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Echo in $52 million Queensland upgrade

  Echo Entertainment is to spend A$50 million ($52 million) to upgrade gaming machines at its three Queensland casinos. Many of the machines to be...

Crown’s cameras turned against house

  Police are investigating reports that a foreign high roller won $33 million in a VIP area of the Crown Melbourne Casino through cheating at eight hands...

William Hill enters Australia with Sportingbet buy

  William Hill, the British bookmaker, completed its $750 million acquisition of Sportingbet's Australian business. "The Australian business offers us a well-recognized brand, an experienced...

Union challenges Jupiters on outsourcing

  A union representing workers at Echo Entertainment's Jupiters Hotel and Casino on the Gold Coast is asking for a government investigation into alleged contract...

No early Sydney opening for Crown

  Crown Ltd will not be allowed to open a planned Sydney gambling parlor targeting Asian VIP bettors until 2019 when Echo Entertainment Group's exclusive...

Australia delays further opening online betting market

  A government review of Australia's online gambling laws called for holding off licensing of new sites until the country has adopted uniform rules to...

Victorian Government to introduce tough match fixing laws

  Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announced this week that the coalition government will introduce new legislation to parliament this week to help guard against match...

Paddy Power operating profits boosted by Australia and mobile

  Dublin-based Paddy Power has seen its profits rise by 31 percent, despite large investments in expanding into Italy.  Cormac McCarthy, chief financial officer, attributed...

Strong revenue growth for Ainsworth Game Technologies

  Sydney-based Ainsworth Game Technologies reported a rise in revenues of 41 percent for the second half of 2012, with EBITDA growing 31 percent to...

ARL great blames gambling for sports stars’ problems

Australian rugby league commentator and former star player Peter Sterling said in a broadcast interview that gambling, rather than drugs, was responsible for the...

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