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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

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…

Tasmanian Government Denies Pulling Funding for Problem Gambling Campaign

The Tasmania state government has recently been accused to pulling funding for problem gambling campaigns. The Opposition cited data from Right to Information documents, but state politicians deny that they have taken money away from programs supporting gambling addiction help. The case was initially brought up by Rebecca White, a human resources spokesperson for The…

Victorian Conference Focuses on Improving Problem Gambling Support Services

Across Victoria, responsible gambling campaigners have had a significant impact on the local gaming market. They have worked hard to ensure that problem gambling support remains a priority, and a recent conference aimed to tackle the issue. On 26 August, counsellors and welfare workers got together at a conference organised by the Bouverie Centre in…

IGT Launches New Cash Coaster Online Pokie

Cash Coaster is classic IGT-powered poker machine that has become a favourite among players in pokie clubs, pubs and casinos around the world. Recently, the company has launched the game in the online casino market, providing players with the chance to wager on this innovative game without having to leave the house. This a 5-reel…

Intralot Provides Pre-Commitment Technology to Victoria

Victoria is one of the leading Australian states when it comes to the introduction of safe gambling measures. The state is always ahead the curve with the implementation of initiatives that ensure local residents gamble responsibly. The latest development is the introduction of pre-commitment technology, which will be provided by Intralot. The Victorian government has…

NZ Gambling Commission Cancels Pokie Trust’s License

Two years ago, the pokie trust Bluegrass Holdings Limited was reprimanded for allegedly misappropriating poker machine funds. Today, the group’s license has been cancelled for not only mishandling the funds but also having received its license illegally in the first place. Earlier this month, the Gambling Commission published a report on the issue, stating that…

Real Time Gaming Announces New Megasaur Online Pokie

An online pokie operator that we tend not to hear from very often is Real Time Gaming. While companies like Thunder Kick, Microgaming and Net Entertainment are constantly churning out new games for players to enjoy, RTG tends to take its time. Now, the wait for a new RTG online pokie is over, as the…

Quickspin To Provide Online Pokies to Full Tilt

Full Tilt has been working hard to ensure that it’s new casino venture is successful, and that means offering up a wide range of games for players to enjoy. Full Tilt has partnered with a number of online pokie developers to give players the chance to wager on exciting new titles. Full Tilt’s latest partnership…

Fruit Warp Pokie Introduces Unique New Format

In recent years, online pokies developers have been working hard to outdo each other when it comes to creating new and innovative gaming formats and features. We are always excited to see something unique and exciting in the online pokie market, and Thunder Kick has presented the latest innovation with its game Fruit Warp. Fruit…

Microgaming Releases New Tournament Online Pokie

Pokies are no longer casino games that you play on your own without sharing the experience with others. Nowadays, playing pokies online is a much more social experience, especially with the constant addition of new tournament pokies from companies like Microgaming. This week, Microgaming has added one new game to its selection of multi-player tournament…