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Uk Casinos
UK to act on bogus online bonuses

Sat, Jun 24, 11:49am by Staff Writer

A crackdown on the multi-billion online gambling industry in the United Kingdom looms after a report from the UK’s competition watchdog found customers were...

David Bach
David Bach wins two WSOP bracelets in ten days

Thu, Jun 22, 7:09pm by Staff Writer

When David Bach saluted in the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E Championship in Las Vegas, not only did he take home the first prize of more than $383,000, but he also became the...

Pokies protests in Tasmania
Tasmania’s pokie safeguards under fire

Thu, Jun 22, 4:41pm by Staff Writer

The effectiveness of Tasmania’s harm minimisation measures around poker machine gambling has been questioned, with the state government admitting it is unable...

James Obst
Aussie James Obst wins first WSOP bracelet

Sat, Jun 17, 8:11am by Jonathan Zaun

In six years of competition at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas, professional poker player James Obst of Adelaide has come tantalisingly close to...

Poker Table
Poker Life: How to play against a better player than you

Fri, Jun 16, 2:41pm by Poker Guru

Here is a classic quote from the movie Rounders: “If you can’t spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you ARE the sucker.” What if you...

Detained Crown staff get Shanghai court date

Tue, Jun 13, 1:16pm by Staff Writer

The end of Crown Resorts’ Chinese nightmare is looming with the 14 staff detained by Chinese authorities set to face court later this month. Crown Resorts...

Doug Polk
Poker Life: Watching the first week of WSOP

Mon, Jun 12, 8:49am by Poker Guru

Doug Polk, the only Youtuber I follow, won the biggest event of WSOP 2017 so far, the $111,111 Highroller for One Drop event. Doug Polk beat a field of 130 top...

Pennsylvania Casino
Pennsylvania set for massive change to gambling laws

Sat, Jun 10, 10:38am by Staff Writer

Desperately needing revenue to plug a huge black hole in the state budget, the US state of Pennsylvania is set to liberalise its gambling laws to include expand...

Poker cards
Card shuffle causes WSOP kerfuffle

Fri, Jun 9, 2:40pm by Staff Writer

Doug Polk’s $3.69 million win in the $111,111 buy-in World Series of Poker High-Roller event has been marred by what players are calling “poor quality cards”....

Aristocrat Leisure Earnings Report Reveals Rapid Growth and Gains

Sun, Jun 4, 10:20am by Staff Writer

With the release of Aristocrat Leisure’s first revenue report under new chief executive officer Trevor Croker, the global pokie titan exceeded analysts’...

Indian Gambling
India making moves to further legalise gambling

Fri, Jun 2, 2:59pm by Staff Writer

Could India be on the path to the widespread legalisation of gambling? A comprehensive study currently being undertaken by the Indian Law Commission will provide...

Johnny Chan
A Classic WSOP Hand

Thu, Jun 1, 10:32am by Poker Guru

Over the coming six weeks 74 WSOP events will be played at the Rio in Las Vegas. Let us talk about a classic hand from the 1988 WSOP Main Event, involving two of the...

James Packer
Lawrence Ho criticises casino cowboys in China

Wed, May 31, 12:04pm by Staff Writer

James Packer’s former business partner Lawrence Ho has launched an extraordinary attack on how foreign casinos marketed themselves in China in the lead-up to...

Qui Nguyen
World Series of Poker starts this week in Vegas

Tue, May 30, 2:15pm by Staff Writer

The greatest poker tournament on the planet, the annual World Series of Poker, gets underway in Las Vegas on Tuesday with all sorts of records set to be created....

Three gambling kings in list of richest Aussies

Tue, May 30, 12:44pm by Bren O'Brien

Three of the heavy hitters of the Australian gaming and gambling industry feature in the recently released Australian Financial Review Rich List. While many of the...

Is Tokyo too big for a casino?

Tue, May 30, 10:07am by Staff Writer

Is Tokyo too big for a casino? That’s the question being asked by casino magnate Lawrence Ho as he eyes Osaka as a venue for his newest Japanese venture....

James Packer
Packer to sell Vegas plot for US$400 million

Sat, May 27, 8:09am by Jonathan Zaun

Less than three years removed from embarking on an ambitious plan to expand Crown Resorts’ reach to Las Vegas, casino mogul James Packer has been forced to beat a...

Las Vegas Sportsbooks
US moving to fully legalise sports betting

Fri, May 26, 2:17pm by Staff Writer

Federal barriers have always prevented sports betting in the US in all but a few states, but that could be about to change, with a congressional committee unveiling...

Poker Hand
Poker Life – Learning Limit Poker

Thu, May 25, 1:36pm by Poker Guru

Not long ago no-limit was the exception and limit (or “fixed limit”) poker was the norm. When I started playing online Paradise Poker, the market leader back...

Las Vegas Sportsbooks
Las Vegas fans to be free to bet on NFL in stadium

Tue, May 23, 9:53am by Staff Writer

The game-changing nature of the NFL having a team in the gambling mecca of Las Vegas is becoming more and more apparent, with the likelihood that fans will be able...

Scott Clements
Poker Life – Let’s Analyse a Hand

Fri, May 19, 9:06am by Poker Guru

Suppose you have pocket tens on the button and the blinds are 10 and 20. You raise to 60 pre-flop and is called by the Big Blind. The flop is 8-7-2 rainbow and the...

Gold Coast Casino
Poll shows public against second Gold Coast casino

Fri, May 19, 8:40am by Staff Writer

A second casino on the Gold Coast seems further away than ever, after a poll found over 70 per cent of local residents objected to large scale development of a...

Macau rises in the wake of Chinese government crackdown

Thu, May 18, 9:42am by Staff Writer

More than six months after the arrests of 18 Crown Resorts staff effectively put an end to Australian casinos marketing in China, the flood of visitors to nearby...

Majestic Princess
Cruise ship Majestic Princess, casino and all, to visit Sydney

Wed, May 17, 9:56am by Jonathan Zaun

Since embarking on her maiden voyage in the Mediterranean Sea on March 31, the Majestic Princess cruise ship has made waves within the luxury ocean liner industry....

Japanese Casinos
Japan likely to impose minority foreign casino ownership

Tue, May 16, 2:05pm by Bren O'Brien

As global casino companies clamour to organise their bids for the licences to run integrated casino resorts in Japan, local lawmakers are set to insist that foreign...

Barangaroo Casino
Cashed-up Packer says Barangaroo on track for 2021

Sat, May 13, 8:44am by Staff Writer

Despite a dramatic 12 months for Crown Resorts, principal shareholder James Packer insists that opening of Crown’s new Sydney casino remains on track for 2021....

UnionPay ATM
ATM facial recognition to be implemented in Macau’s casinos

Tue, May 9, 10:11am by Staff Writer

Several of the world’s leading casino companies saw their stocks drop after a decision by Macau’s casino regulators to require facial recognition at ATMs...

James Packer
Melco and Crown complete split with sale

Tue, May 9, 9:36am by Staff Writer

The joint venture between Melco International and Crown Resorts has officially come to an end with James Packer’s Crown Resorts selling its remaining 11.2 per...

Poker Life: A fast game is a good game so stop playing slowly

Fri, May 5, 7:53am by Poker Guru

One thing that annoys me at the poker table is players taking way too much time to act. I understand that players may want to analyse some key hands for a couple of...

Detained Crown staff to soon face Chinese courts

Fri, May 5, 7:51am by Staff Writer

The case against 18 Crown Resorts staff arrested in China last October finally looks to be progressing, with confirmation that their fate now rests with a local...

Macau Casino Revenue Climbs 16.3 Percent in April on VIP Revival

Wed, May 3, 5:34pm by Jonathan Zaun

Gambling revenue in Macau rose by more than 16 percent, per the latest data released on May 1 by the Chinese special administrative district’s Gaming Inspection...

Gold Coast Casino Proposal
Queensland Premier denies Casino contract is held with ASF Group

Wed, May 3, 10:31am by Jonathan Zaun

As politicians in Queensland continue to bicker about possible gambling industry expansion, the state’s Premier offered new comment on an ongoing Gold Coast casino...

Gold Coast Casino
Labor MP Blasts Liberal National Party over proposed Casino’s

Tue, May 2, 12:52pm by Jonathan Zaun

Days before Queensland voters head to the polls for statewide elections, political leaders representing several major parties are publicly debating proposed casino...

Malcolm Turnbull and Alan Tudge
Online credit betting and free bets set to end

Fri, Apr 28, 11:39am by Staff Writer

The days of online gamblers being offered lines of credit to bet with are numbered as the major clampdown on the online sector continues. The reforms don’t end...

Poker Chips
Footy player found guilty of cheating at casino

Fri, Apr 28, 10:41am by Staff Writer

Security footage from Brisbane’s Treasury casino has revealed Brisbane Broncos prop Joe Ofahengaue cheating on a hand of poker. The 21-year-old, who was a member...

Moon Collection
Lightning Box Games signs online pokie deal with William Hill

Fri, Apr 28, 9:25am by Jonathan Zaun

One of Australia’s top third-party pokie machine designers recently began offering its wares to customers in the U.K. for the first time, after Sydney-based...

Ladbrokes/ Tabcorp merger
Ladbrokes Coral CEO Raves About Australian Site’s Performance

Sun, Apr 23, 1:05pm by Jonathan Zaun

British-based betting conglomerate Ladbrokes Coral Group Plc recently raved about the performance of its Australian offshoot, reporting rapidly rising revenue during...

Grand Hotel
Zagames to sell up Vanuatu casino

Sat, Apr 22, 11:43am by Staff Writer

The Zagame family, famous for their involvement in hotels and pubs across Australia, have elected to sell up their Vanuatu Casino resort. The Grand Hotel &...

James Packer
Packer rejects Gold Coast, but very keen on Japan

Fri, Apr 21, 12:05pm by Staff Writer

James Packer’s Crown Resorts have rejected the partnership offer by the ASF Consortium for the proposed $3 billion casino resort on the Gold Coast. Instead, the...

MCG scoreboard advertising
Betting ads during live sport may be banned as early as next week

Thu, Apr 20, 2:10pm by Staff Writer

The federal government is set to receive a proposal early next week from Communications Minister Mitch Fifield which will outline a ban on betting ads during live...

Gold Coast Casino
LNP calls for Queensland casino licence overhaul

Thu, Apr 20, 12:21pm by Staff Writer

The liberalisation of casino licensing is set to become an issue in next year’s Queensland state election, with the Liberal National Party opposition saying...

Aquis chief blames $8b Cairns Casino call on Chinese crackdown

Tue, Apr 18, 11:14am by Jonathan Zaun

Aquis Australia’s is attributing last August’s decision to abandon the casino component of its planned $8 billion integrated resort in Cairns to the ongoing...

Roulette is back in fashion in Las Vegas

Sun, Apr 16, 12:17pm by Staff Writer

According to figures released this week by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, roulette is back in fashion on the casino floors of Las Vegas. Those figures show that...

Dehli, India
India’s lawmakers may alter 150-year-old gambling laws

Sat, Apr 15, 3:02pm by Staff Writer

The Law Commission of India is considering new gambling regulations and given they were written in 1867, it’s probably time they did. The country has a population...

PokerStars mobile
New anti-gambling law will hit hardest in regional areas

Sat, Apr 15, 1:15pm by Staff Writer

Regional poker players would be getting a raw deal under a new anti-gambling law that is set to ban online poker sites. The ‘Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill’...

Golden Nugget
Online gambling booming in New Jersey

Thu, Apr 13, 5:02pm by Staff Writer

For the very first time, the revenue for state licenced online gambling operators in New Jersey has reached the $20 million mark for a single month. The figure of...

Playing Poker
Poker Life: Distractions at the Poker Table

Wed, Apr 12, 9:50am by Bren O'Brien

What is the most annoying things you know at the poker table? That incompetent but confident player who keeps getting lucky? That guy who just won’t stop talking?...

Las Vegas Sportsbooks
Las Vegas to offer betting on NFL draft

Tue, Apr 11, 10:27am by Bren O'Brien

The evolution and eventual widespread legalisation of sports betting in the United States is moving at a snail’s pace, but has taken another step forward with...

Slot machines in Vegas
Las Vegas spending up as patrons spend less time in Sin City

Sat, Apr 8, 9:06am by Jake Equid

The results from a report commissioned by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) show are out, and the news is good for Las Vegas casinos. Patrons...

Peter Catt
Anglican Church opposes second Gold Coast casino

Fri, Apr 7, 8:36am by Bren O'Brien

The community consultation process surrounding the proposed new casino resort on the Gold Coast has been heavily criticised by the Anglican Church. Dr Peter Catt,...

Steve O'Dwyer
O’Dwyer claims $1.5 million in Macau Super High Roller

Fri, Apr 7, 8:34am by Bren O'Brien

As poker’s tournament circuit has become increasingly stratified in recent years, the game’s top pros have taken the idea of ‘high-roller’ events to...

The Gambler
Poker Life: Poker and Gambling

Thu, Apr 6, 9:52am by Poker Guru

Is poker gambling? Or is it a skill game? In many countries that is an important legal question since gambling is either illegal or regulated, while skill games are...

Bad hand
Poker Life: When You Have to Bet Your Weak Hand

Wed, Apr 5, 9:44am by Poker Guru

There are situations when you have a weak hand and know your opponent has a better hand on the river. In these situations, it is almost mandatory to bet! Does that...

City of Dreams, Macau
Macau’s rebound rolls on with 18 per cent jump in revenue

Tue, Apr 4, 5:06pm by Staff Writer

Macau has firmly emerged from its slump of recent years, posting an impressive 18.1 per cent growth in casino revenue for the month of March. Data released by the...

32 Red
32Red pulls out of Australia after IGAB passage

Tue, Apr 4, 8:47am by Staff Writer

Gibraltar-based online casino company 32Red will withdraw from the Australian market effective immediately after the passage of the Interactive Gambling Amendment...

Peter Gutwein, Tasmanian treasurer
Tasmanian treasurer denies Apple Isle has a pokie problem

Sat, Apr 1, 9:22am by Jonathan Zaun

During the most recent public hearing on gambling reform held by Tasmania’s parliament, Treasurer Peter Gutwein rejected the prevailing view that pokie play in the...

Gold Coast Casino
Chinese government linked to build of proposed Gold Coast casino

Sat, Apr 1, 8:21am by Jonathan Zaun

As China continues a crackdown on its domestic gambling industry – one which infamously ensnared Australian operator Crown Resorts in its dragnet last year – a...

The Star Gold Coast
Jupiters no more as The Star is born in the Gold Coast

Thu, Mar 30, 5:42pm by Staff Writer

As of March 30 – Jupiters’ casino on the Gold Coast is no longer, with the Broadbeach establishment being renamed The Star Gold Coast. The doors were first...

Guo Shenghkun
China threatens ‘severe punishment’ to gambling promoters

Thu, Mar 30, 2:19pm by Staff Writer

Gambling operators – both online and traditional – have been warned by Chinese authorities that they will be punished severely if they target mainland Chinese...

James Packer
James Packer’s fortune falls as he drops to ninth in Australia

Fri, Mar 24, 9:14am by Jonathan Zaun

On the heels of a disastrous 2016 for his Crown Resorts empire, casino magnate James Packer saw his placement among Australia’s richest citizens put in peril. With...

Cate Hall
Cate Hall defeats Mike Dentale 2-0 in Poker Pro grudge match

Fri, Mar 24, 8:39am by Jonathan Zaun

In a showdown more than three months in the making, poker pro Cate Hall had no trouble dismissing her nemesis Mike Dentale, sweeping him 2-0 in a best-of-three...

Poker Chips
Poker Life: Bet Sizing in Different Situations

Thu, Mar 23, 4:54pm by Poker Guru

Bet sizing is a very important tool for a no-limit poker player to maximise their winnings. I would also say that bet sizing is a more complex decision than deciding...

Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill passes Senate

Tue, Mar 21, 4:46pm by Bren O'Brien

The Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill has passed through the Senate, paving the way for a major change in regulation of the online gambling industry in Australia....

David Leyonhjelm
Leyonhjelm pulls support of IGAB over online poker

Tue, Mar 21, 10:56am by Staff Writer

Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has called on Australian online poker players to circumvent any new law which would prevent them from playing, as the...

Gold Coast Casino Proposal
Community concerns persists over Gold Coast casino proposal

Tue, Mar 21, 9:40am by Staff Writer

The Queensland Government’s community consultation on the possibility of a second casino on the Gold Coast has revealed several significant concerns over the...

Australian Poker League
Wollongong Amateur Champion takes out Inaugural APL Millions

Sun, Mar 19, 10:49am by Jonathan Zaun

The Australian Poker League’s recently concluded APL Millions tournament has been billed as the largest league poker event in the nation’s history, after...

Tom Dwan
Poker Life: When ABC Poker Is Not Good Enough

Thu, Mar 16, 9:45am by Poker Guru

Often “ABC Poker” is a good enough strategy to win. No need to complicate things. Wait for good hands, play them aggressively, count your winnings. During the...

Online Poker
Poker Life: How to Play Spin & Go’s

Mon, Mar 13, 4:21pm by Poker Guru

On Pokerstars they are called Spin & Go’s, on Party they are called Sit & Go Hero, on iPoker they are called Twister, but they are basically the same...

Incheon Casino
South Korea’s biggest casino to open in April

Sat, Mar 11, 9:59am by Bren O'Brien

The Asian casino industry gets bigger and bigger ever year and next month will see South Korea opens its largest casino yet. The Paradise City casino resort at...

Gold Coast Casino Proposal
ASF and Crown still in talks over $3 billion Gold Coast casino

Thu, Mar 9, 5:19pm by Staff Writer

The much-scrutinised relationship between Gold Coast casino developers ASF and casino operator Crown Resorts is still alive and well, despite troubles for both...

Barangaroo Casino
Former regulator questions Barangaroo casino licence process

Tue, Mar 7, 12:13pm by Bren O'Brien

Scrutiny is firmly on Crown Resorts and its principal shareholder James Packer with a former government regulator suggesting the licensing of the company’s...

Cairns' Reef Hotel Casino
Cairns’ Reef Hotel Casino feels Chinese pinch

Sat, Mar 4, 8:58am by Staff Writer

Australian casino giants aren’t the only ones feeling the squeeze from the tightening of the Chinese VIP market, with Cairns’ Reef Hotel Casino reporting a...

James Packer
Crown sells assets, drops sponsorships as part of cost cutting

Sat, Mar 4, 8:51am by Jonathan Zaun

Within a week of reporting a 45.3 percent decline in so-called ‘VIP’ revenue across its casino network, Crown Resorts is reportedly considering a fire...

Poker Life: Optimal casino strategy versus playing poker

Fri, Mar 3, 8:49am by Poker Guru

The optimal strategy for casino games like baccarat, blackjack, roulette, craps and slot machines is the same: Don’t play. If you play your EV (expected value) is...

Trevor Croker assumes CEO role at Aristocrat Leisure

Fri, Mar 3, 8:47am by Jonathan Zaun

Aristocrat Leisure, the largest gambling machine manufacturer in Australia, recently installed Aristocrat Australia senior executive Trevor Croker as Chief Executive...

Crown Towers Perth
Crown Perth sheds 200 jobs as share price leaps 10 per cent

Tue, Feb 28, 4:46pm by Bren O'Brien

Staff at Crown Perth have been the first to feel the brunt of the changes which are expected to sweep the gambling giant in the coming months, with 200 jobs cut....

Crown Sydney
Crown’s new chief promises more efficient approach

Sun, Feb 26, 8:18am by Staff Writer

The man charged with righting Crown Resorts after a dramatic 2016, will be focussing on making the gambling giant a more efficient machine moving forward. Shortly...

Lawrence Ho
Melco Crown will go all-in on Japanese casino investment

Sat, Feb 25, 8:20am by Bren O'Brien

Asian casino giants Melco Crown have pushed their chips ‘all-in’ on the Japanese casino industry, pledging to do whatever it takes to succeed in the...

Crown Resorts profits slide but share price bounces back

Fri, Feb 24, 9:05am by Bren O'Brien

The most difficult and dramatic six months in the history of James Packer’s Crown Resorts saw half year net profit drop nearly 10 per cent and a 45.3 per cent...

Las Vegas
Bill to lower gambling age in Vegas likely to be defeated

Tue, Feb 21, 11:11am by Staff Writer

The legal gambling age in Las Vegas is set to remain at 21 despite a move by a local assemblyman to introduce a law which would lower the legal age for gambling to...

Adelaide Casino
SkyCity’s Adelaide Casino plans to progress after car park deal

Sat, Feb 18, 9:57am by Jonathan Zaun

Less than a week ago, headlines sounded alarm over SkyCity’s delayed AUD$300 million Adelaide Casino expansion project, which has been stalled by red tape 12...

The Star
Star to focus VIP growth away from Chinese gamblers

Fri, Feb 17, 8:25am by Staff Writer

Star Entertainment Group is refocussing its VIP strategy and is aiming to cut the number of Chinese gamblers among its overseas VIP gamblers to 50 percent, from its...

Poker strategy
Poker Life – What hands should you raise with?

Thu, Feb 16, 9:10am by Poker Guru

A common misunderstanding among weaker players is that you should fold your worst hands, call with your medium-strength hands and raise with your best hands. Then...

Australian Gambling
Aussies still lead the world in per capita gambling spend

Tue, Feb 14, 9:55am by Staff Writer

Australia remains the world’s leader when it comes spending on gambling per capita, with a recent report confirming Australians spend 40 per cent more on...

Tabcorp's David Attenborough
Tabcorp questions legality of Crownbet’s Clubs NSW deal

Sat, Feb 11, 9:15am by Staff Writer

While Tabcorp is questioning the legality of Clubs NSW’s new deal with Crownbet, the clubs themselves have hit out at TAB over the cost of offering its...

Adelaide Casino
Adelaide casino expansion still up in the air

Fri, Feb 10, 9:46am by Staff Writer

SkyCity’s $300m expansion of Adelaide Casino is still not set in stone after the New Zealand-based company announced on Thursday that it is still negotiating...

Crown Hotel
Crown to build Australia’s tallest building in Melbourne

Thu, Feb 9, 8:31am by Bren O'Brien

Crown Resorts will construct Australia’s tallest building in Melbourne a part of its billion dollar redevelopment of its foundation Crown Casino precinct in...

Playing Pokies
Revealed: The pokies scam that has netted millions

Wed, Feb 8, 11:10am by Staff Writer

Casino and gaming machine operators admit they are powerless to stop a Russian gang which has orchestrated a long-term global scam to cheat on pokies. The vigilance...

Gold Coast
The Spit casino resort mooted to create 13,000 jobs

Sat, Feb 4, 9:49am by Staff Writer

Located just north of Gold Coast’s Main Beach, ‘The Spit’ is set for a population and job boom with a $3 billion casino resort development planned. Locals are...

Crown Resorts facing class action over share price

Fri, Feb 3, 3:45pm by Staff Writer

The fallout from the arrest of 18 Crown Resorts employees in China is set to continue with a class action set to be launched by shareholders of the ASX-Listed...

Shurane Vijayaram
Shurane Vijayaram’s $1.6 million payday at Aussie Millions

Wed, Feb 1, 2:57pm by Staff Writer

Melbourne man Shurane Vijayaram has upstaged the world’s best poker players, scooping a massive $1.6 million in his first professional tournament at the Aussie...

Pachinko Parlours
Casino giants line-up Japanese expansion strategy

Tue, Jan 31, 9:55am by Staff Writer

International casino operators are lining-up to partner with Japanese construction companies after casinos were effectively legalised in the country late last year....

Okada Manila
Manila’s biggest casino set for February opening

Tue, Jan 31, 9:30am by Staff Writer

Manila’s status as a gambling mecca will be further strengthened when the Philippines’ largest casino formally opens in February. The massive Okada...

Barangaroo Casino
VIP drop-off puts casino projects at risk

Sun, Jan 29, 9:40am by Jonathan Zaun

A string of multibillion dollar mega-resort casino construction projects recently planned throughout Australia may be threatened by a drastic decline in so-called...

Wrest Point Casino
Tassie gambling sector set for major shake-up

Sun, Jan 29, 9:28am by Staff Writer

Tasmania is set to undergo a major shake-up of its gaming regulations with parliament to hold hearings in the next week which will plot the path forward for change....

Australian poker lobby group to fight anti-gambling amendments

Fri, Jan 27, 11:10am by Jonathan Zaun

Amid the ongoing crackdown on all forms of gambling, Australian online poker players are facing the brunt of strict new legislation, but a newly formed lobbying...

Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast
Star Entertainment sent to court over Sheraton Mirage Resort deal

Thu, Jan 26, 12:13pm by Staff Writer

After the deal failed to settle last month, the $140 million bid made by Star Entertainment to buy the Sheraton Mirage Resort has landed in court. The group...

Poker Chips
Poker Life – Doug Polk is a Great Poker Youtuber

Thu, Jan 26, 9:31am by Poker Guru

I am in my 40’s and I thought I was a little too old to follow any youtubers but I just discovered Doug Polk, a poker youtuber who is absolutely fantastic. He has...

Poker Hand
Poker Life – Is there any right or wrong way to play Poker?

Fri, Jan 20, 9:34am by Poker Guru

Suppose you have King-Queen offsuit in middle position. The guy on your right makes a standard raise (for him) to 2.5 big blinds. What is the correct action here? If...

Buster Blackjack comes to Crown Melbourne

Thu, Jan 19, 1:11pm by Jonathan Zaun

Blackjack fans the world over savour that special moment when the dealer’s hand total climbs over 21 to go bust, thus guaranteeing all live player hands to be...