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Criticism Queensland’s Gambling Red Tape Reduction Plans

The Queensland government is making plans to reduce the red tape in the state’s gambling market, in order to give gaming industry professionals more freedom. While the plan aims to benefit the economy, not everyone is pleased with the idea of red tape reduction. The Anglican Church Southern Queensland’s Social Responsibilities Committee has released a…

Japan Casino Plans in Jeopardy

For months, Japanese politicians have been making plans to open up casino resorts across the country in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Australian casino mogul James Packer has set his sights on the opportunity from the beginning, but now there are concerns that the Japanese government will not end up legalising casinos. According to…

GameAccount Brings Online Pokies to Australia

GameAccount network operates one of the most successful online gambling firms in the world. This year, the company has launched a wide range of Simulated Gaming online casinos for a wide range of international casino brands, and now GameAccount is bringing the technology to Australia. According to a press release on the GameAccount website, the…

New ‘Win Back Your Life’ from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

Across Victoria, we have seen lawmakers working hard to reduce spending among problem gamblers in the state. Over the course of the past few years, problem gambling in Victoria have dropped due to a number of new laws and government initiatives. This week, the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has launched a new initiative called ‘Win…

New Zealand Gambling Research Lab Receives $286 000 Grant

The Experimental Gambling Research Laboratory in New Zealand has been awarded a $286,000 grant from the New Zealand Ministry of Health. The money will be spent on a research project that will gauge potential gambling harms for players across the country. According to CQ Uni News, the research team from Central Queensland University will include:…

Lynda Carter Will Make An Appearance at Bally’s G2E Stand

Poker machines based on television shows and movies are becoming a major trend in the gaming market. So, we are seeing more star-studded debuts for titles that feature actors from the series on which pokies are based. At the upcoming G2E conference, Lynda Carter will be making an appearance with Bally Technologies’ new Wonder Woman…

IGT to Provide Pokies to City of Dreams Casino In Philippines

Manila is becoming a huge gambling capital in the international casino market. Over the course of the past few years, we have seen plenty of casino operators set up shop, running luxury casino resorts for tourists in the Philippines. One of the newest casino projects that is coming to the city is Melco Crown’s City…

Lake Illawarra Police Warn Residents Against Having Poker Machines

Playing pokies is a popular pastime in Australia, and many enthusiasts like having a game at home. While they are normally just used as decoration and novelty items, the Lake Illawarra Police want to warn locals that it is an offence to have a poker machine on their property – and, it could incur a…

Ainsworth Sees Huge Growth

When it comes to poker machine operators, Ainsworth is one manufacturer that you tend not to hear much about. However, the company is starting to make waves and is experiencing huge growth in both the Australian and worldwide gambling markets. According to a recent report in the Sydney Morning Herald, Ainsworth is one of the…

NetEntertainment Launches New Go Bananas Online Pokie

One of the things that Net Entertainment does best is create a buzz around its new releases. In addition to creating fun and exciting games, the company also knows how to generate interest in its titles well before they are released. Over the course of the past few months, the release of Go Bananas was…