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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

Criminal Concerns About High Roller Casino In Australia

The latest trend in the Australian gambling market sees operators making big plans to attract high rollers from Asia. While bringing these visitors into local casinos will certainly boost the economy, concerns have been expressed about the potential dangers that could come with them. In a recent report by ABC News, reporter Linton Besser investigated…

Townsville Casino Acquisition Completed

The sale of the Townsville Casino was recently approved by the Queensland government. Now, Colonial Leisure Group will take over ownership from Echo Entertainment, which is the first step in a $20 million renovation of the venue. When the acquisition was initially made in January 2014, the Colonial Leisure Group stated that it did not…

New Today’s Weather Online Pokie From Genesis

Today’s Weather is a fun new online pokie from Genesis Gaming. The title features a unique theme that is based a news weather forecast, bringing something new and unique to the gaming market. The first thing unique that you will notice about the game is its design, as it looks just like a weather forecast…

Crackdown on Bitcoin Gambling

Bitcoin gambling is becoming a very popular in the online gaming market, and we are seeing many poker, casino and betting sites popping up everywhere. They are popular among operators because they do not require a license, but the Spanish government aims to close this loophole. This week, lawmakers in Spain announced their plans to…

IGT To Debut New Cross-Platform Games At G2E

The G2E expo is one of the biggest gaming conferences around the world. Gaming operators from around the world gather to show off their latest wares and innovations. This year, International Game Technology is bringing its new cross-platform games to provide players with a sneak peek at pokies that will change the land-based market. What…

Development Committee Suggests Reopening Christmas Island Casino

Christmas Island Casino (also known as Christmas Island Resort) was one of the most profitable casinos during the 1990s. Unfortunately, the casino shut down in 1998 due to the Asian financial crisis, and the property has housed detention centre workers ever since. Now, ABC News reports that the Parliamentary Committee for Northern Development has suggested…

New Zynga Poker Game Released

It is no secret that Zynga continues to struggle to compete in the ever-growing social gaming market. So, to stay fresh and relevant, Zynga has released a new version of its Zynga Poker application on Facebook. The new Zynga Poker features a complete redesign. Players will notice that the lobby and tables both have clean…

Edison Nguyen Wins ANZPT Melbourne Main

The ANZPT Melbourne is one of the biggest poker events in Australia. This week, the Main Event came to a close with Edison Nguyen emerging as the champion. The young poker player will be takng home a huge prize worth $217 000. Nguyen, who lives in Melbourne, cashed in on the prize after playing for…

Packer Works With Martin Scorsese On World’s Most Expensive Corporate Movie

Australian gambling mogul James Packer is renowned for his lavish spending. However, this not only applies to his lifestyle but also to his corporate projects. This week, it has been announced that Packer will be working with Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt on the most expensive corporate movie ever. Directed…

Star Casino Benefits the Most From Sydney Lockout

In Sydney’s Central Business District, a 1:30am lockout has been imposed. Bars and nightclubs are losing out on business because they can’t accept new patrons onto the property after 1:30 ad cannot serve drinks after 3 in the morning, and the only venue in town that is thriving is The Star Casino. It seems that…