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Josh Cartwright
Investigation into infamous Cartwright ride widens

Tue, Jan 17, 10:15am by Bren O'Brien

The investigation into Josh Cartwright’s already infamous ride aboard Senior Council has widened to include a full review of betting into Saturday’s race...

Oliver Anderson
Tennis details its fight against corruption from betting

Tue, Jan 17, 10:04am by Bren O'Brien

As the Australian Open takes centre stage, so too does the integrity of the sport 12 months after a BBC/Buzzfeed report rocked the first day of the Grand Slam season...

Weekend Wrap: NFL Playoff predictions prove correct

Mon, Jan 16, 5:18pm by Jake Equid

It’s time once again, to look back at myself and the rest of the team at australiangambling.com.au’s best bets for the weekend to find out how the AG Wallet is...

Pauline Hanson gets an invite to Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Mon, Jan 16, 2:25pm by Staff Writer

The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 AEDT and will mark the commencement of the...

Murray v Djokovic
Djokovic, Murray dominate Australian Open markets – Men’s Preview

Sat, Jan 14, 11:36am by Bren O'Brien

Novak Djokovic has won five of the past eight Grand Slam titles, so it is hardly surprising that he goes into 2017’s first major tournament, the Australian...

Serena Williams
Grand Slam history beckons for Serena Williams at Australian Open

Sat, Jan 14, 11:23am by Bren O'Brien

At 35 years of age, and with 22 Grand Slam titles under her belt, time may be running out for Serena Williams to surpass Margaret Court’s all-time record for...

Poker Fold
Poker Life: Nothing heroic about the ‘hero fold’

Fri, Jan 13, 8:21am by Poker Guru

Folding a big hand is sometimes called a “hero fold”. Folding a top pair would not qualify and not pocket kings pre-flop either—it should be a hand that very...

Pokies
Fire the latest of a string of pokie attacks

Fri, Jan 13, 8:21am by Jonathan Zaun

The owners of the Royal Hotel pub in Beenleigh, Queensland have declared their collection of 40 pokie machines a total loss, following a brazen case of arson by an...

Vietnamese Dong
Massive Vietnamese online betting ring smashed

Fri, Jan 13, 7:38am by Staff Writer

A crackdown on illegal gambling in Vietnam has broken up a $13 million online gambling ring, with six men arrested as the country ponders liberalising its strict...

Giani Infantino and Cristiano Ronaldo
Betting to boom on new 48-team World Cup

Wed, Jan 11, 9:42am by Bren O'Brien

The FIFA World Cup is expected to become an even greater betting phenomenon in the next decade after FIFA’s decision to increase the amount of teams competing...

Jay Monahan
PGA Tour open to US sports betting change

Wed, Jan 11, 9:20am by Bren O'Brien

The push for federal legalisation of sports betting in the United States has gained considerable momentum with the PGA Tour indicating had an open mind when it came...

Nick Lindahl
Aussie tennis trio handed bans over match-fixing

Tue, Jan 10, 4:11pm by Staff Writer

As one match-fixing scandal involving an Australian tennis player erupts, another one has been brought to its end by confirmation that former pro Nick Lindahl has...

James Packer
Changes at the top at Crown as James Packer returns to board

Tue, Jan 10, 2:39pm by Bren O'Brien

James Packer has re-joined the board of Crown Resorts, just 13 months after he left, while close ally Rob Rankin will step down as chairman of the embattled gambling...

Brisbane Racing
Queensland Racing opens up to corporate bookmakers

Tue, Jan 10, 9:38am by Staff Writer

Queensland has liberalised its stance on corporate bookmakers operating on thoroughbred, harness and greyhound races in the state by lowering the costs on publishing...

Gold Coast Casino Proposal
Plans revealed for $3b Gold Coast casino resort

Mon, Jan 9, 2:29pm by Staff Writer

As reported on December the 20th by australiangambling.com.au, the Gold Coast is set for a massive casino resort complex on the Spit at the Gold Coast, and now the...

Sydney FC
Sydney FC keep their unbeaten season alive to remain favourites

Mon, Jan 9, 9:14am by Jake Equid

It was far from convincing but Sydney FC’s win over the Mariners keeps their dream alive of becoming the A-League’s first ‘invincibles’ – going through a...

Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning
NFL Wildcard Playoffs: Dolphins v Steelers and Giants v Packers

Sun, Jan 8, 3:32pm by Jake Equid

The first week of the playoffs has arrived and as as always at australiangambling.com.au, we’ve got all the matches covered. We previewed the first two games of...

C.J. Fiedorowicz #87 of the Houston Texans is tackled by Reggie Nelson #27 of the Oakland Raiders
NFL Wildcard Best Bets: Raiders v Texans and Lions v Seahawks

Sun, Jan 8, 8:19am by Jake Equid

The first week of the playoffs has arrived and every home team is favoured by at least four points.  If recent history is any indication though, the 2017 NFL...

Tattslotto
$31 Million NYE Megadraw Mints 20 Millionaires across Australia

Sat, Jan 7, 10:58am by Jonathan Zaun

With just one hour left in the countdown to 2017, dozens of Australians were already jubilant in celebration, after they drew the lucky numbers in TattsLotto’s...

Oliver Anderson
Rising Aussie tennis star charged over match-fixing

Fri, Jan 6, 5:36pm by Staff Writer

Australian tennis has been rocked by the news that one of the sport’s rising stars has been charged over match-fixing at the age of just 18 on the eve of the...

Dan Negreanu
Poker Life: Who is the world’s best Poker player right now?

Fri, Jan 6, 10:04am by Poker Guru

Who is the best poker player in the world? Is it Phil Hellmuth with his 14 WSOP bracelets? Is it Antonio Esfandiari who won the biggest first prize ever at the WSOP...

Jason Somerville
All in readiness for Aussie Millions tournament at Crown

Fri, Jan 6, 10:02am by Jonathan Zaun

With the Aussie Millions poker tournament series set to return on Wednesday, January 11 at Crown Casino in Melbourne, the event’s organisers are making headlines...

BBL Crowd
‘Pitchsiders’ booted from BBL games as corruption fight grows

Thu, Jan 5, 12:18pm by Staff Writer

Cricket Australia has lived up to its promise to crackdown on ‘pitchsiders’ during the BBL matches with several people evicted from Hobart Hurricanes...

MGM
Big casino players resume marketing to Chinese VIPs

Thu, Jan 5, 9:49am by Staff Writer

The reticence of the world’s biggest casino resort operators to conduct marketing efforts in China appears to have eased with the start of a new year. All of...

Centrebet
Centrebet resurrected to service ‘serious punters’

Thu, Jan 5, 9:28am by Staff Writer

Just months after Centrebet looked destined to be consigned to the history of redundant betting brands in Australia, William Hill have opted to revive it. In a...

Almandin wins the Melbourne Cup
Wagering on racing stagnates, as sports betting surges

Wed, Jan 4, 10:47am by Bren O'Brien

Combined wagering turnover on Australian thoroughbred racing through TAB and bookmaking has fallen as the industry continues to undergo massive changes in the way...

Electronic table Games
Concerns raised over electronic table games at Brisbane casino

Tue, Jan 3, 8:29am by Staff Writer

The operators of Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf Casino have defended the casino’s right to offer virtually unlimited electronic table games when it opens...

Macau
Big 2016 for Macau casino stocks

Tue, Jan 3, 7:10am by Staff Writer

A rollercoaster year for the Macau casino market has ended in positive territory, with share prices of the major casino companies in the former Portuguese colony up...

Cricket Australia
Aussies favoured to clean sweep Pakistan

Mon, Jan 2, 9:28am by Jake Equid

Preview: Australia v Pakistan, Third Test Date and Time: Tuesday, January 2, 10:30am Venue: SCG, Sydney, Australia TV: Channel Nine The third Test between...

Nick Xenophon
SA $5 limit on pokies comes into force

Sun, Jan 1, 11:28am by Staff Writer

South Australia’s maximum bet limit of $5 on poker machines has come into force. From January 1, 2017, all South Australian poker machines will have half the...

Flemington
Flemington – New Year’s Day – Best Bets and Preview

Thu, Dec 29, 8:50pm by Bren O'Brien

Flemington takes centre stage this weekend in Melbourne as it hosts its traditional New Year’s Day meeting, highlighted by the racetrack appearance of...

Poker Life: What Is the right size of a continuation bet?

Thu, Dec 29, 9:37am by Staff Writer

One thing I love about No Limit Texas Hold’em is how complex even a simple question like ‘What is the right size of a continuation bet?’ is. Let me...

Vietnam Casinos
Vietnam to open casino betting to locals on trial basis

Wed, Dec 28, 11:21am by Staff Writer

Vietnam could be the latest Asian country to liberalise its gambling laws with consideration being given to allowing Vietnamese nationals to bet in the...

Tabcorp Tatts
Tatts rejects Pacific offer, Tabcorp merger still on track

Tue, Dec 27, 10:30am by Staff Writer

The intended marriage of gaming and wagering giants Tatts and Tabcorp remains firmly on the table with Tatts all but rejecting a bid from a consortium led by...

Pokies- South Australia
South Australia set for gaming regulation review

Tue, Dec 27, 9:43am by Staff Writer

South Australia’s gaming laws and regulations are set to undergo a major overhaul with former Supreme Court Justice Tim Anderson to head a review into all...

Steve Smith
Aussies hot favourites for Boxing Day despite Pakistani spirit

Sun, Dec 25, 8:28am by Jake Equid

Preview: Australia v Pakistan, Second Test Date and Time: Monday, December 26, 10:30am Venue: MCG, Melbourne, Australia TV: Channel Nine It’s the biggest day on...

Australian Open
Aussie Tennis Player facing online death threats due to gambling

Sat, Dec 24, 11:41am by Staff Writer

Tennis is just one sport that is trying to deal with the growing problem of online abuse and Davis Cup stalwart Sam Groth is doing his best to combat this by...

Sportsbet advertising
Lobbying Group RWA Calls for Ban on “Free Bet” Advertising

Fri, Dec 23, 4:28pm by Jonathan Zaun

Just weeks after its formation, the online gambling operator lobbying group known as Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) has based its new policy agenda on a pledge...

Sandown
Sandown Saturday – Best Bets and Preview

Thu, Dec 22, 5:39pm by Bren O'Brien

The festive racing season is in full swing across Australia, with the period around Christmas and New Year the busiest for the year for Australian racing in terms of...

Qui Nguyen and Gordon Vayo
A Christmas gift for the Poker player – A time machine

Thu, Dec 22, 2:08pm by Poker Guru

As a poker player, what do you want for Christmas? Flopping more sets? No more aces cracked? No more flush cards on the river? Personally I want a time machine. I...

Alviiro Petersen
Former South African Test player banned over match-fixing talk

Thu, Dec 22, 2:06pm by Staff Writer

Former South African international cricket Alviro Petersen will serve a two-year ban from the sport after he failed to report meetings he attended where match fixing...

David Baazov
Baazov withdraws Amaya offer

Thu, Dec 22, 9:00am by Jonathan Zaun

Following more than a month of investment backer intrigue, David Baazov – the embattled former CEO and founder of Amaya Incorporated – has ended his efforts to...

The Star
The Star passes independent review with flying colours

Wed, Dec 21, 10:39am by Bren O'Brien

The Star Entertainment Group has passed muster for its operation of The Star casino with the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority, with a five-yearly review...

Pokies
Woolies won’t follow Coles’ $1 pokie limits

Tue, Dec 20, 5:12pm by Staff Writer

Woolworths will not follow Coles’ plans to introduce $1 maximum bets on its 12,000 poker machines, saying it doubts whether the practice results in reduced...

Flemington
Minister steps in to stop Racing Victoria rot

Tue, Dec 20, 5:10pm by Bren O'Brien

The turmoil which has engulfed the Victorian racing industry in recent years has prompted state government intervention, with the Racing Minister ordering the...

Gold Coast Casino Proposal
Crown still the frontrunner for ASF’s Gold Coast project

Tue, Dec 20, 9:51am by Staff Writer

The man behind the contruction of a massive casino resort complex on The Spit at the Gold Coast has given his strongest indication yet that he wants Crown to...

Phil Ivey
House wins again as Ivey ordered to pay back casino $10 million

Tue, Dec 20, 9:38am by Staff Writer

The wash-up from the edge sorting scandal which has engulfed champion poker player Phil Ivey has seen he and associate Cheung Yin Sun ordered by a federal judge to...

Qui Nguyen
2017 WSOP schedule announced

Tue, Dec 20, 9:08am by Staff Writer

The 48th World Series of Poker will run at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from May 30, 2017 with the final nine decided on July 17. There will be...

Besart Berisha
Weekend Wrap – We Turned $170 into $220 at a strike rate of 64%

Mon, Dec 19, 4:40pm by Jake Equid

It’s time once again, to look back at myself and the rest of the team at australiangambling.com.au’s best bets for the weekend to find out if we’re doing our...

Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott
NFL Week 15 Best Bets: Crunch time as playoffs loom

Sat, Dec 17, 11:50am by Jake Equid

The NFL season is coming down to its business end and with just three regular season games left, a few teams find themselves in virtual ‘must-win’...

Tattslotto
Victoria the luckiest Lotto state in 2016

Sat, Dec 17, 9:40am by Jonathan Zaun

According to figures released by Tatts.com, more Division One Lotto jackpots were won in the state of Victoria than anywhere else in Australia during the last year....

Crown Towers Perth
Low-key launch for Crown Towers Perth

Sat, Dec 17, 9:22am by Bren O'Brien

With all the focus this week on the receding international ambitions of prime shareholder James Packer, the opening of the $600 million Crown Towers in Perth largely...

James Packer
Market, analysts back Packer’s international exit

Sat, Dec 17, 9:15am by Bren O'Brien

Analysts and the market have reacted positively to James Packer’s surprise decision to abandoned Crown’s push into Asia and the United States. Packer,...

Betting at the TAB
Tabcorp guilty over illegal inducements

Sat, Dec 17, 9:07am by Staff Writer

Wagering giant Tabcorp has been found guilty of offering illegal inducements to NSW residents to open an online account. Sixteen months after TAB ran a series of...

Poker Chips
Poker Life: Don’t use implied odds to justify bad calls

Fri, Dec 16, 10:35am by Poker Guru

In no limit hold’em many players use implied pot odds as an excuse for bad calls. “I am behind now and I am facing a big bet, but if I hit my 4-outer I will win...

Global Poker League
Global Poker League launches new eight-team expansion in China

Fri, Dec 16, 9:12am by Jonathan Zaun

Less than two weeks removed from crowning the Montreal Nationals as champions of the inaugural Global Poker League (GPL) season, poker industry entrepreneur...

James Packer
Crown and Packer exit Asian casino market, can Vegas plans

Thu, Dec 15, 3:52pm by Staff Writer

James Packer’s dramatic 2016 has ended with the casino mogul’ Crown Resorts company announcing plans to sell of its stake in international operator Melco...

Ubet
Power deny UBET sponsorship promotes problem gambling

Thu, Dec 15, 3:42pm by Bren O'Brien

Port Adelaide Football Club have denied suggestions that a two-year contract extension with betting agency UBET is sending the wrong message to their fans and...

Michael Burn
VRC chairman Burn heads up Macquarie-led bid for Tatts

Thu, Dec 15, 12:17pm by Bren O'Brien

The man behind the audacious bid by a consortium led by Macquarie to snatch Tatts from the grasp of a Tabcorp merger is none other than Victoria Racing Club chairman...

Shinzo Abe
Global casino giants circle as Japan legalises casinos

Thu, Dec 15, 12:13pm by Staff Writer

Global casino companies have been quick to congratulate the Japanese parliament after it officially passed a law ordering the government to prepare for the...

Nick Xenophon, Andrew Wilkie
Xenophon won’t rest in pursuit of pokies reform

Wed, Dec 14, 1:46pm by Staff Writer

He may no longer be known simply as the ‘no pokies’ Senator, but Nick Xenophon is determined to pursue further gambling law reform through the federal...

Lotto
Macquarie makes move to acquire Tatts and spoil Tabcorp merger

Wed, Dec 14, 12:07pm by Staff Writer

The proposed merger between Tatts and Tabcorp hit another potential hurdle on Wednesday when a third-party consortium, led by Macquarie Group, launched a surprise...

Sergio Ramos
Sydney punter flukes $66,000 on 20-leg soccer multi

Tue, Dec 13, 6:21pm by Staff Writer

One Sydney punter has admitted a $10 bet which he converted into over $66,000 thanks to a 20-leg soccer multi was a complete fluke. Shane from Sydney collected...

Ubet agency
UBET pushes Queensland government to stop inducements

Tue, Dec 13, 9:37am by Staff Writer

UBET has written to the Queensland Government urging it to act to ban advertising promoting free bets and sign-up bonuses with corporate bookmakers. UBET, which is...

Bet365
Bet365 takes out SBC bookmaker of the year award

Mon, Dec 12, 11:24am by Staff Writer

For the third year running, Bet365 has come out on top of its industry peers to take out the UK’s Sports Betting Community (SBC) Bookmaker of the Year Award. The...

Victory and Roar shorten in A-League Championship betting

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am by Jake Equid

Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar made the most of Friday’s top-of-the-table draw between Sydney FC and Melbourne City and were the big winners in Round Nine,...

Mitchell Starc
Weekend Wrap – Mitchell Starc the best result of a tough weekend

Mon, Dec 12, 6:29am by Jake Equid

It’s time once again, to look back at myself and the rest of the team at australiangambling.com.au’s best bets for the weekend to find out if we can afford to...

Russell Wilson
NFL Week 14 Best Bets – Pats, Seahawks and Cowboys to roll on

Sat, Dec 10, 10:32am by Jake Equid

I hope you followed our advice last week which resulted in a 75% strike rate with three out of the four tips saluting. First up, on Thursday night, the Cowboys won...

Pokies
Crown Casino reportedly exempt from Victorian government review

Sat, Dec 10, 10:06am by Jonathan Zaun

As the Victorian government continues an internal review of the state’s gambling industry, and specifically, how current regulations may be bolstered to protect...

UnionPay ATM
Casino shares plunge on Chinese ATM restrictions

Sat, Dec 10, 9:15am by Staff Writer

Shares in some of the world’s biggest casino companies plunged after the Chinese government announced it was imposing a new withdrawal limit on ATMs in Macau....

Flemington
Flemington Saturday – Preview, Odds and Best Bets

Fri, Dec 9, 11:30am by Bren O'Brien

After a couple of trips to the country over the past three of weeks, Melbourne metro racing returns to headquarters on Saturday with a nine-race card at Flemington....

Steve Healy
William Hill signage dumped from Australian Open coverage

Fri, Dec 9, 9:45am by Staff Writer

Next month’s Australian Open will not feature any of the courtside advertisements from betting agency William Hill after the negative reaction from fans over...

James Packer
A tale of two Crowns in rollercoaster 2016

Fri, Dec 9, 9:23am by Staff Writer

While Crown Resorts began the year looking to focus its business efforts on the Australian market, the winds of change sweeping through the Asian casino landscape...

International Poker Tour
Alibaba Sports Group to launch new International Poker Tour (IPT)

Fri, Dec 9, 9:21am by Bren O'Brien

Per recent reports by the Chinese poker media outlet DZPK.com, the Alibaba Sports Group held a press conference in Shanghai late last month, announcing the formation...

Tom Dwan
Poker Life: The Big Game, where’s the money come from?

Thu, Dec 8, 9:19am by Poker Guru

I am sure you have read about the Big Game in Las Vegas where some of the best players in the world play for extremely high stakes. The Big Game is usually played in...

Stephen Conroy
Responsible Wagering Australia to be headed by Stephen Conroy

Thu, Dec 8, 9:14am by Bren O'Brien

A new lobby group for the gambling industry to replace the Australian Wagering Council will be headed by former Labor senator Stephen Conroy. The AWC was disbanded...

The Star
Investors keen to pursue The Star/SkyCity merger

Wed, Dec 7, 10:51am by Staff Writer

Investors desperate to see a possible merger between casino giants The Star and SkyCity are said to be moving against SkyCity chairman Chris Moller, who opposes the...

Cubs win World Series
Baseball betting explodes as US push for legalisation grows

Wed, Dec 7, 10:49am by Staff Writer

Legal gambling on baseball in the United States has nearly doubled in the space of six years, with over US$1 billion spent during the recent MLB post-season in...

Almandin wins the Melbourne Cup
Victoria hails Spring Carnival wagering growth

Tue, Dec 6, 2:22pm by Staff Writer

Racing Victoria has hailed its Spring Racing Carnival as a major success with wagering growing to $2.28 billion across the three months of feature racing. RV...

TAB
Church groups concerned over in-play betting in venues

Tue, Dec 6, 10:58am by Staff Writer

Church groups are the latest body to join the growing list of those expressing concerns about the live in-play betting provisions within the Interactive Gambling...

Shinzo Abe
Japan poised to legalise casinos

Tue, Dec 6, 10:30am by Staff Writer

The push for legalisation of casino gambling in Japan seems to have an unstoppable momentum with the Japanese parliament set to vote on Tuesday on a bill which would...

Dean Bouzanis
Weekend Wrap – We turned $200 into $303 at a strike rate of 55%

Mon, Dec 5, 3:55pm by Jake Equid

It’s time once again, to look back at myself and the rest of the team at australiangambling.com.au’s best bets for the weekend to find out if we’ll be able to...

Crown
Chinese lawyer tells Crown to come clean to help detained staff

Mon, Dec 5, 1:49pm by Staff Writer

Almost seven weeks on from their arrest, a prominent Chinese lawyer whose firm has helped defend Australian businesspeople in high-profile cases has urged Crown...

AFL score board
Scoreboard operator caught betting on matches, axed by the AFL

Mon, Dec 5, 1:15pm by Staff Writer

Chris Hogg, who’s day job is an investigator for Worksafe, has had his second job as an AFL scoreboard operator end abruptly after he was caught betting on...

Ben Roethlisberger, Eli Manning
NFL Week 13- Best Bets – Eli v Ben sets up a big Sunday

Mon, Dec 5, 10:19am by Jake Equid

The less said about last week’s tipping the better but I would like to say thanks to Derek Carr and the Raiders for coming from behind to secure my only win of...

Australia favourite to clinch series against New Zealand

Mon, Dec 5, 9:28am by Jake Equid

Preview: Australia v New Zealand, Second ODI Date and Time: Tuesday, December 6, 2:20 pm AEDT Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra TV: Channel Nine Australia and New...

The Reds finally get a win but the Sky Blues remain favourite

Mon, Dec 5, 9:18am by Jake Equid

Sydney FC are back on the winners list and are six points clear on the top of the table. The Sky Blues bounced back from the disappointment of Wednesday night’s...

Tioga Downs
Tioga Downs Casino opens in New York

Sun, Dec 4, 4:16pm by Staff Writer

New York ushered in a new era of state-sanctioned gambling aimed at reversing decades of upstate decline on Friday (Saturday AEDT) with the first of four planned...

Mitch Starc
Australia $1.43 to win opening ODI against Black Caps at SCG

Sun, Dec 4, 4:23am by Jake Equid

Preview: Australia v New Zealand, First ODI Date and Time: Sunday, December 4, 2:20 pm AEDT Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, TV: Channel Nine The first of three matches...

Big Bash League
Cricket Australia: Big Bash betting corruption inevitable

Sat, Dec 3, 11:21am by Staff Writer

A betting corruption scandal in the Big Bash League is ‘imminent’ according to the man whose job it is to protect the integrity of the Twenty20...

Pakenham
Pakenham Cup Day – Preview and Best Bets

Sat, Dec 3, 9:52am by Bren O'Brien

Pakenham joins the standalone Saturday circuit this weekend, with the inaugural running of the Pakenham Cup with metropolitan meeting status. Given the Victorian...

eSports
Australia’s first publicly-listed eSports company launches

Sat, Dec 3, 9:51am by Jonathan Zaun

On Friday November 25, the first publicly listed eSports company in Australia began trading, ushering in a new era of legitimacy for the rapidly growing video game...

The Lott
Sticking with Lotto numbers for 25 years reaps $1m windfall

Fri, Dec 2, 9:40am by Jonathan Zaun

Regular lotto players typically fall into one of two main categories: those who mix their numbers up, and those who stay consistent on every ticket. In the end, both...

Poker
Poker Life: The Hand Is Not Over When the River Is Dealt

Thu, Dec 1, 4:00pm by Poker Guru

Some players underestimate how much money can be won or lost on the river. Just because no more cards will come does not mean that the hand is over and there is...

British Gamblers
Online gambling booming in the UK

Thu, Dec 1, 3:36pm by Jake Equid

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed this week that online gambling now accounts for 33 percent of all gambling activity in Great Britain. The study shows...

Nick Xenophon
NXT and bookmakers unlikely allies against TAB devices

Thu, Dec 1, 3:00pm by Staff Writer

Corporate bookmakers and anti-gambling MP Nick Xenophon have become unlikely allies over a provision in the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill which will allow...

Queens Wharf Proposal
Industrial action threatens Queen’s Wharf casino construction

Thu, Dec 1, 9:31am by Bren O'Brien

Construction of Brisbane’s new casino at Queen’s Wharf has hit industrial strife before work has even begun, with a dispute between unions and the...

Crown
Crown Resorts demerger on hold

Wed, Nov 30, 10:27am by Staff Writer

The demerger of Crown’s Australian and overseas gaming empires has been put on hold as the company weights up the fallout of the arrests of 18 staff in China...

James Odell
Aristocrat’s bumper profit result

Wed, Nov 30, 10:02am by Staff Writer

Gaming machine maker Aristocrat has announced a bumper profit of nearly $400 million for the year ending September 30, eclipsing the expectations of analysts....

Playing Pokies
Drop in pokies revenue blamed on online gambling

Tue, Nov 29, 11:02am by Bren O'Brien

A significant drop in poker machine spending in South Australian pubs and clubs has led the Australian Hotels Association to express concern over the rise of online...