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HOW TO DEVELOP A CONTENT STRATEGY

Whether you're just starting out with content marketing, or you've been using the same approach for a while, it never hurts to revisit your content strategy plan — to make sure it's up-to-date, innovative,…

STAR, CROWN CEO DISCUSS MERGER PROPOSAL

The CEOs of Australia’s Star Entertainment Group and Crown Resorts reportedly sat down in a virtual meeting last week in order to discuss the former company’s merger proposal. The Wednesday meeting…

WOMEN IN GAMING & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY SURVEY

The results are in from the Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia annual industry survey conducted earlier this year. This survey provides insights into entry, retention and advancement of women…

MULLUMBIMBY EX-SERVICES GAMING ROOM OVERHAUL

Mullumbimby is an Australian town in the Byron Shire in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, at the heart of Mullumbimby, is the local Ex-Services Club. The club is a gathering point for many…

INSIDER TIPS, TOOLS & TACTICS FROM THE GAMING/MARKETING EXPERTS

This intensive one day course covers the basic information you will need to understand all the latest gaming management and marketing techniques used in the gaming industry – and how to apply them to…

KIDS AR ACTIVITY PACKS IN RESTAURANTS

Hospitality start-up The Village Co, which is changing the way restaurants entertain young customers, has raised $1.2 million in a seed round. The Hunter Valley-based augmented reality tech start-up…

CLUBGRANTS PROVIDES BOOST TO COMMUNITIES

More than $6 million will go towards 56 community projects, thanks to the latest round of the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants Program. Minister for Digital and Minister for Customer Service…

PUB NEWS

1. Merivale boss Justin Hemmes buys the Whale Inn in Narooma Hotelier Justin Hemmes has added a second venue on the NSW south coast as Merivale’s $120 million spending spree shows no signs of slowing…

CHANGES TO SUPER

A superannuation reform package passed through Parliament on Thursday after months of heated debate, ushering in what Treasurer Josh Frydenberg characterised as the biggest change to the $3.1 trillion…

RANSOMWARE ATTACKS INCREASING

Ransomware attacks are increasing in Australia. The main motivation for cyber-attacks remains money. On this score, many clubs believe they are not a high potential target, but activism and identity…

THE 31ST AUSTRALASIAN GAMING EXPO

When the 30th anniversary Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) came to a close in August 2019, the event organiser, the Gaming Technologies Association (GTA), began making plans for the 31st event. Plans for…

6 STEPS TO ADD BI TO YOUR MARKETING SEGMENTATION

We all know business intelligence will improve your marketing efforts. It can identify and focus on higher profit players, increase the accuracy of your forecasting, and measure the effect of your marketing…

VIP HOST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

Barrington’s have teamed up with The Drop to deliver a VIP HOST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM* – the first course of its kind to be designed specifically for the Australian gaming market. The program is…

NSW EXTENDS DINE AND DISCOVER VOUCHERS

The NSW government is set to extend its Dine and Discovery scheme after learning thousands of vouchers had gone unclaimed just weeks before they were due to expire. The vouchers are accessible through…

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…

DAILY PRESS ADDS DATA SCIENCE TO ITS PORTFOLIO!

Daily Press has recently absorbed the INDY agency and added to its already comprehensive suite of services in the hospitality sector. INDY specialises in data analysis for the club and gaming industry…