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Crown Sydney’s pokies fate sealed
Crown Sydney’s pokies fate sealed

Thu, Jun 4, 9:04am by William Brown

The New South Wales government has cemented the near term financial fate of James Packer’s Crown casino at Sydney’s Barangaroo, according to the Sydney Morning...

TAB closes retail outlet in Tasmania
TAB closes retail outlet in Tasmania

Thu, Jun 4, 8:47am by Mia Chapman

A Tasmanian betting agency will close its brick-and-mortar outlet, in another sign that online and pub betting is the way forward. Burnie’s TAB agency, in the...

Star signs agreement to be the only NSW casino with pokies
Star signs agreement to be the only NSW casino with pokies

Wed, Jun 3, 10:42am by Ethan Anderson

Star Entertainment has reached an agreement with the New South Wales government to set the casino tax rates from 2022 until 2041. Share Cafe reports Star...

South Australian pubs and clubs eager to reopen
South Australian pubs and clubs eager to reopen

Wed, Jun 3, 10:33am by Charlotte Lee

Pubs and clubs across South Australia are urging the state government to ease the poker machine shutdowns that have been in effect since venues first shut in March....

Star inks government deal to keep pokies from new Crown hotel
Star inks government deal to keep pokies from new Crown hotel

Wed, Jun 3, 10:22am by William Brown

Star Entertainment has inked a deal with the New South Wales government that blocks its soon-to-be rival Crown Resorts from installing poker machines at its new...

Vegas prepares to reopen casinos this week
Vegas prepares to reopen casinos this week

Tue, Jun 2, 8:53am by Noah Taylor

A number of Las Vegas casinos said that they will be reopening this week after being closed for more than two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Yahoo News...

Star to welcome guests back to casino in NSW
Star to welcome guests back to casino in NSW

Tue, Jun 2, 8:40am by Ethan Anderson

Star Entertainment Group has revealed it will increase capacity, including welcoming a small number of invited casino guests, as part of eased restrictions in New...

Encore to stop paying part-time workers
Encore to stop paying part-time workers

Mon, Jun 1, 11:26am by Charlotte Lee

Recently opened Encore Boston Harbour says it will stop paying approximately 850 part-time workers after Sunday, May 31, furloughing more than 10 per cent of its...

Clubs could welcome back crowds of 500 in NSW
Clubs could welcome back crowds of 500 in NSW

Mon, Jun 1, 11:10am by William Brown

New South Wales clubs could welcome crowds of more than 500 people in certain venues from Monday, according to a report by the ABC. An internal industry document...

UK gambling survey shows slight revenue dip
UK gambling survey shows slight revenue dip

Mon, Jun 1, 10:56am by Noah Taylor

Gambling revenue in the UK took a modest dip in the recent UK Gambling Commission survey, which doesn’t take into account the impact of COVID-19, which is outside...

Gambling tycoon Stanley Ho dies
Gambling tycoon Stanley Ho dies

Thu, May 28, 12:19pm by Charlotte Lee

The king of Macau’s gaming scene, Stanley Ho, has died at the age of 98. The Sydney Morning Herald reports the flamboyant gambling tycoon, whose alleged...

Aristocrat settles US lawsuits
Aristocrat settles US lawsuits

Tue, May 26, 3:55pm by William Brown

Australia’s largest gambling machine manufacturer has agreed to pay A$47.4 million to settle two lawsuits lodged in Washington State. Channel news reports the...

NSW pubs and clubs seek tax break
NSW pubs and clubs seek tax break

Tue, May 26, 11:44am by Noah Taylor

Pubs and clubs are seeking further tax breaks from the New South Wales government on millions of dollars of gaming revenue as they prepare to reopen poker machines...

Doubts cast over Crown Resorts’ Sydney VIP market
Doubts cast over Crown Resorts’ Sydney VIP market

Mon, May 25, 3:47pm by Charlotte Lee

Gaming giant Crown Resorts has been wooing punters at some of Sydney’s largest clubs and RSLs, as doubts grow about visits from Chinese high rollers when its new...

Aristocrat Leisure reports spike in online game purchases
Aristocrat Leisure reports spike in online game purchases

Mon, May 25, 3:41pm by William Brown

Gambling and gaming giant Aristocrat Leisure saw a 20 per cent rise in player purchases for online activities in the month after the coronavirus pandemic forced...

SkyCity announces more job cuts amid the coronavirus pandemic
SkyCity announces more job cuts amid the coronavirus pandemic

Thu, May 21, 12:28pm by Noah Taylor

SkyCity has announced that it has let go 700 more staff members amid the coronavirus pandemic. New Zealand is one of the countries that identified and contained...

Queen’s Wharf architects overhauls its workflow
Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf starts to take shape

Wed, May 13, 8:03pm by Mia Chapman

Four new towers are emerging from the ground near George Street in Brisbane’s CBD. The Brisbane Times reports the new towers are part of the $3.6 billion privately...

Tasmania pokies closure results in $4m in punters’ pockets
Tasmania pokies closure results in $4m in punters’ pockets

Wed, May 6, 5:43pm by Ethan Anderson

The closure of poker machines in Tasmania due to the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a $4 million reduction in gambling losses in the month of March, compared...

Australian casinos are planning for virus rebound
Australian casinos are planning for virus rebound

Tue, May 5, 7:43pm by William Brown

Australia was hit by the coronavirus pandemic as have most places around the world. Compared to other countries though, it has appeared to have reduced the damage...

Donaco still searching for its next CEO
Donaco releases first quarter figures

Mon, May 4, 10:52am by Mia Chapman

Australian casino operator Donaco International says its first quarter revenue has fallen 58.7 per cent year-on-year due to three months being “significantly...

Online poker play is booming
Online poker play is booming

Mon, May 4, 10:44am by Ethan Anderson

With casinos and clubs in Australia shut amid the coronavirus pandemic, gamblers have flocked to online casinos. News.com.au reports that Australia’s online...

Lawrence Ho sells his Crown sales
Lawrence Ho sells his Crown sales

Fri, May 1, 1:32pm by Charlotte Lee

Casino tycoon James Packer has seen his potential exit from Crown Resorts go up in smoke after its single largest non-institutional shareholder, Lawrence Ho, sold...

Melco sells Crown shares to US-based group
Melco sells Crown shares to US-based group

Thu, Apr 30, 10:09am by William Brown

Casino investor Melco Resorts and Entertainment has sold its 9.99 per cent stake in Australian gaming operator Crown Resorts to an entity “owned or managed” by...

UK gambling survey shows slight revenue dip
Gambling advertising to be removed from UK screens

Wed, Apr 29, 10:19am by Noah Taylor

The United Kingdom’s Betting and Gaming Council said all its members had voluntarily agreed to remove all forms of advertising for at least the next six weeks....

Aristocrat settles US lawsuits
Aristocrat cuts back on staff

Tue, Apr 28, 9:14am by Mia Chapman

Gaming giant Aristocrat Leisure will cut staff and impose pay cuts on employees and management as it copes with the fallout from coronavirus imposed lockdowns. The...

Tassie lotto winner yet to claim $1.6m prize
Tassie lotto winner yet to claim $1.6m prize

Mon, Apr 27, 12:50pm by Ethan Anderson

It’s been 170 days since a Tasmanian shopper bought a lotto ticket that resulted in a $1.6 million windfall and the money still has not been claimed. The Examiner...

Donaco still searching for its next CEO
Donaco to defer settlement of property dispute

Thu, Apr 23, 11:48am by Charlotte Lee

Donaco International says payments linked to a settlement of a long-running dispute with people that sold the firm Star Vegas Resort and Club, a Cambodian casino...

Newcastle punters could have saved big during month-long shutdown
Newcastle punters could have saved big during month-long shutdown

Mon, Apr 20, 11:24am by Noah Taylor

Punters in Newcastle’s Hunter region may have saved $28.7 million dollars by not playing the pokies in the 25 days since pubs and clubs closed, the New South Wales...

Aussie casino workers stood down en masse
Aussie casino workers stood down en masse

Mon, Apr 20, 11:17am by Mia Chapman

Australia has been one of the success stories so far in keeping the number of positive case and deaths from coronavirus to a minimum. Australia has recorded...

Aussie casinos reveal survival strategies
Aussie casinos reveal survival strategies

Fri, Apr 17, 11:39am by Ethan Anderson

Australia’s two big casino groups, Crown Resorts and the Star Group have released details of their survival strategies in a bid to reassure investors they can...

Star secures $200m in debt funding
Star secures $200m in debt funding

Fri, Apr 17, 11:30am by William Brown

Casino group The Star Entertainment Group has secured $200m in additional debt funding and slashed its operating costs to just $10m a month as it hunkers down to...

No pubs, clubs and sport could direct punters online - expert
No pubs, clubs and sport could direct punters online – expert

Wed, Apr 15, 9:54am by Mia Chapman

With clubs and casinos shut down due to coronavirus, experts are concerned that problem gamblers are being enticed to move online where there are less regulations...

People turning to online gaming and alcohol amid coronavirus pandemic
People turning to online gaming and alcohol amid coronavirus pandemic

Tue, Apr 14, 9:38am by Charlotte Lee

A London photographer says he’s doing his best to stay healthy during the coronavirus lockdown, but that it’s really hard. “One of the things I do to lift my...

Sydney mayor flags concerns about Pyrmont developments
Sydney mayor flags concerns about Pyrmont developments

Tue, Apr 14, 9:31am by William Brown

Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore has warned the state government’s plan to allow development in Pyrmont must not be used to justify a revised proposal from The Star...

Tabcorp asks for rental relief
Tabcorp asks for rental relief

Tue, Apr 14, 9:16am by Noah Taylor

Leaked documents reveal betting giant Tabcorp is asking for a six month rent holiday from its commercial landlords after coronavirus forced the temporary closure of...

Betfair offers house price markets
Betfair offers house price markets

Thu, Apr 9, 1:30pm by Ethan Anderson

A global betting exchange is getting innovative with many sports and racing markets across the world off the market. 9 News reports that a betting exchange is...

TAB takes coronavirus hammering
TAB takes coronavirus hammering

Thu, Apr 9, 12:55pm by Charlotte Lee

Australia’s largest online gambling company, Tabcorp, has taken a battering from the cancellation of major sporting events and the shutdown licenced venues and TAB...

Red Rake’s latest offering is a hit
Red Rake’s latest offering is a hit

Fri, Apr 3, 10:11am by Noah Taylor

Red Rake Gaming’s latest game, 777 Heist, uses its trademark intricate detail to create the main character, the art museum, the Mona Lisa painting and other...

Aquis stands down staff from Canberra casino
Aquis stands down staff from Canberra casino

Fri, Apr 3, 10:04am by Mia Chapman

Aquis Entertainment’s deal with Blue Whale Entertainment was called off after the two gaming entities were negotiating for more than a year, until Aquis was forced...

Betting merger given all clear by CMA
Betting merger given all clear by CMA

Thu, Apr 2, 12:02pm by Charlotte Lee

The Competition and Markets Authority investigation into the merger between two of the world’s betting firms has been given the all clear. Mirage News reports that...

Star to welcome guests back to casino in NSW
Payouts to Star Entertainment shareholders delayed

Thu, Apr 2, 11:55am by William Brown

The Star Entertainment Group is the latest to defer their payouts to shareholders as they cope with lockdown measures that have devastated their business....

Niche gambling markets offered as big leagues shut down
Niche gambling markets offered as big leagues shut down

Wed, Apr 1, 11:26am by Mia Chapman

With casinos shut and major sports cancelling or postponing their seasons, bookmakers and gambling sites are still finding ways to reach problem gamblers, experts...

Punter wins almost $1M on Madonna’s Vegas pokies
Punter wins almost $1M on Madonna’s Vegas pokies

Tue, Mar 31, 2:06pm by Charlotte Lee

Aristocrat’s most popular pokies, Madonna, gave a whopping payout of $931,640 to a lucky Hawaiian resident in October last year. Free Aristocrat Pokies reports the...

Casinos and poker Down Under take a hit during coronavirus
Casinos and poker Down Under take a hit during coronavirus

Tue, Mar 31, 12:47pm by William Brown

The world of live poker took a huge hit as the coronavirus pandemic spread across the world. Casino Aus reports that what started in China soon spread to other parts...

Customers report problems accessing The Lott’s website
Customers report problems accessing The Lott’s website

Mon, Mar 30, 1:18pm by Mia Chapman

Online gambling site The Lott has recently had a problem with regular users unable to access its payment gateway to buy a lottery ticket. Channel News reports that...

Flutter and TSG merger still on the cards
Flutter and TSG merger still on the cards

Mon, Mar 30, 8:58am by Charlotte Lee

One of the biggest mergers in gaming history is moving forward amidst the chaos of world markets, according to Casino Aus. Flutter Entertainment, the parent company...

Donaco still searching for its next CEO
Donaco’s casino operations slow down massively

Fri, Mar 27, 5:47pm by William Brown

Casino operator Donaco International says operations at its flagship Cambodian gaming venue have slowed to a crawl due to coronavirus. Calvin Ayre reports that on...

Aussie gambling operators hit hard
Aussie gambling operators hit hard

Fri, Mar 27, 5:40pm by Noah Taylor

Australia’s gambling operators are in full damage control mode after the government ordered their venues to close for up to six months to contain the coronavirus...

Star signs agreement to be the only NSW casino with pokies
Star stands down 90 per cent of its staff

Fri, Mar 27, 5:24pm by Mia Chapman

The Star Entertainment Group has been forced to stand down 90 per cent of its 9,000 strong workforce at its casinos on the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sydney. My GC...

Woolworths pushes back hotels and drinks demerger
Woolworths pushes back hotels and drinks demerger

Thu, Mar 26, 1:34pm by Ethan Anderson

Billionaire hotelier Bruce Mathieson has backed Woolworths’ decision to push its $10 billion hotels and drinks demerger back to next year, as pubs and clubs are...

UK gambling survey shows slight revenue dip
Online gambling surge amid UK lockdown

Thu, Mar 26, 1:12pm by William Brown

Britons stuck at home due to coronavirus are hitting the online casinos, providing a boost for operators of virtual games such as blackjack and roulette. Bloomberg...

No pubs, clubs and sport could direct punters online - expert
Advocacy group wants online gambling legalised in US 

Thu, Mar 26, 12:39pm by Ethan Anderson

US online gambling advocacy group iDevelopment & Economic Association (iDEA) is calling on states to allow people to gamble online.   Vegas Slots...

KamaGames and Hard Rock team up for new games
KamaGames and Hard Rock team up for new games

Wed, Mar 25, 12:43pm by Mia Chapman

KamaGames has launched a new international alliance with Hard Rock International to make social casino games, starting with the Hard Rock Blackjack for mobile....

Greens MP wants pokies venue closures
Greens MP wants pokies venue closures

Tue, Mar 24, 12:15pm by Noah Taylor

The Tasmanian Greens have urged that pokies venues must close to save lives. Greens MP Cassy O’Connor said that it is reckless negligence towards at-risk people...

Star to welcome guests back to casino in NSW
Social distancing rules flouted by Aussie casino

Mon, Mar 23, 11:58am by Ethan Anderson

Images obtained by an Australian news outlet show that social distancing measures announced last week were not enforced on the gambling floor at Sydney’s Star...

South Australian pubs and clubs eager to reopen
Eerie Adelaide venues amid coronavirus

Mon, Mar 23, 11:53am by Charlotte Lee

It was a Friday night with a difference at Adelaide Casino last weekend, the NT News reports. It ticked over 11pm on Friday night at the casino and punters were...

Pokies heir and neighbour battle over fence
Pokies heir and neighbour battle over fence

Fri, Mar 20, 12:50pm by Charlotte Lee

Geoff Ainsworth, pokies heir and philanthropist, bought up on the quiet suburban streets of waterfront Birchgrove some five years ago. Now that peace and quiet has...

ACMA warns against casino scam messages
ACMA warns against casino scam messages

Fri, Mar 20, 12:46pm by William Brown

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has warned the public to be wary of suspicious messages pretending to be from online gambling websites and not to...

Genting’s Malaysian casino closes
Genting’s Malaysian casino closes

Thu, Mar 19, 1:04pm by Noah Taylor

Genting Group’s Resorts World Genting property will temporarily close all operations effective Thursday, news emerged on Tuesday. Casino News Daily reports that...

Flutter and TSG merger still on the cards
Flutter flags revenue and earnings hit

Wed, Mar 18, 2:28pm by Mia Chapman

Irish gambling operator Flutter Entertainment warned investors that group revenue and earnings will take a big hit from the widespread cancellation and postponement...

Aussies top global gambling stats
Aussies top global gambling stats

Wed, Mar 18, 2:03pm by Ethan Anderson

Australians love to gambling and it’s reflected in global gambling statistics that Australians are the biggest gambling losers in the world. ABC News reports that...

Macau junkets urged not to lay off employees
Macau junkets urged not to lay off employees

Tue, Mar 17, 3:42pm by William Brown

Macau concessionaire employees have one less thing to worry about as their industry is crushed by the ongoing effects of the coronavirus. Calvin Ayre reports that...

Macau could face multi billion dollar deficit
Macau could face multi billion dollar deficit

Tue, Mar 17, 3:29pm by Noah Taylor

Macau could face a deficit of $5.99 billion in 2020, according to the University of Macau Chair Professor in Accounting and Finance Jean Chen. Calvin Ayre reports...

Aussie casinos reveal survival strategies
Crown introducing social distancing

Mon, Mar 16, 3:06pm by Mia Chapman

Crown Resorts is introducing social distancing at its Melbourne casino in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 7News reports that Crown said on Monday it would keep...

Germany approves online gambling
Germany approves online gambling

Mon, Mar 16, 2:48pm by Ethan Anderson

The heads of Germany’s 16 states have recently approved the proposed legalisation of online casino games and online poker from July 1, 2021. Casino News Daily...

Eldorado and Caesars deal in jeopardy
Eldorado and Caesars deal in jeopardy

Sat, Mar 14, 4:19pm by William Brown

Eldorado Resorts chief executive officer Tom Reeg has called the acquisition of Caesars Entertainment a “home run for all of our stakeholders.” However, that...

Australia wants stricter gambling website access
Australia wants stricter gambling website access

Sat, Mar 14, 3:56pm by Charlotte Lee

According to a recommendation that has recently been made by a parliamentary cross-party committee, the Australian government should make more efforts to adopt an...

Gaming revenue plummets in Macau
Macau’s gaming tables are back in operation

Sat, Mar 14, 3:48pm by William Brown

Nearly half of Macau’s gaming tables are back in operation. Macau casinos had been allowed as of Monday to restart operation of an aggregate of 3100 gaming tables,...

Wynn Resorts responds to coronavirus
Wynn Resorts responds to coronavirus

Fri, Mar 13, 4:14pm by Noah Taylor

Wynn Resorts’ Las Vegas properties have increased staff at buffet stations as part of preventative measures amid the coronavirus outbreak, which the World Health...

NSW police probe NRL awards bet
NSW police probe NRL awards bet

Thu, Mar 12, 4:08pm by Mia Chapman

New South Wales police are investigating whether a punter who knew Craig Bellamy had been voted Dally M Coach of the Year days before it was announced used the...

Loot box loophole
Loot box loophole

Wed, Mar 11, 2:41pm by Ethan Anderson

Loot boxes have quickly gained a negative focus from gamers, being perceived as “pay to win rewards”. Calvin Ayre reports this has become a growing concern for...

Credit card gambling ban draws industry’s ire
Credit card gambling ban draws industry’s ire

Tue, Mar 10, 2:12pm by William Brown

After the UK Gambling Commission’s announcement that it would enforce a ban on credit card gambling sparked debates as to whether Australia should follow suit,...

Sports betting comes to Illinois and Michigan
Sports betting comes to Illinois and Michigan

Tue, Mar 10, 2:06pm by Noah Taylor

Legal sports betting is coming to both Illinois and Michigan this week, but only if bettors are willing to hoof it on down to a local casino. Calvin Ayre reports...

Vegas taking steps to stop coronavirus
Vegas taking steps to stop coronavirus

Mon, Mar 9, 2:00pm by Mia Chapman

Las Vegas gaming floor employees are quietly taking steps to minimise the risk that possible coronavirus germs could infect players or workers. Casino.org reports...

Macau tourist numbers down
Macau tourist numbers down

Mon, Mar 9, 1:54pm by Ethan Anderson

In the nine days from the reopening of Macau’s casinos on February 20, the city welcomed in total fewer than half the tally of tourists it received on average in a...

Chen growing gambling in Cambodia
Chen growing gambling in Cambodia

Sat, Mar 7, 2:21pm by William Brown

Despite the coronavirus outbreak taking a toll on gaming, Chen Lip Keong is trying his luck in Russia. His NagaCorp company is building a $300 million casino hotel...

Star to welcome guests back to casino in NSW
Star Gold Coast to host three poker events

Sat, Mar 7, 2:09pm by Noah Taylor

This week, the World Poker Tour announced The Star Gold Coast in Australia will host not one, but three new WPT festivals. World Casino Directory reports that the...

Flutter and TSG merger still on the cards
Flutter and TSG performing strongly

Sat, Mar 7, 2:04pm by Mia Chapman

If all goes as planned, Flutter Entertainment will acquire The Stars Group sometime in 2020. The original announcement of the merger in October 2019 noted that the...

Pointsbet is one of the fastest growing bookies
Pointsbet is one of the fastest growing bookies

Thu, Mar 5, 10:51am by Ethan Anderson

The Pointsbet online sports betting platform is one of Australia’s fastest growing bookmakers of its kind. The bookie is an Australian-founded brand that features...

Packer set to face questions
Packer set to face questions

Thu, Mar 5, 10:45am by Charlotte Lee

Head of Crown Resorts James Packer wants to run a casino and resort that is set to open in Sydney later this year. Celebrity Net Worth reports that if Mr Packer...

Donaco still searching for its next CEO
Donaco settles legal proceeds with Thai businessman

Thu, Mar 5, 10:36am by William Brown

Australian-listed boutique casino group Donaco International announced that it has officially settled various legal proceedings with a group headed by the prominent...

Money poured in Wyndham pokies
Money poured in Wyndham pokies

Wed, Mar 4, 2:13pm by Noah Taylor

The amount of money being poured into poker machines has dropped across Wyndham, but the city’s mayor says it needs to fall much further. Bay 93.9 reports that...

Aquis stands down staff from Canberra casino
Canberra casino faces increasing losses

Wed, Mar 4, 2:04pm by Mia Chapman

The owner and operator of Casino Canberra is facing increased losses as it grapples with falling gaming revenue, but the company says discussions are back on with...

100 new poker machines for Casey
100 new poker machines for Casey

Wed, Mar 4, 1:59pm by Ethan Anderson

The City of Casey is set to get 100 new poker machines in one hotel as operators target the outer fringe demographic, ABC News reports. The community with the...

Coronavirus causes market downturn
Coronavirus causes market downturn

Tue, Mar 3, 9:04am by Noah Taylor

The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak has spurred serious revenue downturn in Asia’s gaming sector. In response, casino stocks in Macau and the Asia-Pacific have taken...

Queen’s Wharf architects overhauls its workflow
Queen’s Wharf apartments snapped up

Mon, Mar 2, 12:11pm by Noah Taylor

Brisbane’s development industry is buzzing after most of the apartments in Queensland’s largest construction project were snapped up within a matter of days,...

WSOP reveals tournament registration information
WSOP reveals tournament registration information

Mon, Mar 2, 12:06pm by Ethan Anderson

The World Series of Poker has been revealing more information about the upcoming 2020 World Series of Poker every week. From time to time, officials first announced...

Crown to close its Melbourne gaming floor
NSW inquiry into Crown Resorts grinds to a halt

Sun, Mar 1, 1:39pm by Noah Taylor

New South Wales’ high stakes inquiry into Crown Resorts casino operations will be temporarily suspended pending an appeal by the New South Wales Attorney-General...

NAB allows customers to ban gambling transactions
NAB allows customers to ban gambling transactions

Sun, Mar 1, 1:32pm by Mia Chapman

Australian banks have been addressing gambling in their official customer policies in the past several years. Casino Aus reports that some have blocked gambling...

NSW pubs and clubs seek tax break
Casey residents fight back over new pokies

Thu, Feb 27, 8:21am by Charlotte Lee

Casey residents are preparing to do battle over plans for 100 poker machines to be installed at the proposed $36 million hotel in Clyde North. Casey Council is also...

MONA offered Tasmanian casino licence
MONA offered Tasmanian casino licence

Thu, Feb 27, 8:14am by William Brown

Museum of Old and New Art founder and professional gambler David Walsh would be offered a high-roller casino licence under a new Tasmanian Government policy that...

Adelaide jeweller buys gold at pokies
Adelaide jeweller buys gold at pokies

Wed, Feb 26, 3:54pm by Mia Chapman

An Adelaide jeweller has been accused of preying on the vulnerable by offering to buy valuables, including gold teeth, at gambling venues where punters play the...

Shares in Crown Resorts take a tumble
Shares in Crown Resorts take a tumble

Wed, Feb 26, 12:29pm by Ethan Anderson

Shares in Crown Resorts plunged to a more than two-year low amid poor press and the resumption of a public inquiry into New South Wales’ casinos. News.com.au...

MGM sued over data breach
MGM sued over data breach

Tue, Feb 25, 8:02pm by Charlotte Lee

US casino operator MGM Resorts International has been sued over a data breach last year, which the company confirmed earlier this week and which reportedly involved...

Australia wants stricter gambling website access
NSW club buildings get tax break

Tue, Feb 25, 7:57pm by William Brown

New South Wales clubs and RSLs are building on-site retirement villages, daycare centres and hotels using special exemptions from planning laws granted by the state...

Australian casinos are planning for virus rebound
Crown junket operator in the spotlight

Mon, Feb 24, 8:34am by Mia Chapman

The Brisbane Times reports that in 2017, Crown Casino hosted an organised crime target as he built his gambling empire. Cheng Ting Kong was riding high in 2017 as he...

Victoria’s YourPlay program a failure
Victoria’s YourPlay program a failure

Mon, Feb 24, 8:12am by Ethan Anderson

A Victorian government scheme that used voluntary loss limits in a bid to minimise poker machine harm has been deemed a failure, with negligible uptake from punters...

NFL to allow betting lounges at stadiums
NFL to allow betting lounges at stadiums

Mon, Feb 24, 8:02am by Charlotte Lee

Starting in the 2020 season, some NFL stadiums will be allowed to have betting lounges, and teams may accept sponsorships from sportsbook operators. ESPN reports...

Betfair offers house price markets
Betfair withdraws NRL offering amid standoff

Fri, Feb 21, 11:42am by William Brown

Global wagering giant Betfair has abandoned its rugby league offering just a month out from the start of the season. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the...

Star to welcome guests back to casino in NSW
The Star purchases a new yacht

Fri, Feb 21, 11:38am by Noah Taylor

If you can’t go up, go out – to sea. That was the strategy of Star Entertainment chief executive Matt Bekier, according to the Brisbane Times. After the...