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September 15, 2017

Crown Resorts says poker machine odds are “basic common sense”

A former gambling addict is fighting Australian casino, Crown Resorts, and pokies manufacturer, Aristocrat Leisure, in court this week over a single poker machine. Shonica Guy claims that the Dolphin Treasure poker machine inside Crown Melbourne casino, where blackjack and … More..


June 22, 2017

Research shows blackjack is rapidly decreasing in popularity

Once the world’s most beloved casino game, a new report has revealed the popularity of blackjack has been on a rapid decline over the past 30 years. The report released by the UNLV Center for Gaming Research titled ‘The Evolution … More..


June 2, 2017

GAMSTOP self-exclusion scheme unveiled for vulnerable players

A new self-exclusion scheme, which will be employed by UK Gambling Commission licensed online gaming sites has been previewed. Problem gambling affects people all around the world, even in jurisdictions where gambling is illegal. The UK’s gaming regulator understands this … More..


March 23, 2017

Online blackjack failed to survive Senate debate

Online blackjack held on for dear life as the Interactive Gambling Amendment bill 2016 was debated by the Senate earlier this week. The bill was introduced last year in an attempt to close the loopholes, which has resulted in an … More..


March 8, 2017

Man blames blackjack gambling debt for growing cannabis

A Vietnamese-Australian has claimed he operated a cannabis grow house to payback blackjack gambling debts. Van Ri Nguyen revealed he had $220,000 in gambling debts racked up from playing 21 at Crown Casino in Melbourne, as he pleaded guilty to … More..


February 21, 2017

Blackjack video game shines light on government’s misguided bill

The Australian government has blasted the broadcasting industry for allowing gambling ads to be aired, but perhaps they are looking in the wrong place. The recent release of Resident Evil 7 21 DLC is different to other Banned Volume footage … More..


January 18, 2017

Blackjack Buster side bet is coming to Crown Melbourne

A brand-new blackjack variant is making its way Down Under, with AGS’s Blackjack Buster being trialled at Crown Melbourne. AGS expanded into the gambling market with table games in the US last year, and now the most popular variant, Buster … More..


October 5, 2016

Felt Gaming blackjack now playable at G’Day online casino

Exciting new blackjack variants are now available at G’day online casino, and each feature unique side bets. A few months back we saw the addition of the innovative software developer Felt Gaming to Leo Vegas online casino and now the … More..


September 27, 2016

Gaming revenue on the decline at Crown Casino Perth

The West Australian Government has released its annual Gaming and Wagering Commission report, revealing gambling revenue is down 11 per cent at the states only casino, Crown Perth. The report also cited a three per cent decline in the number … More..


August 2, 2016

Jimmy Fallon and Michael Fassbender play blackjack with a twist

Blackjack was making headlines this week after The Tonight Show had a unique take on our favourite game. Host Jimmy Fallon and guest Michael Fassbender, an acclaimed actor, played a few hands of Frozen Blackjack. The game, which we highly … More..