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Lim brothers ousted from Donaco board

Shareholders in Australia-listed Donaco International have voted overwhelmingly to remove  founders Joey Lim Keong Yew and his brother Benjamin Lim Keong Hoe from its board of directors. 

Stay tuned for upcoming AGB events

It's an exciting year for Asia Gaming Brief, with three upcoming events aimed at exploring the most lucrative opportunities in the Asia gaming industry...

Spintec celebrates first installation in Australia

Spintec is celebrating after a successful installation of Aura amphitheater gaming setup in one of the most prominent clubs in Sydney.  The installation happened in...

Tabcorp charged for illegal gambling inducements

Australian wagering operator Tabcorp has been convicted and ordered to pay more than $14,000 in fines and costs for offering an illegal gambling inducement...

Woolworths to spin-off poker machine and liquor businesses

Woolworths is planning to spin off their drinks and pubs businesses, Endeavour Drinks, and ALH Group, after years of pressure to distance itself from...

Excitement builds for 30-year celebrations on 13 August 2019

There are less than two months until the biggest hospitality and gaming event in Australia. Celebrating its 30th year, the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE)...

Aristocrat announces the appointment of Global Land Based CEO

Aristocrat has announced Mitchell Bowen as the company’s Global Land Based CEO, a newly created position responsible for all of Aristocrat’s regulated gaming businesses...

Tabcorp receives legal claim from Racing Queensland

Tabcorp Holdings and its UBET Qld unit have received a statement of claim from Racing Queensland related to the state’s new point of consumption tax (POC).

Adam Newman to join Tabcorp as new CFO

Australian lotteries and wagering giant Tabcorp has appointed Adam Newman as its new chief financial officer, replacing Damien Johnston. Mr Newman will commence the role...

NSW to fund responsible gambling initiatives with A$1.3 million funding

The NSW Office of Responsible Gambling has announced its financial support of several responsible gaming initiatives in the state, with funding to total around...

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