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, Aug 18, 2017

The Star Casino will be allowed to give credit to international high-rollers in the same way as Crown will under the government’s proposed new set of casino regulations.

AustraliaThursday, Aug 17, 2017

The Australasian Gaming Expo’s return to where it started 28 years ago at Darling Harbour, has been an outstanding success.

AustraliaWednesday, Aug 16, 2017

A ticket-in, ticket-out system could be introduced to slot machines in clubs in Victoria, sparking an uproar from anti-gambling groups.

AustraliaWednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Over 3,000 key industry executives from the Gaming and Hospitality Industry gathered for the first day of the 28th Australasian Gaming Expo at the ICC Sydney at Darling Harbour.

AustraliaTuesday, Aug 15, 2017

PokerStars will leave the Australian market in September after the Senate passed a bill earlier this month that bans all remote operators from offering online poker and in-play sports betting to Australian clients.

AustraliaTuesday, Aug 15, 2017

Australia-listed Donaco International, which operates casinos in Vietnam and Cambodia, says it has signed an accord with Mega International to refinance a loan facility with Mega Bank.

AustraliaThursday, Aug 10, 2017

Gaming supplier Aristocrat Leisure has announced it is planning to acquire an Israeli social-gaming company Plarium for US$500 million, increasing the company’s overall exposure to the digital market.