With the untimely end of 'click to call' betting, you now will always have to make a call to a betting operator to place a wager on any live sports. Government bans online in-play betting on sports dealing blow to betting by exploiting a loophole to offer instant online wagers on live sporting events. . The practice is banned in Australia over the internet but allowed via. Betting online in-play on sports is unavailable in Australia due to legislation. However, you can bet in-play over the phone. As shown below, a sports market will.