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Gladstone steps down as Ainsworth CEO, to stay with company

Ainsworth Game Technology said Danny Gladstone has chosen to give up his role as CEO, but will remain with the company in another capacity.

Crown reports strong interest for Sydney residences

Crown reports strong interest for Sydney residences

WA to impose fine on punters using synthetic lotteries

The Western Australia (WA) government is furthering the federal government clampdown on synthetic lotteries by including provisions that would fine punters for engaging in...

Australian study finds link between loot boxes and problem gambling

An Australian Senate inquiry into “loot boxes” has found a link between the popular game feature and problem gambling amongst gamers. The study titled...

CEO face time needed to improve customer experience

By Sudhir H. Kalé, Ph.D.* In my visits to casino properties in Macau, Philippines, and Singapore, I find that top executives are ensconced out of...

John Massara

Australian racing authority and author of a government commissioned review into the NZ racing industry

SVH to raise $13.1 million, re-negotiates bond repayment terms

After a trading suspension earlier this week, Silver Heritage Group says it has successfully re-negotiated the terms of its bond refinancing with OCP Asia,...

SVH revenue gains on Tiger opening, loss widens in 18H1

Australia-listed Silver Heritage Group saw a significantly widened of loss in the first half of 2018, due mainly to costs associated with its Tiger...

GTA CEO Ross Ferrar retires after 17 years

The Gaming Technologies Association (GTA) today announced the appointment of Chris Muir as CEO following the retirement of its long-serving Chief Executive, Ross Ferrar. GTA...

Australasian Gaming Expo 2018 sets a new attendance record

The 29th annual Australasian Gaming Expo set a new attendance record with 8,638 visits, a seven percent increase over the 2017 expo, already a...

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MGTO calls for halt on tour groups

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