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.

Aristocrat Launches New Can Can De Paris Poker Machine

Aristocrat is an Australian poker machine manufacturer that consistently releases fun and exciting new games for players to enjoy at pubs, clubs and casinos across the country. This week, the company has launched a new pokie in its collection called Can Can De Paris. Can Can De Paris is a fun new poker machine with…

Forum Focuses on Problem Gambling in Vulnerable Communities

Last week, gaming industry professionals and representatives from welfare organisations gathered in Dandenong to discuss the impact of poker machines in vulnerable communities. They want to ensure that more careful consideration is given to new pokie applications in low-income neighbourhoods to help reduce the negative impact of gambling on individuals who live in  these areas….

Study Finds That Social Casino Games Are Not a Threat to Young People

Social gaming is one of the biggest trends to hit the casino gambling market in years. Unfortunately, many concerns have been raised that social casino games encourage young people to engage in real-money gambling activities. Now, a recent study by researchers at Harvest Strategy has found that there is no need to worry. Titled A…

UK To Pass New Pokie Laws

Australia isn’t the only country that is setting up reforms for its poker machine market; the United Kingdom is also changing the way in which players can access electronic gaming machines. This week, the UK government has announced the introduction of new restrictions on pokie bet limits. The new restrictions target players who tend to…

More Horse And Sports Betting Punters Wagering Online

A recent report by IBIS World has found that the horseracing and sports betting markets have undergone significant changes over the course of the past five years. Despite competition from other types of gambling, the Australian betting market continues to grow and expand. From 2009 to the current financial year, the revenue has increased at…

Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Starts New App Company

Six months ago, Zynga Founder Mark Pincus stepped down from his head role at the social gaming company. Now, it seems that he is ready to back involved in the social games market with the establishment of a new app development firm. According to Re/Code, Pincus is starting a new company called Superlabs, which will…

New Max Damage Online Pokie from Microgaming

Microgaming has launched a new online pokie called Max Damage and the Alien Attack. It is a sequel to the original Max Damage game, which was released in 2012 and saw a very positive response from players at online casinos. The new Max Damage online pokie builds on everything that made the original game so…

New Mega Gems Online Pokie from BetSoft

It has been quite some time since online pokie developer BetSoft has released a new game. We have been looking forward to a new release from this company for months, and it was certainly worth the wait as the new Mega Gems online pokie is a fun and exciting new title that will impress any…

NYX Gaming Works to Revamp FootballPools.com

FootballPools.com is a well-known sportsbetting website in the gambling industry, and is has carried on a long tradition in the betting market that has been around since the 1920s. This week, the site re-launched with a new look and platform provided by Australian online gaming developer NYX Gaming. If you’re not familiar with a ‘football…

Atari Launches New Social Casino: Atari Jackpots

Atari is a well-known name in the world of gaming. While the company is primarily recognised for its classic 1980s video games, Atari has worked hard to stay relevant in today’s modern gaming market. To continue keeping up with trends, Atari is now launching its own social casino which will host titles that are based…