The Australian government issued its response today to the recent review into illegal offshore wagering, setting out a number of measures that will be introduced to combat problem gambling and unlicensed operators.

The government has accepted 18 of the 19 recommendations contained in the O'Farrell review, which found that as much as AUD$400m is gambled with illegal offshore operators, resulting in lost revenue, weaker consumer protection and heightened sports integrity concerns.

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