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Microgaming Teases New Red Hot Devil Online Pokie

Microgaming is one of the most consistent online pokie developers, in that the company is always releasing new and exciting games on a regular basis. This week, the company has teased the launch of one of its upcoming titles with a short trailer on YouTube. Red Hot Devil is an online pokie with a hellfire…

New Self-Regulation For Betting Ads

In Australia, the advertising of gambling has been a controversial issue. Sportsbetting operators have come under fire for the way that they choose to advertise their services, and several initiatives have been launched to encourage more responsible marketing. In the United Kingdom, similar changes are taking place except it is the betting operators themselves that…

Pokie Venues Propose Offering Childcare

The Productivity Commission has recently published a report that confirms Australia’s shortage of childcare across the country. The government has been stuck for solutions, but the poker machine industry has presented some help. Clubs Australia CEO Anthony Ball has presented a solution that would see pokie clubs across the country providing childcare services to residents….

Gambling Promoted As a Way To Boost Savings

Researchers have suggested that gambling may be a useful method for encouraging low-income families to save more money. Through the use of prize-linked saving (PLS) accounts, families could save 25% more money in the long term. The study was presented by economists at the University of Sydney. Professor Robert Slonim, Dr Kadir Atalay, Dr Stephen…

Poker Machines To Be Based Online

Online gambling is becoming increasingly popular, and we are seeing its influence in the land-based gaming market more and more. Online gambling is now starting to make its way into land-based poker machine clubs and pubs, as the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (IGLA) has announced that online servers will play a larger role in…

Player Hits €2.5 Million Jackpot on Mega Fortune Dreams Online Pokie

Mega Fortune Dreams is one of the latest releases in the progressive online pokie industry. Its launch received a great deal of attention from both players and gaming industry professionals, due to its ability to offer up hugely generous progressive jackpot prizes. Now, the game is creainly living up to all of the type as…

University Report Criticises Aquis Casino Resort Project

Tony Fung’s Aquis Casino Resort is one of the most expensive construction projects ever seen in Cairns. It will bring in generous tourism revenue and benefit the local economy but university researchers are critical of the potential effect that the project will have on problem gambling rates. Francis Markham, a PhD candidate at the Australian…

Greens Want High Roller Casino Details Revealed

When it came to negotiation the terms for James Packer’s new high roller casino in Sydney, the process was carried out mostly behind closed doors. Now that the deal has been approved, The Green are insisting that the details of the deal are revealed to the public. The Greens are mainly concerned about a name…

Betting Scam Uncovered in Queensland

The Australian sportsbetting market is quite heavily regulated, so it is not often that you hear about gambling scams in the country. While regulators run tight ship, illegal activities will sometimes leak through. In one recent case, Queensland authorities have discovered a sports betting scam that has duped people across the state out of millions…

NZ Communities May Have Power to Remove Pokies

In New Zealand, the Labour Party is working hard to get elected in the upcoming election. The group has launched a new campaign to that aims to get Kiwis on its side. One of the major policies includes a gambling review, which could give local councils the power to remove pokies from their communities. This…