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Australian Commonwealth Games Team
Australia Tops Commonwealth Games Medal Standings

Mon, Apr 16, 9:36am by Head Editor

Hosting an international sporting event always takes years of planning, both for the athletes and for the organisers. That planning paid off when Australia collected...

Commonwealth Games 100 metre final
2018 Commonwealth Games Week 2: Preview and Best Bets

Tue, Apr 10, 11:41am by Staff Writer

After an action-packed first week of the 21st Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, competition draws to a conclusion on Sunday, with plenty of events still to be...

James Roberts of Australia at Commonwealth Games
2018 Commonwealth Games Week 1: Preview and Best Bets

Thu, Apr 5, 8:55am by Staff Writer

The 21st Commonwealth Games begins with the Opening Ceremony on the Gold Coast on Wednesday night. The event includes 71 Commonwealth nations competing in over 250...

Jason Day
US Masters 2018: Preview, Odds and Best Bet

Wed, Apr 4, 11:23am by Staff Writer

The Masters begins on Friday morning Australian time and it is always a fascinating tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. The event consists of four...

Cameron Bancroft of Cricket Australia
South Africa v Australia Fourth Test: Preview, Odds and Best Bet

Wed, Mar 28, 3:41pm by Staff Writer

South Africa will begin the fourth and final Test match against Australia from Johannesburg as overwhelming $1.43 favourites after turmoil rocked the third Test....

Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel claims back to back Australian Grands Prix

Mon, Mar 26, 11:58am by Head Editor

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has come from third on the grid to salute at the Australian Grand Prix. The win is the German’s second in as many years in Melbourne...

Australian F1 Grand Prix
Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix: Preview and Best Bet

Wed, Mar 21, 2:05pm by Staff Writer

The 2018 Formula 1 season gets underway this weekend as the best drivers in the world begin the new season at Albert Park for the 2018 Australian Grand Prix. There...

Steve Smith
South Africa v Australia Test Series: Preview, Odds and Best Bets

Tue, Feb 27, 8:05am by Staff Writer

The first test between South Africa and Australia commences this Thursday at the Kingsmead, Durban to kick off the four-match series between the two nations....

Winter Olympic Rings
PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018: Aussie Medal Chances

Sat, Feb 10, 12:53am by Staff Writer

The 2018 Winter Olympics are underway in PyeongChang, South Korea with 17 days of sport on ice! So whilst we watch the festivities from afar in warm summer...

NFL Generic
Super Bowl LII Recap and Super Bowl LIII Early Markets

Tue, Feb 6, 1:41am by Staff Writer

The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles went toe to toe for four closely contested quarters and after an offensive game for the ages, the Eagles secured a...

Federer and Wozniacki
2018 Australian Open Review: Federer and Wozniacki salute

Mon, Jan 29, 11:31am by Staff Writer

The 2018 Australian Open ends with a maiden Grand Slam title for Dane Caroline Wozniacki and a historic 20th Grand Slam title for Roger Federer. Federer’s path to...

Roger Federer
Australian Open Mens Singles: Preview, Best Bets and Odds

Wed, Jan 10, 9:27am by Staff Writer

128 of the world’s best male tennis players will be vying for the first Grand Slam of the year, the Australian Open, which kicks off on Monday morning. The main...

Australia wins The Ashes
Australia seals 4-0 Ashes series win with a huge victory at the SCG

Tue, Jan 9, 10:54am by Head Editor

Just as we’ve seen in each of the last four Ashes series, the home team has saluted, with Australia closing out a commanding 4-0 series win with a huge innings and...

Steve Smith and Joe Root
Fifth Ashes Test: Australia v England: Preview, Best Bets & Odds

Tue, Jan 2, 3:57pm by Head Editor

Preview: Australia v England, Fifth Test Date and Time: Thursday, January 4, 10:30am AEDT Venue: SCG, Sydney, New South Wales TV: Channel Nine Australia and...

Perth Scorchers
Big Bash League Market Update: Scorchers now top pick

Mon, Jan 1, 10:19am by Staff Writer

The Big Bash League is in full swing, with most teams playing two or three matches and the final table starting to take shape. With each team playing only ten...

EPL Market Update: United lose more ground on City

Wed, Dec 27, 7:49pm by Staff Writer

Manchester United lost more ground on rivals City at the top of the EPL after conceding a late equaliser against Leicester. Whilst City continued their winning...

Steve Smith
Australia regains The Ashes with massive win in Perth

Tue, Dec 19, 3:03pm by Head Editor

Australia are once again the holders of World Cricket’s most prize possession, the Ashes urn, after beating the old enemy in emphatic fashion at Perth’s WACA...

WACA
Third Ashes Test: Australia v England: Preview, Best Bets & Odds

Wed, Dec 13, 10:27am by Head Editor

Preview: Australia v England, Third Test Date and Time: Thursday, December 14, 1:30pm AEDT Venue: WACA, Perth, Western Australia TV: Channel Nine As has been the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

Scott Blumstein
Blumstein dominates WSOP Final Table as Sinclair and Lamb exit

Fri, Jul 21, 5:15pm by Senior Writer

Scott Blumstein holds a commanding position heading into the second day of the World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table as two players bid farewell on what was a...

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...

Wimbledon
Three Wimbledon matches flagged over suspicious betting

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

The European Sports Security Association (ESSA) has released its second quarter of 2017 findings, and the news is once again not good for the sport of tennis, and...

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....

Tattslotto
Three Aussies win nearly $17m each in Oz Lotto

Wed, Jul 19, 11:07am by Staff Writer

Three Australians are over $16 million richer after sharing the $50 million Oz Lotto prize on Tuesday night including a Sydney man so stunned he hung up the phone...

WSOP Main Event Final Nine decided

Tue, Jul 18, 9:53pm by Staff Writer

The final table of nine for the World Series of Poker Main Event has been decided with John Hesp and Scott Blumstein in powerful positions when play resumes on...

Japanese Casinos
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...

The Star
Packer-backed business buys stake in The Star

Tue, Jul 18, 8:33am by Senior Writer

The rumours of a possible Crown Resorts takeover of major rival The Star are growing stronger after a James Packer-backed business took a stake in the Sydney-based...

Kathy Liebert
Last of the female competitors eliminated from WSOP Main Event

Mon, Jul 17, 1:38pm by Staff Writer

272 females entered the World Series of Poker Main Event this year, which is roughly 3.8% of the field, and while five remained entering the fifth day,...

John O'Neill
Star Entertainment Group chairman warns against reliance on China

Sun, Jul 16, 1:11pm by Staff Writer

During an interview with The Weekend Australian, Star Entertainment Group chairman John O’Neill offered a stark appraisal of the Australian casino industry’s...

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...

Pie Eater Wayne Shaw
Pie-eating goalkeeper charged by FA with betting offences

Sat, Jul 15, 7:15am by Senior Writer

Wayne Shaw, the veteran goalkeeper who won fame from eating a pie during an FA Cup match, has been charged by the English FA for breaching betting rules. The sight...

The Star
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...

Crown Casino
Two Australian Crown staff released from Chinese prison

Thu, Jul 13, 8:38am by Staff Writer

Two Australians are among ten Crown Resorts employees who have been freed from a Shanghai prison after serving nine-month sentences for promoting gambling. The ten...

Tabcorp Tatts
Crownbet, ACCC take Tatts-Tabcorp merger objection further

Thu, Jul 13, 8:22am by Senior Writer

Crownbet has reportedly joined the ACCC in appealing the decision of the Australian Competition Tribunal to approve the merger of Tatts and Tabcorp. The $11 billion...

Heidi May
Heidi May becomes second Aussie female to win a WSOP bracelet

Wed, Jul 12, 12:58pm by Staff Writer

Tasmania’s Heidi May outlasted a field of 717 entrants to become the second Australian female to taste World Series of Poker success in the $10,000 Ladies No-Limit...

Bet 365
Should Bet365 be forced to honour £1 million payout?

Wed, Jul 12, 8:55am by Staff Writer

A Northern Irish woman is suing global betting giant Bet365 for over £1 million after they refused to pay put a bet she placed through her online account, Megan...