The launch of a new scholarship program by QCM (Queensland Club Management) Group in partnership with CTA this month will see students study, tour and work across a number of venues for an unique and exciting learning experience. The QCM (Queensland Club Management) Group launched a scholarship program in partnership with CTA this month. […]
The difficulty of convincing people that you can help problem gamblers by giving them a gambling card is getting to Senator Nick Xenophon and Andrew Wilkie, with the pair making conflicting statements about mandatory pre-commitment’s usefulness to those with a gambling addiction. Andrew Wilkie has in today’s AGE newspaper again claimed that mandatory pre-commitment works […]
The Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, has commissioned his own problem gambling policy but one which avoids a fight with the powerful clubs lobby and tries not to aggravate the Tasmanian independent, Andrew Wilkie.
Clubs Australia has written to the Federal Government offering its support for a trial of mandatory pre-commitment in one state or territory. A trial of Andrew Wilkie’s experimental pokie licence technology was first recommended by the Productivity Commission 15 months ago and is also supported the Salvation Army (Eastern Territory) and many of Australia’s leading […]
A report by the Sunday Mail about of mandatory pre-commitment on Queensland clubs has ignored crucial data that confirms an expected decline in gaming profit of between 33% and 44%. Page 15 of the report by Club Training Australia lists the impact of mandatory pre-commitment on venues of differing size. The forecast impact shows that […]
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By Oskar Garcia, AP Digital, http://twitter.com/oskargarcia Casino industry seeking new online poker bill The commercial casino industry wants Congress to skip proposals already on the table for regulating the estimated $6 billion online poker industry and pass new legislation that would let states decide whether to allow online gambling and would require online casino companies […]
By Stephanie Peatling, The Age There is now one poker machine for every 108 people in Australia, putting the nation in the top 10 of international gambling hotspots alongside Monaco and some Caribbean islands. Australia also has the seventh-highest total number of gaming machines, with 200,057 in pubs and clubs, industry figures show.