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INDEPENDENT BREWERIES EXPANDING ACROSS SYDNEY AS BUSINESS BOOMS

Independent breweries are opening at a rapid clip all around Australia, but Sydney’s inner west – Marrickville in particular – has well and truly established itself as the country’s beer capital.…

HOW DISENGAGED EMPLOYEES AFFECT YOUR BOTTOM LINE

According to a recent Gallup State of the Workplace Survey, only 33% of employees are engaged at work, which means 67% of our employees are checked out. According to Gallup, “Employee engagement is the…

ALWAYS LEAD WITH THE LONGEST AND STRONGEST

With over 25% on average of hold and spin style product on gaming floors in NSW there are lots of gaming eggs in one basket. The performance is there, and it makes sense to buy a good number of these games,…

MELTON COUNCIL VIC RELEASES DRAFT OF COUNCIL GAMING POLICY

Melton Council in Victoria has released a draft Gambling Harm Prevention and Reduction Policy developed as part of its commitment to creating safe environments for residents and mitigating the harms caused…

LIVING LARGE WITH A GIANT COMPETITOR – FIVE WAYS SMALLER PROPERTIES CAN OWN MARKETS

Goliath blocks the sun. You stand staring into the sun shining from behind golden mirrored hotel windows. The buildings stretch out forever. Casino building, multiple hotels, golf courses, spas,…

A BUSY AGE 2019 FOR MAX

An action-packed three days for MAX at the 2019 Australasian Gaming Expo. The 2019 AGE saw MAX deliver for customers a Big Picture Breakfast, study tours, cocktail parties, product demonstrations, one-on-one…

AUSSIES ARRESTED FOR FIXING ONLINE GAMING

A group of six Australian men allegedly threw matches in online game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and then bet on the fixed results. Victoria Police raided three homes in outer Melbourne suburbs…

ANOTHER INCREASE IN GAMING EXPENDITURE IN VIC…OR NOT?

The Victoria government has released their 2019 update to the Historical Yearly EGM LGA Expenditure and what has followed has been media stories of massive increases in gaming expenditure.  They are correct,…

SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY TAKES THE CLASS ROOM INTO YOUR CLUB

With the rise and rise of elevated offers that Clubs are providing in today’s vibrant hospitality industry, staff development has never been more critical. CHP School of Hospitality has identified an…

AGE 2019 A BOOMING SUCCESS

AGE’s humble beginnings in 1990 saw 100 exhibitors greeting 1500 visitors in one hall of the old Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. In contrast, the 2019 Expo saw 237 exhibitors occupying 3 halls…

NEW CASH TRANSACTION RULES POSSIBLE FOR INTRODUCTION JANUARY 2021

While companies that provide gambling services have been reporting large cash payments to AUSTRAC for several years, new cash transaction rules that could be introduced in 2021 will penalise all businesses…

SUNCITY JUNKET VIP GAMING CLUB TO CLOSE IN AUSTRALIAN CASINOS

The Age, Sydney Morning Herald and 60 Minutes have reported that Suncity Group will scale back its fixed high-roller rooms and withdraw its staff in The Star and Crown Casinos, following claims that the…

AGE 2019 DAY 3 – FINAL DAY

Day 3, the final day of AGE 2019, continues with interesting seminars and panel discussions: 9:20am - 9:40am Presentation: Future Leaders Rebecca Reed, Partner, Odgers Berndtson 9:40am - 10:10am Presentation:…

THE RISING STARS

IGT’s new ‘Rising Stars’ – Cleopatra Rising™, Fortune Rising™ & Treasure Rising™ - offer variety, high volatility and game play that flows up the cabinet screens! Visit…

YOUR LAST CHANCE TO VIEW NEXT PAYMENTS LEADING CASH MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

Next Payments’ product suite includes a leading Cash Recycler, Cash Redemption Terminals and newly launched reconciliation software: Concilio. Plus view their prepaid loyalty card, NextCard, that will…

NEW GAMES TO BE FEATURED ON KONAMI CONCERTO STACK MACHINE

Money Trails The Konami Concerto Stack looks impressive on the gaming floor with its tall portrait style machines offering better animations and graphics than a standard machine. The first releases for…