GRWA returning in August 2017

Australia’s gaming and gambling market is currently valued over US$18 billion. With massive growth comes greater challenges as well as new opportunities.

The 8th annual edition of Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia is returning on August 14-16, at the Novotel Darling Harbor in Sydney.

New features this year include a first-ever interactive pre-conference workshop, going beyond the basics, focusing on how to stage and market a successful eSports event, and discussing how to acquire and engage the new generation of consumers.

The two-day main summit will delve into important regulatory and business development issues for the casino, clubs, gaming and wagering and racing industries.  The main sessions will include the latest regulatory updates, news from key international markets, innovation, security, diversification strategies and much more.

Confirmed speakers include: 

  • Michael Sarquis, Executive Director, The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation - Department of Justice and Attorney-General, Queensland Government

  • Tim Shepherd, COO, Silver Heritage Group

  • David Edwards, Projects Chief Executive - Special Projects Unit, Department of State Development - QLD

  • Duane Mutu, Director, & Vice President, New Zealand eSports Federation

  • Ken Gamble, Executive Chairman, IFW Global/IACP – International Association of Cybercrime Prevention

  • Sally Gainsbury, Deputy Director, Gambling Treatment & Research Clinic, The University of Sydney

  • Hai Ng, Co-Founder, Neomancer LLC & Spawn Point Pte Ltd

More news from this jurisdiction

AustraliaWednesday, Mar 21, 2018

Billionaire James Packer has stepped down from the board of Crown Resorts citing mental health problems.

AustraliaFriday, Mar 16, 2018

From March 30th, most television channels in Australia will be banned from showing gambling ads during live sports events between 5 a.m. and 8.30 p.m.

AustraliaMonday, Mar 12, 2018

Proposed changes to NSW slot machine laws could increase the number of machines in high-risk areas and increase gaming industry profits by A$80 million ($62.9 million) a year, say opponents.

AustraliaSunday, Mar 11, 2018

The Australian media watchdog is investigating an Australian-registered sports gambling website which allows punters to place bets with bitcoin.

AustraliaSunday, Mar 11, 2018

Australian greyhound racing authorities have charged four men for illegally exporting greyhounds to mainland China and Macau.

AustraliaThursday, Mar 08, 2018

The government of New South Wales has called for public feedback as to whether it should update its wagering taxes to target online gaming.

AustraliaWednesday, Mar 07, 2018

Paddy Power posted a 13 percent gain in 2017 revenue, helped by a strong performance from its Australian online betting brand Sportsbet.