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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

New Octopus Kingdom Online Pokie from Leander Games

Leander Games is an online pokie provider that developers fun and innovative games for players at online casinos to enjoy. This week, the company has announced the launch of a new game called Octopus Kingdom – a bright and vibrant game with 3D graphics and fun bonus features. The new Octopus Kingdom online pokie from…

New Khepri Online Pokie From Leander Games

Leander Games has just launched a new online pokie called Khepri. Taking players back in time to Ancient Egypt, this new title immerses players in a new world while offering them the chance to cash in on generous jackpot prizes. If you’re not familiar with Khepri, he is an Egyptian sun god. He is connected…

Bulldogs Provide Responsible Gambling Education

The AFL has seen plenty of scandals this year in the gambling industry. To do some damage control, the Western Bulldogs have launched a new program that will provide responsible gambling education to players. The Bulldog’s Hunter Lachie as recently implicated in a betting scandal but was able to avoid suspension. His account was used…

Bookmaker In Trouble For Offering Credit To Aussie Players

William Hill has just launched its new brand in Australia, and the online gaming operator aims to offer players plenty of benefits for using its services. Unfortunately, one of the perks that William Hill is offering to players could be considered illegal, as providing credit for gambling is frowned upon by local authorities. Recently, William…

NetEntertainment Teases New Stickers Online Pokie

This year, we have seen plenty of great new releases from Net Entertainment. In May, the company will continue to launch new and exciting pokies with the release of Stickers – a bright and vibrant game that offers up generous winning potential. The new Stickers online pokie from Net Entertainment puts a new spin on…

VCGLR Head Resigns

Bruce Thompson, chairman of the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has resigned. The new Labour government has recently put a great deal of pressure on the regulator, as Mr Thompson was not thought to be doing an adequate job of enforcing rules at clubs and pubs. Over the course of the past…

Tasmania’s Third Economic and Social Impact Report Published

In 2013, researchers carried out the third Tasmanian Gambling Prevalence Survey, and it is now being tabled in Tasmanian Parliament. The report was co-authored by researchers from ACIL Allen Consulting, the Social Research Centre and the University of Melbourne; and, it takes a look at gambling trends and behaviours of gamblers in the state. According…

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,…