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Australia to begin blocking offshore gambling websites

Australia’s Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has announced that the federal government will soon begin to block illegal overseas gambling websites under the enhanced powers of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
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Donaco seeks restraining orders over investor stakes

Donaco International has asked the Australian Government Takeovers Panel to restrain two shareholders from acquiring, transferring, or divesting their shares in the company.

Australasian Gaming Expo a finalist in Awards for Excellence

The Gaming Technologies Association (GTA) is delighted that the 2019 Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is a finalist in the Exhibition and Event Association of...

Installed gaming machines top 7.4m, Japan dominates

The number legally installed gaming machines worldwide in 2018 is estimated at 7,402,395, with Japan taking the lion’s share.
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Gambling levels have fallen in NSW, study finds

A recent survey from the NSW government has revealed that gambling levels have fallen compared to eight years ago. According to a new study into...

Australia considers facial scanning for gambling, porn sites

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has suggested the use of facial recognition technology to confirm people’s age and identity in order to restrict access...

Star Entertainment offers significant investment in QLD tourism

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group has pledged to significantly increase its investment in the Gold Coast tourism industry in return for an exclusive...

Crown public hearing on hold as key witness unavailable

A public hearing into the alleged corrupt practices by Crown Resorts to bring Chinese high rollers through their doors has been put on hold...

Crown Resorts VIP play down 46% July-Oct.

Crown Resorts said its VIP program play dropped by 46 percent in the July to Oct. 20 period due to difficult trading conditions in the international VIP market.
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Donaco proposes name change

Donaco is proposing a name change to Pan Asian Leisure as a statement that it’s leaving the past behind following an “unacceptable” financial performance.

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