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, Dec 15, 2017

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

Australia, ElsewhereThursday, Dec 14, 2017

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.

AustraliaThursday, Dec 14, 2017

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.

AustraliaThursday, Dec 14, 2017

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.

AustraliaThursday, Dec 14, 2017

Aristocrat Leisure Limited has announced the appointment of Ms Julie Cameron-Doe as its new chief financial officer, subject to regulatory pre-approvals.

AustraliaThursday, Dec 14, 2017

Comtrade Gaming has announced that their G2S Protocol Engine is now a part of Tatts Group’s newly implemented MAXsys monitoring system for New South Wales, Australia.

AustraliaWednesday, Dec 13, 2017

The Supreme Court of Victoria has approved the scheme of arrangement for the combination of Tabcorp and Tatts Group.