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  • Inquiry Hears James Packer Given Secret Financial Forecasts

    James Packer and Crown Resorts could find themselves in hot water over insider trading. An inquiry into Crown Resorts’ suitability to hold a Sydney casino licence is in full swing. It heard evidence Packer received secret financial forecasts before he sold $1.76 billion worth of Crown shares. Continue Reading
  • Poker NSW Given Greet Light To Resume Poker

    New South Wales (NSW) Police gave Poker NSW the green light to resume poker events in the state. Poker NSW is free to host poker cash games and certain tournaments although strict COVID-19 related restrictions are in place. The COVID-19 pandemic continued to cause massive problems for the live… Continue Reading
  • NSW Residents Go Big On Poker Machines

    Playing pokies is a popular hobby for Australians. Aussies gamble more than any other country in the world, which also means they lose the most money. Poker machines, or pokies as they’re affectionately known, are the biggest form of gambling in Australia. Residents of New… Continue Reading
  • Aussie Gambler Sues BetEasy For $1.2 Million

    An Australian gambler is suing the BetEasy bookmaker for almost $1.2 million in unpaid winnings. Renee Bell filed the complaint with the Supreme Court in April. Bell claims BetEasy acted in a deceptive and misleading manner by failing to inform her of the maximum payout. BetEasy accepted… Continue Reading
  • Cheap Hotel Rooms Blamed For Vegas Labor Day Violence

    Violence erupted in Las Vegas on Labor Day Weekend and experts blame cheap hotel rooms. Several violent brawls broke out over the weekend with Sin City fuller than it has been recently. Revellers flock to Las Vegas each Labor Day weekend knowing they have three days to… Continue Reading
  • Strained Australia-China Relations Spell Bad News For Casinos

    Australia-China relations continue deteriorating, spelling bad news for the Australian casino industry. A five-day diplomatic standoff ended Tuesday that saw the last two Australian reporters working in China return home. Bill Birtles of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Mike Smith of the Australian Financial Review, landed in Sydney on… Continue Reading
  • Maximise Your Expected Value When Gambling

    Professional gamblers use the term expected value when analysing bets and wagers. A bet with positive expected value makes you money in the long run. Conversely, negative expected value means you lose money in the long term. Tossing a coin is a simple yet effective way to highlight… Continue Reading
  • COVID-19 Pandemic Helps SkyCity Online Casino Profitability

    The SkyCity online casino is turning a profit despite only being in operation for 12-months. New Zealand gamblers flocked to the SkyCity online casino during the COVID-19 lockdown and boosted the site’s profitability. SkyCity online casino launched in August 2019 and operates using a Maltese license. Only… Continue Reading
  • SkyCity Adelaide’s $330 Million Upgrade Nears Completion

    Gamblers in South Australia are in for a treat because the $330 million upgrades to the SkyCity Adelaide nears completion. Customers don’t have long to wait to see where the $330 million has been spent. SkyCity Adelaide is keeping its project under wraps, although we do… Continue Reading
  • Future of Genting HK Is In The Balance

    Genting HK is in financial difficulties and the finger of blame is pointed firmly at, you guessed it, COVID-19. The gambling Goliath is in masses of debt and defaulted on two recent repayments. This could be the beginning of the end for Genting HK. The… Continue Reading