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Facial Recognition to Allow Banknote Usage at South Australian Pokies

Facial Recognition to Allow Banknote Usage at South Australian Pokies

Photo by Ben Sweet The use of facial recognition technology at South Australian pokies venues could pave the way for the use of more note acceptors, a new report revealed. The Advertiser said South Australian venues will provide machines that can accept notes in the next six to 12 months,...

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NSW Pokies Cause Concern For Crime Commission

NSW Pokies Cause Concern For Crime Commission

Photo by Nathana Rebouças The Australian economy could become a place for ill-gotten money, a New South Wales government body fears. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the NSW Crime Commission fears Australia’s management of the COVID-19 crisis could lead to it becoming a place for international criminals to launder money....

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Spinomenal Kicks Off 2021 with Poseidon and Kitsune Slots

Spinomenal Kicks Off 2021 with Poseidon and Kitsune Slots

There is nothing like starting a new year with new projects and great news. The gaming creators and designers must have been busy at the end of 2020 because Spinomenal is kicking off 2021 with several new titles and more on the way. Poseidon’s Rising was the first new release...

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Melco’s Pain to Get Worse Before it Gets Better

Melco’s Pain to Get Worse Before it Gets Better

The global casino market’s recovery remains lethargic and that could spell problems for one of the world’s biggest casino operators. Casino.org reports that Melco Resorts and Entertainment could see its debt burden balloon over the next 12 to 18 months. The company is one of the six concessionaires in the...

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Casino Canberra Rebounds & Exits From Government Wage Scheme

Casino Canberra Rebounds & Exits From Government Wage Scheme

Photo by Hugo Heimendinger The Australian government’s JobKeeper wage subsidy payments are no longer available to Canberra’s Aquis Entertainment, following its strong fourth quarter of 2020. Asgam reports that the owner and operator of Casino Canberra said in a recent filing that it had been eligible for phase two of...

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The Case of the Missing Jeju Casino Cash

The Case of the Missing Jeju Casino Cash

On January 7, the Yonhap News Agency out of South Korea reported a story about the casino at Jeju Shinhwa World, also known as Landing Casino, which had become the center of a mystery. It seemed that an employee left Jeju Island for a holiday vacation in December and never...

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Natural8 Poker Site Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary with Giveaways

Natural8 Poker Site Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary with Giveaways

Many online poker players in the Asia-Pacific know Natural8 as a friendly poker room. The site is a part of the GGNetwork alongside the flagship site GGPoker. Natural8 grew faster than most other new poker sites and quickly became one of the most prominent in the region…and many other parts...

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Sands Corp CEO Sheldon Adelson Dies at 87

Sands Corp CEO Sheldon Adelson Dies at 87

An American billionaire casino mogul has died after a long illness. Las Vegas Sands Corp chief executive Sheldon Adelson died on Tuesday, aged 87, from complications related to treatment for non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. At one point, Adelson was the third richest man in the world and revolutionised gambling on the Las...

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Argentine Salas Wins 2020 WSOP Main Event Finale

Argentine Salas Wins 2020 WSOP Main Event Finale

The 2020 World Series of Poker seemed far off and somewhat anticlimactic. In large part, that was due to the coronavirus pandemic. With the virus raging in the United States and travel stifled across most of the world, the WSOP had to cancel the traditional summer WSOP in Las Vegas...

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Quickspin Kicks Off 2021 with Loco the Monkey and More

Quickspin Kicks Off 2021 with Loco the Monkey and More

The new year just began, and Quickspin is already off to a hot start to 2021. Just this week, the online casino game developer released Loco the Monkey. But Quickspin has another one called Dinosaur Rage ready for release soon and two more games in progress. This all comes on...

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