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Pragmatic Play teams up with Interwetten
Pragmatic Play teams up with Interwetten

Wed, May 22, 12:36pm by Staff Writer

One of the leading software providers for slots, live casino and bingo has announced a landmark deal with European operator Interwetten to integrate their live...

Rising crime in Macau a concern
Rising crime in Macau a concern

Tue, May 21, 2:20pm by Staff Writer

The gambling mecca of Macau has been a world-leading destination for gambling for some time now. The island is the only place in China where gambling is legal, so it...

Fijian island the centre of a controversial new development
Fijian island the centre of a controversial new development

Mon, May 20, 12:40pm by Staff Writer

A 60 Minutes report has revealed the Fijian island, which has been earmarked to make way for a casino. According to 9 News, Australian mates Woody Jack and Navrin...

Big guaranteed prize at latest international poker event
Big guaranteed prize at latest international poker event

Fri, May 17, 2:09pm by Staff Writer

The 13th edition of the PokerNews Cup Main Event is about to begin at Finix Casino with the first of its four opening flights. Players will be competing for at least...

Native American casinos in the spotlight
Native American casinos in the spotlight

Wed, May 15, 2:37pm by Staff Writer

President Donald Trump last week found time to tweet about a House bill that would assure a Massachusetts Native American tribe control of 321 acres of land it wants...

Parramatta want to build league’s club near new stadium
Parramatta want to build league’s club near new stadium

Tue, May 14, 2:30pm by Staff Writer

The Parramatta Eels are looking to cash in on their new stadium in Sydney’s west, with plans to build a hotel and function centre near the site of Bankwest...

Wynn in talks to sell Boston casino to MGM
Wynn’s Encore Casino all systems go

Thu, May 9, 5:53pm by Staff Writer

Wynn Resorts’ newly developed Encore Casino in Boston Harbour is set to receive guests from June 23, Casino Buzz reports. It was just last week when the gambling...

Microgaming is ready to change the way punters play table games with independent game studio Switch Studios set to develop content exclusively for the online gaming supplier.
Mansion adds Microgaming to its suite of games

Thu, May 9, 5:49pm by Staff Writer

One of the biggest players in the iGaming industry has landed another big deal with an industry veteran. Microgaming’s library of player-favourite titles has gone...

Caesars withdraws from Greek casino licencing
Caesars withdraws from Greek casino licencing

Thu, May 9, 5:44pm by Staff Writer

Casino operator Caesars Entertainment’s interest in Greece’s Hellinikon licence derby has ended after further delays to the process. Calvin Ayre is reporting...

Fast Track nominated for three awards
Fast Track nominated for three awards

Wed, May 8, 1:50pm by Staff Writer

Innovative iGaming technology and service provider Fast Track has been shortlisted in three categories at the prestigious EGR B2B Awards 2019, Calvin Ayre reports....

Monopoly-themed ad draws ire of regulator
Monopoly-themed ad draws ire of regulator

Tue, May 7, 12:23pm by Staff Writer

Gambling regulators have a Monopoly-themed online casino game in their sights after the board game’s familiar cartoon mascot – Rich Uncle Pennybags – could...

Jobs cut at MGM Resorts International
Jobs cut at MGM Resorts International

Mon, May 6, 12:41pm by Staff Writer

MGM Resorts International says it expects to cut about 1,000 jobs by June. WREG is reporting that the layoffs include 254 jobs the company said last week it would...

MGM and ORIX formalise Osaka bid
Osaka will be the home of Japan’s first Integrated Resort

Mon, May 6, 12:27pm by Staff Writer

The Japanese city of Osaka is in the box seat to be the first to develop an integrated resort in the country, according to Forbes. None of Japan’s other larger...

More workers in gambling manufacturing
More workers in gambling manufacturing

Mon, May 6, 12:13pm by Staff Writer

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced Thursday the passage by the Nevada Legislature of Assembly Bill 221 that expands the state’s...

Gambling regulators fine Wynn Resorts $50 million
Gambling regulators fine Wynn Resorts $50 million

Thu, May 2, 12:29pm by Staff Writer

Gambling regulators in the American state of Massachusetts have come down hard on Wynn Resorts, fining them US$35 million (A$50 million), but is crucially allowing...

Wynn in talks to sell Boston casino to MGM
Wynn preparing for regulatory announcement

Wed, May 1, 2:13pm by Staff Writer

Wynn Resorts has won endorsement from two proxy advisory firms for proposed board changes as the gambling giant looks to repair its damaged corporate reputation with...

Rising crime in Macau a concern
Casino operators in Asia-Pacific urged to tread carefully

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

Casino operators in the Asia-Pacific are banking on Chinese gamblers finding themselves could be in for a turbulent few years amid a potential oversaturation of the...

Hawaii casino paying back wages to employees
Hawaii casino paying back wages to employees

Tue, Apr 30, 5:47pm by Staff Writer

A $3.6 million consent judgment against the developer of a resort casino in Saipan was secured by the US Department of Labor for minimum wage, overtime and record...

Wynn spending big in Boston community
Wynn spending big in Boston community

Mon, Apr 29, 11:54am by Staff Writer

Wynn Resorts has been in the limelight recently because of its speculated purchased of James Packer’s Crown Resorts. Attention has recently shifted for the United...

Gaming suppliers Bede and Authentic pair up
Gaming suppliers Bede and Authentic pair up

Fri, Apr 26, 1:27pm by Staff Writer

UK-based supplier Bede Gaming has expanded its platform with the addition of live casino games from Authentic Gaming. The deal sees Authentic Gaming’s live casino...

Mitchell Shire wants pokies warning messages
Mitchell Shire wants pokies warning messages

Thu, Apr 25, 8:49am by Staff Writer

Mitchell Shire Council is calling on the state government to introduce warning signs on all poker machines in the state. The North Central Review is reporting the...

Las Vegas casino project Lucky Dragon sold
Las Vegas casino project Lucky Dragon sold

Thu, Apr 25, 8:41am by Staff Writer

Off-Strip casino project Lucky Dragon was sold for $36 million on Monday to a developer who wants to turn the building into a non-gaming hotel and conference space....

Novomatic grow into Asia Pacific
Novomatic grow into Asia Pacific

Wed, Apr 24, 8:47am by Staff Writer

Gambling provider NOVOMATIC boasts another milestone in its strategy to expand across the Asia pacific region by announcing a partnership with fellow provider Indo...

More workers in gambling manufacturing
The Drew Hotel Casino opening delayed

Tue, Apr 23, 1:51pm by Staff Writer

The owner of the Drew Hotel Casino has announced that the opening of the former Fontainebleau on the north end of the Strip has been postponed by 18 months. Star...

The Cosmopolitan could be up for sale
The Cosmopolitan could be up for sale

Mon, Apr 22, 1:07pm by Staff Writer

The owners of The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas has retained two investment banks to explore the sale of the 3,000-room resort on the famous Las Vegas Strip. The Review...

Lottoland has support from industry heavyweight
Lottoland has support from industry heavyweight

Mon, Apr 22, 12:52pm by Staff Writer

Lottoland is once again in the spotlight, this time for jackpot betting, according to Casino Australia. The company has been banned form a variety of internet gaming...

Crown back on for Wynn?
Busy month continues for Crown Resorts

Mon, Apr 22, 12:37pm by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts has had a busy month of April and there is still plenty left to come, Casino Australia reports. Talks between Crown Resorts and Wynn Resorts about a...

Brimbank may still seek gambling funds
Brimbank may still seek gambling funds

Thu, Apr 18, 9:09am by Staff Writer

Brimbank council’s position on electronic gaming machines remains clear, despite reports the council could seek gaming industry funds to help build the $58 million...

Fourth tower for Star Gold Coast
Wong Yew Choy hits back at Queensland casino claims

Thu, Apr 18, 9:00am by Staff Writer

Court documents have revealed that Singaporean businessman Wong Yew Choy visited a Queensland casino in July last year. Before his departure, he was supposed to pay...

Jobs cut at MGM Resorts International
New digital officer at MGM

Thu, Apr 18, 8:51am by Staff Writer

The chief digital officer at Volvo, Atif Rafiq, plans to join MGM Resorts International as president of commercial growth and strategy, helping guide the casino and...

Caesars Entertainment set to announce new CEO
Caesars Entertainment set to announce new CEO

Wed, Apr 17, 9:42am by Staff Writer

Caesars Entertainment is set to announce the appointment of Anthony Rodio as its replacement of outgoing chief executive officer Mark Frissora. Casino News Daily...

Wynn in talks to sell Boston casino to MGM
Wynn security chief ousted

Tue, Apr 16, 8:53am by Staff Writer

Wynn Resorts has removed its security chief after he acknowledged spying on the company co-founder and its employees. Chief executive officer Matthew Maddox said...

Name change for Darwin casino
Name change for Darwin casino

Mon, Apr 15, 1:45pm by Staff Writer

SkyCity Darwin is reverting back to a name it held in the mid 1980s, with the casino soon to be called the Mindil Beach Casino, Casino Aus reports. In its 40 years...

Casino union wary of new investors
Casino union wary of new investors

Mon, Apr 15, 1:32pm by Staff Writer

Casino workers in New Jersey are urging gaming regulators in the state to take action against online gambling sites that are threatening their livelihoods. Several...

Crown Resorts may still be on the takeover list
Crown Resorts may still be on the takeover list

Fri, Apr 12, 9:49am by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts and Wynn recently pulled out of sales talks, but investors aren’t convinced that James Packer’s 46 per cent stake in the casino and hotel group is...

Gisborne discussing new gaming restrictions
Gisborne discussing new gaming restrictions

Wed, Apr 10, 9:30am by Staff Writer

A raft of new restrictions on gaming machines in the New Zealand town of Gisborne are being discussed. Aimed at minimising the negative impacts of problem gambling,...

Red Kings’ online books to close
Red Kings’ online books to close

Tue, Apr 9, 1:59pm by Staff Writer

One of the staples of online gambling, Red Kings, will cease its online poker and betting services on April 28. Flush Draw is reporting that the company, which has...

Victorian pub hits back at free drinks claim
Victorian pub hits back at free drinks claim

Mon, Apr 8, 9:57am by Staff Writer

A Victorian club has hit back at claims from its council that it needs to more tightly regulate its venue, Star Community reports. The Greater Dandenong Council...

World Series of Poker championships announced
World Series of Poker championships announced

Mon, Apr 8, 9:49am by Staff Writer

The World Series of Poker announced last week that it has set the World Series of Poker Circuit season-ending Global Casino Championship for August 6 to 8 at...

New Zealand city wants tougher pokies restrictions
New Zealand city wants tougher pokies restrictions

Fri, Apr 5, 9:51am by Staff Writer

There are calls for tougher restrictions on gaming machines in the New Zealand city of Tararua, as the community’s penchant for pokies flies in the face of...

Puerto Rico keen to legalise gambling
Puerto Rico keen to legalise gambling

Fri, Apr 5, 9:39am by Staff Writer

A United States controlled territory in the Caribbean could soon begin to offer sports gambling with a bill drafted that would allow both in person and online wagers...

Red Rake and Trada join forces
Red Rake and Trada join forces

Thu, Apr 4, 9:27am by Staff Writer

Red Rake Gaming has partnered with Trada Casino, who will be the first to market with the Red Rake Gaming content in the United Kingdom. Trada Casino, best known for...

Osaka elections could impact casino bids
Osaka elections could impact casino bids

Wed, Apr 3, 11:00am by Staff Writer

Voters in Osaka will elect a new mayor and governor in elections this Sunday, with the result having implications on the city’s effort to obtain a licence for a...

New research into gambling being undertaken in the ACT
New research into gambling being undertaken in the ACT

Tue, Apr 2, 10:33am by Staff Writer

Researchers at the Australian National University began a third survey of Canberrrans’ participation in and attitudes towards gambling on Monday April 1. The...

Maximum bet now two pounds on FOBTs in the UK
Maximum bet now two pounds on FOBTs in the UK

Tue, Apr 2, 10:19am by Staff Writer

The betting industry in the United Kingdom is bracing for dramatic reforms to its fixed-odd betting terminals. Casino.org is reporting that the industry relies...

Sydney Mayor expresses views on new casinos
Sydney Mayor expresses views on new casinos

Mon, Apr 1, 1:42pm by Staff Writer

An architect and member of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s Independent Team has described the city’s two casinos as a “two-fingered salute to Sydney”. The...

Victorian pub hits back at free drinks claim
Dandenong reviewing pokies regulations

Mon, Apr 1, 1:31pm by Staff Writer

The Greater Dandenong Council in Victoria is set to lobby for the end of free drunks and other gambler inducements as part of stricter regulations in pokies venues....

Monbulk Bowling Club seeks 10 new poker machines
ALH visits city mayors to spruik pokies benefits

Mon, Apr 1, 1:22pm by Staff Writer

Pokies magnate and multi-millionaire Bruce Mathieson Junior has personally visited local mayors and offered to pay for community services for at least one council as...

Japan's cabinet approves casino resorts plan
Japan’s cabinet approves casino resorts plan

Fri, Mar 29, 10:31am by Staff Writer

Japan’s cabinet has approved standards for casino resorts due to be built by the mid-2020s, requiring them to contain hotels far larger than those that currently...

Insights into the Packer dynasty
Clubs Australia’s bid to slash penalty rates rejected

Thu, Mar 28, 10:01am by Staff Writer

Registered clubs have lost a bid to cut weekend penalty rates for up to 42,000 workers by moving them onto the hospitality award. The Sydney Morning Herald is...

Party Poker's next Powerfest series to begin this weekend
Party Poker’s next Powerfest series to begin this weekend

Wed, Mar 27, 12:46pm by Staff Writer

Party Poker’s next Powerfest series kicks off this weekend and will run for two weeks, with 255 tournaments and a guaranteed prize pool of more than $30 million....

Irish gambling regulator expected in late 2020
Irish gambling regulator expected in late 2020

Tue, Mar 26, 2:31pm by Staff Writer

A new centralised Irish gambling regulator has begun to take shape, but won’t be up and running until late 2020 at the earliest, according to Casino Betting News....

BeeFee enters Latvia in a big way
Latvian capital seeks to ban gaming venues

Tue, Mar 26, 2:08pm by Staff Writer

The City Council of Riga in the eastern European nation of Latvia is going to close down all of its gaming venues, including those downtown and in neighbourhoods....

Virtual reality and the future of casino gaming
Changing technology and the rise of gaming

Mon, Mar 25, 10:58am by Staff Writer

Technological development in casinos and gaming in general once focused solely on personal computers and how they would evolve. Fast forward 10 years later and a new...

Federal Labor denies meddling in Tasmania's pokies plan
Federal Group’s stranglehold in Tasmania set to end

Fri, Mar 22, 9:22am by Staff Writer

The Federal Group’s monopoly on poker machine licenses in Tasmania could soon be over, with the state government expected to table legislation next year to end...

Gisborne discussing new gaming restrictions
Gisborne to install facial recognition at pokies

Wed, Mar 20, 12:59pm by Staff Writer

A community in New Zealand is going to start using facial recognition technology to help problem gamblers from losing money on its poker machines. The New Zealand...

New Canberra Casino owners could outsource management
New Canberra Casino owners could outsource management

Wed, Mar 20, 12:32pm by Staff Writer

The new owners of the Canberra Casino will be looking to outsource the management of the venue if the proposed sale is approved. The Brisbane Times is reporting that...

Treasure Island owner wants to buy up
Carl Icahn increases his stake in Caesars Entertainment

Tue, Mar 19, 9:18am by Staff Writer

A New York billionaire has upped his stake in one of Las Vegas’ most famous hotel companies. Carl Icahn has increased his share in Caesars Entertainment Corp to...

888.com going strong despite declining bingo and poker verticals
888.com going strong despite declining bingo and poker verticals

Mon, Mar 18, 12:47pm by Staff Writer

Online casino 888.com has reported strong casino revenue to counter its declining bingo and poker verticals. According to Casino Beats, the operator has reported an...

Australia's Commonwealth Bank buys more MGM shares
Australia’s Commonwealth Bank buys more MGM shares

Mon, Mar 18, 9:13am by Staff Writer

One of Australia’s biggest banks has purchased more than 15,000 shares in MGM Resorts International. The institutional investor owned 49,131 shares of the...

Aristocrat Leisure boosts presence in Latin America
Aristocrat Leisure boosts presence in Latin America

Fri, Mar 15, 8:55am by Staff Writer

Australian gambling machine manufacturer Aristocrat has confirmed its attendance at an upcoming conference in Colombia, where it will display its premium game...

South Korea might raise minimum gambling age
South Korea might raise minimum gambling age

Wed, Mar 13, 8:59am by Staff Writer

Legislation has reportedly been introduced in South Korea that would raise the minimum age for all casino players to 21 years old from 19 years old. GGR Asia is...

WSOP online circuit is an early success
WSOP online circuit is an early success

Wed, Mar 13, 8:45am by Staff Writer

The World Series of Poker Circuit has stopped at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles and Harrah’s Atlantic City recently, with a hail of rings available to poker...

SkyCity Entertainment Group's shares are down
New Zealand’s SkyCity casino to venture online

Tue, Mar 12, 12:12pm by Staff Writer

New Zealand’s SkyCity is set to roll out an online casino by the end of the year to compliment its bricks and mortar casinos. SkyCity first revealed its ambitions...

California punter illegally wagered online from thousands of miles away
California punter illegally wagered online from thousands of miles away

Mon, Mar 11, 3:25pm by Staff Writer

New Jersey gambling regulators have seized more than $90,000 sitting in an online gambling account after the state uncovered a strange connection between the money...

How much pokies revenue are RSL’s giving back to veterans?
Victorian RSL wants to push away pokies

Mon, Mar 11, 3:15pm by Staff Writer

The Victorian RSL’s younger members are imploring the league to steer clear of poker machines. Veterans, including those from Afghanistan, Iraq and East Timor are...

Australian supermarket Coles sells off hotels and pokies
Australian supermarket Coles sells off hotels and pokies

Mon, Mar 11, 2:39pm by Staff Writer

Australian supermarket giant Coles has formed a joint venture with Australian Venue Co, carving up its hotel, gaming and retail liquor store operations. Under the...

New entrance for Star Sydney
Baccarat trio ordered to stand before new trial

Fri, Mar 8, 10:09am by Staff Writer

Two gamblers and a card dealer accused of swindling Sydney’s Star casino out of $3 million by cheating in games of Baccarat have been ordered to stand trial again...

Nine new Gold Coast poker machines
Bidders welcomed for second Gold Coast casino

Thu, Mar 7, 9:19am by Staff Writer

The world famous Las Vegas casino Caesars Palace is among 12 expected bidders for a second casino license on the Gold Coast. Among the other suitors include Hard...

ACT narrowly misses poker machine reduction target
ACT narrowly misses poker machine reduction target

Thu, Mar 7, 9:10am by Staff Writer

The Australian Capital Territory’s voluntary poker machine surrender program has narrowly missed its 4000-machine target and as a result, nine clubs in Canberra...

Nine new Gold Coast poker machines
Queensland Premier backs Global Tourism Hub

Wed, Mar 6, 9:19am by Staff Writer

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed that the Queensland Government is pushing ahead with its plans for a Global Tourism Hub on the Gold Coast. The...

Crown to rethink its approach to One Queensbridge project
Crown to rethink its approach to One Queensbridge project

Wed, Mar 6, 9:03am by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts has been forced to rethink plans for a site in Melbourne’s Southbank after the Victorian government knocked back its bid for an extension to build...

Crown urged to be more responsible in problem gambling situations
Crown urged to be more responsible in problem gambling situations

Tue, Mar 5, 9:36am by Staff Writer

The James Packer-owned Crown Resorts is proposing to make its directors more responsible for oversight at its Melbourne casino after a state government investigation...

South Australian man wins $40m Powerball
South Australian man wins $40m Powerball

Mon, Mar 4, 9:43am by Staff Writer

A South Australian man is $40 million richer after being named the winner of last Thursday’s Powerball draw. The excited father had been playing Powerball for...

Luxury apartments by Crown hit a roadblock
Crown’s Queensbridge extension rejected

Mon, Mar 4, 9:17am by Staff Writer

Victoria’s Planning Minister Richard Wynne has refused to grant James Packer’s Crown Resorts an extension to build Australia’s tallest tower. The planned $1.75...

MGM to sponsor MLB games in Japan
MGM to sponsor MLB games in Japan

Wed, Feb 27, 9:45am by Staff Writer

Casino giant MGM Resorts International is capitalising on the Japanese governments recent legalisation of casino gambling by becoming the title sponsor of Major...

Aristocrat Leisure expects to grow after strong 2018
Big Fish could be hooked for virtual chips

Fri, Feb 22, 9:38am by Staff Writer

Australian gaming technology firm Aristocrat Leisure has found itself embroiled in a class action lawsuit in the United States over Big Fish Games’ virtual chips....

Queensland Premier talks pokies and tourism hub
Queensland Premier talks pokies and tourism hub

Thu, Feb 21, 10:05am by Staff Writer

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has taken a stance on pokies, with The Brisbane Times reporting that the Premier wants fewer pokies in the state. Despite...

Attorney-General applauds ACT pokies reduction
Attorney-General applauds ACT pokies reduction

Wed, Feb 20, 10:23am by Staff Writer

The Australian Capital Territory’s Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay has announced that the number of gaming machines that can be operated in the Territory has been...

A new billionaire and they may not even know it
A new billionaire and they may not even know it

Tue, Feb 19, 10:46am by Staff Writer

A lotto player in the United States is a billionaire and they don’t even know it with the winner of a Mega Millions $1.5 billion jackpot draw last October has yet...

ACT narrowly misses poker machine reduction target
12 poker machines left in voluntary ACT plan

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

The Australian Capital Territory’s bold plan of reducing poker machines in the state is a step closer to completion, with just 12 poker machines authorisations...

US Poker Open kicks off at Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas
US Poker Open kicks off at Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas

Fri, Feb 15, 12:43pm by Staff Writer

With the Aussie Millions coming to an end last week, all eyes turn to the annual US Poker Open at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The first event of the...

New Zealand city wants tougher pokies restrictions
New cashless pokies card to be introduced in Victoria

Fri, Feb 15, 12:33pm by Staff Writer

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has reported on recent changes that allow Victorian hotels and clubs to provide cashless gaming to their customers. On...

ALH staff told to give free drinks to pokies players
ALH staff told to give free drinks to pokies players

Fri, Feb 15, 12:24pm by Staff Writer

A report by the ABC has revealed that dozen of Woolworths pubs are being investigated over claims staff illegally gave free drinks to pokie players to keep them...

Australian wagering giant Tabcorp announces half-yearly results
Australian wagering giant Tabcorp announces half-yearly results

Thu, Feb 14, 1:51pm by Staff Writer

Australia’s biggest gambling company is embarking on an aggressive marketing and bonus-bet push, despite fierce competition from its online bookmaker rivals. On...

Essendon Bombers pokies lease secured until 2047
Essendon Bombers pokies lease secured until 2047

Wed, Feb 13, 1:10pm by Staff Writer

An attempt to overturn Melton Council’s decision to extend the Essendon Football Club’s 29-year lease of the Melton Country Club has failed. The council voted...

Tasmanian Labor leader clarifies pokies stance
Tasmanian Labor leader clarifies pokies stance

Tue, Feb 12, 12:10pm by Staff Writer

Tasmanian Labor leader Rebecca White said her party’s position on banning poker machines in pubs and clubs has not changed but from the position of opposition...

Federal Labor denies meddling in Tasmania's pokies plan
Tasmanian Labor abandons poker machine policy

Fri, Feb 8, 12:24pm by Staff Writer

One of the Tasmanian Labor Party’s most recent important pieces of election policy has been ditched, almost a year on from their election defeat. Labor leader...

No extra pokies for White Eagle House
Geelong council brings in lawyers to oppose Breakwater pokies

Tue, Feb 5, 12:22pm by Staff Writer

The City of Geelong’s Council is taking on the Polish Association in Geelong in a bid to stop more pokies at a Breakwater venue. Council has set aside A$30,000 for...

Statistics reveal that losses on Wimmera pokies are on the rise
Statistics reveal that losses on Wimmera pokies are on the rise

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

New statistics from the Victorian Commission for Liquor and Gambling Regulation reveal that the Wimmera region in Victoria’s west is experiencing a rise in gaming...

Melbourne Storm sell lucrative hotel and pokies
Melbourne Storm sell lucrative hotel and pokies

Mon, Feb 4, 12:08pm by Staff Writer

The Melbourne Storm is the latest professional sporting organisation to divest themselves from gaming interests after the club sold its poker machines. The National...

Attorney-General applauds ACT pokies reduction
Political parties receive hefty donations from hotels body

Mon, Feb 4, 11:46am by Staff Writer

Political parties have reaped the benefits of a generous hotels sector after it was revealed by the Sydney Morning Herald that the Australian Hotels Association is...

High 5 Gaming & BtoBet join forces
Online gambling has grown rapidly in the last decade

Fri, Feb 1, 12:15pm by Staff Writer

The gambling sector has transformed itself within the last 10 years thanks in large part to technological advancement. Online gambling has totally revolutionised the...

Bendigo punters lost $50m on pokies last year
Bendigo punters lost $50m on pokies last year

Wed, Jan 30, 1:32pm by Staff Writer

Punters in Bendigo are losing A$50 million a year to poker machines according to new electronic gaming machine figures released. The Alliance for Gambling Reform has...

Fines for Tasssie clubs and hotels breaching gaming laws
Fines for Tassie clubs and hotels breaching gaming laws

Tue, Jan 29, 1:05pm by Staff Writer

Authorities in Tasmania have handed down a $31,800 fine to UBET Tasmania for sending a loyalty program upgrade email to excluded customers. The bookie was issued the...

Nearly $1 million on offer in Aussie Millions Main Event
Nearly $1 million on offer in Aussie Millions Main Event

Tue, Jan 29, 12:55pm by Staff Writer

A field of 267 entrants at the 2019 Aussie Millions Main Event has shrunk by half to just 135 over the course of seven 90-minute levels. As reported by Poker News,...

Europe’s oldest casino is closed
Europe’s oldest casino is closed

Mon, Jan 28, 1:17pm by Staff Writer

Europe’s oldest casino in the coastal city of Como was ordered to close by the Court of Como in August 2018 due to crippling debts of more than 130 million euros....

Virginia one step closer to casino legalisation
Virginia one step closer to casino legalisation

Thu, Jan 24, 10:12pm by Staff Writer

The US state of Virginia is one step closer to having as many as five casinos open in the state after the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology voted to...

More Aussie Millions winners in Melbourne
More Aussie Millions winners in Melbourne

Thu, Jan 24, 9:50pm by Staff Writer

The Aussie Millions continues this week at Melbourne’s Crown Casino, with Belgian Bart Lybaert winning the sixth event of the tournament and pocketed A$124,355....

Japan to introduce strict gambling ad restrictions
Japan to introduce strict gambling ad restrictions

Thu, Jan 24, 11:54am by Staff Writer

Japanese lawmakers enacted controversial legislation legalising gambling resorts after a near two-decade long process. On July 20, 2018, the “integrated resorts”...