Is online casino gambling legal in Southern Australia?
Absolutely, just as it is for the rest of Australia. It is regulated by the 2001 Interactive Gambling Act, which makes sure that all online casinos catering for Australians are licensed and regulated.
What gambling laws should I know?
There are no laws for players, except for minimum age. Australian law focuses on controlling the casinos themselves, ensuring safe and licensed venues whether online or on land.
What is the minimum required age?
Just as in the rest of Australia, the minimum legal age is 18 in order to enter a casino and play, and this is also valid for online casinos.
How are casinos regulated in SA?
In addition to the Interactive Gambling Act, there is the South Australia Casino Act of 1997, which regulates live casinos and ensures their being up to scratch in their procedures.
Do I need to pay taxes on winnings?
There are no taxes on winnings in Southern Australia, just as for the rest of Australia, since gambling is considered to be a recreational activity, and thus not taxable. Instead, Australia taxes the casinos, so make use of this and play to win without worries.
What does the future hold?
Southern Australia introduced taxation applying to online gaming companies in 2023, but this does not affect players, so the future is rose-coloured!
What are the best live casinos in the area?
The only live casino in the region is SkyCity in Adelaide, but this lack of venues is made up for by the sheer size of it – SkyCity has over 100 gaming tables, and more than 1000 gaming machines! In addition to the size, it is also an prize-winning venue, having been awarded the South Australian Tourism Award for 2015.