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Helen Whately New Minister In Charge of UK Gambling Industry

Helen Whately UK

Helen Whately has been appointed by the DCMS, Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports, as a new minister that will oversee the British gambling industry. Whately is the current Member of Parliament for Faversham and Mid Kent. Helen Whately is taking over from Rebecca Pow. She is reportedly moving to the Department of Environment, […]

SkyCity Entertainment Group Financial Results Released

Skycity Entertainment Group NZ

New Zealand based company, SkyCity Entertainment Group, responsible for three casinos, has not managed to achieve a high turnover in the previous fiscal. This has been attributed to players from Asia and Australia. In their recent financial reports, SkyCity Entertainment Group announced that revenue has dropped by 2.5% in the financial period ending June 30, […]

Crown Casino to be investigated for Corruption Allegations

Crown Casino

Allegations of corruption at Crown Casino will be investigated by Australia’s anti-corruption organization. This follows an instruction to do so by the Australian government. The investigation is in response to allegations that some of the country’s officials fast-tracked visa applications for Chinese high-rollers. Allegedly so they could enjoy Crown Casino games.  Amidst the rumours of […]

World Poker Tour AUS 2019

World Poker Tour Aus

The World Poker Tour in partnership with the Star Gold Coast Casino in Queensland has announced the first WTP poker tournament in Australia. The festival is set to take place from 27 September to 7 October. There have been a total of 7 events scheduled for the day with buy-ins that are set from AU$330 […]

Poker Machines Problem Gambling Concerns New Zealand

There are 61 poker machines in the town of Otaki in New Zealand which is over than 42, a number recommended by the council. Gamblers are calling for stricter restrictions. Players are falling victim to the poker machines and easy access has been identified as the main problem. The Kapiti Coast District Council issued a […]