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UK Bookmakers Offer Wacky Bets on Royal Wedding – Some Pay Off

By | 2018-05-22T14:34:50+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Blog Posts|

It would be safe to say that for the past few weeks global entertainment media have been focused on providing non-stop coverage of the Royal Wedding and all the events leading up to it. In getting into the spirit of this festive time, many UK bookmakers decided to offer several betting lines, including some rather [...]

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Adelaide Casino Expansion to Kick off in July

By | 2018-05-22T07:48:44+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Blog Posts|

Australian casino operator, SkyCity Entertainment Group, announced last year that they had partnered with the South Australian government to expand the Adelaide Casino. The expansion is set to take place in July and is valued at AU$330 million. According to SkyCity, the new casino resort will be “the most luxurious hotel” in Adelaide. In addition, [...]

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Yggdrasil Gaming to Launch another Thrilling Casino Game

By | 2018-05-17T14:22:05+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Blog Posts|

Yggdrasil Gaming just got into an exclusive partnership with one of the leading sports entertainment companies – Nitro Circus. They aim to create a new adrenaline pumping online video pokie game for Australian players. The Malta-based online casino operator, Yggdrasil Gaming has managed to develop and maintain a stellar reputation for itself in the realm of [...]

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Aquis Entertainment’s Canberra Casino Upgrading Proposal Extended

By | 2018-05-16T14:22:29+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Blog Posts|

Aquis Entertainment had put in a proposal in 2015 with the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) to make an upgrade to the Canberra Casino. This year, the government wanted a final proposal of the plans that the gaming operator was going to make on the casino. The ACT government had given Aquis until May 14 to [...]

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Cops ‘n’ Robbers Pokie by Play‘n Go

By | 2018-05-15T14:53:21+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Blog Posts|

Play‘n Go always provides online casino players with what they seek; releasing new online pokies every month to keep their gamblers entertained. Now, Play‘n Go has released a pokie based on everyone’s favourite childhood game, Cops ‘n’ Robbers. Play’n Go is one of the world’s top online casino games providers and this is no wonder [...]

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Victoria sets POCT at 8% for Online Bookmakers

By | 2018-05-15T09:44:44+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Blog Posts|

While other Aussie states have voted to impose a 15% point of consumption tax (POCT), Victoria has nearly halved it. Their 8% POCT was announced by the State Treasurer, Tim Pallas. The southern territory, home to Melbourne, could see almost AU$30 million a year in extra taxes. Of course, this might also make Victoria a [...]

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Carlos Spencer Joins Hurricanes as Assistant Coach in 2019

By | 2018-05-14T12:30:19+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog Posts|

Carlos Spencer - who’s the former All Blacks playmaking wizard - is appointed as the new assistant coach for the Hurricanes. However, “King Carlos” will only join the Hurricanes’ couching ranks in 2019. Spencer is currently an assistant coach for Japan-based rugby team, Munakara Sanix Blues. Read on. Carlos Spencer - New Hurricanes Assistant Coach [...]

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Electronic Arts CEO Maintains That Loot Boxes Are Not Gambling

By | 2018-05-10T12:33:03+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Blog Posts|

On the heels of a recent clampdown on loot boxes by the gambling authorities, EA CEO Andrew Wilson contends that the company does not believe that loot boxes constitute gambling. Gambling regulators across the world seem to differ on their stance with regard to the status of the loot boxes. Internet gaming authorities in Belgium, [...]

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Zagame Family Put Casino and Pubs Up for Sale

By | 2018-05-09T14:30:48+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Blog Posts|

The Zagame family – a Melbourne-based family known for their expertise in hospitality – have placed their entire pub, hotel and casino network up for sale. The listing involves multiple properties, including the group’s Vanuatu hotel and casino resort. The sale is expected to fetch an estimated AU$300 million. Zagame Family’s Reason for Sale Some [...]

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Aussie Nathan Walker Making NHL History

By | 2018-05-08T14:19:19+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Blog Posts|

In 2017, Nathan Walker was the first Australian to play in the National Hockey League (NHL), and yesterday he continued that trailblazing streak. Walker was the first Australian to play in the NHL playoffs and became the first Aussie to score a point in the playoffs. Not only did he score, but he played an [...]

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