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FIFA World Cup draw 1
2018 FIFA World Cup Market Update: Groups A to D

Wed, Dec 6, 10:02am by Head Editor

Another thriller in Sydney saw the Socceroos defeat Honduras to seal their qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. A long and arduous qualification...

Adelaide Oval
Second Ashes Test: Australia v England: Preview, Best Bets & Odds

Thu, Nov 30, 8:39am by Head Editor

Preview: Australia v England, Second Test Date and Time: Saturday, December 2, 2:30pm AEDT Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, South Australia TV: Channel Nine After...

David Warner and Cameron Bancroft
Australia into $1.17 to regain the Ashes after win at the Gabba

Mon, Nov 27, 3:32pm by Head Editor

The first three days of the opening Ashes Test in Brisbane were very even, but the hosts took control at the beginning of the fourth day and just 24 hours later,...

The Gabba
More money comes for the Aussies to open Ashes series with a win

Tue, Nov 21, 12:01pm by Head Editor

Preview: Australia v England, First Test Date and Time: Thursday, November 23, 11am AEDT Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane, Queensland TV: Channel Nine The oldest...

Germany win World Cup
Germany and Brazil equal top picks for next year’s World Cup

Mon, Nov 20, 2:29pm by Head Editor

Qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia came to an end last week, when Peru and Australia claimed the final two places for 2018’s showpiece event, so...

Mile Jedinak
Inspired Jedinak sees Aussies qualify for 4th straight World Cup

Thu, Nov 16, 12:06pm by Head Editor

Australia will be heading to a fourth consecutive World Cup, largely thanks to their captain Mile Jedinak, who scored twice from the penalty spot, and was unlikely...

Tim Cahill
Socceroos into $1.35 to qualify for Russia after a bet of $25k

Tue, Nov 14, 2:25pm by Head Editor

Online bookmaker Sportsbet reported on Tuesday morning that they had received a bet of $25,175 bet on Australia at $1.41 on Australia to qualify for the World Cup...

MCG scoreboard advertising
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
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...

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 Casino
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...

Pokies
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...

Lottoland
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...

Pokies protests in Tasmania
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...

Richmond Tigers Premiership
It’s Tiger Time: Richmond breaks 37-year Premiership drought

Mon, Oct 2, 7:50am by Head Editor

Richmond have ended 37 years of heartache with a 48 point win over Adelaide at the MCG on Saturday. The result sees the yellow and black lift the Premiership cup for...

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
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...

Playing 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...

Trent Cotchin and Rory Sloane
AFL Grand Final 2017: Adelaide v Richmond: Best Bets

Wed, Sep 27, 7:55am by Head Editor

Preview: AFL Grand Final Adelaide Crows v Richmond Tigers Date and Time: Saturday September 30, 2:30pm AEST Venue: MCG TV: Channel 7, Fox Footy After 191 days and...

Crown Hotel
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...

Online Poker Lobby Group Forces Parliament To Reexamine IGAB Ban

Mon, Sep 25, 11:05am by Staff Writer

In more than two months since the Senate authorised the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill of 2016, online poker has been outlawed and major operators have fled the...

Sportsbet free bets
Online Bookmakers Must Stop Using Sign-Up Bonuses

Mon, Sep 25, 8:33am by Staff Writer

As part of the federal government’s continued crackdown on the online gambling industry, Human Services Minister Alan Tudge has brokered a compromise which will...

Richmond v GWS
AFL Preliminary Final Best Bets: Crows & Giants to qualify for GF

Fri, Sep 22, 7:16am by Staff Writer

The second week of the 2017 AFL Finals produced two one-sided finals games, with Geelong stunning Sydney by 59 points and Greater Western Sydney dominating West...

Lottoland
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 Casino
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...

AFL Semi-Final Weekend Recap: Geelong, GWS emerge with wins

Mon, Sep 18, 1:06pm by Head Editor

Semi final weekend in the 2017 AFL Finals produced two lopsided games, with Geelong and Greater Western Sydney victorious. Geelong surprised most on Friday night in...

Woolworths Pokies
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...

Wrest Point
Australia’s First Casino – Wrest Point – Named A Heritage Site

Mon, Sep 11, 9:56am by Staff Writer

The first legally licensed casino in Australia – the Wrest Point Hotel Casino in Hobart, Tasmania – has been granted official protections as a heritage site....

Richmond FC
AFL: Richmond the biggest firmer after breaking finals hoodoo

Mon, Sep 11, 9:09am by Head Editor

The Richmond Tigers won their first final for 16 years on Friday night at the MCG, by a whopping 51 points, in front of a record Qualifying Final crowd of more than...

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....

CrownLotto
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...

Brisbane Broncos
Winners in Racing & NRL see Australian Gambling staff break even

Mon, Sep 4, 6:51pm by Head Editor

The first Saturday of the Spring was a good one at the track for the Australian Gambling staff, with our suggested bet – Grande Rosso – saluting at...

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...

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...

The Star - Sydney
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...

Pokies
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...

Powerball
Massachusetts Woman The Sole Winner of Massive $955 Mil Jackpot

Tue, Aug 29, 8:23am by Staff Writer

As millions of Americans anxiously awaited the latest Powerball draw results on August 23, Mavis Wanczyk of Chicopee, Massachusetts didn’t even bother to watch....

Sydney Roosters
Weekly Wrap: Winners in Racing and NRL spare some blushes

Mon, Aug 28, 6:31pm 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 NRL and Racing. Our best result came in the NRL...

Dustin Martin
AFL: Richmond and Geelong firm after securing top four finishes

Mon, Aug 28, 11:56am by Head Editor

Richmond are set to enter their first Qualifying final since 2001 as the biggest firmer of all the finalists after defeating St Kilda by 41 points at the MCG on...

Pokies- South Australia
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....

AEC
Odds on Same Sex Marriage Postal Vote Narrow Sharply at Sportsbet

Thu, Aug 24, 9:56am by Staff Writer

When online bookmaker Sportsbet began accepting wagers on the upcoming same sex marriage postal vote two weekends ago, the odds made a “Yes” vote the...

Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather
All eyes on Vegas for “Super Fight” between Mayweather & McGregor

Thu, Aug 24, 9:12am by Head Editor

Both Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have landed in Las Vegas as the countdown to the most anticipated fight in history ticks down to just three days. Most...

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 –...

Flemington Finish
Racing Victoria announces 8.4% increase in wagering, hits $6b

Tue, Aug 22, 4:49pm by Staff Writer

Racing Victoria (RV) is in a healthy financial position, announcing at a media day on Monday that revenue from wagering over the past year has surpassed $6 billion...

Alexandr Dolgopolov
TIU investigating last weekend’s Dolgopolov v Monteiro match

Tue, Aug 22, 8:59am by Staff Writer

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) are investigating Alexandr Dolgopolov’s loss to Thiago Monteiro at the Winston-Salem Open after suspicious betting patterns led...

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...

Aaron Mooy
Weekly Wrap: EPL and NRL wins not enough to get us into the black

Mon, Aug 21, 1:42pm by Head Editor

It wasn’t the best week on the punt for the Australian Gambling staff, but we did manage to come out in front in both the English Premier League and the National...

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...

Pokies
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
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...

Online Poker
Online Poker Players Forced to Fold After IGAB Ban is Voted In

Wed, Aug 16, 3:00pm by Staff Writer

Despite the best efforts of online poker activists, the industry was officially banned on Wednesday, August 9 via voice vote in the Senate. By approving the...

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...

Rickie Fowler
Weekly Wrap: AG staff bag 11 winners, turn $200 into $258

Mon, Aug 14, 4:14pm by Head Editor

The Australian Gambling staff had a solid week on the punt, backing 11 winners from 20 suggested bets, and more importantly, turned in a profit of $58. Our best...

Woolworths Pokies
After Record Earnings, Woolworths in Legal Fight to Add Pokies

Thu, Aug 10, 10:47am by Staff Writer

After reaping $669 million in revenue from its Victorian pokie operations during the 2015-16 fiscal year, Woolworths is attempting to add more machines in the state....

Sportsbet
Mobile App Wagering Booms Across Australia at Expense of Retail

Thu, Aug 10, 9:06am by Staff Writer

Per the latest findings from Matt Ryan, a veteran gaming industry analyst working for the UBS investment bank, sports bettors in Australia are increasingly replacing...

Poker Life: A look at Pokerstars Live And Other Major Tournaments

Thu, Aug 10, 8:55am by Poker Guru

I have played poker in many major tournaments around the world: WSOP, WPT, EPT, APT and APPT, to name a few of the biggest names. EPT and APPT were both...

Crown Hotel
Crown Resorts Posts Reduction in Profit with VIP Revenue down

Wed, Aug 9, 4:59pm by Staff Writer

With the release of Crown Resorts’ full year results, covering the fiscal year ending June 30, the company confirmed financial analysts’ worst fears. Using the...

Macau
Trump brand heading to Macau, the World’s biggest gambling centre

Tue, Aug 8, 10:40am by Staff Writer

The Trump brand does not currently have a presence in Macau, but that it set to change, with four new trademarks, including one for casinos, granted approval from...

Henry Tran
Hometown Hero Tran Wins Star Sydney Championships Main Event

Tue, Aug 8, 8:12am by Staff Writer

After a field of 496 entrants in the 2017 Star Sydney Championships Main Event was whittled down to the final table of nine, an Australian poker legend found himself...

Hideki Matsuyama
Matsuyama moves into $15 for USPGA Championship after win

Mon, Aug 7, 3:20pm by Staff Writer

Hideki Matsuyama will go into the year’s final major will some serious momentum, after he stormed to a five-shot victory at the World Golf...

Taylor Walker
Weekly Wrap: winners in 4 sports see AG staff make a small profit

Mon, Aug 7, 1:26pm by Staff Writer

The Australian Gambling staff had a solid week on the punt, backing six winners from 15 suggested bets, and more importantly, turned in a small profit. In the AFL,...

Steve Smith and David Warner
The year-long pay dispute is over, it’s time to play some Cricket

Fri, Aug 4, 3:52pm by Staff Writer

The biggest pay dispute to hit Australian Cricket since the days of World Series cricket in the mid to late 70’s is over, with Cricket Australia (CA) and the...

Poker Life
Poker Life: Why learning how to play Poker always trumps cheating

Fri, Aug 4, 7:13am by Poker Guru

There is a famous cheating story from the days of the Wild West. I think it’s from a movie but it’s a good story. Table stakes did not apply at the time which...

Lotto Ticket
Owners of WA’s “Luckiest” Lotto Kiosks Reveal Secrets to Success

Thu, Aug 3, 3:14pm by Staff Writer

Everybody who plays the lottery is looking to beat astronomical odds and cash in a jackpot-winning ticket. But as a recent profile published by the South Perth...

Crown
ACTU Holds Rally to Protest Crown Casino Layoffs

Thu, Aug 3, 1:07pm by Staff Writer

Members of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) gathered with allies outside of Crown Casino in Melbourne on July 25, rallying to protest the impending...

Sydney Poker Championships
Poker: Action Heating Up at the Star Sydney Championships Series

Thu, Aug 3, 7:21am by Staff Writer

The latest edition of the Star Sydney Championships poker tournament series began on July 18, and since then several preliminary events have produced several new...

Gold Coast Casino Proposal
Queensland Government rejects $3 billion Gold Coast Casino resort

Tue, Aug 1, 1:09pm by Staff Writer

Following several months of community consultation, the Queensland Government has rejected a proposal to build a $3 billion Gold Coast Casino and integrated resort,...

Adelaide Casino
SA Government Approves Adelaide Casino’s $330 Million Renovation

Tue, Aug 1, 8:07am by Staff Writer

Adelaide Casino will proceed with plans for a $330 million expansion, aimed at courting high-rollers, after receiving final approval from the South Australia (SA)...

FanDuel
FanDuel exits UK Market just days before the EPL Season Kicks Off

Tue, Aug 1, 7:58am by Staff Writer

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) heavyweight FanDuel has exited the UK market after one season, to focus its commercial growth on its core US market. This past Friday,...

Dane Gagai
Punter turns $10 into $24,000 with crazy 10-leg AFL/NRL multi

Mon, Jul 31, 11:57am by Staff Writer

A series of crazy AFL and NRL results over the weekend made one Sportsbet punter $23,709 richer, when his or her 10-leg multi saluted. Five of the ten 10 selections...

Gold Coast Casino
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...

GameCo
Are skill-based games the next big thing in gambling?

Sat, Jul 29, 7:55am by Staff Writer

After establishing a foothold in Nevada and New Jersey, American gambling machine manufacturer GameCo is looking to bring its line of so-called...

Pokies
Victorian AFL clubs reap $94 million from pokies revenue

Sat, Jul 29, 7:27am by Staff Writer

Pressure is growing on Victorian-based AFL clubs to dump their pokies licenses after it was revealed they reaped $94 million in the past year. Anti-pokies...

Scott Blumstein
Poker Life: WSOP wrap, varying your strategy and games like Poker

Fri, Jul 28, 12:07pm by Poker Guru

First of all, congratulations to the new WSOP Main Event champion: Scott Blumstein, a 25-year-old professional poker player from New Jersey. As I predicted an...

Great Yarmouth
‘Wrong horse’ wins British race, but bets paid out anyway

Fri, Jul 28, 9:08am by Staff Writer

It’s the British racing controversy which has been compared to the famous Australian Fine Cotton ring-in. A 50-1 shot saluted at Great Yarmouth on Thursday in...

Joey Barton
Joey Barton’s ban for betting on matches reduced following appeal

Fri, Jul 28, 8:30am by Staff Writer

Joey Barton’s appeal against his 18-month ban from all football activity for breaching betting regulations has seen his suspension reduced by five months,...

ESports Sydney
Australia stars at eSports Sydney event to make World Cup

Fri, Jul 28, 8:23am by Staff Writer

During the weekend of July 21-23, the Star Sydney transformed from an elegant casino into an exciting eSports extravaganza – due in large part to the success of a...

Joe Perry
Snooker pro Joe Perry suspended over betting rule breaches

Thu, Jul 27, 5:19pm by Staff Writer

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association suspended 2015 Players Championship winner Joe Perry for three months, for breaching betting rules. The ban...

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...

Tennis Racquet
One in six professional athletes approached to fix matches

Wed, Jul 26, 8:13am by Staff Writer

One in six professional athletes surveyed in Europe have said they have been approached to fix matches within the last 12 months. The astonishing results come from a...

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...

California Scratchies
Man suing after being denied $5m scratchie windfall

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

A man who sent his 16-year-old son in to buy a handful of scratchies at a convenience store has been denied a $5 million windfall because officials say the tickets...

Crown
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...

Pacodali
Weekly Wrap: AG staff bag 10 winners, turning $240 into $398

Mon, Jul 24, 4:53pm by Head Editor

The Australian Gambling staff had a great week on the punt, backing 10 winners from 24 suggested bets, and more importantly, turned in a profit of $158.40. Our best...

Scott Blumstein
Scott Blumstein secures WSOP Main Event in dramatic finish

Sun, Jul 23, 6:55pm by Senior Writer

Scott Blumstein is the 2017 WSOP Main Event champion, with the 25-year-old capitalising on his long-time chip lead to capture the US$8.1 million in prizemoney and...

Phil Ivey
Phil Ivey and Devilfish Ulliott join Poker Hall of Fame

Sun, Jul 23, 8:55am by Staff Writer

Poker legends Phil Ivey and David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott have been admitted to the Poker Hall of Fame as the World Series of Poker hits its climax in Las...

Dan Ott, Scott Blumstein, Ben Pollak
Blumstein, Ott and Pollak through to Main Event final day

Sat, Jul 22, 4:18pm by Senior Writer

The final three for the WSOP Main Event has been decided, with Scott Blumstein remaining in a powerhouse position to claim the US$8.1 million first prize when he...

Gold Coast Casino
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...