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Tekkorp Capital partners with BetMakers to launch sports betting platform
Tekkorp Capital partners with BetMakers to launch sports betting platform in Australia

6th May 2022

As part of a foray into the Australian gambling market, digital investment firm Tekkorp Capital has partnered with software provider BetMakers to launch a new sports betting platform in the. Read More

NSW Seeks New Safe Gambling Options as Cashless Gambling Card Flops
NSW Seeks New Safe Gambling Options as Cashless Gambling Card Flops

3rd May 2022

The state of New South Wales in Australia has committed to making real money casino gambling safer for it’s customers. However, a proposal to provide a cashless gambling card may. Read More

Sky Falling on SkyCity Following Further Failings in Responsible Gambling
Sky Falling on SkyCity Following Further Failings in Responsible Gambling

29th April 2022

The SkyCity Entertainment Group has fallen under greater regulator scrutiny following a recent investigation that found serious failings in its responsible gambling practices.    SkyCity casino was the next subject. Read More

GiG Moves to Finalize Acquisition of Sportnco Gaming
GiG Moves to Finalize Acquisition of Sportnco Gaming

15th April 2022

GIG said it has secured all of the required regulatory permissions to complete its EUR51.37 million (NZ$81.3 million) acquisition of Sportnco Gaming. GIG said it expects to close the transaction. Read More

Star Entertainment Hit with Class-Action Lawsuit
Star Entertainment Hit with Class-Action Lawsuit

14th April 2022

In a new chapter of the Star Entertainment saga, the resort & casino firm has been served with a securities class action lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of Victoria.. Read More

Star Entertainment CEO Matt Bekier Resigns Amid Casino Chain Controversy
Star Entertainment CEO Matt Bekier Resigns Amid Casino Chain Controversy

10th April 2022

In the aftermath of Star Entertainment’s major compliance issues presented last week during public hearings, Matt Bekier, CEO and Managing Director of Star Entertainment, has formally announced his resignation. Said. Read More

Royal Commission Crown Perth “Unsuitable” for Operation, but Will Keep License
Royal Commission: Crown Perth “Unsuitable” for Operation, but Will Keep License

9th April 2022

At the end of a years-long probe into the operations of one of Australia’s largest real money casino operations, the Royal Commission has deemed the Perth branch of Crown Casinos. Read More

ACMA Orders 7 More ISP Blocks on Illegal Gambling Websites
ACMA Orders 7 More ISP Blocks on Illegal Gambling Websites

2nd April 2022

Internet service providers (ISPs) in Australia have been ordered to ban 7 new additional illegal gambling sites this week by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).   The 7. Read More

Star Sydney Processed AU$900M of Suspicious Chinese Transactions
Star Sydney Processed AU$900M of Suspicious Chinese Transactions

28th March 2022

The Star Sydney saga continues as public hearings on the company’s dealings continue to unearth new information. In this latest development, Star's assistant group treasurer, Paulina Dudek, admitted to having. Read More

AUSTRAC Launches Lawsuit Against Crown Casinos NZ
AUSTRAC Launches Lawsuit Against Crown Casinos for Alleged Money Laundering

15th March 2022

Federal Court civil penalty proceedings have been filed against Crown Resorts by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) for alleged non-compliance with the country's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist. Read More

Online Betting Operator Rivalry Acquires Australian Bookmaker License
Online Betting Operator Rivalry Acquires Australian Bookmaker License

21st February 2022

The Northern Territory Racing Commission in Australia has approved Rivalry's application for a sports bookmaker license, which would allow it to lawfully conduct business throughout the entire country.   The. Read More

New Handover Proposal Could Mark the End of the Packer
New Handover Proposal Could Mark the End of the Packer-Crown Resorts Saga

3rd February 2022

Crown Resorts, one of Australia’s largest and most prestigious casino gambling and resort brands, reported on Thursday that it had received a revised handover proposal from US equity firm Blackstone,. Read More

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Pokie of the Month – Cat Wilde in the Eclipse of the Sun God

25th March 2021

With February almost done, we reckon that now is as good a time as any to put together our second pokie of the month feature. In January, we profiled San. Read More

Top 5 Megaways Pokie Games
Top 5 Megaways Pokie Games

22nd February 2021

We often make mention of Megaways pokies here at Inside Casino. In fairness, it’s pretty difficult to avoid doing so given how popular these games have become with players. Since. Read More

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Master Mechanics – Yggdrasil’s Strides in Pokie Development and Distribution

20th February 2021

Yggdrasil is currently blazing a trail in iGaming. With three pioneering pokie game mechanics and a raft of high-profile deals under its belt, the company’s goal of becoming a leading. Read More

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Pokie of the Month – San Quentin

1st February 2021

As well as keeping an eye on developments in the iGaming sector, our team at Inside Casino also pays close attention to the best pokies currently doing the rounds.  So,. Read More

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Major Pokie Releases in January 2021

15th January 2021

As mentioned in our post of October 20, the end of 2020 was a very busy period for developers. Numerous high-profile games were unveiled by the likes of Blueprint, NetEnt,. Read More

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Prize Giving Season in Full Swing

16th December 2020

We mentioned in a previous post about the festive season being a period of reflection for many iGaming companies (unless of course, you’re NetEnt). But this time of year is. Read More

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Trends in Pokie Development for 2021 and Beyond

15th December 2020

Casino game developers don’t really have time to rest on their laurels, especially when it comes to the creation of online pokies. It is, after all, a fiercely competitive business.. Read More

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Busy Festive Period for NetEnt

14th December 2020

Things often quiet down in the iGaming industry during the run-up to Christmas. Indeed, the festive period is often one of quiet contemplation for operators and developers alike. And who. Read More

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Dutch Court Issues Red Card to EA over Loot Boxes

30th October 2020

The Netherlands Gaming Authority will be permitted to fine Electronic Arts over the inclusion of loot boxes in its latest FIFA football game. The ruling was made by the Hague. Read More

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Upcoming Pokie Games for Late 2020

20th October 2020

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the big iGaming companies, what with the release of October’s quarterly reports, not to mention a couple of high-profile mergers (Netent and Evolution).. Read More

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New iGaming Software Partnerships Announced

26th September 2020

There has been plenty going on in iGaming over the past few weeks – thankfully all of it positive – with an assortment of high-profile deals struck. Here’s a run-down.. Read More

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February 2020 Pokie Releases

24th February 2020

As is pretty typical this time of year, numerous top iGaming developers have chosen to unveil their February 2020 pokie releases with the introduction of some top games. These include. Read More

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