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NEW CASINO HOTEL TO HELP REBUILD THE NT’S TOURISM FORTUNES

The new owner of the iconic Lasseters Hotel Casino in Alice Springs is planning to spend another $100 million to upgrade the casino. Sydney-based Iris Capital bought the casino for $105 million earlier…

THE BIGGEST UPCOMING CASINO DEVELOPMENTS OF 2022

As many casinos around the world continue to celebrate their measured reopening others are just looking forward to breaking ground on their new developments. Added to that are a flurry of projects that…

ELON MUSK’S BORING COMPANY VEGAS LOOP READY FOR NEXT STEP

The Boring Co. is inching closer to transporting riders underneath the Las Vegas Strip. Next week at a series of Clark County meetings, the Elon Musk-owned transportation company will have multiple…

WANT TO INCREASE YOUR GAMING REVENUE BY 22% WHEN VENUES RE-OPEN?

Let’s have a look at your current gaming room and see if it needs any improvements. When was the last time it was refreshed? Have you had any minor renovations in the last 12 months? Or any major renovations…

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS REVITALISING LOCAL CLUBS

Members of sports, social and legacy clubs all over Australia are teaming up with developers to secure their financial longevity. In return for selling some of their land to build new housing, the struggling…

HOLD THE LINE, LEDS ARENT ALWAYS ON TIME

https://youtu.be/leam7hdqS78   Across the LED industry a common issue is undoubtedly the wait times, with the average wait times being between 9 to 10 weeks. This is mainly due to the screens…

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PROPOSALS FOR A SECOND CASINO FOR THE GOLD COAST

The Queensland Government's new round of requests for a proposal to operate a second Gold Coast casino and resort, with a focus on entertainment rather than gaming, ended on 30 April.  No indication has…

PARRAMATTA EELS APPLY TO BUILD HOTEL FACILITY NEAR NEW BANKWEST STADIUM

The stadium arm of the NSW government is pushing back against the Parramatta Leagues Club’s plans to build a hotel and function centre – because of fears it will compete with the new taxpayer-funded…

THE STAR TO ANNOUNCE CONTRACTOR FOR BRISBANE CASINO RESORT WITHIN WEEKS

Excavation work at the site of the Queen’s Wharf resort nears completion, the actual construction phase is slated to begin in late 2019 The winning bidder for the construction of the A$3.6 billion Queen’s…

$43M VIP player debt for Star GC, $3.3B expansion for Marina Bay Sands & better than expected revenues for Macau

Star Gold Coast sues high roller for $43m in gambling debts The Star Gold Coast is attempting to chase a $43 million debt from a Singaporean high roller who spent 5 days at the tables in July last year.…

IS YOUR VENUE INSTA-WORTHY? HOW INSTAGRAM AND SOCIAL MEDIA IS SHAPING ENTERTAINMENT AND LIFESTYLE DESIGN

Is your venue Insta-worthy? How Instagram and social media is shaping entertainment and lifestyle design In an earlier article, Pubs vs Clubs, we looked at the recent strength of the Pub and Hotel industry.…

PUBS VS CLUBS – WHY PUBS ARE STREAKING AHEAD AND WHAT CLUBS CAN DO TO CLOSE THE GAP

Prior to 1997 Clubs had a big advantage over pubs – revenue from poker machines. Together with entertainment on a grand scale, when Clubs hosted big bands and shows in the ’70s, ’80s and early ’90s,…