Victorian bookmaker MintBet has been fined $100,000 over code of conduct breaches involving a customer who placed more than 300 bets during a 35-hour gambling spree.

Victorian bookmaker MintBet has been fined $100,000 by the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission. Photo (Brendan McCarthy/Racing Photos via Getty Images)

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC) said MintBet was responsible for “repeated breaches” as the customer lost $31,149 from 327 bets.

It found that MintBet did not stop accepting bets from the punter despite indicators of distress that may be related to problem gambling, as required by their code.

MintBet closed the punter’s account only when the customer actively identified they were experiencing harm from their gambling.

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