New South Wales pokie reform
February 10, 2023

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has recently been under heavy fire over pokies. Some claimed the Premier did not have a coherent plan to combat money laundering and problem gambling in the region. On Sunday, the Premier's pokies reform plan was finally unveiled, and it is one of the most aggressive...

Eli Elezra PGT Mixed Games
February 10, 2023

The #1 game in all of poker is Texas Hold'em. It is the game responsible for the poker boom and the one most people play. However, mixed games have enjoyed a resurgence in the last decade, highlighted by the PokerGo Tour's launch of the PGT Mixed Games series. PGT Mixed...

ClubsNSW Code
February 03, 2023

It has been a hectic few days for ClubsNSW. First, the company announced a new code of practice for pubs and clubs across the region. These changes are being touted as a way to combat problem gambling. However, the now-former CEO of the company made disparaging remarks against NSW Premier...

Jackie Glazier Survivor Australia
February 03, 2023

For those that watch Australian Survivor, you may be familiar with professional poker player Jackie Glazier. She appeared on Australian Survivor: Champions vs. Contenders in 2018 and made it to Day 26 before being voted out. Recently, Glazier returned to Australian Survivor as a villain in the newest season. Unfortunately,...

Aussie Millions Demise
January 24, 2023

Aussie Millions was one of the world's most prestigious live poker tournaments prior to the pandemic. Players travelled from around the globe to participate in the event, and many captured seven-figure scores during the series. Now it appears that the tournament is officially defunct. According to a recent reply from...

Greyhound Racing Record Profits
January 24, 2023

Back in 2017, the greyhound racing industry in NSW was on the verge of a ban. Fast forward five years, and now the industry is enjoying record profits. Some argue it is only profitable because the government and gambling companies are propping up the industry. However, it appears online gambling...

Lon Mceachern WSOP Circuit Win
January 18, 2023

Lon McEachern is primarily known for his work as the voice of the World Series of Poker. Now, he is known by another title - WSOP Circuit Champion. The long-time poker announcer won his first WSOP-C title on Thursday by taking down the Seniors Event at the Thunder Valley Casino...

Self-Exclusion Ineffective
January 18, 2023

Self-exclusion is one of the main tools available to problem gamblers. This self-help tool allows gamblers to exclude themselves from casinos. The industry touts this as being an effective measure in curbing gambling harm. However, gambling counsellors in NSW are now claiming that self-exclusion schemes are ineffective and that further...

Poker Millionaires - piles of dollars with WSOP ring
January 12, 2023

Contrary to what some would like to claim, live poker is not dead. With many global poker rooms now at full capacity post-COVID, the number of poker millionaires almost doubled year-over-year. In 2022, 162 people won over US$1 Million in live poker tournaments, setting a  new record. This is the...

PointsBet Betr
January 03, 2023

The landscape of Australian sports betting may be changing dramatically in the near future. Last week, multiple sources confirmed that Australian-based sportsbook PointsBet is looking to sell its Australian business to NTD Play Limited. NTD Play Limited is best known for Betr. The transaction would continue Betr’s acquisition trend. The...


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