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, LetsPlay.live & 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

AustraliaFriday, Jul 21, 2017

Australia’s corporate bookmakers will be the hardest hit should South Australia’s point of consumption tax be adopted by other states in the country, says CLSA analyst Anthony Longo in a note on Friday.

AustraliaFriday, Jul 21, 2017

It’s now less than a month to go to the Australasian Gaming Expo, which is set to open at the new ICC Sydney in Darling Harbour on August 15 to 17, 2017.

AustraliaFriday, Jul 14, 2017

Aruze Gaming’s Australia arm has announced the appointment of Cameron Louis as general manager.

Australia, MalaysiaFriday, Jul 14, 2017

Malaysian casino operator Genting Group has sold its stake in Australia’s The Star Entertainment Group, according to sources speaking to AFR’s Street Talk.

AustraliaFriday, Jul 14, 2017

A merger between Australian casino operators Crown Resorts and Star Entertainment Group could deliver up to A$100 million (US$77.4 million) in cost synergies, according to Citi analysts who ran the numbers on the hypothetical deal.

AustraliaThursday, Jul 13, 2017

Australian wagering operator CrownBet has launched its own appeal against the recent decision from the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) approving the Tabcorp-Tatts Group merger.

AustraliaThursday, Jul 13, 2017

The $3 billion development on the Queen’s Wharf in Brisbane will begin selling apartments related to the project in the 2019 financial year, local media reports.