News and media releases: Love the Game
Melbourne Football Club is the latest Victorian club to walk away from sponsorships with sports betting companies and commit to furthering responsible gambling practices in their venues.
Along with a new coach and a new leadership team Carlton Football Club is continuing in its quest to set higher standards for values and behaviour as the latest club to say no to deals with sports betting companies.
Richmond Football Club is the latest team to join the majority of Victoria's AFL clubs in saying no to sports betting partnerships as part of a movement to separate gambling from the game.
Today both Melbourne Big Bash cricket teams signed a commitment to protect young people from the risks of gambling as part of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation's sporting clubs program.
A majority of Victorian AFL clubs, including three-time flag winners Hawthorn, along with Hyundai A-league premiers Melbourne Victory, have today signed a commitment to protecting young people from the risks of gambling.
A panel of prominent Victorians, including AFL Premiership medal holder and former gambler Brent Guerra, Western Bulldogs President, Peter Gordon and Melbourne Victory chief, Ian Robson, will debate the issue of sport and gambling in the modern age at a forum next week.
For every problem gambler in Victoria, there are three to four others who are at risk of developing problems.
AFL Premiers Hawthorn Football Club and Trans-Tasman League Premiers the Melbourne Vixens have joined forces with the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to promote responsible gambling.
A-league players have been learning how to look after themselves and their teammates when it comes to gambling from foundation's 'Gambling's not a game' team as part of the Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) player inductions.
A-league football teams in Australia and New Zealand will receive responsible gambling education from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation as part of Professional Football Australia’s player induction program.
Collingwood Football Club is taking a leadership role off the field as the latest sporting club to sign the responsible gambling charter and commit to protecting young people from the risks of gambling.
To mark the launch of the Western Bulldogs’ Sons of the West men’s health program, the Club hosted a free Men’s Health Expo on Sunday, 18 May at Victoria University Whitten Oval.
The room full of jovial young footballers at Clayton Football club fell silent last Thursday night when Foundation ambassador Matt Torcasio shared his personal story of how he won his battle with problem gambling.
Meet Matt, a 27 year old tradie who has battled with gambling for seven years.
Ballarat sporting clubs have become the first community clubs in Victoria to join the Foundation’s ‘Gambling’s not a game’ responsible gambling program to protect young people from the risks of gambling.
A behind the scenes clip of Collingwood Football Club’s responsible gambling ambassadors Travis Cloke and Luke Ball making a video to promote responsible gambling has aired on ‘The Club’, Collingwood’s own TV show.
Former Melbourne AFL footballer and ‘Fight for the real you’ participant Daniel Ward gave a presentation about responsible gambling and his own experience of battling a gambling addiction at Chelsea Football Club on Tuesday 13 August 2013.
Former AFL Footballer and ‘Fight for the real you’ campaign participant Daniel Ward spoke to VFL club Box Hill Hawks last night as part the Foundation’s partnership with AFL Victoria.
Twenty teens got the rare opportunity to play ball with Melbourne Victory stars Adrian Leijer, Matthew Foschini and Nick Ansell in a special training session on Monday 8 July 2013.
The biggest club in the AFL is putting its considerable weight behind the responsible gambling message by joining forces with the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.