Adelaide Casino to receive a $300 million dollar expansion

Adelaide Casino finally has its wish – an expansion estimated to cost up to 300 million dollars  – The Australian reports. This approval means that work is scheduled to begin mid-year, bringing with it 500 jobs and around 1000 construction-based operational positions. The new expansion also includes a new gaming space, hotel with 80 rooms[…]

MPs Want More From Pokie Reform

After the unfortunate suicide of Julie Smith from Ballarat, local politicians want to see improved provisions for the poky reform legislation. Over the course of the past year, the idea of reform has been whittled down from nation-wide mandatory pre-commitment to a trial of voluntary pre-commitment in the ACT. Now, Smith’s gambling addiction-related death has[…]

Independent MPs Not Pleased With Pokies Laws

It seems that independent MPs are the only ones that want to see strict laws imposed for pokie reform while those associated with the Gillard government simply want to push for a trial. As such, there has been a great deal of conflict between these two groups over the course of the past few months,[…]