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.

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…

Melbourne Cricket Grounds to Remove Gaming Ads

One of the biggest controversial gambling issues in Australia is the concern about gambling advertising during sporting events. Responsible gambling campaigners are concerned that advertising during broadcasts and at sporting grounds are exposing young people to gambling, and the MCG has recently made some changes According to The Age, the Melbourne Cricket Grounds will be…

PokerStars Launches Social Casino

It cannot be denied that social gaming is one of the most popular trends in the gambling world. We are seeing more and more operators get involved in social gaming by launch their own mobile and Facebook apps. One of the latest companies to get involved is PokerStars, having recently announced the full launch of…

“So Many” New Online Pokies From Microgaming

You can always count on Microgaming to release new and exciting online pokies on a regular basis. This month, the company has announced the launch of a series of three new pokies: So Many Monsters, So Much Sushi and So Much Candy. The uniting feature of the game isn’t only the title. They are all…

New Zealand Bar Loses Pokie License

The operation of poker machines is a serious business, and club owners are trusted with a great deal of responsibility. Normally, they are able to rise to the occasion and ensure that the games operate with integrity in fairness; however, there are some rare instances where this simply does not happen. Recently, a New Zealand…

Japan Reveals Problem Gambling Statistics

As the Japan government prepares to legalize online gambling across the country, some interesting new results have been revealed which may complicate the issue. According to new research, there are 5 million adults in Japan who are addicted to gambling. According to a research team at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry, 5% of the…

New Attraction Online Pokie From NetEntertainment

Last month, NetEntertainment teased the release of an exciting new pokie called Attraction. The game generated a great deal of buzz in the online gambling industry, and now the game is finaly available to play at online casinos. Attraction is a new online pokie from Net Entertainment with a fun theme set in a laboratory….

Public Invited to Create Responsible Gambling Slogans

The Independent Gaming Authority has recently decided to replace South Australia’s existing gambling message. To back the state’s new, strict stance on problem gambling, IGA Director Robert Campbell has asked for residents to propose a new ‘hard-hitting’ slogan to urge players to gamble responsibly. Currently, the state’s gambling message consists of the quite generic motto,…

OLGR Denies Favouritism for Crown Casinos

Operators in the Australian gambling market have always been somewhat suspicious of the speed with which the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Regulation approved Crown Casino’s new license. Now, the regulator has been accused of favouritism, and the OLGR has recently issued a statement denying the charge. The allegation of favouritism was brought about after…

Australian Developer Launches Kash Karnival Social Casino

Social gaming continues to be a major trend in the online gambling market. We are seeing more and more companies attempting to jump on the bandwagon, and the latest firm to do so is an Australian company called Mogikan. Its new site Kash Karnival aims to change the way online casino players gamble in a…