THE STAR GOLD COAST CELEBRATES 35 YEARS

Originally called The Conrad Jupiters Casino and Resort, the iconic establishment was renamed Jupiters Casino in 2010, before changing to The Star Gold Coast in 2017. Over the past 3.5 decades, more…

CHARITY HOUSIE – HELPING KIDS IN NEED WHILST HELPING BOOST CLUB PATRONAGE.

Do you currently run bingo in your club? Would you like to ‘upgrade’ to a Bingo/Housie session to attract more valuable patrons through your doors? Or is Housie an activity you’ve heard is a great…

RETHINKING PLAYER DEVELOPMENT: WHO SHOULD WE BE REACHING OUT TO AND WITH WHAT?

Q&A with Janet Hawk, Raving Partner, Player Development and Marketing It’s time to reposition and rethink Player Development (PD) as we navigate through these challenging and diverse economic…

GOLD COAST RACECOURSE TO GET A $31.5MILLION UPGRADE

The QLD Government has released $31.5 million from the industry-funded Racing Infrastructure Fund, financed from the exclusive wagering license fee paid to the State, to be invested into the redevelopment…

FACIAL RECOGNITION – MAKING IT WORK WITH YOUR SYSTEMS FOR YOUR MEMBERS.

The NSW Government has proposed for NSW clubs and pubs to use facial recognition technology to strengthen harm minimisation in the industry. It probably won’t happen – YET. However, the proposal…

CASINO STREAMERS – THE NEW ONLINE BUSINESS

Australians are building large online followings by broadcasting themselves gambling using real money in online casinos on video streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube. And it’s surprisingly…

MARKETING DIRECTORS REPORT MASSIVE SHIFTS IN CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR AND MARKETING STRATEGIES POST COVID-19

A new survey of nearly 300 top marketers at for-profit US companies reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the landscape for marketing organizations across a range of industries. Among the findings:…

IGT FORTUNE PALACE RELEASED!

Building on the success of earlier games, IGT released Fortune Palace-Imperial Prince and Fortune Palace-Imperial Princess to the first venues last week with strong early performance results. Each of the…

31ST AUSTRALASIAN GAMING EXPO WILL NOW TAKE PLACE IN 2021

In publishing its new Public Health Order on 14 May, the NSW Government extended the restrictions on large gatherings from 29 June to 14 August. The legally restricted period now extends past the planned…

WHEN A LARGE MARKET SEGMENT BECOMES A PROBLEM

What happens when Baby Boomers stay home? What happens when a dominant cohort in the gaming industry becomes hesitant to visit casinos and resorts? Boomers are a key market driver among target segments…