Ava Crawford

Legal Expert
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Education

Australian National University

Expertise

Laws & Regulations

Summary

  • 20+ years experience in the iGaming industry
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Australian National University
  • Previously worked in corporate law, bringing a wealth of regulatory experience to the team

More About Ava:

Ava Crawford is our seasoned legal expert. She offers valuable guidance and insights about the regulatory framework that oversees online gambling and brick-and-mortar casinos in Australia.

She joined the AusCasinos team in 2021 and specialises in researching and explaining the intricate legal landscape of the online casino industry to our readers.

Hailing from Canberra, Ava brings over two decades of legal experience to the world of iGaming. She offers invaluable guidance, advice and information to the team at AusCasinos, helping to ensure that all Aussie players can play safely at licensed and regulated casinos that offer fair playing conditions.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Laws at Canberra’s Australian National University, Ava initially began her career in corporate law. She relocated to Sydney to work for one of Australia’s most prestigious corporate law firms, specialising in mergers and acquisitions in the emerging technology industry.

Her expertise in navigating legal complexities and keeping up to date with the latest regulatory changes in the technology industry soon led her to move into the gambling industry. She quickly became passionate about ensuring fair play and compliance for all Australian players.

Latest articles

  • The Guardian’s Ban on Gambling Advertising: A Game-Changer for the Industry?
    The Guardian’s Ban on Gambling Advertising: A Game-Changer for the Industry?

    The Guardian has recently announced a global ban on all forms of gambling advertising. The media outlet stated they don't wish to profit from gambling ads, gambling promotions...

  • credit card gambling ban
    Australia Moves to Ban Credit Card Use in Online Gambling

    After months of speculation, The Australian House of Representatives has passed a bill to introduce a complete ban on players using credit cards for online gambling. Let's ...

  • Plans For Online Gambling Credit Card Ban On The Way
    Plans For Online Gambling Credit Card Ban On The Way

    The Federal Government has announced it will ban credit card usage for online betting and gambling sites. The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2023 will also include other credi...

  • ALH Group Ordered to Pay $550k Fine For Poor Gambling Harm Prevention
    ALH Group Ordered to Pay $550k Fine For Poor Gambling Harm Prevention

    One of Australia’s biggest pokies operators has been hit with a six-figure fine after failing to install responsible gambling technology on electronic gaming machines (EGMs)....

  • Victoria Bans Betting on Minors
    Victoria Bans Betting on Minors

    Victoria’s gambling regulator has announced major changes affecting the rules around betting on sports where minors participate. The new changes, due to take effect in just 6...

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