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An alarmingly high proportion of problem gamblers are using off-shore betting firms for ‘micro-betting’ on sports. Shutterstock

Micro-betting: a dangerous form of gambling luring in vulnerable Australians

New research has found that more than a third of Australian sports gamblers are making micro-bets using offshore operators. And this type of betting is strongly linked to problem gambling.
A game of cricket at Lords Cricket Ground as captured by an unknown French artist in 1865.

How cricket got its reputation for fair play

Of all sports, cricket is said to be the epitome of fair play. That has a lot to do with its long history.

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