The Gaming Association of New Zealand has criticized a report released this week that claims the gambling sector is costing industry millions, saying it is a serious misrepresentation of the facts.
When it comes to gambling, Australians are the world’s biggest losers. Based on average losses, in 2017 every person lost the equivalent of AU$1,000.
SkyCity Entertainment is grappling with capacity issues, as licensing regulations in New Zealand make expansion of its properties difficult.
Proposed changes to NSW slot machine laws could increase the number of machines in high-risk areas and increase gaming industry profits by A$80 millio
Regulators in the state of Victoria are probing allegations relating to the blanking of low-betting option buttons on pokies machines by Crown Resorts
Australia’s Gaming Technologies Association called on anti-gambling crusader Nick Xenophon’s SA-Best party to withdraw its gaming policy due to tw
The Tasmanian Liberal Party has promised to keep poker machines in Tasmanian pubs and clubs if it is returned to power in the upcoming March election,
Tasmania may be the first state in Australia to remove slot machines from its pubs and clubs, as long as the opposition party wins the state election
Pokie clubs in Victoria will soon be hit with a number of changes aimed at reducing harm from problem gambling. According to a report from Herald Sun,
An increase in spending on pokies in New Zealand’s clubs and bars, despite a shrinking number of venues, has baffled industry regulators. The government commissioned independent research to look into various factors that might be influencing the trend...
A local council in Western Sydney is calling on the state government to place a cap on pokies (slot machine) numbers in communities with high machine
A small change to Australian gambling law in 2015 is now having an impact on the wider industry. The amendment highlights why many are concerned about the market’s ability to support some of the multi-billion dollar IR projects being planned. With Australian's...
Crown Resorts’ new VIP casino that is planned for Barangaroo in Sydney will not be permitted to operate pokies, even though the high roller market h
Australian retail group Wesfarmers says it is not ruling out exiting the EGM business should the government fail to push through a $1 per spin limit t
A sharp rise in pokies spending in New Zealand has prompted calls for an investigation into whether there is a link to money laundering, local media r
Spending on poker machines has hit its lowest levels since 2003 in South Australia, with punters moving to online games, local media reports. Accordin
New Zealand gamblers lost more than NZ$843 million ($594.5 million) in slot machines in the last year, the largest since 2012., local media reports. A
Gambling Statistics Australia has just published its annual report showing Australians lost $23 billion (US$17.5 billion) in 2015 on gambling, up 8 percent from the previous year, with more than half of that bet on pokies. A smaller amount of $815 million...
Victorians spent almost A$2.6 billion (US$1.9 billion) on electronic gaming machines in the past 12 months, according to Australian news outlet ABC. T
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