THE UNIQUE ADVANTAGES OF DOLLAR STORM

In recent months, as a gaming specialist who chats with lots of industry managers, I have had many queries about where Aristocrat’s new Dollar Storm fits best on a gaming floor. As with all gaming products,…

AUSTRALIA - 6TH MOST HACKED COUNTRY

Ransomware attacks increasing in Australia. Data compiled by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies shows Australia coming in at equal sixth place, along with The Ukraine, among the most…

EVENT MANAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The RSL & Services Clubs Association has been approached by Destination NSW to promote a new Diploma in Event Management Scholarship Program, open to club staff in regional areas of NSW. There are…

2021 INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS – HOSPITALITY

The Australian Interior Design Awards recognise and celebrate interior design excellence backed by the Design Institute of Australia, the professional body representing Australian designers. In Australia’s…

CREDIT CARD GAMBLING BAN?

Australian gambling giant Tabcorp has become the first to publicly remark that they won’t oppose any ban on Australian’s betting with their credit card, as long as newsagents can still sell lottery…

STAR WITHDRAWS CROWN MERGER BID

The Star Entertainment Group has withdrawn its bid to merge with Crown Resorts after a royal commission in Victoria heard Crown had been involved in illegal conduct. Star Entertainment – which operates…

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU SAY…

It’s not about the information being correct, it’s about whether your audience wants to give you 30 seconds of their time. At no time in human history was it ever more difficult to grab your audience’s…

HOLD THE COFFEE, (BUT NEVER THE KINDNESS)

Last year was the inaugural Youth Off The Streets Cup of Kindness Day where supporting cafes from across Australia were asked to celebrate good coffee and a good cause, and to donate 50c from every cup…

BARTENDERS REVEAL THEIR PET PEEVES

Bartenders were asked what makes someone their favourite customer. Here’s what they said: Make eye contact with your bartender Isabella Marriott, head bartender at Bar Beau in Brooklyn, New…

BRISBANE’S ROYAL EXCHANGE HOTEL LISTED

Australia’s largest pub landlord, ALE Property Group, is looking to take advantage of the red-hot pub market, putting one of its trophy assets in Queensland up for sale. The ASX-listed group has listed…