Great Barrier Reef Casino Resort project has been cancelled

Tony Fung, Hong Kong billionaire, cancels plan to build US$8 billion Great Barrier Reef Casino Resort in Cairns.

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DFS to conquer Australia

Australian leading online bookmaker and globally renowned sports channel teamed up to provide DFS.

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AGE 2016 celebrates record attendance

The biggest event of its type in Australia saw record highs in its latest expo.

Ladbrokes reported its financial results for 2016’s first six-months

The gambling operator has released its financial results for the six-months ended June 30, 2016.

Star to unveil Gold Coast casino expansion plan

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed a “significant” tourism announcement to be made to be made on the Gold Coast.

Queensland groups to receive $ 9,4 million

Over 600 Queensland community groups will benefit from the Office of Liquor and Gaming’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Canberra casino submits new business plan

The Canberra casino has released a revised AUD307 million (US$228 million) redevelopment bid predicting 617,000 new visitors to the casino by 2030.

Poker licenses causes discontent in Canberra

ClubsACT is the industry association recognised by the Australian Capital Territory –ACT–.

Programme to protect problem gamblers in Canberra is being under-utilised

A study found that the reason for the lack of success of the self-exclusion system is that there is not enough information available about the process or how people can access it.

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Tabcorp questions AANA’s code

The Australian wagering company considers the Australian Association of National Advertisers’ gambling ad self regulation code irrelevant.

Minister calls on sports codes to limit gambling influence

Human Services Minister Alan Tudge, urged football, cricket and tennis chiefs to put sports ahead of gambling sponsorship dollars.

Bookmakers team up against gambling tax

The Australian Wagering Council launched a campaign against South Australia’s proposed gambling tax, which is expected to be introduced from July 1 2017.