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IGT INTELLIGENTLY SOLVES SOCIAL DISTANCING IN GAMING

IGT’s social distancing solution for gaming floors, IGT iSolate™, has helped alleviate the challenges facing venues with social distancing in gaming - managers no longer have to guess which machines…

GENDER EQUALITY OPPORTUNITY AS GAMING INDUSTRY BEGINS TO EMERGE FROM COVID-19 SHUTDOWNS

As operators gathered online this week to discuss industry topics at the Australasian Gaming Expo, Women in Gaming and Hospitality Australasia called on employers to use the post-COVID recovery period…

IGT FORTUNE PALACE RELEASED!

Building on the success of earlier games, IGT released Fortune Palace-Imperial Prince and Fortune Palace-Imperial Princess to the first venues last week with strong early performance results. Each of the…

MAKING YOUR RESPONSIBLE GAMING AND SELF-EXCLUSION PROGRAMS MORE POTENT.

One of the most important responsibilities for gaming venues rests in creating barriers to entry for some people – namely those for whom gaming creates problems. This is a difficult challenge. One…

DO YOU RUN AUSTRALIA’S KINDEST CAFE?

Celebrate International Coffee Day and support Youth Off the Streets Thursday 1st October 2020 Aussies love their coffee with one in four people saying they can’t survive the day without it. That’s…

SOME VENUES STRUGGLING TO STICK TO THE RULES COULD JEOPARDISE BUSINESS FOR EVERYONE

NSW Liquor and Gaming have been out visiting venues over the last month and are still finding several venues that are not complying with current COVIDSafe restrictions. Significant fines have already been…

G2E CANCELS ALL IN-PERSON 2020 EVENTS

G2E Asia organizer Reed Exhibitions today announced the cancellation of its two in-person 2020 events in light of the ongoing pandemic. Both G2E Asia in Macau and G2E Asia @ the Philippines will not convene…

THIS WEEK’S AUSTRALASIAN GAMING SEMINARS ARE ONLINE

Yesterday marked what would have been the opening of this year's Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE). Unable to run an in-person due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Gaming Technologies Association (GTA) the organiser…

MELBOURNE RESTAURANTEUR PUBLISHES OPEN LETTER TO GOVT ON BEHALF OF HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

An Open Letter to the Governing Bodies of Australia, from Restaurateur Rinaldo Di Stasio “I am writing this letter as a cry for help. I am worried beyond measure that the industry I love is facing…

ELEMENT SECURITY INTRODUCES CONTACT TRACING THROUGH FACIAL RECOGNITION SOFTWARE

Need to quickly identify infected workers who may be putting other co-workers at risk? Contact Tracing feature now available.  Minimising the shutdown of essential workplaces whilst keeping employees…

2020 MARKETING/GAMING MASTERCLASS & WORKSHOP. JUST A HANDFUL OF PLACES LEFT FOR SYDNEY WORKSHOP

As venues reopen in NSW, Gaming, more than ever, is delivering the majority of your club’s revenue. Marketing is the vital link in player development, player experience and communications with your gamers.…

PRECISION SIGNS HAVE FRESH SIGNAGE IDEAS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EXTRA GAMING SPACE

https://youtu.be/my9wNepvqzM Founded in 1975, Precision Signs has evolved from humble beginnings to become what is now a multi-faceted regionally based industry leading signage company. Our team of…

A COVID-POSITIVE PERSON DINES AT YOUR RESTAURANT. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

The phone call from NSW Health came through on a Sunday afternoon. A couple who'd tested positive for COVID-19 had, in the days prior to their diagnoses, dined at Tan Viet, a Vietnamese restaurant with…

CROWN SYDNEY CHOOSES NEW GAMING SYSTEM SUPPLIER

The first casino in Australia to open in more than a decade, the Crown Sydney Hotel Resort will also be the city’s first-ever six-star hotel, located in a landmark building with views of the Sydney Harbour…

IN THE NEWS

1. Pirate Life’s next brewery will be inside the Adelaide Casino SkyCity Adelaide has announced Pirate Life will operate a microbrewery within the Adelaide Casino's $330m casino redevelopment, with…

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…