auSensai
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13 February 2021 - 10:16am

Where do Australians play now

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Hi,

Have not played online for years, back in the days of 32red, guts, Videslots etc

Is there anywhere reputable that Australians are playing at all ?
If so can you recommend something please ?

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13 February 2021 - 3:54pm
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Hi Sensai, welcome to Casinolistings 🙂 I am not from Australia so unfortunately I can't really recommend anything. However, I am sure that CL-Ed will be able to give you some suggestions.

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15 February 2021 - 2:04am
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Sensai, if you are still seeking a reply try bet365 casino. very safe .100s of slots and live casino games and withdrawals are a breeze.👍🍷

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15 February 2021 - 6:15pm
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So Australia has seen some upheaval with laws regarding online betting. This has led a lot of those great casinos to pull out of the market for fear of reprisals. There are still some good spots to play at, and you can see them in the recommended section. BitStarz and Oshi Casino are the highest-rated spots. I've heard good things about BitStarz, but I'm not allowed to play there as I'm from the States.

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16 February 2021 - 11:59am
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cableway20878 wrote:

Sensai, if you are still seeking a reply try bet365 casino. very safe .100s of slots and live casino games and withdrawals are a breeze.👍🍷

Why suggest a Casino that does not allow Australian players ?
Bet365 Casino does not accept players from Australia.

I do not like other platforms and prefer Microgaming and Netent these are all gone now and no other games compare to what MG and Netent had.

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17 February 2021 - 12:27am
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Hi Sensai. Correct, Bet365 won't allow Aussies to play in their casino, though you can use their sports betting facilities.

The pickings are slim for Australians these days I'm afraid. Almost all the good operators left the market and there has been an explosion of rogue operators launching Aussie themed casinos that are eager to rip people off. Complaints have skyrocketed and punters are getting caned. A good rule of thumb to go by is the more Aussie sounding a casino is, the more likely it is to be a scam. So avoid any casino going with things like "pokies", fair go, dinkum, koalas, kangaroos, meat pies, and holden cars like the plague. I'm sure you get my drift.

Microgaming and NetEnt games are completely gone for Australians these days and are blocked at the server level by the game suppliers themselves. If you do run into a casino allowing Australians to play them for real money, stop immediately as this indicates that the games are pirated and the RNG is under the dodgy casino's control.

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17 February 2021 - 12:41am
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Hi CL-Ed had no idea Australian players cannot play Bet365 casino. Apologies.
😎

CL-Ed

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20 February 2021 - 4:00am
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Can i ask what Game providers are currently still available in Aus? as I'm interested knowing what has been removed and what has been left , do you guys get Play n Go? or ThunderKick providers? Playson?

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23 February 2021 - 5:07am
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Pretty much any provider that has a Malta or UK license is off limits for Australians. Off the top of my head Play'n Go and Thunderkick are a no go, not sure about Playson. We're down to providers that have no recognised license and/or ones that allow play using cryptocurrency, and the rogues. For example RTG, BGaming / Softswiss, Endorphina, Betsoft, Pragmatic Play games that aren't branded PP but some other company they invented to try to hide it (can't recall the name but they are exactly the same) etc.

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27 February 2021 - 7:43am
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That's crazy the difference in provider support for Australia

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28 February 2021 - 12:51pm
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Expect an end to being able to play at any reputable or half decent casino very soon but I can guarantee a new wave of rogue operators to appear promising us a fair deal but never paying out as is the current trend of targeting Australians new to online casinos.

Thankfully if your a current member of Bitstarz, King Billy, Jokaviproon etc they are staying ahead of the ISP blockages by simply changing their website addresses so Aussies can still play for the time being anyway

https://www.acma.gov.au/articles/2021-02/acma-moves-block-more-illegal-g...

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is set to request Australian internet service providers (ISPs) block more illegal offshore gambling websites.

We urge Australian users of these sites to withdraw their money now.

The sites to be blocked are:

Syndicate Casino
7 Bit Casino
Casino Nic
Fast Pay Casino
iLucki
King Billy Casino
Woo Casino
BitStarz
Loki Casino
Golden Star Casino
Gunsbet
Spinago
Joo Casino
Bet Chain
Get Slots
Joka VIP Room
King Johnnie
Wild Card City
Following numerous complaints about these services, the ACMA undertook investigations which found them to be operating in breach of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001.

Website blocking is one of a range of enforcement options to protect Australians against illegal online gambling. Since the ACMA made its first blocking request in November 2019, 222 illegal gambling websites have been blocked.

Over 100 illegal services have pulled out of the Australian market since we started enforcing new illegal offshore gambling rules in 2017.

Website blocking provides a valuable opportunity to alert the public to illegal gambling services through the messaging that appears when there is an attempt to access the site.

More information about online gambling is available on the ACMA's website including a register of licensed interactive wagering services to check legal services in Australia, and to make a complaint about an illegal site.

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28 February 2021 - 1:36pm
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CL-Ed wrote:

Pretty much any provider that has a Malta or UK license is off limits for Australians. Off the top of my head Play'n Go and Thunderkick are a no go, not sure about Playson. We're down to providers that have no recognised license and/or ones that allow play using cryptocurrency, and the rogues. For example RTG, BGaming / Softswiss, Endorphina, Betsoft, Pragmatic Play games that aren't branded PP but some other company they invented to try to hide it (can't recall the name but they are exactly the same) etc.

Jokaviproom (which is invite only) offer Play'n'go and Playson plus a few new smaller providers that have versions of some popular Netent, microgaming etc... slots as well as the usual list available to Australians.

Jokaviproom have recently opened a sister site called JackpotJill which currently has excellent bonus terms including no slot restrictions and a $20 max bet with a bonus which I've never come across (or will ever be able to afford to use either lol).

They offered me a no deposit $100 chip with a $1000 cashout 40x wagering which I used and played for ages but eventually lost and consequently enticed me to deposit there with an attractive 5 first deposit bonus structure.

Kingbilly have these providers currently as do similar Direx owned sites though for some reason different casinos under this name have varied providers which Australians can play which I don't understand.

All Providers

Bgaming
Booming
Booongo
Bsg
Electricelephant
Evoplay
Fantasma
Felix Gaming
Fugaso
Habanero
Igtech
Isoftbet
Lucky
Mascot
Maxwingaming
Nolimit City
Northernlights
Nucleus
Playson
Quickspin
Relax
Thunderkick
Tomhorn
Wazdan
Yggdrasil

Edit: I have no affiliation with any of these casinos I'm just another sucker making donations to them with absolutely no reward

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