Digital Fuel Marketing Ltd announced today that the Sydney-based company has established an exciting offshoot of the digital marketing agency, Digital Fuel Innovations, that will focus on content, new technology, development, and products aimed at invigorating the sports, racing and betting sector. The joint venture brings together former colleagues and founding partners CEO Toby Oddy […]
It’s not the first time we’ve had cause to write about the impact of politics on Asia’s gaming industry and it’s unlikely to be the last. This time politics are casting a shadow over Australia, where attitudes towards gambling appear to be hardening. The recent election has strengthened the position of a hardline anti-gambling crusader, who may now have a much stronger voice.
Following months of controversy over “in-play” bets and growing offshore wagering, the Australian government has said it will launch a review of the country’s online gambling act. Industry experts are calling on the government to avoid short-term fixes and over regulation and instead to focus on the rapidly evolving nature of the sector and the technology that drives it.