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MAKE COMPLIANCE REPORTING EASIER THAN EVER WITH NEXT PAYMENTS’ HARM MINIMISATION SOLUTION!

Don’t Let Compliance Tasks Overwhelm Your Team! Venue managers and supervisors often take on many manual compliance tasks that take up valuable time and resources. As gaming regulatory requirements…

WHAT RESEARCH SHOULD WE BE DOING?

I came across an article, written by Deb Hilgeman (Ph.D.) on behalf of our friends at Raving Consulting in the USA. The article reports on the first Annual Tribal Gaming National Marketing Survey and covers…

AUSTRALIAN VENUE CO PUB GROUP STEPS UP PUB PURCHASES

A recent article in the Australian Financial Review reported that Australia’s second-largest hotel group, Australian Venue Co. is continuing its aggressive purchase of hotels this year. Australian…

NEW MOORE’S PEARL CRUSH GIN LAUNCHED BY DISTILLERY BOTANICA

Globally-award winning distillery on the NSW Central Coast, Distillery Botanica and its multi-award-winning distiller Phillip Moore present a new, unique premium gin inspired by the Central Coast -Moore’s…

LOYALTY PROGRAM RESEARCH – FOR LOVE OR MONEY 2024

Each year the For Love or Money report provides the most comprehensive research on loyalty programs in Australia. The research tracks mainly the same indicators each year (with some new ones) to get an…

ROBOTS ARE ALREADY TAKING JOBS

A major fast-food chain has replaced drive-through workers with artificial intelligence software and a video of a customer’s encounter with the new tech has gone viral. In the eerie TikTok, a woman films…

TAB NOW LIVE ON BANKTECH’S CASHCONNECT ATM PLUS TERMINALS

Banktech, Australia’s leading ATM deployer, now has over 1,000 of their CashConnect ATM Plus terminals enabled with the TAB digital account functionality, providing even more access for TAB customers…

PADDO TAVERN – SMART PUPS FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON

With national treasure and Olympian Dawn Fraser (AC, MBE) as a patron, and lots of cute puppies to cuddle, the annual Paddo Tavern Smart Pups Fundraiser luncheon is a highlight on the Australian hospitality…

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,…

INSIDER TIPS, TOOLS & TACTICS: GAMING / MARKETING

In today’s tough economic landscape, standing out is paramount. The key to unlocking success lies in optimising your primary revenue stream – gaming. Tailored for Industry Professionals. This…

TWO ICONIC BRANDS SEAL THE DEAL WITH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

TAB has secured a brand-new strategic partnership with iconic pub barons, Laundy Hotels. The new partnership means that TAB will continue as the group’s exclusive wagering partner across Laundy Hotels…

AI TAKES CENTRESTAGE IN MICROSOFT 2024 WORK TRENDS INDEX

An AI revolution is sweeping through the Australian workplace and one of the world’s biggest tech companies says hiring is going to change forever. A growing number of Australian employers will preference…

SYDNEY MAN CHARGED WITH BLACKMAIL OVER CLUB DATA “HACK”

A 46-year-old man has been charged with blackmail after an investigation into the massive breach of club sign in data. Detectives searched a home in Fairfield West about 4.20pm Friday afternoon, after…

DISCOVER WHAT’S IN STORE AT THE CMAA NATIONAL MANAGERS CONFERENCE 2024

In the current environment Club Managers need to stay ahead of the curve and networking with industry leaders and peers builds on our collective knowledge-bank of experience. This year’s CMAA National…

MACQUARIE BANK BECOMES A CASHLESS BANK

Macquarie Bank customers will no longer be able to use cash at its branches from later this month as part of its transition to a fully digital model. The bank first announced in September last year…

THE HUNT FOR THE BEST CLUB MEAL IN NSW IS ON AGAIN

Celebrity chefs Matt Moran and Courtney Roulston are ready to embark on a road trip across NSW in search of the best club meal. As ambassadors for the 2024 Your Local Club Perfect Plate Awards, Matt…

WAUTIER CARPETS IN ROYAL HOTEL RANDWICK

We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with The Royal Hotel Randwick, a finalist for the prestigious AHA Award, in bringing unparalleled sophistication to their space. Introducing our latest masterpiece:…

ENTAIN VENUES LIVE SECURES RIGHTS TO BROADCAST 12 DAZN FIGHTS A YEAR

Entain Venues has just announced its latest initiative, Entain Venues Live, a new premium live sport offer through DAZN, the leading global sports entertainment platform, who become the first provider…