NEW DATA SHOWS DISCRETIONARY SPENDING LIFTING

New data released today by illion shows how the Australian government’s textbook stimulus response offset falling spending in the rest of the economy. During the COVID pandemic Australian consumer…

AUSTRALIA TO BLOCK EVEN MORE ILLEGAL GAMBLING SITES

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is requesting Internet Service Providers (ISPs) block even more offshore gambling sites that are in breach of Australian laws. In 2020 there…

KONAMI LAUNCHES A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION – LEADING THE CHARGE

Konami’s new virtual exhibition provides customers with a curated experience and allows you to keep up to date with the new products and conversion games they have available. Customers can easily…

DO I NEED TO BE READY FOR DIGITAL GAMING?

Increased caution about the handling of cash and its (as yet unproven) ability to spread COVID-19, has accelerated the transition from cash to digital payments. So where does this leave gaming?  Given…

CIRCLE SOLUTIONS ROLLS OUT NEW PRODUCT INNOVATIONS

During the COVID-19 downtime Circle Solutions was working on modifications to enhance their electronic sign-in system to ensure club customers meet the COVIDSafe requirements on a system they already trust. New…

2020 MARKETING/GAMING MASTERCLASS & WORKSHOP. LAST CHANCE FOR SYDNEY WORKSHOP

As venues reopen in NSW, Gaming, more than ever, is delivering the majority of your club’s revenue. Marketing is the vital link in player development, player experience and communications with your gamers.…

IT’S NOT A REOPENING BUT A REBUILDING

For the hospitality industry, the first lesson is that we are not reopening properties, we are rebuilding the hospitality businesses. Almost all aspects of the casino business have been impacted by…

THE DROP TEST DRIVES AINSWORTH’S NSW ‘RISE UP’ GAME RANGE

Ainsworth: Rise Up In September Ainsworth released Born Free-Rise Up and Wizards Wand-Rise Up to NSW and QLD and market performance results are booming. The work break we all had from March – June enabled…

CASINO GROUP SUES INSURER FOR VIRUS LOSSES

An Australian gambling and entertainment heavyweight has taken its insurer to court for allegedly denying indemnity for losses suffered during the coronavirus pandemic in what could be a test case. Star…

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…