Asia Gaming Brief asia editor Felix Ng catches up with former gaming regulator Paul Newson, Principal at Senet Advisory about how the pandemic, and recent royal commissions have sparked change in the approach to gaming regulation in Australia.
The Ville Resort-Casino, located in Townsville in Queensland has been given the green light for its A$80 million expansion.
The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has announced the launch of its new awards program, the International Regulatory Awards, and is now inviting members to nominate their outstanding regulatory efforts.
Regulating the Game, a five-day educational course for regulators and operators held in August has opened up registrations and is offering an “escalating discount” for multiple registrations from the same organization.
Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International says it has filed an administrative request for the Superior Court in Saipan to conduct a judicial review of the order made by the Commonwealth Casino Commission to suspend the casino’s license.
English Premier League Club Norwich City this month had to dump its lead Asia-facing sponsor due to inappropriate advertising, highlighting the difficulties of regulating global online gaming, even in a jurisdiction regarded as one of the gold standards.
Aristocrat Leisure said it has received all necessary regulatory pre-approvals for the appointment of Kristy Jo as company secretary and confirmation by the board of her role.
There’s good news and bad news from the Accor announcement that it’s launching a massive recruitment drive to fill more than 1,000 jobs in Australia and New Zealand.