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GET READY FOR AGE 2022 – ADVERTISE WITH THE DROP

The Drop was launched in 2015 by its founders, Justine Channing (Gaming Specialist), Danielle Rayner (GSL - Customer Loyalty Specialist) and Linda Joannides (Marketing Specialist). All three principals…

CLUBS QUEENSLAND ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

The Board of Clubs Queensland is delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Harley as its new Chief Executive Officer. Craig will commence in the role from 20 June 2022, taking over from Dan Nipperess,…

REACHING AUDIENCES BEYOND TRADITIONAL CHANNELS – THE TRUE VALUE OF playAWARDS

Today’s consumers have become increasingly adept at tuning out traditional marketing messages. They fast forward through commercials, pay for premium ad-free streaming services, and turn a blind eye…

BANKTECH EXTENDS 20 YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE AHA NSW

Banktech, best known as the operator of the CashConnect ATM Network - the leading provider to the hospitality industry, this week signed a new sponsorship agreement with the Australian Hotels Association…

THE AHG EXPO IS BACK!

Bringing together the latest and greatest products, services and technology under one convenient roof, the Australasian Hospitality and Gaming Expo (AHG Expo) has cemented itself as a must-attend event…

WGHA APPOINT MARY COLLIER AS NEW CEO

Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia has appointed Mary Collier as its new CEO. Collier takes the lead role with aspirations to grow the organisation and work collaboratively with partners,…

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WGHA LAUNCHES ANNUAL INDUSTRY SURVEY

Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia is once again conducting their annual industry survey. This independent industry research will provide valuable information on gender equality from all…

AUSTRALIAN CASINO NEWS

1. Tasmania’s Wrest Point casino refuses to cave to hackers attacking slot machines The Federal Group – owner of Tasmania’s Wrest Point Casino in Hobart and Country Club Tasmania Casino in Launceston…

MANAGER SACKED OVER ‘LACK OF HONESTY

A Star casino manager has been sacked after she borrowed thousands of dollars from staff to fund her own gambling habit. Minh Nguyen was also barred from working in the industry by the NSW Independent…

HAPPY CHRISTMAS & CALENDAR DATES FOR 2022

Happy Christmas The Drop will be taking only a short break through the Christmas-New Year period and will be back in early January. To The Drop sponsors and readers thank you for all of the support…

CROWN SYDNEY PLANNING FOR EARLY 2022 START

Crown Resorts’ new Sydney casino will initially open with about 160 tables, according to JP Morgan Australia analyst Don Carducci. Asia Gaming Brief reports that the thoughts are in line with commentary…

FIRST-EVER GLOBAL REPORT ON ILLEGAL SPORTS BETTING

According to a report released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, up to $1.7 trillion is estimated to be wagered on illicit betting markets each year.  The estimate dwarfs the legal…