BetOnline are the latest major gambling operator to leave Australia due to new anti-gambling regulations. Major brands like PokerStars, PartyPoker, Pinnacle and 888Poker have already exited from Australia, however, we hoped that BetOnline would remain in Australia because they accepted Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dash and Ethereum so they weren't reliant on the Aussie financial system to process their transactions. BetOnline are Panamana based and have an international gambling license, however, sportsbooks operating in Australia are now required to hold and Australian licence. Poker and casino gambling has been completely banned under the draconian legislation. The good news for gamblers in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and anywhere in Australia is that there are still poker rooms, bookmakers and casinos that are happy to take your business. Here are out recommendations. BEST AUSTRALIAN POKER ROOM & CASINO - WWW.IGNITIONCASINO.EU One of the biggest problems with crypto-only poker rooms is that they lack substantial player traffic. That is not the case with Ignition Casino because they share the same player pool as both Bodog and Bovada so real-money poker player down under have the opportunity to play against players in the United States and Canada. Ignition also use the same quality poker software as these two major poker rooms so you are guaranteed a great playing experience. Ignition accepts both Bitcoin and runs regular cryptocurrency promotions. BEST AUSSIE FRIENDLY SPORTSBOOK - WWW.NITROGENSPORTS.EU Despite Australian regulators shutting down home grown crypto bookies like Neds, sports bettors in Australia can still gamble with bitcoin at Nitrogen Sports. Nitrogen Sports is the oldest and biggest cryptocurrency sportsbook and they offer lines on Aussie Rules, cricket, rugby, tennis and every popular sport in Australia. You sign-up instantly without having to go though any KYC.