Australian Online Casino Guide - Play in AU$ is the web's leading resource for online gamblers throughout Australia, providing the latest and most accurate information on everything from the latest and most popular games to the most suitable online casinos for Australian players. Our aim is to ensure that players can enjoy the greatest games in a secure environment while having the most entertaining and profitable experience possible.

We devote a significant chunk of our site to online pokies, as we fully understand how popular the games are throughout the country. Pokies from some of the biggest names in Australia, such as Aristocrat, are constantly being updated for online use, meaning that rather than needing to visit the local club or casino, Aussie players can now enjoy the best games wherever they happen to be. We provide thorough overviews of the most popular games and point players in the right direction when it comes to enjoying them at the most reputable sites. We even offer a wide selection of our favourite games right here on the site in our free pokies section. These are exactly the same as the real money versions found on casinos across the internet, so we conveniently list all of the recommended casinos that offer the real version right on the page.

The largest and most popular pokie manufacturer in Australia is undoubtedly Aristocrat and they have their very own Aristocrat Pokies section right here on the site. It is worth noting that all of Aristocrat pokies that have been developed for online play are currently unavailable to Australian players. However we do advise on the most suitable alternatives - indeed, we devote an entire section to the best alternatives to Aristocrat pokies.

We hope you enjoy your stay here at, the home of the best online pokie news and reviews and a trusted source of online casino analysis especially for Australian residents.

Starburst - Free Pokie

Starburst Pokie for Free

Starburst is considered to be such a classic of online gaming that we actually surprised ourselves when we realised that we had not yet added it to the game selection here on the site. Well, there’s no time like the present to rectify that as we introduce Starburst, an all-time Play it now for free »

Jack Hammer 2 pokie

Jack Hammer 2 Pokie for Free

The first Jack Hammer poker machine is widely regarded as being one of the very best games in the NetEnt range and we would tend to agree with that, not least because it is one of the most played games among our free pokies selection. With popularity like that, it Play it now for free »

Twin Spin pokie

Twin Spin Pokie for Free

While NetEnt clearly has a passion for delivering some of the newest, freshest gaming action around, they are also more than happy to throw in a few curveballs that can best be described as being simple but effective. Twin Spin is just such a game, and the simplicity primarily comes Play it now for free »

Aliens Pokie

Aliens Movie Pokie for Free

Every developer makes branded poker machines nowadays it seems, and while the latest land based games from Aristocrat are probably our all-round favourites, we’d probably have to put NetEnt in a solid second place. They offer a whole host of games covering all sorts of themes from Dracula to South Play it now for free »

Dracula NetEnt Free Pokie

NetEnt’s licence with Universal has led to the creation of some of the greatest branded pokies of all time and right at the head of the queue is Dracula, one of the best looking and best playing examples of all. We’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for Play it now for free »

Microgaming Launches Two New Pokies for January

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

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

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

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