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Mohegan Gaming unveils new concept for Athens resort
Mohegan Gaming unveils new concept for Athens resort

Fri, Oct 11, 1:32pm by William Brown

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment this week has unveiled its concept for a casino resort as part of a larger project for the transformation of Athens’ former...

Shane Warne features at the WPT Main Event
Shane Warne features at the WPT Main Event

Thu, Oct 10, 4:26pm by Ethan Anderson

Legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne hit the Gold Coast to play in the World Poker Tour Australia Main Event, recently completed at The Star casino. The...

Cyprus restricts gambling ads
Gambling ads to be muted on Australian radio

Tue, Nov 7, 2:36pm by Staff Writer

The national body representing commercial radio broadcasters in Australia is proposing to ban advertising at certain times of the day. Commercial Radio Australia is...

Macau shouldn’t increase concessions – current CEO
Gambling revenue hits a three-year high in Macau

Thu, Nov 2, 2:15pm by Head Editor

October was a month to celebrate for owners of Macau’s gambling houses, with the Southern China city posting a three-year revenue high in October. The national...

Brimbank council taking a stand on pokies
UK Government announces change to maximum stake on pokies

Wed, Nov 1, 3:35pm by Head Editor

The United Kingdom’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) minister Tracey Crouch announced on Tuesday (AEDT) that the British government would...

Phil Ivey
Poker Pro Phil Ivey loses court battle over $13m winnings

Thu, Oct 26, 4:04pm by Head Editor

Five years after winning more than $13.25 million at London’s Crockfords Club casino, one of the world’s top poker players – Phil Ivey – has lost a Supreme...

Stuart Bingham
Former Snooker World Champion Banned for Betting On Matches

Wed, Oct 25, 3:04pm by Head Editor

2015 Snooker World Champion Stuart Bingham has been handed a six-month ban after he was found guilty by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association...

Crown to have their say at inquiries
Crown Resorts facing allegations of poker machine tampering

Fri, Oct 20, 10:04am by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts is facing investigations by federal money laundering authorities and casino regulators after allegations of tampering with poker machines and avoiding...

Australian Gambling
Western Australia government introduces gambling tax

Wed, Oct 18, 9:51am by Staff Writer

The Western Australian government has introduced a new gambling tax which will take affect by January 2019. In its budget announced on 7 October 2017, the State...

GC locals opposed to development at Southport
Second Gold Coast Casino Receives Government Backing

Tue, Oct 17, 5:55pm by Head Editor

Just two months after the Queensland government rejected a $3 billion plan for the construction of an integrated resort, Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate’s persistence...

Gippsland Shire seeks to reduce gambling harm
Proposed spin limit on Canberra Casino’s pokies meets opposition

Mon, Oct 16, 5:59pm by Head Editor

The ACT Government’s proposal to change the spin limit to $5 on Canberra Casino’s pokies has been met with criticism from Gaming Technologies Association chief...

William Hill
Online bookmaker industry set for change as merger talks continue

Thu, Oct 12, 5:49pm by Head Editor

The Online bookmaker industry in both Britain and Canada could be set for a shake-up, with William Hill and The Stars Group the latest gambling giants to reportedly...

New South Wales Government Keen on Banning LottoLand

Tue, Oct 10, 11:21am by Staff Writer

The legal outlook for lottery draw wagering service LottoLand grew dimmer on October 5, when the government of New South Wales (NSW) announced its intention to ban...

Residents fight back in Brisbane pokies battle
Tasmania Government Returns Lukewarm suggestions on Pokie Reform

Tue, Oct 3, 5:15pm by Staff Writer

In a final report published on September 28, following two years of research and public testimony, a Tasmanian parliamentary put forth mixed messages on the issue of...

Tabcorp Tatts
Court Upholds Appeal to Block Tabcorp’s $6.15B Takeover of Tatts

Thu, Sep 28, 10:38am by Staff Writer

In a letter sent to all involved parties on September 20, Justice John Middleton of the ACT Federal Court directed the Australian Competition Tribunal to reconsider...

Crown workers threaten strike action
Crown Resorts Force Execs to Forfeit Combined $7.5M in Bonuses

Thu, Sep 28, 8:43am by Head Editor

In less than three weeks, exactly one year will have passed since Crown Resorts’ disastrous criminal entanglement in Macau, but financial fallout from the...

South west Victorian gamblers spending big at pokies
Victoria Imposes $500 Daily “Cash-Out” Limit for Pub Pokies

Wed, Sep 27, 11:26am by Head Editor

 The Andrews Labor Government continued its overhaul of Victoria’s pokie machine industry, limiting the punters pulling cash from debit and credit cards at pubs...

Crown sale off the table as Wynn pulls out
Crown Exec Makes First Public Comments Following Prison Release

Tue, Sep 26, 6:44pm by Staff Writer

In the weeks following the end of his 10-month term in a Chinese prison, Crown Resorts executive Jason O’Connor has kept a low profile. O’Connor maintained that...

WA Government May Ban LottoLand After Lotterywest’s Sales Slump

Tue, Sep 19, 5:09pm by Staff Writer

As part of its most recent financial filings, covering the 2016-17 fiscal year, Western Australia’s state-owned Lotterywest reported $827 million in sales –...

Crown to have their say at inquiries
Man Sues Crown And Aristocrat Alleging Pokie Designed to Deceive

Tue, Sep 19, 4:22pm by Staff Writer

Just over one year ago, Adelaide native Shonica Guy made headlines worldwide, as the former gambling addict filed suit against Crown Resorts and Aristocrat Leisure...

Woolies to divest from pokies and liquor businesses
AGRC Recommends Mandatory Time Limits for Pokie Players

Wed, Sep 13, 10:43am by Staff Writer

In a discussion paper published this month by the Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC), researchers recommended that the federal government implement mandatory...

Lotto Ticket
Recent Jackpot Rush Makes Queensland’s Hervey Bay Lotto Hotspot

Wed, Sep 13, 10:39am by Staff Writer

After two Division One jackpots were claimed by area residents within four days’ time, the coastal city of Hervey Bay in Queensland became Australia’s...

WA Announces New Consumption Tax for Online Bookmakers

Tue, Sep 12, 7:49am by Staff Writer

Western Australia will become the second state to implement a point of consumption tax for online betting operations, according to a statement issued September 7 by...

LA Rams
Weekly Wrap: Winners in NRL and NFL spare some blushes

Mon, Sep 11, 12:50pm by Head Editor

The Australian Gambling staff didn’t have the best week on the punt, but we did manage to come out in front in both the first week of the NRL Finals series and...

Lotto Ticket
Perth Man Claims Division One Lotto Jackpot for Second Time

Fri, Sep 8, 9:24am by Staff Writer

A man hailing from the Perth suburb of Innaloo has experienced a once in a lifetime moment for the second time in a decade, after winning the Saturday Lotto’s...

Poker Life: Poker Masters tournament to be streamed on PokerGO

Thu, Sep 7, 10:51am by Poker Guru

PokerGO is a new subscription service that gives customers access to poker streaming videos. They launched just a few months ago and has quickly become an important...

The Lotto
Bookmaker Dean Shannon Planning to Launch Online Lottery Service

Tue, Sep 5, 11:22am by Staff Writer

Australia’s online lottery marketplace continues to grow more crowded, as renowned bookmaker Dean Shannon is reportedly set to launch his own lotto betting site....

CrownBet Launches CrownLotto to Challenge LottoLand’s Dominance

Tue, Sep 5, 8:46am by Head Editor

As reported by the Australian Financial Review on August 29, Crown Resorts’ online wagering platform CrownBet has launched a new lottery betting marketplace called...

Money, money, money
Online Bookmakers Favoured by Money Launderers Says ACIC

Thu, Aug 31, 4:38pm by Staff Writer

According to the newly formed Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), organised crime elements are using online betting sites to launder money. In a...

WSOP Main Event
Poker Life: Methods Used To Assess Tournament Equity

Thu, Aug 31, 1:29pm by Poker Guru

When players at a final table start to negotiate a deal you will notice that it is far from straightforward how to do it fairly. Players will have different opinions...

Star Entertainment Posts Record Profit, But News Is Not All Good

Thu, Aug 31, 11:39am by Staff Writer

Per the full-year financial results released by Star Entertainment on August 23, covering the period ending on June 30, the casino operator posted a net profit of...

Gippsland Shire seeks to reduce gambling harm
New Legislation Grants Canberra Casino 200 Pokie Machines

Wed, Aug 30, 3:27pm by Staff Writer

Via legislation introduced on August 24 by ACT Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay, Canberra Casino’s longstanding request to run 200 pokie machines is essentially a...

Victorian Government Floats Idea of Cashless Pokie Machines

Thu, Aug 24, 12:20pm by Staff Writer

Continuing a curious pattern of inconsistent policymaking, the Victorian government has quietly put forth a proposal to introduce so-called “cashless” pokie...

WSOP cash
Poker Life: How Tournament Payout Structures Have Changed

Thu, Aug 24, 11:13am by Poker Guru

When I started playing live poker at a local poker club, all the oldies wanted to have a “winner takes it all” payout structure when we played tournaments....

American Gaming System
AGS Showcases Several New Creations At Australasian Gaming Expo

Wed, Aug 23, 5:03pm by Staff Writer

After enjoying a successful international debut of its “Buster Blackjack” side bet – which has been spread at Crown Casino in Melbourne since this January –...

Donald Trump
Reports that Trump Casino was blocked due to “Mafia Connections”

Tue, Aug 22, 8:07am by Staff Writer

Before he became President of the United States, businessman Donald Trump was widely known as a real estate mogul, and in the late 1980s his focus was fixed squarely...

Sportsbet advertisement
Sportsbet Reports Huge Profit Compared to Domestic Rival Tabcorp

Thu, Aug 17, 2:51pm by Staff Writer

When the Irish-based Paddy Power / Betfair online gaming conglomerate released its interim financial results, which cover the first six months of 2017, the...

Gippsland Shire seeks to reduce gambling harm
Victorian Government Unveils Increased Taxes on Profitable Pokies

Thu, Aug 17, 2:32pm by Staff Writer

Just over a month after instituting a 20-year “freeze” on pokie licences, the Labor-led government in Victoria has announced an ambitious new tax plan targeting...

Tom Dwan
Poker Life: Tom Dwan is the most entertaining Poker Pro to watch

Thu, Aug 17, 2:26pm by Poker Guru

In general I do not enjoy watching others play poker, I enjoy playing myself a lot more. But there is one exception and it is Tom Dwan, or ‘durrr’ as he is known...

Crown workers threaten strike action
Crown Resorts Exec Released After 10 Months in Chinese Prison

Thu, Aug 17, 8:25am by Staff Writer

Exactly 10 months to the day after being arrested and detained by Chinese authorities, Crown Resorts executive Jason O’Connor was released from custody on August...

Cairns Casino bid
Cairns in running for a casino licence after Gold Coast bid fails

Tue, Aug 15, 4:07pm by Staff Writer

Less than two weeks after the Queensland State government rejected the ASF Group’s bid to build a $3 billion casino resort on the Gold Coast Spit, the North...

GC locals opposed to development at Southport
Caesar’s reportedly signs on for new Gold Coast casino

Sat, Jul 29, 12:01pm by Staff Writer

One of the world biggest casino companies, Caesars Entertainment, is set to operate the Gold Coast’s second casino after reportedly agreeing with ASF to build...

WSOP Main Event Final Nine
WSOP by the numbers: 2017 breaks all sorts of records

Wed, Jul 26, 11:25am by Staff Writer

For the first time in the 48-year history of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), more than 120,000 tournament entries were tallied – shattering a record established...

Adelaide Casino
Adelaide casino $300m reno still on track after re-think

Wed, Jul 26, 11:25am by Senior Writer

Skycity will continue with its $330 million renovation of its Adelaide casino after it was forced to revisit its long-held plans. While it has been 18 months since...

Chris Ferguson
Ferguson tops POY honours after conclusion of WSOP

Tue, Jul 25, 5:07pm by Staff Writer

Chris Ferguson’s return from the poker wilderness is complete with the 2000 WSOP Main Event winner leading Player Of The Year honours after a record 17 cashes...

Crown workers threaten strike action
Rival casino executive attacks Crown over China scandal

Tue, Jul 25, 9:09am by Staff Writer

With legal proceedings in the infamous Crown Resorts case in China having wound up and the last of the casino giant’s staff set to be released from jail next...

GC locals opposed to development at Southport
Queensland premier rebuffs Gold Coast ‘Casino City’ proposal

Sat, Jul 22, 8:51am by Staff Writer

Upon learning that American casino giant Caesars Entertainment is exploring an expansion to Queensland, the state’s Premier spoke out against the Glitter Strip...

WSOP Main Event Final Nine
WSOP Main Event – Meet the Final Nine – Part 1

Fri, Jul 21, 9:30am by Staff Writer

After seven gruelling days on the felt, the 7,221-player field which began the World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10,000 Main Event has been whittled down to the final...

Ben Lamb
WSOP Main Event – Meet The Final Nine – Part 2

Fri, Jul 21, 9:29am by Staff Writer

This is the second installment in a two-part series previewing the World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10,000 Main Event final table. Part I highlighted the four players...

Matt Kirk
Aussie Matt Kirk suing Leon Tsoukernik over disputed poker debt

Fri, Jul 21, 9:18am by Staff Writer

Matthew Kirk, a high-stakes poker pro known as ‘Aussie Matt’ to his peers, has filed a lawsuit seeking the return of USD$2 million he allegedly loaned to...

Matt Tripp
Could Crownbet make a surprise move for Tatts?

Thu, Jul 20, 9:24am by Staff Writer

Amid a flurry of merger and acquisition rumours in the Australian gambling and wagering industry, the jungle drums are beating about a possible takeover of Tatts by...

WSOP Main Event Final Nine
Blumstein the $3 favourite ahead of WSOP Main Event final table

Wed, Jul 19, 11:48am by Staff Writer

New Jersey based Scott Blumstein goes into the final table at the WSOP Main Event as a $3 favourite to win the tournament thanks to a 27 per cent hold of the chips....

Japan to introduce strict gambling ad restrictions
Could red tape strangle fledgling Japanese casino industry?

Tue, Jul 18, 2:19pm by Staff Writer

Industry experts are worried that Japan risks killing the golden goose should it impose onerous regulations on its casino industry, which is expected to burst into...

Joe Hachem
Hachem busts out of WSOP Main Event on Day 3

Sat, Jul 15, 7:26am by Staff Writer

Aussie former Main Event champ Joe Hachem has joined a host of big names to exit the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. Hachem was one of seven former...

Star has shed 33 per cent of its VIP turnover in 6 months
Rumours grow of possible Crown-Star merger

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

The shakeup of Australia’s casino industry in the wake of Crown’s China disaster has rumours growing of a possible merger between Australia’s two...

Qui Nguyen
WSOP Main Event Update: Hachem survives but Nguyen exits

Thu, Jul 13, 2:43pm by Staff Writer

Day 2ab of the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event has been run and won, and while the 2005 champion – Australia’s Joe Hachem – survived, last...

Chris Ferguson
Ferguson’s 15th WSOP cash but falls short in seven-card showdown

Wed, Jul 12, 11:21am by Staff Writer

Continuing a stellar performance at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), one which included a record-setting number of cashes in a single summer, former Full Tilt Poker...

Chris Klodnicki
Klodnicki gets first bracelet in $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Sun, Jul 9, 12:42pm by Staff Writer

Chris Klodnicki has secured his first-ever WSOP bracelet after an epic 61-hand heads-up duel with Emile Schiff to win the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em, event No.66...

Elior Sion
Elior Sion wins WSOP Poker Players Championship

Sat, Jul 8, 9:27am by Staff Writer

While fans widely consider the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event to be the most prestigious tournament of them all, professionals look to the USD$50,000 Poker...

HOMO - Hobart
Will this be Australia’s most iconic casino?

Sat, Jul 8, 8:40am by Staff Writer

It promises to be the most unique casino experience in Australia, with David Walsh revealing the design for his ambitious HOMO project at Berriedale, north of...

South west Victorian gamblers spending big at pokies
Victoria caps total pokie numbers for 25 years

Sat, Jul 8, 8:20am by Senior Writer

Victoria will cap the number of pokie machines in the state at just over 27,000 for the next 25 years, but has provided long-term certainty for pubs and clubs by...

Tropicana Casino
Atlantic City’s Tropicana Casino acquires hotel for expansion

Fri, Jul 7, 12:27pm by Staff Writer

Tropicana Atlantic City has acquired the Chelsea hotel, which is located directly opposite the casino, on Morris Avenue, and plans to incorporate the property into...

GC locals opposed to development at Southport
Caesars Entertainment visit the Gold Coast for Casino Site Study

Thu, Jul 6, 8:50am by Staff Writer

American casino titan Caesars Entertainment is actively exploring the Gold Coast as a potential site for the company’s first foray into the Australian market. Per...

Casinos to play Big Brother with new surveillance technology
Macau gambling grows but not to market expectations

Mon, Jul 3, 4:20pm by Staff Writer

Casino revenue in the gambling mecca of Macau grew for an 11th straight month, but the results failed to meet market expectations. While Macau has emerged from the...

Could a super casino be headed to Blackpool?
Moves afoot for Thailand to legalise casinos

Fri, Jun 30, 4:12pm by Head Editor

For Australians, Thailand has always been a consideration when it comes to deciding on a holiday destination, and it is that industry – tourism – that may lead...

Adam Parkin
Poker pro to make his mark on Australian Survivor

Fri, Jun 30, 10:57am by Staff Writer

When the second season of Network Ten’s revamped reality show Australian Survivor hits the airwaves later this year, the nation’s poker playing community will...

Gippsland Shire seeks to reduce gambling harm
AHA calls for 200 more pokies in the ACT

Fri, Jun 30, 9:22am by Staff Writer

As the arms race to acquire pokies escalates across the ACT, the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) is calling for the addition of 200 more state-of-the-art...

Crown and Melco sale payment stalls
Crown awaits word from Aussie regulators after China sanctions

Thu, Jun 29, 2:58pm by Staff Writer

The sting in the tail for Crown Resorts following the sentencing of 16 of its staff in China for gambling crimes could be action from regulators here in Australia....

Cyprus Casino
Europe’s biggest casino to be built in Cyprus

Tue, Jun 27, 3:55pm by Senior Writer

Melco International will build Europe’s largest casino on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. The Hong Kong-based former business partners of James...

Crown workers threaten strike action
Crown’s China VIP pain expected to be short term

Tue, Jun 27, 9:44am by Staff Writer

Gambling industry analysts say the drop in VIP patronage to Australian casinos is unlikely to last long term, after legal proceedings against 19 current or former...

Crown to have their say at inquiries
Australian Crown staff will be out of Chinese jail within months

Mon, Jun 26, 5:53pm by Staff Writer

The three Australian Crown Resorts staff members who faced Shanghai’s Baoshan District Court on Monday – for promoting gambling in China – will be out of...

Irish punters
Ireland’s outdated gambling regulations finally set for a shakeup

Sun, Jun 25, 11:00am by Staff Writer

Just like us here in Australia, our Irish friends love a punt, and with online gambling growing by the day, the country’s regulations have become increasingly...

Uk Casinos
UK to act on bogus online bonuses

Sat, Jun 24, 11:49am by Staff Writer

A crackdown on the multi-billion online gambling industry in the United Kingdom looms after a report from the UK’s competition watchdog found customers were...

David Bach
David Bach wins two WSOP bracelets in ten days

Thu, Jun 22, 7:09pm by Staff Writer

When David Bach saluted in the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E Championship in Las Vegas, not only did he take home the first prize of more than $383,000, but he also became the...

Residents fight back in Brisbane pokies battle
Tasmania’s pokie safeguards under fire

Thu, Jun 22, 4:41pm by Staff Writer

The effectiveness of Tasmania’s harm minimisation measures around poker machine gambling has been questioned, with the state government admitting it is unable...

James Obst
Aussie James Obst wins first WSOP bracelet

Sat, Jun 17, 8:11am by Staff Writer

In six years of competition at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas, professional poker player James Obst of Adelaide has come tantalisingly close to...

Poker Table
Poker Life: How to play against a better player than you

Fri, Jun 16, 2:41pm by Poker Guru

Here is a classic quote from the movie Rounders: “If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you ARE the sucker.” What if you...

Crown workers threaten strike action
Detained Crown staff get Shanghai court date

Tue, Jun 13, 1:16pm by Staff Writer

The end of Crown Resorts’ Chinese nightmare is looming with the 14 staff detained by Chinese authorities set to face court later this month. Crown Resorts...

Doug Polk
Poker Life: Watching the first week of WSOP

Mon, Jun 12, 8:49am by Poker Guru

Doug Polk, the only Youtuber I follow, won the biggest event of WSOP 2017 so far, the $111,111 Highroller for One Drop event. Doug Polk beat a field of 130 top...

Pennsylvania Casino
Pennsylvania set for massive change to gambling laws

Sat, Jun 10, 10:38am by Staff Writer

Desperately needing revenue to plug a huge black hole in the state budget, the US state of Pennsylvania is set to liberalise its gambling laws to include expand...

Four arrested for operating illegal casino in California
Card shuffle causes WSOP kerfuffle

Fri, Jun 9, 2:40pm by Staff Writer

Doug Polk’s $3.69 million win in the $111,111 buy-in World Series of Poker High-Roller event has been marred by what players are calling “poor quality cards”....

Aristocrat names new land-based CEO
Aristocrat Leisure Earnings Report Reveals Rapid Growth and Gains

Sun, Jun 4, 10:20am by Staff Writer

With the release of Aristocrat Leisure’s first revenue report under new chief executive officer Trevor Croker, the global pokie titan exceeded analysts’...

Indian Gambling
India making moves to further legalise gambling

Fri, Jun 2, 2:59pm by Staff Writer

Could India be on the path to the widespread legalisation of gambling? A comprehensive study currently being undertaken by the Indian Law Commission will provide...

Johnny Chan
A Classic WSOP Hand

Thu, Jun 1, 10:32am by Poker Guru

Over the coming six weeks 74 WSOP events will be played at the Rio in Las Vegas. Let us talk about a classic hand from the 1988 WSOP Main Event, involving two of the...

Crown and Melco sale payment stalls
Lawrence Ho criticises casino cowboys in China

Wed, May 31, 12:04pm by Staff Writer

James Packer’s former business partner Lawrence Ho has launched an extraordinary attack on how foreign casinos marketed themselves in China in the lead-up to...

Qui Nguyen
World Series of Poker starts this week in Vegas

Tue, May 30, 2:15pm by Staff Writer

The greatest poker tournament on the planet, the annual World Series of Poker, gets underway in Las Vegas on Tuesday with all sorts of records set to be created....

Crown workers threaten strike action
Three gambling kings in list of richest Aussies

Tue, May 30, 12:44pm by Senior Writer

Three of the heavy hitters of the Australian gaming and gambling industry feature in the recently released Australian Financial Review Rich List. While many of the...

Is Tokyo too big for a casino?

Tue, May 30, 10:07am by Staff Writer

Is Tokyo too big for a casino? That’s the question being asked by casino magnate Lawrence Ho as he eyes Osaka as a venue for his newest Japanese venture....

James Packer's decision to sell came at the right time
Packer to sell Vegas plot for US$400 million

Sat, May 27, 8:09am by Staff Writer

Less than three years removed from embarking on an ambitious plan to expand Crown Resorts’ reach to Las Vegas, casino mogul James Packer has been forced to beat a...

Las Vegas Sportsbooks
US moving to fully legalise sports betting

Fri, May 26, 2:17pm by Staff Writer

Federal barriers have always prevented sports betting in the US in all but a few states, but that could be about to change, with a congressional committee unveiling...

Poker Hand
Poker Life – Learning Limit Poker

Thu, May 25, 1:36pm by Poker Guru

Not long ago no-limit was the exception and limit (or “fixed limit”) poker was the norm. When I started playing online Paradise Poker, the market leader back...

Las Vegas Sportsbooks
Las Vegas fans to be free to bet on NFL in stadium

Tue, May 23, 9:53am by Staff Writer

The game-changing nature of the NFL having a team in the gambling mecca of Las Vegas is becoming more and more apparent, with the likelihood that fans will be able...

Scott Clements
Poker Life – Let’s Analyse a Hand

Fri, May 19, 9:06am by Poker Guru

Suppose you have pocket tens on the button and the blinds are 10 and 20. You raise to 60 pre-flop and is called by the Big Blind. The flop is 8-7-2 rainbow and the...

GC locals opposed to development at Southport
Poll shows public against second Gold Coast casino

Fri, May 19, 8:40am by Staff Writer

A second casino on the Gold Coast seems further away than ever, after a poll found over 70 per cent of local residents objected to large scale development of a...

Macau shouldn’t increase concessions – current CEO
Macau rises in the wake of Chinese government crackdown

Thu, May 18, 9:42am by Staff Writer

More than six months after the arrests of 18 Crown Resorts staff effectively put an end to Australian casinos marketing in China, the flood of visitors to nearby...

Majestic Princess
Cruise ship Majestic Princess, casino and all, to visit Sydney

Wed, May 17, 9:56am by Staff Writer

Since embarking on her maiden voyage in the Mediterranean Sea on March 31, the Majestic Princess cruise ship has made waves within the luxury ocean liner industry....

Japan to introduce strict gambling ad restrictions
Japan likely to impose minority foreign casino ownership

Tue, May 16, 2:05pm by Senior Writer

As global casino companies clamour to organise their bids for the licences to run integrated casino resorts in Japan, local lawmakers are set to insist that foreign...

Pyrmont tower proposal planning issues remain
Cashed-up Packer says Barangaroo on track for 2021

Sat, May 13, 8:44am by Staff Writer

Despite a dramatic 12 months for Crown Resorts, principal shareholder James Packer insists that opening of Crown’s new Sydney casino remains on track for 2021....

UnionPay ATM
ATM facial recognition to be implemented in Macau’s casinos

Tue, May 9, 10:11am by Staff Writer

Several of the world’s leading casino companies saw their stocks drop after a decision by Macau’s casino regulators to require facial recognition at ATMs...

Crown and Melco sale payment stalls
Melco and Crown complete split with sale

Tue, May 9, 9:36am by Staff Writer

The joint venture between Melco International and Crown Resorts has officially come to an end with James Packer’s Crown Resorts selling its remaining 11.2 per...