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Steve works in house as a copy writer for a well known UK soft-gaming brand where he writes game rules, promotional copy and winners stories, so he's well versed in the gambling world. Steve is from the UK and lives and works in London - he contributes news articles to Online Pokies 4U in his spare time. Steve loves writing and is in the process of finishing the third book of a fictional trilogy that he has published himself... If you'd like to get in touch with Steve please drop him a line at Steve (at) onlinepokies4u.com

Queen’s Wharf Casino Development Will Be A Shopper’s Dream

The Queen’s Wharf casino resort project aims to boost Brisbane’s tourism market. In addition to being home to a state-of-the-art casino and luxury hotels, the property will also feature a shopping centre that caters to all types of visitors. A promotional video for the development states: “New shopping experiences also rank high on our target…

NZ Pokie Venues Warned Of Imposter

Poker machine venue owners have enough to worry about already, as there have been plenty of armed robberies at clubs and pubs recently. Now, they are facing a new theft threat, as an imposter posing as a pokie technician could be stealing from pokie venues across New Zealand. A report in Stuff warns bar, pub…

Defence for Crown’s Security Systems

In 2011, three bouncers at Crown Casino were charged after a patron died as a result of their actions. Although the security at the casino caused the death of a visitor, Crown maintains that its security systems are adequate. Anthony Dunning was tackled to the ground at the casino in July 2011. Four days later,…

New Gorilla Go Wild Online Pokie From NYX

NextGen Gaming’s Gorilla Go Wild online pokie will now be available at online casinos across the web. Previously an exclusive game, its availability was quite limited – but now a wide range of players at various online gambling sites will be able to spin the reels on this fun and innovative title. Gary the Gorilla…

New Cashless Welfare Cards Prevent Gambling Spending

Last year, the government announced its plans to prevent welfare recipients from spending money on non-essential items, such as gambling and alcohol. Now, a new welfare card has been introduced that eliminates the use of cash and stop welfare payments from being used at pubs, clubs, casinos and bottle shops. The new cards will allow…

New Easter Eggs Online Pokie from Play N Go

Easter is just around the corner, and the online gambling market is getting ready to launch new games and promotions in celebration. Play N Go is one of the first pokie developers to launch its Easter-themed slots game this year, with the release of Easter Eggs. The new Easter Eggs online pokie with 20 paylines,…

Wellington to Review Pokie Policy

In Wellington, city councillors are going to review the way in poker machines are regulated. They want to reduce the potential harm of gambling across the city, and are taking a fresh look at existing gambling laws in order to determine the best way to go about this. A recent report in Scoop notes that…

CrownBet Gambling Services Launched

Crown Resorts is a multi-faceted casino operator that runs high-class gambling venues across Australia and around the world. This week, the company has announced its official launch into the online betting market with the new CrownBet gaming service. It will be a new joint venture between BetEasy and Crown Resort’s Australian gambling division, Betfair Australia….

Live Casino Games Now Available at PokerStars

PokerStars has spent the past few months working on expanding into the online casino market. As one of the world’s most popular online poker sites, the operator aims to reach out to a wider audience by providing online casino games. The company’s latest addition is a suite of live casino titles. Live casino games are…

New Ariana Online Pokie From Microgaming

This week, Microgaming has released a teaser trailer for its upcoming online pokie, Ariana. The game features a mystical underwater theme, bringing players to a whole new world while offering them the chance to cash in on generous prizes and jackpots. The new Ariana online pokie from Microgaming is a 5-reel 25-payline game. This means…