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, Sep 22, 2017

Former Crown Resorts chief executive Rowen Craigie has been appointed to the Racing Victoria board, overseeing the state’s racing industry.

AustraliaTuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Pokie clubs in Victoria will soon be hit with a number of changes aimed at reducing harm from problem gambling.

AustraliaSunday, Sep 10, 2017

Australia’s online bookmakers will be banned from offering several types of inducements after new rules were agreed to by state and federal ministers on Friday.

AustraliaMonday, Sep 04, 2017

Australia-listed Silver Heritage Group has appointed Basil Jong as its new chief financial officer, with effect November 6, 2017.

AustraliaSunday, Sep 03, 2017

Online casino operator LeoVegas is officially exiting the Australian market, following the introduction of the country’s new online gambling amendment bill.

AustraliaWednesday, Aug 30, 2017

CrownBet is planning to launch a new online lottery in Australia, which is expected to take market share from foreign-owned Lottoland.

AustraliaTuesday, Aug 29, 2017

Ainsworth Game Technology reported profit after tax of A$37.9 million for the year ended June 30, 2017, ahead of guidance, as a result of a strong second half.