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Are Pokies To Blame for Late Council Tax Payments?

Corowa Shire council is becoming increasingly concerned about residents’ poker machine spending – especially since it is getting in the way of council tax payments. According to a report in the Border Mail, millions of dollars’ worth of council taxes will be due by the end of June. The annual council tax is paid for…

Sheriff Gaming Online Pokies Disappear

Last month, we reported that Sheriff Gaming is no more, after its owner Bubble Group BV had its license revoked by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. It was thought that Blue Gem Gaming would take over the operation of Sheriff Gaming’s online pokies, but that has not turned out to be the case. Bubble Group…

Online Pokie Provider Goes Bankrupt

Bubble Group BV has had its gaming license revoked by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC). The company operated Sheriff Gaming, a company that is known for its innovative 3D online pokies. Now, the online pokies will be operated by Blue Gem Gaming, but few other details have been revealed. Bubble Group was put in…

WMS Closes Jackpot Party Online Casino

Popular online progressive pokie site Jackpot Party is no longer, as Williams Interactive (WMS) has decided to change directions. Jackpot Party has been acquired by SkillOnNet and has been rebranded as Slots Magic. WMS started out in the gambling market as a poker machine developer. When the online gambling boom took place, the company entered…

Two WMS Pokies Go Live At Jackpot Party

This week, Jackpot Party has added two new WMS-powered pokies to its ever-growing collection of games. Samurai Master and Vampire’s Embrace are two poker machines that have seen great success in the land-based market, and they will now be available online for players at Jackpot Party online casino. In the land-based market, Samurai Master is…

Plan Devised to Attract Pokie Developers to Macau

It was recently revealed that Macau is in dire need of new poker machines in order to meet the demand for games. Now, local researchers have come up with a solution to help attract pokie developers to the gambling capital. Zeng Zhonglu, a professor as the Macau Polytechnic Institute recently spoke with Business Daily about…

Opposition for New Pokie Development

The South Australian Jockey Club is making plans to introduce poker machines into a new housing development in Cheltenham. The plan has attracted a great deal of controversy, as responsible gambling advocates feel that housing developments are no place for pokies. The new St Clair housing development will be built on the property formerly occupied…

Huge Demand for Pokies in Macau

Macau is one of the fastest-growing gambling markets in the world. Luxury casinos are popping up all over the city, and gaming operators are preparing for an influx of tourists – but they may not be able to keep up with the demand for pokies. According to Innovate Gaming, casinos across Macau are in need…

Aristocrat Wants to Maintain Macau Market Share

Aristocrat is not only a popular poker machine developer in Australia; the company holds a generous portion of the market share in Macau, Asia’s premiere gambling destination. As more gambling operators make their way into the market, however, competition is getting steeper, and Aristocrat is working hard to maintain its top to spot. David Punter,…

New Online Pokies From Jackpot Party

Jackpot Party has announced the release of two new online pokies for players to enjoy. The first is part of the casino’s popular Wizard of Oz series, titled Wicked Riches. The second game is called Gladiator, based on the legendary Roman warriors. Both games will be added to the casino’s collection this month, and will…