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Even More Delays For James Packer’s Sri Lanka Casino Plans

Australian gambling mogul James Packer is facing yet another hurdle delaying his plans to open up a casino resort in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo. While the resort was initially approved in April 2014, the local government has recently stated that the project will be delayed due to ‘legal issues’ that have yet to…

September 1st is Gamble-Free Day in New Zealand

Across New Zealand, responsible gambling campaigners are working hard to help reduce problem gambling rates. One of the most popular safe gambling initiatives is Gamble-Free Day, which will take place on September 1st. Venues and organisations across the country take part in Gamble-Free Day, encouraging patrons to spend their time doing something other than playing…

WMS Launches New Roman Chariots Poker Machine

WMS is a classic poker machine developer that has gained a widespread presence in Australia’s gaming market. However, the company is also on the cutting edge when it comes to creating exciting and innovative new games for both online and land-based gaming venues. The company’s latest game is Roman Chariots, an innovative online pokie game…

Ainsworth To Create New Pokies Based on the Sound of Music and Showgirls

Ainsworth is one of the older poker machine operators in Australia, and the company has worked hard to bring itself in line with more modern gaming trends. This week, the company announced that it would be getting involved with one of the most popular trends in recent years: movie-based poker machines. According to the Sydney…

Bay Tek to Make Flappy Bird Into Pokie

Last year, Flappy Bird was an unexpected internet sensation. The simple yet frustrating game became hugely popular with mobile gamers, and it was downloaded over 50 million times. It was not long before the developer pulled the game from the app marketplace, but the game was eventually re-released. Now, it will live on in the…

New Jewel of the Dragon Online Pokies From Bally

Jewel of the Dragon is a classic poker machine that has become a favourite among pokie players. Now, you don’t have to visit a land-based gaming venue to give this fun game a spin, as Bally Technologis has released an online version of this popular pokie. Jewel of the Dragon is a 40-payline pokie with…

New Study Refutes The Belief That Online Gambling is More Addictive

Online gambling is the biggest thing to hit the gaming market is decades. It has changed the way punters wager and the way gaming firms operate. While online gambling has changed the industry for the better, the belief has always prevailed that digital betting is more addictive than any other form. However, a few study…

Crown Casino’s Lending Loophole Exposed

Across Australia, it is illegal for casino operators to lend money to local players, but one of the countries biggest gaming firm has been doing so for years. According to a report in the Brisbane Times, Crown Casino has been getting away with offering credit to players using a loophole. The issue has been brought…

NSW Conducts Inquiry Into Gambling

In New South Wales, local residents spent $7.76 billion on gambling, $5.25 billion of which was contributed by electronic gaming machines and pokies. The state government has recognised the immensity of the local gambling market, and has conducted an inquiry which aims to shed light on important issues like gambling addiction and support services. “It…

Tatts Group Reveals New Branding

Tatts Group has had quite a tough year in the local sports betting market, and the company is taking steps to remedy the issue. The first step is a corporate rebranding, which seems to be a like a new start for the popular sports betting operator. The rebrand includes a new logo and website. While…