Australian News

Asian Racing Conference Down Under: Alan Jones Speaks Out

Australian media king, broadcaster, community entrepreneur and racehorse owner-breeder, Alan Jones AO addressed the 33rd Asian Racing Conference in down under in Sydney, Australia, this past Monday

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/14/2010

Underbelly Triggers TV and Ratings Shootout

Underbelly 'The Golden Mile', set down under in Kings Cross, Sydney, lured in an audience of over two million Australians.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/13/2010

Third Installment of Underbelly a Ratings Bonanza

The third installment of Channel Nine's blockbuster Underbelly series delivered a spectacular result in last night's TV ratings, watched by 2,237,000 viewers nationally.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/11/2010

Gambling, Bikies, Drugs, Porn And Vice Inc. Down Under

Underbelly and vice is alive and well down under in Sydney, Australia.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/11/2010

Crown Casino Faced With Bad PR as Key Event Approaches

In the land "down under" sometimes hard news is kept quite for a while, but invariably the cat gets out of the bag.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/11/2010

Obama’s Concerns Over Internet Filtering Prompts Conroy Summons

Attempts to filter the Internet in Australia have raised concerns with the Obama Administration.  Reports came out on Wednesday that Australia's Communications Minister Stephen Conroy was summoned

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/07/2010

Crown Casino Ready for War with Sydney’s Star City

Casino wars are about to explode down under between Sydney (The Blues) and Melbournites (Melbourne).

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/07/2010

Gambling on Conspiracy or Not Down Under

Readers, make no mistake, we live in volatile times.

The Media Man and Gambling911 (and our lotto mate Pluka Duck), have been inundated with letters of support for our ongoing investigation into online (and offline) censorship, government spooks and Big Brother et al. Folks, the political machines of the world have been busy attempting to stop your poker and casino fun, poker babes, FHM, Playboy... the lot.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/05/2010

Online Gambling: Australia and Protectionism

Australia's gambling, gaming and igaming sector shows little sign of slowing down, in fact it looks like full speed ahead with James Packer's Crown Casino continuing to lead the charge.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/04/2010

Australia Lotto Goose Doesn’t Lay Golden Gambling Egg

Red tape can be a pain in the tail for web publishers, casino entrepreneurs and the like, and man down under Greg Tingle at Media Man invest egg ates for Gambling911 ...
Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/02/2010

Stephen Conroy Launches Attack on Google

Australia's Communications Director, Stephen Conroy, has launched an attack on Google after the powerful search engine company came out last week expressing discontent related to national censorshi

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/30/2010 in Breach of Gambling Act? Goes Off Line

Australia's communication's watchdog is investigating for an apparent breach of the integrated gambling act.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/23/2010

Australian Casino and Poker News (March 22, 2010)

It's been a huge 24 hours in the Australian casino, employment, poker, media and social and community entrepreneur sectors.

Billionaire Inc Connection...

James Packer's Burswood Casino aka Burswood Entertainment Complex, based in Perth, Western Australia, is on a roll.  Poker and online poker continue to do massive numbers, and Crown Limited (Crown Casino and Burswood Casino etc al), PartyGaming's PartyPoker, Media Man and Gambling911 are in the thick of the action.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/22/2010

James Packer, Casino Tycoons Gather to Aid the Indigenous

Tonight's the night!

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/18/2010

Australian Internet Filter Legislation Delayed

Australian Internet filter legislation proposed by what many believe to be an overzealous politician would have blocked a number of online gambling sites.  Now comes word that these efforts are no

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/17/2010

Man Attacks at Australia Casino: More Online Gambling News

A man has been questioned by police after a bouncer was allegedly head-butted at Burswood Casino in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/13/2010

Australia: Internet In Peril as Big Brother Is Still Watching

Gaming, news media, entertainment and freedom of expression fans, your Internet is in danger, at least if you'r one of our Australian readers.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/12/2010

Australia Gambling News and Findings Mixed Reviews

It's been a painstaking process, but Gambling911 via the Media Man down under in Aussie Land, has got their hands on some interesting data of substance, released by our "friends" at the N

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/08/2010

Australia and International Gambling News

G'day punters, and other interested parties (like casino tycoons and Australian political parties) here is the Australian and International gambling news update for Monday March 1,

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/01/2010

Australian Gambling: James Packer Vows to Help Jobless

Australian casino king and major media player, James Packer, has vowed to help ease plight of Australia's jobless.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/21/2010

Online Gambling News from Australia February 21, 2010

It's been a massive week for the gambling, igaming, sports betting and political news world.

iGaming powerhouses PartyGaming and Virgin Games at "war"

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/20/2010

Google Baulks at Conroy's Call to Censor YouTube

Google says it will not "voluntarily" comply with the government's request that it censor YouTube videos in accordance with broad "refused classification" (RC) content rules.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/11/2010

Aussie Millions Champion, Australia Election Odds's Man Down Under, Greg Tingle, has all the latest news on the Aussie Millions Champion, James Packer and Australia's election odds. 

Aussie Millions Champion Crowned

The 2010 Aussie Millions Main Event has a champion. Tyron Krost is keeping the title in Australia for the second straight year. The 23-year-old battled 746 players over five days to take the title home to Sydney, along with the $2 million AUD first-place prize.

James Packer's City Of Dreams Macau Potential Share Buy In By Harrah's Entertainment

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2010

Poker News: Tribes Want Internet Poker in California

A report in the Capitol Weekly newspaper of California discusses how the state Indian tribes are very anxious to legalize Internet poker. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2010

Australia Casino Gossip From The Media Man

Crown Casino is in a jovial mood this week, with celebs, big time players and whales in town for the annual Aussie Millions.  Annette "Annette 15" Obrestad has already pocketed $200,000 AUD at the tables, while Dan Shak won over a million quid via the $100,000 Challenge, but that's small change compared to what Mr James Packer and co are making from all the action at Crown Limited.

The bean counters are said to be extremely pleased.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2010

Australian Internet Censorship Still a Hot Button Topic

I hope everyone had a Happy Australia Day, unless of course you are one of the millions of Aussies who are protesting the upcoming "Great Australian Firewall", thanks to Senator Stephen C

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2010

Betfair in Talks With Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

James Ashton From:
The Time

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2010

Pastor, 3 Men Charged in Online Gambling Scheme

A one time Evangelist pastor and three other men were charged for running an elaborate $10 million online gambling scheme on Monday.

The arrests come 11 months after a raid of the Gold Coast offices of Alan Davenport for allegedly bilking investors out of $10 million on a "sports arbitrage" scheme.  Davenport, once a pastor for the now defunct Reach Out for Christ Pentecostal church, ran the online gambling enterprise from his Australian home under the name World Trade Systems (WTS).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/11/2010

Lasseters Casino Refutes “Racist” Ban of Best Price

Australia's multi cultural values and sensitives have once again come under the spotlight following an incident at Lasseters Casino in the Northern Territory on New Years Day.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2010

Australia Casinos a Hotbed for Organized Crime

Rupert Murdochs' Australian newspapers including The Herald-Sun, continue to run excellent (and balanced) coverage on the casino and gambling sector in Australia.

Let it be known that Murdoch also has some gaming (and igaming) interests, however they are further developed in the UK sector.  Media Man has incidental joined some of News Limited's b2b affiliate programs as goodwill and we utilise some of their newsfeeds, so there's your disclaimer before we swing into things.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/27/2009

Breaking News

Baseball Betting News: Marlins 1-9 vs. Right-Handed Starter

Plus Astros are 17-4 in their last 21 overall and the Braves are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings vs. the Brewers.

2022 NBA Playoffs Odds Updated as Conference Champions Teams Set

The Western Conference doesn't feature a No. 1 or 2 seed in its finals matchup while the East precisely pairs the top-seeded Heat versus the second-seeded Celtics.

Sports Betting, Events Odds and Previews 2022: Mickelson's Fall From Grace as He Skips Another Major

On Monday, ESPN profiled the dramatic downfall of Phil Mickelson, who has opted to drop out of this week's PGA Championship.