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RESET YOUR RAFFLE, AND RECONNECT WITH MEMBERS WITH BSG’S COVID SAFE PORTABLE AND ONLINE RAFFLE TOOLS

The world has changed. For many of our regular members and visitors, particularly in older groups who aren’t ready to venture back out into the world, keeping in contact with them is important for clubs…

GAMING – WHAT DATA SHOULD WE BE LOOKING AT NOW?

Gambling is going to drive our club business for some time. With COVID Safe restrictions including reduced capacity, social distancing measures, limited or closed restaurants, limited bingo/raffles and…

COVID MARSHALLS HOLD THE KEY FOR DELIVERING THE BEST OUTCOMES

Our industry is no stranger to the challenges of keeping our customers safe – at some point in time, every venue has confronted situations where clients are potentially endangered at some point in their…

HOW COVID-19 HAS CHANGED SOCIAL MEDIA ENGAGEMENT

There are many information tools available on the internet, based on solid research and analysis, around the best times to post on social media. The change in behaviours in recent months, with many individuals…

NEWS ROUNDUP

1. Musk’s tweet sparks interest in LV underground people-mover We aren’t sure which people Musk is planning to move in coronavirus world but, Elon Musk ramped up excitement for the Boring Co.’s…

THE DROP TEST DRIVES IGT’S FORTUNE PALACE GAMES

IGT: Fortune Palace-Imperial Prince and Fortune Palace-Imperial Princess Building on the success of earlier games, in August IGT will release Fortune Palace-Imperial Prince and Fortune Palace-Imperial…

MAKING YOUR RESUME STAND OUT IN THE “NEW WORLD”

If you’re out of work due to the impact of COVID-19, starting a job search can feel overwhelming, especially given the current circumstances. There are several steps you can take to give yourself the…

ADD SOME FUN WITH BOOZY MILKSHAKES ON THE COCKTAIL MENU

There’s an undeniable appeal to any combination of “childhood” treats and “adult” indulgences, as proven by the recent mass popularity of boutique cupcakes and Jello shots. Some of these grown-up…

SAFEENTRY IS HELPING BUSINESSES STAY COVID SAFE

All States and Territories have issued a Direction or Order for businesses, premises and facilities that have obligations under the Privacy Act to collect personal information for COVID-19 contact tracing…

IN THE NEWS: ROBOTIC BAR, BEER AWARDS CANCELLED, AND COUNTRY PUBS SHUTTING DOWN

1. Australia's first robotic bar opens in Darlinghurst and drinks are on the house Two robots, Heidi and Ken, will be handing out endless alcohol-free beers A new bar popping up in Darlinghurst is…

THE 8 COFFEE TRENDS WE EXPECT TO SEE MORE OF IN 2020

1. ICED COFFEE IS SO HOT RIGHT NOW Iced coffee isn’t new, but it’s certainly having a revival right now. According to recent research by the Allegra World Coffee Portal USA, cold coffee (in…

COVID SENDS LAS VEGAS SANDS TO $1 BILLION LOSS

Las Vegas Sands, the world's largest casino company, is painting a bleak picture of the US gambling capital for investors, saying COVID-19 has devastated the city's bread-and-butter convention business,…

THE “DEE WHY DECISION”

In 2018 a member of Dee Why RSL, Gary Van Duinen, tragically committed suicide following a build up of gambling losses over a long period. Following formal complaints from friends and family members, the…

Circle Solutions - ELECTRONIC SIGN-IN SYSTEMS

During the COVID-19 downtime Circle Solutions was working on modifications to enhance their electronic sign-in system to ensure club customers are in the best position to maintain Covid-19 entry requirements. The…

2020 MARKETING/GAMING MASTERCLASS & WORKSHOP. NEW SYDNEY DATE

It is more than likely that Gaming delivers the majority of your club’s revenue and Marketing is the vital link in player development, player experience and communications with your gamers, yet these…

THE 2020 AUSTRALASIAN GAMING SURVEY - COVID-19 RESPONSE

As part of this year's Australasian Gaming Seminars, the Gaming Technologies Association (GTA), organiser of the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE), has launched the '2020 Australasian Gaming Survey - COVID-19…