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WHY IT’S WORTH ORDERING A NEW CRT BEFORE THE CHRISTMAS RUSH

Cash Redemption Terminals on the gaming floor improve security and add efficiencies, which is precisely why they are used in leading casinos and clubs both internationally and here in Australia. Automating…

AMERICAN ATTITUDES ON CASINO GAMING 2019

According to the annual survey on Americans’ attitudes towards gaming recently published by the American Gaming Association (AMA) a record 49 percent of American adults have a favourable view of the…

2019 AUSTRALIAN CRAFT BEER SURVEY

The 2019 Australian Craft Beer Survey by Beer Cartel is the largest study of Australian craft beer drinking trends. In total over 23,000 Australian craft beer drinkers took part, an increase of 5,000 from…

LOSSES DEEPEN AT CASINO CANBERRA WITH DEVELOPMENTS STILL STALLED

Casino Canberra’s losses have deepened to A$2,553,772 in Australia with revenue falling 2.7 per cent to just under A$12m in the first half of the year. Aquis Entertainment Limited, the owner of the…

THE DROP TEST DRIVES: IGT’S FORTUNE RISING AND TREASURE RISING

IGT: Fortune Rising and Treasure Rising Based on a proven performing game across NSW Clubs, Fortune Rising and Treasure Rising increase the number games IGT offers with unique and interesting game features…

ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR NEXT CAREER MOVE TO CLUB CEO?

Finally, a great way to ensure you have the skills you need to make the transition from senior manager to CEO. The CMAA is offering the first Aspiring CEO Summit on 21st October and places are available…

MOON DOG BREWERY IN MELBOURNE OPENS BEER THEME PARK

Moon Dog Brewery has been operating for years brewing within the walls of their Duke Street, Abbotsford building, To keep up with increasing demand the newly opened Moon Dog World site in Preston in…

FOOTBALL BOSS GALLOP TO JOIN TABCORP BOARD

Tabcorp has named outgoing Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop AM a director as the gambling giant continues its boardroom renewal. Mr Gallop, who has led the FFA since 2012,…

MORE THAN 27K EXPECTED FOR TOP GAMING INDUSTRY TRADE SHOW THIS WEEK – G2E

Gaming equipment manufacturers worldwide have been waiting all year for this week. To companies such as major manufacturers IGT, Scientific Games Corp. and Aristocrat Technologies Inc., as well as upstarts…

GOOD NUTS EXTENDS DEAL: 30% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER – FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY

To celebrate another fantastic year at the recent 2019 Australasian Gaming Expo, Good Nuts are extending their special offer of 30% of your first order to all The Drop subscribers until the end of October…

DEALING WITH CHANGING GAMING TRENDS

For a few years I have been hearing clubs relate to me that their net is dropping while turnover remains relatively flat. I recently checked the data for NSW and QLD going back over the last 5-6 years…

THE BEST-SELLING COCKTAILS IN THE WORLD IN 2019

While the world of cocktails may seem to be constantly evolving, year after year it’s the classic recipes that customers continue to demand Now that the spring/summer season has arrived it’s time…

ICONIC PUBS HIT THE MARKET AROUND THE COUNTRY

Unity Hall Hotel, Balmain The John Singleton and Geoff Dixon owned Unity Hall Hotel in Balmain is on the market. The sale of this hotel is the last in the Australian Pub Fund portfolio. The focus of…

AUSTRALIA'S HOSTPLUS & CLUB SUPER MOVE AHEAD WITH MERGER

Hostplus Super, a Melbourne-based, A$42 billion ($28.4 billion) superannuation fund, and Club Super, a Brisbane-based fund managing A$600 million, said Monday they have signed a successor fund transfer…

IGT NEW GAMES OFFER VARIETY AND PERFORMANCE TARGETED TO WIDE GAMER MARKETS

In many clubs the percentage of hold and spin style games is well above 25% and growing with many clubs up around 40%. The performance is there, and it makes sense to buy a good number of these games,…

POKER MACHINES TO TAKE BANKNOTES IN SA…MAYBE

Banknotes will be allowed to be used in poker machines in South Australia for the first time under proposed new gaming laws. The state government says the move will bring SA into line with other jurisdictions…