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VIRAL VIDEO CONTENT ONSCREEN - NIGHTLIFE MUSIC PARTNERS WITH JUKIN MEDIA

It might seem like a somewhat minor media partnership story on the face of it, but it speaks to the rapidly changing nature of content – especially in Australia. Australian on-screen entertainment…

COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR PLAYERS: TIMING IS EVERYTHING

Think about your day-to-day life. A lot of the activities you do, many others perform on the exact same day and time. Do you have lunch around 12pm? Take out the dog first thing after getting back home…

INVESTIGATING THE CAUSES OF AUSTRALIA'S CHEF SHORTAGE

A University of Queensland researcher believes "toxic kitchen culture" is partly to blame for a predicted shortage of almost 60,000 chefs in Australia by 2023. About 80 apprentices interviewed in Brisbane…

KEEP YOUR STAFF HAPPY AND UPGRADE YOUR PAGERS TO THE NEW SLIMLINE ALPHA PAGERS WITH OLED SCREENS

The old Alpha’s are well known to all gaming floor staff as reliable, drop, water and dust resistant pagers.  The new Slimline Alpha Pager has retained these reliable features but has been upgraded…

BANKSTOWN SPORTS - NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

According to the IWSR (International Wines and Spirits Record) alcohol consumption worldwide fell by 1.5% last year. This is mirrored by a declining alcohol consumption trend in Australia. Far from wanting…

NEW FOOD TRENDS

The Good Food Guide 2020 is released on October 1 with reviews of more than 500 restaurants across the country and, after 12 months of fancy fork-work, Guide reviewers have reported back on the key food…

WOMEN ARE CONSTANTLY COLD IN OFFICES – BUT DOES THIS APPLY TO CLUBS TOO?

It’s long been known that men have a slightly higher body temperature than women. As a result, “most office buildings set temperatures based on a decades-old formula that uses the metabolic rates of…

TABCORP NAMED OFFICIAL NFL PARTNER IN AUSTRALIA

Tabcorp has partnered with the National Football League as it strives to bring the league’s action and experiences to Australian fans. Lauded as a “ground-breaking partnership,” Tab will be the…

TICK CHRISTMAS GIFTS OFF YOUR TO-DO LIST AND SAVE!

The true art of gift giving is simply in encouraging relationships and the making of memories. Christmas is a time to thank your loyal patrons and give something memorable and meaningful. Giving carefully…

SEGMENTING THE GAMING FLOOR BY PLAYER AND GAME TYPE

Hold and Spin games now make up over 28% of all games in NSW Clubs or more in many clubs, so there is less game variety for the players. Both hold and spin games, and games with dynamic paytables (where…

LET THE NSW SALES TEAM PREPARE A BUSINESS REVIEW FOR YOUR CLUB

Did you know the IGT Sales team can prepare a personalised Business Review for your club? The business review is a specifically tailored to your club and includes solutions to resolve current game performance…

ANATOMY OF A DECISION - BETTER RESULTS THROUGH BETTER CHOICES

Before you have even gotten out of bed in the morning, you have decided several things. Should I hit the snooze button, what am I going to wear today, what do I want for breakfast, or am I even going to…

TOP 3 HOTEL CASINOS IN THE WORLD WITH THE BEST INTERIOR DESIGN

Despite the rapid growth of the online gaming industry, there’s no denying that heading to a real casino has an appeal all of its own, offering an atmosphere that keeps long time gamers coming back for…

NEW GAMBLING LAWS PROMPT FEARS OF A PATHWAY TO THE POKIES IN WA

Community organisations in Western Australia have recently shared their disappointment with the fact that the ban on virtual gaming machines was lifted in the state to allow local punters to place bets…

JP MORGAN – 10TH ANNUAL SLOT MARKET SURVEY

JPMorgan have just released, for The Drop readers, the 10th Annual Slot Market Survey which highlights the challenge of managing tight capex budgets against the backdrop of a retreating consumer. Competition…

SYDNEY’S LOCKOUT LAWS MAY BE LIFTED IN CBD BUT NOT KINGS CROSS

After a cross-party parliamentary committee review of the laws earlier in the year, Ms Berejiklian unveiled plans to drop the 1.30am lockout legislation in the CBD — but not Kings Cross where businesses…