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Online Gambling Regulation in Various States and Territories of Australia

Christmas Island is one of the popular islands of Australia. This island has a famous casino at one time. In the year 1998, the casino has gone out from its business. However, during the middle of 1990s, casino has believed to earn huge amount of money as compared to that earned by the combination of all Australian mainland casinos. In the year 2004, they have filled one application, with an urge for reopening the casino facility in Christmas Island, but federal Government has put a restriction on this action. This has given significant effect in the economy of the island. Therefore, citizens of Christmas Island are continuing to push for launching a new casino.

ACT is the acronym for Australian Capital Territory. The R & G (Racing and Gambling) Commission of ACT is highly responsible for regulating all gambling operations of the territory. The gambling outlets included by R & G Commission are CGRC (Canberra Greyhound Racing Club), Casino Canberra, CTP (Canberra Thoroughbred Park) and CHRC (Canberra Harness Racing Club).

NSW (New South Wales) Department of Racing and Gaming is responsible for managing racing, gaming, liquor and charities of NSW in Australia. CCA (Casino Control Authority) of NSW is responsible for supervising all of the casinos belonged to this territory of Australia. The casinos have incorporated Star City in Sydney and Panthers Entertainment World in Penrith. In addition, Australia is responsible for offering various ‘cruise ship’ gaming out of St. Leonards and Sydney. Players are allowed to select more than 70 horse and dogs race from cruise ship games.

The Racing and Gaming Authority is responsible for administering various gambling activities in the Northern Territory. Places for various casino games are available in Darwin and Alice Springs. In addition, players of northern Territory may avail of horse racing track across Funny Bay.

Queensland Office of Gambling Regulation in Australia have administered keno, lotteries, machine games and other casino games of the territory of Queensland. Reef Casino and Hotel, Jupiters Townsville Casino and Hotel and so on are some of the popular casinos come under the administration of Queensland Gambling Regulation. In addition, state has included more than 70 horse and dog racing tracks in Queensland.

GSA (Gambling Supervisory Authority) has taken the responsibility for administering gambling activities in Southern part of Australia. The casino is being located at Adelaide city and more than 30 horse and dog racing tracks are included in South Australia.

TGA (Tasmanian Gaming Authority) has controlled the gambling activities in the state of Tasmania. The casinos in Tasmania incorporate CCT (Country Club Tasmania) and WPH (Wrest Point Hotel). Tasmania has incorporated 8 dog and horse racing tracks, while has achieved highest popularity in poker games.

The Casino and Gaming Authority of Victoria has is regulating the gambling activities of Victoria state in Australia. This state has two famous casinos as TMI (The Millers Inn) and CEC (Crown Entertainment Complex), along with approximately 70 racing tracks for dogs and horse racing events. As similar to Tasmania, state of Victoria has achieved high popularity in poker games.

The Office of GRL (Gaming, Racing and Liquor) in Western Part of Australia is controlling the gambling activities in the Western part of Australia. BEC (Burswood Entertainment Complex) is the most popular casino of the Western part of Australia. This territory has included one popular cruise ship of gambling activity, which is sailing out of Fremantle. In addition, the territory has added approximately 30 dog and horse racing tracks. However, most popular hose racing track of Western Australia is being situated in the city of East Perth.

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