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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

AustraliaTuesday, Jan 16, 2018

British bookmaker William Hill is considering the sale of its Australia business, citing rusing costs and mounting regulatory pressures.

AustraliaTuesday, Jan 16, 2018

A new agreement signed between Victoria police and international integrity body ESSA (Sports Betting Integrity) is set to assist authorities in targeting suspicious betting activity and deter betting-related match-fixing.

AustraliaTuesday, Jan 09, 2018

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.

AustraliaFriday, Jan 05, 2018

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.

AustraliaWednesday, Jan 03, 2018

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

AustraliaThursday, Dec 21, 2017

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.

AustraliaTuesday, Dec 19, 2017

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.