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May 2018

Cops ‘n’ Robbers Pokie by Play‘n Go


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 [...]

Victoria sets POCT at 8% for Online Bookmakers


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 [...]

Carlos Spencer Joins Hurricanes as Assistant Coach in 2019


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 [...]

Electronic Arts CEO Maintains That Loot Boxes Are Not Gambling


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, [...]

Zagame Family Put Casino and Pubs Up for Sale


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 [...]

Aussie Nathan Walker Making NHL History


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 [...]

Quickspin Casinos Introduces Pokie Tournaments


Quickspin is one of the renowned casino software providers in the realm of online gambling. The software provider is famous for its cutting-edge online casino games and now, they are offering yet another exciting feature for Aussie players to enjoy – Pokie Tournaments. Quickspin casinos will be presenting players with a sparkling feature where online [...]

Leo Vegas Accepted Bets Worth AU$36M From Self-Excluded Players


The Gambling Commission in the UK has been hot on the heels of online gambling sites that have not been following the rules. Their latest victim is Leo Vegas Casino. It found that they had been accepting bets from players who had self-excluded themselves from online gambling. The Gambling Commission found these transgressions when they [...]

Danish Lottery, Danske Spil Signs a Deal With SafeCharge


SafeCharge, the top-ranked payments technology firm, has announced that it has signed a deal with Denmark’s national lottery. Danske Spil willpower “Youbet,” and its regulated sports betting platform. They will serve as a catalyst for the development in the locally regulated markets. SafeCharge - Danske Spil SafeCharge Cashier is employed by the host payment solution, [...]

Crown Melbourne Fined AU$300 000


The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has fined Crown Resorts AU$300 000 for tampering with poker machines at their Crown Melbourne casino. This fine is the result of an investigation launched by the VCGLR after allegations surfaced. Added to this, the company will have to draft ‘compliance framework’ and submit it within [...]

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