AGE 2017 Visitor Registrations are up by 20% on 2016

It’s now less than a month to go to the Australasian Gaming Expo, which is set to open at the new ICC Sydney in Darling Harbour on Tuesday 15th to Thursday 17th August 2017.   In addition to the fact that on-line visitor registrations are also up by 20% in comparison to the same period for 2016, the number of confirmed exhibitors has grown by More...

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By Debbie On Monday, July 17th, 2017

James Packer to move for Star Entertainment?

Rumours are gathering pace in Australia that James Packers Crown Resorts are considering a move for its competitor The Star Entertainment Group. Many investors at Star believe a deal which would see Crown Resorts More...

By Debbie On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Genting sell off shares in Star

The Genting Group the giant gambling and tourism company has sold off its shares in Australian casino company Star Entertainment Group for a profit of $67.5 million. In total Genting had a 5.6% share in Star and More...

By Claire On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

China release 10 Crown employees but not the Head of VIP Business

Ten of the sixteen Crown employees that were charged and sentenced in China to illegal promotion of gambling on the Chinese mainland have been released including two Australian nationals. Those nationals are be More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Fiji issues casino resort license

Fiji in relation to Australia The government of the tiny island of Fiji has issued a casino license to the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) it was announced on Thursday during the 2017/2018 National Budget. Located More...

By Debbie On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Lottoland sing deal with WH in Australia & fined in UK for advert

Lottoland and William Hill Australia have signed a deal that will see the betting lottery operator offer its services to Aussie customers on the website. Lottoland recently have ramped up their More...

By Debbie On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Tabcorp & Tatts given approval to merge

The merger between Tabcorp and Tatts Group in Australia has been approved by the Australian Competition Tribunal leading to the go ahead of the two gambling giants $8.6 (A$11.3 billion)billion merger. Even thou More...

By Claire On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Crown Resorts employees in China to stand trial

Chinese prosecutors have now formally charged all 15 Crown Resorts employees of illegal promotion of gambling on mainland China which is illegal under the law there. The news that all will be prosecuted is a major More...

By Debbie On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Packer drops Las Vegas casino plan

James Packer has decided to focus on Australia It was an unexpected move from the Australian casino mogul James Packer who dashed his Las Vegas casino dream out in the open which carried a multi million price tag. More...

By Staff On Friday, May 12th, 2017

Aussie politician compares gambling with chocolate

This came as an unusual surprise to the gambling industry when Canberra Liberals MLA Mark Parton made comments comparing problem gambling to a chocolate addiction. His remarks came during a heated debate on limiting More...