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News and media releases from 2013

Live odds ban: a step in the right direction

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The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation welcomes the Federal Government's move to ban live betting odds during television sports broadcasts.

Joining forces for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

The Foundation recently joined forces with government, councils, the gaming industry, community and sporting organisations for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week, 20-26 May 2013.

Carlton Blues tackle responsible gambling through mentoring program

Carlton Football Club and the Northern Football League will partner with Banyule Community Health Gambler's Help Northern to promote responsible gambling and provide support to young footballers at risk of developing gambling problems.

Melbourne City Council v Kingfish Victoria

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This is the first combined gaming and planning review proceeding where the tribunal has upheld the gaming approval but refused the planning approval.

Geelong Cats kick off partnership to promote responsible gambling

The Geelong Cats will sign a new partnership deal to highlight responsible gambling as an opener to Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.

Scoring goals for responsible gambling

Football and netball players across Victoria will play in a special round of competition this weekend in recognition of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.

Hundreds sign up for 100 Day Challenge

Over 1,000 people have signed up to take better control over their gambling in the first six weeks of a new problem gambling campaign launched by Premier Denis Napthine.

Problem gambling exposed in world-first campaign

The Foundation has launched a world-first problem gambling campaign 'Fight for the real you' with support from Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Gaming Regulation Andrew McIntosh.

Collingwood Football Club

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Collingwood Football Club applied for an amendment to its license to add 8 electronic gaming machines (EGMs), increasing its EGMs from 80 to 88.

Mount Alexander Shire Council v Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

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The Maryborough Highland Society lodged a license application for 65 pokies with the former Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation (VCGR) in October 2011.

Talk to us before you talk to them

Our research shows that partners, family members and friends are often the first to notice signs of a gambling problem in a loved one, and can play a significant role in supporting problem gamblers to seek help.

Working party to review problem gambling responses in Victoria’s criminal justice system

A new working party has been established to review problem gambling in the Victorian criminal justice system in response to recommendations made in a report released today by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

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