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Microgaming Launches Two New Pokies for January

Lucky Twins Pokie

A new month, let alone a new year, means that Microgaming will have something new up its sleeves for Aussie players and others around the world to enjoy and they have delivered this January with Lucky Twins and Peek a Boo. One is almost hideously simple while the other introduces something that we’ve never seen

More than A Million Aussies Play the Pokies Every Week

A new report looking at the habits of poker machine players across Australia was released this week and there are some juicy details in there, not least the assertion that more than a million Australian players hit the pokies in pubs, clubs and casinos on a weekly basis. The report was researched and compiled by

Eight New Microgaming Releases in June for Aussie Players

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As the end of May approaches, it’s about that time, which can be relied upon like clockwork, for Microgaming to provide details on exactly what players have to look forward to by way of new games next month. As with the most recent months, these new releases comprise new games, relaunches of older games with

Aristocrat Sees 73.5% Revenue Rise for First Half of 2015

Given the positioning of their financial year on the calendar, the end of March marked the end of the first half for Aristocrat and they this week published some impressive results. Group revenue rose by 73.5% to $685 million, while the first half EBITDA was even more impressive, rising by more than 120% to $242

Land Based Casino News in Australia in Brief for May

Today, we’re taking a look at the latest news stories affecting the Australian land based gaming sector, with coverage of the latest developments with Tony Fung’s Aquis casino project, criticism of the limiting program for pokies in place in Victoria and much more. Aquis Receives Environmental Approval The red tape surrounding the $8 billion Aquis

New Pokies Landing in Australia in May 2015

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One of the reasons why we focus so heavily on Net Entertainment and Microgaming as our developers of choice here at Online Casino Australia is that they are always bringing new pokies to market. Their back catalogue simply cannot be ignored either and, put simply, they should be the game designer and casino software platform

Plans Announced for Gold Coast Sheraton to Become Casino

With Tony Fung’s Aquis Casino Resort almost complete in terms of administrative tasks, the Hong Kong billionaire has already moved on to his next project with the $160 million purchase of the Sheraton Mirage on Australia’s Gold Coast. After all, when you’re looking to become the country’s next James Packer, you can’t afford to wait

Aussie Casino Gaming Set for Boom Period by 2020

To say that the current state of Aussie offline gambling is healthy would be something of an understatement, with both Crown and Echo, not to mention the numerous smaller venues up and down the country, all performing rather admirably. However, if you’ve been keeping an eye on the news lately you’ll know that there is

Latest Online Pokies in Australia for April

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April has been a busy month where Australia’s top two online developers, Net Entertainment and Microgaming, are concerned, with new games from both developers launching at the top casinos. If you haven’t had a chance to check out the new releases already then worry not as we’re on hand with a brief rundown of every

Macau’s IKGH Forms Partnership with Crown in Australia

Iao Kun Group Holdings, a leading casino junket operator in Macau, has signed a new agreement with Crown Resorts to play a part in VIP gaming within the latter’s resorts in Perth and Melbourne, with further plans in place to join Crown upon completion of their VIP gaming area in Sydney. IKGH is by no