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Sky City Entertainment group's VIP business booms
Sky City Entertainment group’s VIP business booms

Thu, Feb 14, 1:34pm by Staff Writer

VIP business at casinos operated by Sky City Entertainment Group is on the up, with the Australia and New Zealand-based company’s turnover increasing by 74 per...

GRWA conference to be held in Brisbane this month
GRWA conference to be held in Brisbane this month

Thu, Feb 14, 12:08pm by Staff Writer

The 10th edition of the Gaming, Racing and Wagering Australia (GRWA) conference will be held at the W Brisbane on 26-28 February 2019. This special edition of the...

Darwin casino worker & brother-in-law sentenced after stealing Keno ticket
Darwin casino worker & brother-in-law sentenced after stealing Keno ticket

Wed, Feb 13, 1:25pm by Staff Writer

A worker at Darwin’s Sky City Casino and his brother-in law have been sentenced to home detention after stealing a customer’s winning Keno ticket worth more than...

Tighter rules for online gambling in the United Kingdom
Tighter rules for online gambling in the United Kingdom

Wed, Feb 13, 1:04pm by Staff Writer

Online gambling operators in the UK are facing tough new rules for verifying the age of their customers and restrictions on demanding further identification before...

Casino workers receive backpay for training in Tasmania
Casino workers receive backpay for training in Tasmania

Tue, Feb 12, 12:31pm by Staff Writer

The Advocate is reporting that workers at Tasmania’s two casinos will receive back pay for compulsory problem gambling training they did in their own time. Up to...

World Series of Poker Europe returns to King’s Casino
World Series of Poker Europe returns to King’s Casino

Tue, Feb 12, 12:21pm by Staff Writer

The 2019 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) will once again be returning to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, according to Poker News. 10 official WSOP...

Ballina Shore councillor opposes his own pokies motion
Ballina Shore councillor opposes his own pokies motion

Mon, Feb 11, 12:21pm by Staff Writer

A Ballina Shore councillor has supported a rescission motion against his own motion that would have seen the council give the Lennox Sports Club a rent rebate for...

Open-air concert venue for Star Gold Coast
Open-air concert venue for Star Gold Coast

Mon, Feb 11, 12:15pm by Staff Writer

The Star Entertainment Group is unperturbed by a second casino stealing its limelight if the recent unveiling of plans for an open-air concert venue is anything to...

Tasmania’s pokies ban ‘almost impossible’
Tasmania’s pokies ban ‘almost impossible’

Mon, Feb 11, 12:08pm by Staff Writer

A member of Tasmania’s Upper House has claimed that any changes to the state’s poker machine laws are now almost impossible after the Labor Party abandoned a...

Crown seeks extension for One Queensbridge tower permit
Crown seeks extension for One Queensbridge tower permit

Fri, Feb 8, 12:49pm by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts has requested an extension on the planning permit for its planned A$1.75 billion Southbank development. In March 2017, Planning Minister Richard Wynne...

Tabcorp reportedly files complaint against Lottoland
Tabcorp reportedly files complaint against Lottoland

Fri, Feb 8, 12:36pm by Staff Writer

Lottoland’s newest offering, ‘jackpot betting’, has drawn the ire of rival companies, with the company entering talks with the online betting regulator about...

Essendon Bombers pokies lease extends until 2047
Essendon Bombers pokies lease extends until 2047

Thu, Feb 7, 1:04pm by Staff Writer

The Essendon Football Club has secured a lucrative 29-year lease for a suburban pokies venue after a vote last Monday night but The Age is reporting that the...

Casinos to invest in skill-based games
Casinos to invest in skill-based games

Thu, Feb 7, 12:56pm by Staff Writer

A California-based skilled-based games creator has released a report indicating that 70 per cent of casinos are planning to introduced skill-based games as part of a...

City plan prevents casino in Southport CBD
City plan prevents casino in Southport CBD

Thu, Feb 7, 12:43pm by Staff Writer

If the proposed second Gold Coast casino is to land in Southport, it will require a change to the City Plan, which ruled out “adult entertainment” for the CBD....

Playtech and Norsk extend partnership
Playtech and Norsk extend partnership

Wed, Feb 6, 9:56am by Staff Writer

One of the gambling industry’s leading technology companies has extended its agreement with the Norway’s gaming operator. Playtech’s partnership with the...

Could online gambling soon be legalised in the Netherlands?
Could online gambling soon be legalised in the Netherlands?

Wed, Feb 6, 9:51am by Staff Writer

The Netherlands is reportedly one step closer to the legalisation of online gambling according to European Gaming. The 2019 government budget contains information...

Bryn Kenney wins biggest Aussie Millions Main Event ever
Bryn Kenney wins biggest Aussie Millions Main Event ever

Wed, Feb 6, 9:41am by Staff Writer

The largest Aussie Millions Main Event in history has been won by Bryn Kenney, who defeated a field of 822 players and walked away with A$1,272,598. Kenney agreed to...

Residents plan rally against Gold Coast casino on public land
Residents plan rally against Gold Coast casino on public land

Tue, Feb 5, 12:34pm by Staff Writer

Gold Coast residents are seeking assurances from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to protect public land at Southport from development for a second Gold...

Big Data and the rise of online gambling
Big Data and the rise of online gambling

Mon, Feb 4, 11:36am by Staff Writer

The popularity of online gambling has led to it becoming a multi-billion dollar industry that is expected to continue to grow in coming years. According to Statista,...

Council to oppose introduction of more pokies at Geelong club
Council to oppose introduction of more pokies at Geelong club

Fri, Feb 1, 12:28pm by Staff Writer

The City of Greater Geelong’s council will oppose a proposed increase in the number of electronic gaming machines (EGMs) at White Eagle House in Breakwater. The...

Pokies surrender day passes in Canberra
Pokies surrender day passes in Canberra

Fri, Feb 1, 12:01pm by Staff Writer

Time has run out for Canberra’s pokies venues to surrender their machines before the ACT government begins seizing them. Clubs and hotels had until January 31 to...

New record attendance reached as Aussie Millions continues
New record attendance reached as Aussie Millions continues

Thu, Jan 31, 2:14pm by Staff Writer

A new record attendance has been reached at the 2019 Aussie Millions Main Event with 797 players entering the A$10,600 flagship event at Melbourne’s Crown Casino....

Week of announcements for We Are Casino
Week of announcements for We Are Casino

Thu, Jan 31, 2:01pm by Staff Writer

Technology startup Puurl has announced that online gaming provider We Are Casino will be the first gaming platform provider to integrate Puurl’s products onto its...

EGT shortlisted for gaming awards in London
EGT shortlisted for gaming awards in London

Thu, Jan 31, 1:33pm by Staff Writer

Euro Games Technology (EGT) has been shortlisted as one of the 10 finalists in the Casino Supplier of the Year category for the second consecutive edition of the...

Lottoland added to FSB’s gaming stable
Lottoland added to FSB’s gaming stable

Wed, Jan 30, 1:57pm by Staff Writer

Lottoland’s full portfolio of lottery games has been added to FSB’s platform after an agreement was reached between the two operators. FSB providers platform...

The Star Gold Coast wants a new concert venue
The Star Gold Coast wants a new concert venue

Wed, Jan 30, 1:49pm by Staff Writer

Despite growing conjecture about the site of a proposed new Gold Coast casino, the region’s existing casino has announced a revamp to its entertainment offering....

Southport the favourite location for Gold Coast casino
Southport the favourite location for Gold Coast casino

Tue, Jan 29, 12:36pm by Staff Writer

The site of the proposed second Gold Coast casino has been a contentious one with Southport emerging as the preferred location according to The Gold Coast Bulletin....

Cambodia is the new Asian gambling mecca
Cambodia is the new Asian gambling mecca

Mon, Jan 28, 1:31pm by Staff Writer

Cambodia is fast becoming a hot spot of gambling in Asia, with the beach town of Sihanoukville one of a number of towns that are luring wealthy Chinese gamblers....

Victorian’s lose plenty at pokies in 2018
Victorian’s lose plenty at pokies in 2018

Mon, Jan 28, 1:01pm by Staff Writer

Victorian’s lost a record A$2.7 billion on poker machines in 2018, a rise of A$103 million form the previous year. The six-monthly revenue loss data was released...

Vietnam’s first casino for locals opens
Vietnam’s first casino for locals opens

Thu, Jan 24, 9:58pm by Staff Writer

The first casino that allows Vietnamese citizens to gamble has opened on Phu Quoc, the country’s largest island. The Corona Resort and Casino has gone live and...

Poker events in the Bahamas a success
Poker events in the Bahamas a success

Thu, Jan 24, 3:40pm by Staff Writer

The Stars Group has revealed the success of its annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA), which immediately followed the first ever PokerStars Players No-limit...

Queenslanders lose record amount on pokies in 2018
Queenslanders lose record amount on pokies in 2018

Thu, Jan 24, 11:42am by Staff Writer

Residents of Queensland lost a record A$2.36 billion in poker machines in 2018. Across the state, that equates to $270,000 every hour in pubs and clubs alone. The...

No pokies for the Burleigh Pavilion anytime soon
No pokies for the Burleigh Pavilion anytime soon

Wed, Jan 23, 12:45pm by Staff Writer

The owner of popular Gold Coast nightspot Burleigh Pavilion says he is not being “sneaky” in his bid to turn the venue into a hotel while speculation has been...

New cashless pokies card to be introduced in Victoria
Could red tape around gaming see pubs head for a lean 2019?

Wed, Jan 23, 12:25pm by Staff Writer

A new report tabled by IbisWorld is forecasting a downturn in revenue for the pub sector this financial year. A 0.5 per cent drop to $17.2 billion with a growth rate...

Information leaked on more than 108 million online bets
Information leaked on more than 108 million online bets

Wed, Jan 23, 12:09pm by Staff Writer

An online casino group has leaked information on more than 108 million bets, including details about customers’ personal information, deposits and withdrawals...

Darwin casino employee steals winning Keno ticket
Darwin casino employee steals winning Keno ticket

Tue, Jan 22, 9:58am by Staff Writer

An employee at Darwin’s Sky City casino has pleaded guilty to stealing a $53,000 winning keno ticket and telling the winner of the prize his was worthless. Michael...

Aussie Millions poker tournament continues in Melbourne this week
Aussie Millions poker tournament continues in Melbourne this week

Tue, Jan 22, 9:24am by Staff Writer

The Aussie Millions Poker Tournament continues at Melbourne’s Crown Casino this week, with just 15 players remaining in the $1,150 buy-in event and more than...

Lottoland added to FSB’s gaming stable
Complaint made against newest Lottoland product

Tue, Jan 22, 9:04am by Staff Writer

Controversial online betting company Lottoland has drawn the ire of Australia’s newsagents once again as they are taking the company to the Australian Securities...

One Sydney woman wins $107 million Powerball jackpot
One Sydney woman wins $107 million Powerball jackpot

Mon, Jan 21, 12:25pm by Staff Writer

One lucky woman from Sydney has taken home more than $100 million Powerball jackpot, making Australian lottery history for the biggest individual prize ever won. An...

Tasmania’s pokies ban ‘almost impossible’
Tasmanian Labor tight lipped over NSW & ACT pokies

Mon, Jan 21, 12:19pm by Staff Writer

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman’s Liberal Party has launched a scathing attack on opposition leader Rebecca White over her silence regarding Labor’s pokies...

Sky City Hamilton to swap blackjack for pokies
Sky City Hamilton to swap blackjack for pokies

Mon, Jan 21, 12:12pm by Staff Writer

One of Sky City’s casinos in New Zealand is proposing to remove three blackjack tables and replace them with 60 poker machines. Sky City Hamilton’s total number...

Cambodia is the new Asian gambling mecca
From land of plenty to a pittance – Donaco’s stunning tumble in Cambodia

Fri, Jan 18, 11:58am by Staff Writer

The Asian casino market is fiercely competitive, with many of the regions casinos dependent upon VIP, high-roller gamblers for annual revenue and Australian outfit...

Newest chapel in Vegas casino is all about Instagram
Newest chapel in Vegas casino is all about Instagram

Fri, Jan 18, 11:51am by Staff Writer

An 800-square-foot space called “Till Death Do Us Part” has opened at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, with claims that it will become the most social...

An eye to the future at next month’s ICE showcase
An eye to the future at next month’s ICE showcase

Thu, Jan 17, 10:52am by Staff Writer

ICE (International Casinos Exhibition) is the only business-to-business gaming event that truly brings together international online and offline gaming sectors. The...

Petition and billboard the latest in Gold Coast casino opposition
Petition and billboard the latest in Gold Coast casino opposition

Wed, Jan 16, 11:03am by Staff Writer

A second casino on the Gold Coast would have repercussions not only for its rival the Star, but also the city’s pubs and clubs. A petition has been commenced by...

Zeal plans takeover of Lotto24 in Germany
Zeal plans takeover of Lotto24 in Germany

Wed, Jan 16, 10:27am by Staff Writer

A co-founder and shareholder of Zeal Network has publicly confirmed his support for the company’s planned takeover of Lotto24. Zeal said it received a letter from...

Altona RSL’s plans for 22 new pokies rejected
Altona RSL’s plans for 22 new pokies rejected

Wed, Jan 16, 10:16am by Staff Writer

The Altona RSL has had its bid for 22 pokies machines rejected by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation. The premises had applied to increase...

Overhaul on credit card gambling in the UK
Overhaul on credit card gambling in the UK

Tue, Jan 15, 12:45pm by Staff Writer

The UK government is considering a ban on the use of credit cards to gamble with Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright seeking “social responsibility” from all...

Punter wins pokies jackpot but doesn’t pocket the prize
Punter wins pokies jackpot but doesn’t pocket the prize

Mon, Jan 14, 11:32am by Staff Writer

The MGM National Harbor Casino in Maryland has made a catastrophic error that has left one punter perplexed. Cynthia Obie spent an evening playing the pokies with...

Lottoland added to FSB’s gaming stable
Lottoland’s latest product set for scrutiny

Mon, Jan 14, 11:18am by Staff Writer

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission is considering a complaint against Gibraltar-based Lottoland’s new “jackpot betting” product, just days...

The struggles of an Australian company in Cambodia's casino industry
The struggles of an Australian company in Cambodia’s casino industry

Mon, Jan 14, 11:09am by Staff Writer

Cambodia is fast becoming a gambling hotspot in Asia with local and foreign companies alike taking a gamble on winning big in the country. The town of Poipet on the...

Greens plan to rip up Victoria's pokies deal
Greens plan to rip up Victoria’s pokies deal

Fri, Jan 11, 1:45pm by Staff Writer

Australia’s love-hate relationship with poker machines has stepped up a notch, with the Greens announcing that it would tear up a 20-year licensing deal legislated...

Playtech and Norsk extend partnership
Playtech launches game changing software

Fri, Jan 11, 1:31pm by Staff Writer

One of the gambling industry’s leading technology company’s has launched a new content aggregation technology. Enhanced Playtech Open Platform (POP) launches as...

Casino operator MGM flags job cuts
Casino operator MGM flags job cuts

Fri, Jan 11, 1:14pm by Staff Writer

Casino operator MGM Resorts has flagged a new plan that will boost company earnings at the expense of jobs. MGM announced its new ‘MGM 2020’ plan last Thursday,...

Red Rake Gaming secures elusive UK license
Red Rake Gaming secures elusive UK license

Fri, Jan 11, 1:27am by Staff Writer

A Spanish-based games developer has been granted a Remote Gambling Software License by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission enabling it to offer premium content to...

Aristocrat lottery game installed in Washington
Aristocrat lottery game installed in Washington

Fri, Jan 11, 1:11am by Staff Writer

Two casinos in Washington State have become the first to install the Tribal Lottery System created by Aristocrat. The Quil Ceda Creek Casino and the Tulalip Resort...

Punter wins pokies jackpot but doesn’t pocket the prize
US state of Maryland boasts bumper casino returns

Wed, Jan 9, 10:41am by Staff Writer

Revenue at casinos in the American state of Maryland increased in December 2018 according to figures released by the state’s Lottery and Gaming Agency. The agency...

GVC gets the nod to operate in Sweden
GVC gets the nod to operate in Sweden

Mon, Jan 7, 1:32pm by Staff Writer

Just days after receiving a local gaming license in Sweden, online casino and sportsbook operator GVC Holdings has launched Sweden-facing versions of its...

Cryptocurrency wagering explored in Malta
Cryptocurrency wagering explored in Malta

Mon, Jan 7, 1:22pm by Staff Writer

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is continuing to embrace innovation by giving gambling operations the chance to explore new payment and security solutions. The...

Online slot games will continue to grow
Online slot games will continue to grow

Mon, Jan 7, 1:06pm by Staff Writer

The growth of online slot games in 2018 is expected to continue into the New Year, with industry giants NetEnt and Yggdrasil fighting to stay atop the market with...

Authorities uncover gaming machines in Texas church
Authorities uncover gaming machines in Texas church

Fri, Jan 4, 9:52am by Staff Writer

The most populous city in the state of Texas has produced one of the quirkiest gambling stories of 2018 when emergency services were called to a suspected electrical...

Top women in poker salute strong season
Top women in poker salute strong season

Thu, Jan 3, 1:13pm by Staff Writer

Although they are few in number, the top female players in world poker are continuing to have an impact on the game. The top female tournament player in 2018 was...

Newest chapel in Vegas casino is all about Instagram
Las Vegas riding high into 2019

Thu, Jan 3, 12:56pm by Staff Writer

Casino operators on the famous Las Vegas Strip have endured a tumultuous 2018 year, but ended on a high. After a bumper first half of 2018, there was a dip in...

What impact will Crown’s Sydney casino have in Australia?
What impact will Crown’s Sydney casino have in Australia?

Wed, Jan 2, 1:07pm by Staff Writer

Construction continues on Crown Resorts’ newest casino in Sydney’s Barangaroo despite a turbulent 2018 for the sector. There was a pull back in consumer...

Albania’s gambling shops to close in the New Year
Albania’s gambling shops to close in the New Year

Tue, Jan 1, 3:06am by Staff Writer

A New Year will bring gambling reform to one of Europe’s poorest nations, with Albania set to ban gambling from the start of 2019. The Albanian parliament passed...

Online gaming platform Gamblica set to revolutionise the industry
Online gaming platform Gamblica set to revolutionise the industry

Fri, Dec 28, 7:57am by Staff Writer

The online gambling industry is one of the fastest growing markets in the world with an annual growth rate of 9 per cent and one of the new players in online...

Casino operator MGM flags job cuts
MGM Resorts to acquire New York casino Empire City in January

Fri, Dec 28, 7:24am by Staff Writer

MGM Resorts International’s $850 million purchase of the Empire City Casino in New York is scheduled to close in January. The Las Vegas based gaming company...

Poker professional Isaac Haxton wins big in Las Vegas
Poker professional Isaac Haxton wins big in Las Vegas

Wed, Dec 26, 11:28pm by Staff Writer

Poker pro Isaac Haxton secured the biggest win of his career just a week ago when he won the $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl V, netting a massive $3,672,000 in the...

Local authorities announce crackdown on unlawful casinos in Dublin
Local authorities announce crackdown on unlawful casinos in Dublin

Wed, Dec 26, 12:23pm by Staff Writer

Local authorities have decided to expand the clampdown on unlawful casinos in Dublin, at a time when a gambling control bill has hardly seen progress for more than...

Noosa Shire Council leading the purge on pokies in Queensland
Noosa Shire Council leading the purge on pokies in Queensland

Tue, Dec 25, 3:17am by Staff Writer

The Noosa Shire Council have made significant step towards curbing community pokies problems in joining the Alliance for Gambling Reform Group. The first local...

Casino Canberra ownership to change
Casino Canberra ownership to change

Mon, Dec 24, 1:01pm by Staff Writer

Casino Canberra is set to change ownership following the signing of a $32 million deal. Aquis Entertainment, owned by Hong Kong billionaire Tony Fung, will sell...

Off-duty casino entry ban approved by Macau’s legislators
Off-duty casino entry ban approved by Macau’s legislators

Fri, Dec 21, 2:23pm by Staff Writer

The Macau Legislative Assembly on Tuesday approved a government-backed bill proposing a ban on the city’s gaming workers entering casino floors outside work hours....

Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon has stated that clubs intends to maximise commercial value development of its Whitten Oval headquarters in order to offset the estimated $1.5 million it will lose from its planned exit out of the gaming industry.
Western Bulldogs set for windfall to offset pokies exit

Fri, Dec 21, 2:16pm by Staff Writer

Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon has stated that clubs intends to maximise commercial value development of its Whitten Oval headquarters in order to offset...

Essendon Bombers CEO outlines long term pokies strategy
Essendon Bombers CEO outlines long term pokies strategy

Thu, Dec 20, 12:09pm by Staff Writer

Essendon CEO Xavier Campbell has told Melbourne newspaper, The Age of the role of its involvement with the poker machine or pokies industry long term, outlining that...

Byron Bay pub swaps pokies for ‘green room’
Byron Bay pub swaps pokies for ‘green room’

Thu, Dec 20, 8:50am by Staff Writer

Byron Bay’s Beach Hotel has made the transition out of its profit-driven pokies operation and changed its for something non-gambling related. The hotel has...

Casino mogul Kazuo Okada charged with fraud
Philippines government seek fraud charges against Kazuo Okada

Wed, Dec 19, 11:56am by Staff Writer

The Philippine Department of Justice (DOJ) has recommended the filing of charges against Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada for the alleged misappropriation of over $3...

Crown Resorts win Sydney hotel construction legal battle
Crown Resorts win Sydney hotel construction legal battle

Wed, Dec 19, 11:43am by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts and developer Lendlease have been successful in securing a court injunction against the New South Wales government to protect the views of their...

More Aussie Millions winners in Melbourne
2019 Aussie Millions set to be the biggest ever

Wed, Dec 19, 11:34am by Staff Writer

We are only a month away from the biggest poker tournament in the Southern Hemisphere, the Aussie Millions. Hosted at Melbourne’s Crown Casino, the tournament is...

Pokies manufacturer Aristocrat boasts of strong 2018
Aristocrat Technologies opens new Las Vegas campus

Tue, Dec 18, 10:44am by Staff Writer

Australian slots machine manufacturer Aristocrat Technologies have celebrated the launch of their new $45 million headquarters in Summerlin, Las Vegas. The United...

Ballina Shore councillor opposes his own pokies motion
Pokies a hot topic of conversation for Ballina council

Mon, Dec 17, 2:18pm by Staff Writer

A discussion on extending a rental discount for a local venue triggered an intense discussion about pokies among those in attendance at the Ballina Shire Council...

What impact will Crown’s Sydney casino have in Australia?
Crown Sydney casino wins legal battle

Mon, Dec 17, 2:02pm by Staff Writer

Crown Casino’s proposed Sydney hotel has recorded an important legal victory with a victory at the Supreme Court to preserve the breathtaking views it intends to...

EPL star set for lengthy ban if found guilty of betting breach
EPL star set for lengthy ban if found guilty of betting breach

Fri, Dec 14, 10:59am by Staff Writer

Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge is set for a six month stint on the sidelines if found guilty of breaching betting rules, according to Fox Sports....

Ninja Casino to provide live virtual casino experience
Ninja Casino to provide live virtual casino experience

Fri, Dec 14, 10:42am by Staff Writer

Ninja Casino, the flagship brand under online gaming provider, Global Gaming, now offers users a deluxe live casino experience. They have launched has launched Ninja...

Gaming Losses a Concern for Melbourne's Hume City Council
Gaming Losses a Concern for Melbourne’s Hume City Council

Thu, Dec 13, 11:20am by Staff Writer

Hume City Council, located in the north of Metropolitan Melbourne, has expressed concern over the level of gaming machine losses within the municipality during the...

Barclays app enables users to prevent gambling transactions
Barclays app enables users to prevent gambling transactions

Thu, Dec 13, 9:41am by Staff Writer

Barclays have launched a new banking app that enables users to prevent making certain transactions, including gambling.  The intention is to assist vulnerable...

Essendon Bombers pokies lease secured until 2047
Essendon Bombers lock in extension to pokies lease

Thu, Dec 13, 9:27am by Staff Writer

Australian Football League (AFL) club the Essendon Bombers have locked in a 29 year lease extension on their pokies at the Melton Country Club. This will enable the...

Essendon Bombers pokies lease extends until 2047
Pokies vote for Bombers a tough call for Melton City Council

Wed, Dec 12, 2:50pm by Staff Writer

The Melton City Council are set to reveal the result of their vote of Australian Football League club, the Essendon Bombers after their council meeting last night....

Pokies Funded Clubs to be Given the Boot by Council
Pokies Funded Clubs to be Given the Boot by Council

Thu, Dec 6, 10:26am by Staff Writer

The Darebin City Council have taken a hard line to revenue raising via poker machines to sporting clubs within the municipality. The council has adopted a...

New cashless pokies card to be introduced in Victoria
Poker Machines Costing Gamblers Plenty in Melbourne’s North

Wed, Dec 5, 10:43am by Staff Writer

Pokies players in the city of Hume located in Melbourne’s northern suburbs have been incurring significant losses over the past financial year. The council, which...

Popular Canberra club brings in the most poker machine revenue
Popular Canberra club brings in the most poker machine revenue

Wed, Dec 5, 10:34am by Staff Writer

The Canberra Tradies Club in Dickson has grossed the highest revenue per poker machine in the Australian Capital Territory with the club’s 309 machines taking in...

Plenty of exciting poker events across the UK in December
Plenty of exciting poker events across the UK in December

Wed, Dec 5, 9:30am by Staff Writer

Poker players in the UK and Ireland are set to take part in a number of exciting live poker events featuring different buy-ins, structures and prize pools. The...

Daniel Sturridge given more time to respond to betting charge
Daniel Sturridge given more time to respond to betting charge

Mon, Dec 3, 11:56am by Staff Writer

Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge has been granted extra time to respond to a charge of breaching the Football Association’s betting rules. The...

All-in-one online betting ban just a click away
All-in-one online gambling ban just a click away

Mon, Dec 3, 11:44am by Staff Writer

Australian residents will have the ability to ban themselves from all betting sites and apps as part of a suite of new industry standards set to roll out in the next...

Residents fight back in Brisbane pokies battle
Residents fight back in Brisbane pokies battle

Fri, Nov 30, 12:57pm by Staff Writer

More than 50 residents in Brisbane’s west gathered last Tuesday night to plan a boycott of the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre. The move comes after the Pig ‘N’...

Brimbank council taking a stand on pokies
Brimbank council taking a stand on pokies

Fri, Nov 30, 12:41pm by Staff Writer

The City of Brimbank in Melbourne’s west has had the unenviable honour of racking up Victoria’s highest poker machine gambling losses. Residents of Brimbank lost...

Residents plan rally against Gold Coast casino on public land
The Star fights back against proposed Gold Coast casino

Fri, Nov 30, 12:32pm by Staff Writer

There’s a storm brewing on the Gold Coast, with gaming giant The Star threatening to tear up its partnership with the Queensland State Government if it approves...

Hotel director receives penalty for breaching gambling rules
Plans submitted for new Truganina complex include pokies

Wed, Nov 28, 3:30pm by Staff Writer

Wyndham council in Melbourne’s west has received a planning application seeking permission to build a new seven-storey entertainment and commercial complex in...

Farrell family’s Tasmania poker machine profits soar
Farrell family’s Tasmania poker machine profits soar

Mon, Nov 26, 11:28am by Staff Writer

The family with a strong hold on poker machine licensing in Tasmania has nearly doubled its profits over the past year. Financial statements lodged with the...

Residents plan rally against Gold Coast casino on public land
Carey Park a possible site for second Gold Coast casino

Fri, Nov 23, 11:25am by Staff Writer

Despite a Queensland council’s reluctance, Gold Coast’s second casino could be built at Carey Park in Southport as part of the ‘Global Tourism Hub’ on the...

Television chairmen weigh in on gambling ad restrictions
Television chairmen weigh in on gambling ad restrictions

Tue, Nov 20, 11:30am by Staff Writer

The chairmen of Australia’s largest free-to-air television networks have weighed in on the future of gambling advertising ahead of tighter restrictions that are...