats up. Media Ma and Gambling911 with the story...

Who will win? The casino "lovers" or the casino "haters"? Mildura is enjoying its own 'State Of Origin' type mini casino war, within its own country patch. It's not quite Crown Casino VS Sydney's Star City, but the passion and the size of the fight in the dogs is on the same level.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/10/2010

Australian Political Casino Wars

Australian casino "wars" continue, as a new political element enter the arena.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Jun/07/2010

Australia Gets New Gambling Watchdog in Town: Woof!

Australian gambling remains politically red hot. With the changes in town comes a new watchdog...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/02/2010

What Is An Online Affiliate Program

Australia Media Man, Greg Tingle, offers up a self-promotion piece and answers, among many other questions, What is an online affiliate program?  He also explores the latest happenings down under.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/31/2010

Aussie Racing Club Buys Pokies Clubs

The Australian gaming, igaming, racing and overall business sector continues to evolve, as the old adage of only the strong will survive continues to hold true.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/30/2010

Crown Casino VS Star City Friendly War

The casino and overall gaming industry in the Asia Pacific - Australian regional remains as competitive as ever, with Crown Casino, Star City and Jupiters Hotel and Casino all enjoying expensive up

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/27/2010

Internet Censorship in Australia: Senate Transcript

Internet Censorship in Australia:  Senate Transcript

For those of you who have been following the exploits of Australia Communications Director Stephen Conroy and his attempts to censor the Internet here at, we have obtained a copy of the Senate transcript as it relates to Google in Australian Parliament, courtesy of Greg Tingle.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/26/2010

Australian Gambling Report Asks Federal Government to Control

The Australian Productivity report on gaming and gambling has come out, but relax - it's not all bad news.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/24/2010

Australian Sports Form Anti-Corruption Alliance

The reputation of Aussie sports, thus sports business, and to a broader degree, entertainment industry, has a take a bashing of late.

Submitted by Payton on, May/23/2010

Arrest Made in Burswood Casino Firearms Case

Loyal readers, Americans, Australians, Canadians, Asians... the world over...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/22/2010

New Australian Mildura Casino Tourism On Cards?

Casino talk, mergers, take over et al, continue to be all the rage down under in Australia, and land based casinos, online enterprises, and now even airports are buying into the excitement.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/20/2010

Centrebet Set For Shakeup

Online gaming and wagering outfit Centrebet (International Ltd) says it is still in talks with a number of parties over consolidation opportunities.

Media Man down under and Gambling911 continue to delivery hard hitting, informative and entertaining news to the world. We learn the current Centrebet talks are likely to have a major impact on the online and offline gambling, betting, poker et al sector in Australia and the entire Asia Pacific...

The parties are understood to be overseas concerns, all or most of which out of Europe.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/18/2010

Gaming Stocks Hammered in Australia

Readers... er, punters... think you may be down bit at the local casino, online casino, or perhaps your investment stocks and bonds?

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/18/2010

Crown Casino In Sponsorship Talks With Melbourne Storm

Casino entrepreneurs, insiders, outsiders, punters and everyone one else...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/17/2010

Crown Casino Client Ferrari Stolen With Virgin Valet

Down under in Melbourne, Australia, one casino punter was feeling extremely lucky, pouncing on an opportunity to steal (not win) a Ferrari F430, when a casino valet handed him the keys.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/14/2010

Australian Pokies Deal Triggers AFL Clubs Feud

Australia is passionate about footy (AFL and NRL), gambling and one may argue, vice, witness the ongoing success of TV smash hit 'Underbelly' and 'Sin City' expo.

Little wonder then when you throw into the ring a pokies auction, sweet deals for AFL clubs, politics, mates rates, historic bad blood and a touch of vice, you have on hell of a fight that's likely to the last man standing after 12 rounds. We learn some clubs have hit the jackpot on the decade in off-field plays. Media Man and Gambling911 down under crash tackle ringside with this report...

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/13/2010

Bookies Want AFL Footballers to Learn Insider Trading

As the evolution of the Aussie Rules football continues, on and off field scandals to boot, the players become more business and sports betting savvy.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/12/2010

Aussie Daniel Tzvetkoff Jail Hopping in US

(AAP) - Former Australian internet high-flyer Daniel Tzvetkoff is enduring a cross-country tour of America's prisons.

Submitted by Guest on, May/11/2010

NRL Scandals in Australia Continue to Dominate News

Sports fans and punters, think the Australian NRL sports scandal is old news? Think again.

Media Man and Gambling911 have learned that a new wave of untoward matters are happening to the great game of Rugby League and other sports, and some of the rorts are even tied to charities. It's much bigger than "just" sports betting. There's even a Gold Coast - Surfers Paradise real life 'Underbelly' link. No wonder the formally named Conrad Jupiters Casino at Surfers' got ride of the "Conrad" tag.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/10/2010

Australian Land Based Casino News Update

Australia is home to some of the world's great casinos, hotels and resorts.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/08/2010

350 Beautiful Guests Celebrate as Tzvetkoff Rots in Jail

Some of Australia's most gorgeous people turned out to celebrate at majority owner Daniel Tzvetkoff's Zuri Bar and Lounge while Tzvetkoff himself languished in a US prison cell, quite possibly faci

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/07/2010

Australian Sports Betting Scandals Continue With AFL

The integrity on a number of Australian sports remain in question following a shocking week plus of Aussies getting mainly the wrong sort of media and public attention.

Let's started last week with the NRL's Melbourne Storm with the sports betting trigger, then the "famous Australian" cricket matter (with bomb on the side in India), then the snooker world championships with the John Higgins match fixing allegations...(eventually the championship being won by Aussie Neil Robertson), and now the AFL (Australian Football League aka Aussie Rules) are in the firing line.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/05/2010

Crown Casino Logies Twitter Gate Claims Journo Scalp

Think all of the excitement (and hype) had died down from the Logies held at James Packer's Crown Casino, down under in Melbourne, Australia?

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, May/05/2010

Breaking News

Forensic Files Keeps The Greek, Olympic Sports Alive: Book Helped Solve Infamous Triple Homicide

Olympic Sports ( was one of the first and most respected offshore sportsbooks to emerge on the scene back in the 1990s.  Founder Spiro Athanas was a beloved figure in the industry.  He would eventually run into some trouble and sell his Jamaica-based book.

Best Bets Wednesday January 26, 2022

Best Bets Wednesday January 26, 2022

The Vols look like a good bet on the moneyline having gone 10-0 at home this season but you are looking at a steep -360 price versus the Gators.

Is It Time for Women to Embrace Sports Betting?

Is It Time for Women to Embrace Sports Betting?

Hearing a group of women talk about the latest odds for NFL matches or discussing fantasy football is rare, even though they are watching sport in higher and higher numbers. Some think it’s because it doesn’t interest them, others believe it’s the result of a male dominated betting industry.