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Consumer protection measures come into effect across Australia

Certain gambling inducements have now been banned across Australia, after a number of measures from the National Consumer Protection Framework (NCPF) came into effect...

Aristocrat delivers 17 pct profit growth on U.S. and digital strength

Australian gaming supplier Aristocrat Leisure reported a 16.8 percent increase in NPATA in the six months ended March 31, 2019, driven by strong growth...

NSW clubs and pubs record higher net profit in 18H2

NSW’s clubs and hotels recorded a modest year-on-year increase in profit during the second half of the year in 2018, despite the number of...

Asia Pacific may be focus for casino M&A, investor says

Asia Pacific may become a focus for more mergers and acquisitions in the casino industry, CNBC television cited a senior investor as saying.

Ainsworth warns FY19H2 results below initial forecast

Australian gaming machine manufacturer Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd said it expects lower than expected results in 19H1, due to intense competitive market pressures and...

PlayUp fined for illegal player inducements

Betting operator PlayUp Interactive has been convicted and fined A$7,500 for offering customers inducements to gamble, which is forbidden under NSW law. On April...

Donaco first quarter results in line with 18Q1

Australia-listed Donaco International saw its 19Q1 results mostly in line with the prior year period, driven by higher group revenues and tighter management of...

Australian analysts forecast VIP recovery next year

While Australia’s casino operators have suffered from lower spending by Asian high-roller gamblers, analysts see potential VIP recovery in the 2020 financial year.  In a...

Hospitality suppliers to shine at AGE 2019

While the Australasian Gaming Expo is the place to see the latest gaming machinery and equipment, it’s also the place where pubs and clubs...

Australians gambling less, young show biggest decline, report finds

There has been a large drop in the number of Australians who gamble, falling to 47.9 percent of the population, or 9.3 million, compared with almost two thirds of adults a decade ago, according to a survey Roy Morgan.

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