The Tasmanian Liberal Party has promised to keep poker machines in Tasmanian pubs and clubs if it is returned to power in the upcoming March election.

Geoff McDowell, the managing director for Asia Pacific and global gaming general manager, at SUZOHAPP, left his position at the end of the year to take up a senior position an an unnamed company nearer to his hometown of Melbourne.

The Year of the Dog is about to dawn in Asia, with most gaming markets in the region starting on a positive note after a strong 2017. The following are predictions from some of AGB's advisors on what to expect in the year to come.

Aristocrat has launched a new Game of Thrones slot machine game, created specifically for the flame cabinet.

The Liberal National Party has vowed to oppose the inclusion of a casino in plans to develop the Maroochydore Central Business District on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, local media reports.

The Tasmanian Labor Party’s threat to pull pokie machines from bars and clubs will result in a loss of jobs and a $31 million hole in the state budget, according to The Gaming Technologies Association.

Tabcorp is planning to close online bookmaker Luxbet following its $11 billion merger with Tatts Group, according to Australian media reports.

Crown Resorts on Thursday said it has signed a number of agreements aimed at reducing its debt, including selling its interest in Alon Las Vegas for $300 million.

Australia’s population has access to more pub and club-based slot machines than any other country in the world, according to a report from The Australia Institute.

Ainsworth Game Technology has announced it has received the final gaming regulatory approvals for the sale of founder, Len Ainsworth’s shares to Novomatic AG.