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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…

ETHICS AND CONFIDENTIALITY FOR GAMING STAFF

No matter where we look these days, the news feeds are filled with what seems like a never-ending lack of morals and principles. And in today’s world of social media, what happens behind closed doors,…

IN THE NEWS

1. Pittwater RSL converts carpark into rooftop bar Pittwater RSL launched its highly anticipated rooftop bar, ‘The Deck @ Pitty’ on Friday 12 November to hundreds of keen Northern Beaches locals. “Since…

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1. Small liquor brewers and distillers to receive major tax relief in next budget Small liquor brewers and distillers are set to receive some much-needed relief after the federal government announced…

ACCESS CONTROL: OLD SYSTEMS STILL WORK BUT …

Access Control is one of those functions that many clubs “set and forget”. From our observations most of the Access Control Systems in operation across clubs are pretty old – anything up to about…

New CEO to lead ClubsACT

Craig Shannon has been appointed the new Chief Executive of ClubsACT. He has only recently finished in his role as the Senior Policy Advisor for the Western Australian Police Minister, The Hon Michelle…

TIPS & TRICKS: A GUIDE TO GAMING MANAGEMENT & MARKETING TECHNIQUES USED IN THE GAMING INDUSTRY

This intensive one day course covers the basic information you will need to understand all the latest gaming management and marketing techniques used in the gaming industry – and how to apply them to…

BREWERS CALL FOR BEER TAX CUT

Beer producers are calling for huge tax cuts to help struggling pubs following crippling Covid-19 lockdowns. The Brewers Association is calling for Scott Morrison to slash the draught beer tax in…

WGA MENTORING WEBINAR AND INTRUST SUPER SCHOLARSHIP

Intrust Super Scholarship Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia with Intrust Super are delighted to offer an opportunity for an emerging female leader in the industry to attend Massachusetts…