Simon’s Guide to Gambling and Online Betting in Australia

A picture of the interior (bar area) of the Burswood Casino, located in Australia. UPDATE: renamed to Crown Perth Casino. The picture was taken when the casino was closed. On this page you can find a list of licensed online gambling websites accepting players from Australia and all 6 states states (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia), and ten territories (the Australian Capital Territory, the Jervis Bay Territory, and the Northern Territory, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, the Australian Antarctic Territory, Christmas Island, the Cocos/Keeling Islands, the Coral Sea Islands, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, and Norfolk Island).

Gambling is legal in Australia since 1810 (officially the Commonwealth of Australia, population of 25.8 million), and the first form of gambling that was legalized was horse racing betting. Land-based gambling is largely regulated on a state-level (but it can not contravene federal gambling legislation, in case of conflict, federal, Commonwealth laws always supersede local […]