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…

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The Star Entertainment Group has withdrawn its bid to merge with Crown Resorts after a royal commission in Victoria heard Crown had been involved in illegal conduct.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

31ST AGE POSTPONED

With the Department of Health managing the current COVID-19 outbreak in Australia as a health emergency and the NSW lockdown extended with no end date in sight, the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) organisers…

CROWN LETTER TO GOVT WARNS OF NEGATIVE IMPACT FOR INDUSTRY

Questions have been raised over the reform agenda of embattled Australian casino giant Crown Resorts after it was revealed the company wrote to the Victorian government earlier this month seemingly seeking…

TOP 10 MUST WATCH GAMBLING MOVIES

To help keep many club and hotel managers and staff entertained through the next week here are the top 10 movies with a gambling theme. So, bring out the popcorn, Zoom in your masked staff 1.5m apart,…

CASHLESS GAMING CONCERNS

A study released late last week by the UK Gambling Commission shows that British bettors are wary of cashless gaming technologies. The survey found that 79 percent of bettors believe using cash allows…

AGE JUST 6 WEEKS AWAY – REGISTER NOW

Sydney is halfway through two weeks of stay-at-home restrictions, but recent lockdowns outside NSW show governments are committed to re-opening businesses quickly once the lockdowns are lifted. The NSW…

NEW HIGH TECH VEGAS CASINO

The iPhone 4 was just six months old when the last newly built resort debuted on the Las Vegas Strip. Ten and a half years of technological developments later, a new property opens this week with a…