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Australia urged to ban online gambling ads to curb growing addiction

By Praveen Menon

Australia should phase out advertising for online gambling in three years, a parliamentary committee of inquiry recommended on Wednesday as it looked to limit the “havoc” it caused in one of the world’s biggest betting market.

The committee made 31 recommendations on how online gambling, which it said was changing the culture of sport, should be regulated and how Australians struggling with addiction should be supported.

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