Author Archives: Jane

Jane is a Kiwi (someone's got to employ them) who live in Melbourne and has been involved in gambling for as long as she can remember... She trained and looked after racehorses back in New Zealand, which lead to her getting involved in designing an online horse racing simulator... It was from this that her love of online gambling was born. Jane is new to the team and will be contributing news to the site throughout 2012.

Full Tilt Launches Live Dealer Software

Full Tilt Poker has recently made the transition to a full service online casino with a wide range of pokies and table games. This week, the company has enhanced its online casino offering by adding live dealer games to its selection of titles. Evolution Gaming, a well-known live dealer software developer, recently partnered with Full…

TabCorp Earns Top Ranking For Promoting Responsible Gambling

TabCorp is one of the leading gaming providers in Australia, offering up a wide range of sportsbetting services and pokie machines across the country. Recently, the company has been awarded with a great honour from the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) in 2014 for its work with responsible gambling. According to Racing and Sport,…

New Strict Betting Rules for Jockeys

In the horseracing industry, there have been betting scandals abound, as many jockeys have been reprimanded for taking part in illegal gambling activities. This week, New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing has introduced new rules that prevent such scandals from occurring again in the future. The new rules ban jockeys from betting on races in New Zealand…

Mana Party Pitches Pokie Ban

Among Aboriginal communities, poker machines are a point of contention. While they are very popular among Aboriginals, many people in these communities have found themselves addicted to pokies. To deal with this issue, Mana leader Hone Harawira has proposed a tougher stance on pokies which could see them banned from Aboriginal communities altogether. Hone Harawira…

A-League Football Players To Undergo Responsible Gambling Training

Over the course of the past few years, we have seen many sports figures come forward to announce their struggles with problem gambling. In the sports industry, compulsive gambling is becoming a huge issue, and it is important for league officials to take steps to ensuring that players are responsible when it comes to betting,…

IGT Releases Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond Pokie on Social Platforms

International Game Technology is one the most recognisable poker machine manufacturers in the social and mobile gaming markets. Over the years, the company has worked hard to ensure that its Double Down social casino remains a top destination for play-money pokie players. This week, IGT has added to its collection of pokies at Double Down…

Teaser Trailer for New White King Online Pokie from PlayTech

PlayTech is an online pokie provider that releases high quality games on a regular basis. While we don’t see several new games a month from this developer, PlayTech provides enough new pokies to keep us entertained. This month, the company has release a teaser trailer for an upcoming title called White King. The new White…

New Casino Task Force for Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is very eager to get his casino plans off the ground. As he awaits a ruling on the legislation that would legalise casino gambling in the country, Abe has decided to establish a casino task force. The new task force will have a number of responsibilities in the campaign to…

New Birds On A Wire Online Pokie

For over a month, a week has not gone by in which we did not announce a new game from Thunder Kick. This online pokie developer is really making a name for itself in the gambling market by launching fun and exciting new games on a regular basis. This week, the company has released a…

Tatts Group Gets More Involved With Digital Gambling

Tatts Group has recently rebranded, and the company continues to look for new ways to reinvent itself. Recently Tatts Group announced its plans to continue investing in digital gambling and has set its sights on launching a new online platform shortly. While Tatts Group has experienced some difficulty in the land-based gambling market, digital gambling…