ACMA Clamps Down on Unlicensed Offshore Gambling Sites
ACMA blocks 399 illegal online gambling sites. Australian players have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to reputable and fully licensed online casinos. The ACMA warns players against playing at unlicensed online casino sites through the simple act of blocking them. Aussie players who deposit money and play for real money at illegal casinos risk losing money.
ACMA blocks two online lottery services in November 2021. Red Fox Lotto and We Love Lottie were the first to be blocked. ACMA investigated 55 online gambling services and found them guilty of violating Australian gambling laws. Since the ACma started enforcing amendments to Australian online casino gaming laws in 2017, 147 gambling sites left the Australian market.
The ACMA provides the following information on its website: Register of online gambling sites licensed to offer their services in Australia, tips to stay safe from illegal offshore gambling websites and complaint procedure against illegal online casinos.
Register of online gambling sites licensed to offer their services in Australia. Complaint against illegal online casinos.
The ACMA blocks illegal online gambling sites under the Telecommunications Act of 1997. Offshore casinos without a valid online gaming license are blocked. It is also an offense to advertise prohibited online betting services within Australia. The complete list of blocked gambling websites is available on the ACma's official website.