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BRIDGING THE GAP: ENGAGING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GAMERS

Looking to the future, skill based games, social gaming and new gaming floor designs could be the answer to connecting with Millennials. This is an extract from a feature article by GGRASIA  & discussions…

WHERE TO BY A PUB IN COUNTRY NSW - AVERAGE NET PER MACHINE PER DAY BY LGA: PART 2

For country hotels the picture is a little different from the successes the Sydney hotels see. In country towns in particular you compete directly with local clubs in a way city hotels don’t, with much…

WHERE TO BUY A PUB IN SYDNEY - AVERAGE NET PER MACHINE PER DAY BY LGA: PART 1

For hotels across NSW some interesting information can be found when you analyse the average net per machine per day for each LGA (local government area) for the year ending June 2015.  Among the top…

AUSTRALIA WILL BE A CASHLESS SOCIETY BY 2022: WESTPAC

This article originally appeared on digital business site www.which-50.com Australians appear happy to head to a cashless society – far quicker than the banks had expected – and they hate waiting…

13 THINGS MARKETERS CAN LEARN FROM THE ALL BLACKS

With the Rugby World Cup in full swing it’s an opportune time to look at one of the most revered brands in world sport - The All Blacks.  And there's some great take-aways in this article for any brand,…

THE A.S.S. APPROACH TO CUSTOMER SERVICE RECOVERY

By Guest Contributor Steve Browne, President, Client Services, Raving Consulting, Reno Nevada  In this three-part series, we are going to focus on Customer Service Recovery. That is, we are going to…

THE FACTS ABOUT PAYMENT METHODS IN AUSTRALIA TODAY

By Roxanne Costello, Banktech A few decades ago cash and paper payments, such as cheques, were the only real options for Australian consumers and businesses. Today, Australians enjoy a multitude of payment…

PLAN FOR NEW $330M RESORT-STYLE CASINO IN CANBERRA

By Megan Doherty, Canberra Times 16/09/2015 The new owner of the Canberra Casino plans to spend $330 million building a new casino and creating a resort-style entertainment, dining and retail precinct…

NEW MARKETING APPOINTMENTS AT MERIVALE

Merivale has promoted Commercial Development Manager Andrew El-Bayeh to marketing director in a move which includes a renewed focus on content creation. El-Bayeh joined Merivale in 2011 as group venue…

NEW STUDY QUESTIONS LINKS BETWEEN SOCIAL GAMING & GAMBLING

The International Social Games Association (ISGA) has released independent academic research addressing concerns that social casino games encourage young people to gamble or develop problem gambling behaviour. The research…

COALITION GOVERNMENT TO TACKLE ILLEGAL OFFSHORE WAGERING

Social Services Minister Scott Morrison last week announced a review into online gambling on foreign websites, headed by former NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell. Read the ministerial full press release here…

TABCORP TOPS DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX

Tabcorp has again been named the global gambling industry leader in the annual assessment for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). Today’s announcement means Tabcorp has been ranked global gambling…

SCIENTIFIC GAMES DUALOS - READY TO ROAD TEST

Scientific Games launched their new dual screen Dualos at the AGE Show in August featuring a stylish, simple and classy machine design. This machine fills the dual screen market for SG and will eventually…

HOW NOT TO GET SUED BY MICHAEL JORDAN, JARRYD HAYNE (OR ANY CELEB) OVER A SIMPLE CONGRATS AD

Sourced from an article by Marty Swant in B&T.    Photo: Getty Images Can you get sued for wishing a celebrity well? It might seem innocuous, but using an ad to congratulate an athlete or another…

ENGAGING YOUR EMPLOYEES...NOT AN OPTION ANY MORE

Guest post by Toby O’Brien, Vice President of Marketing & Client Services, Raving Consulting Company, Reno Nevada. (Originally published in Indian Country Today Media Network) Ask employees what…

REGULATORS LAUNCH ‘SAFE, VIBRANT INDUSTRY’ STAKEHOLDER EVENTS

Guest post by Clyde Mooney, Pubtic The NSW OLGR has announced plans to conduct a series of events to brainstorm a new era of a “safe and vibrant” hotel industry. The Office of Liquor Gaming &…