Category: Gambling Research
Latest annual data on gaming machine activity in hotels and clubs suggests that gambling expenditure – i.e. player losses – has partially recovered in the key northern regional economies of Whyalla, Port Augusta and the group of councils comprising Roxby Downs, Coober Pedy and Flinders Ranges. These recoveries follow relatively large falls over earlier years […]
The retreat by AFL clubs from gaming is gaining momentum with Collingwood becoming the latest Victorian club to announce that gambling will not be part of the club’s future. This is a remarkable turnaround in the space of seven years when in 2011 AFL club presidents held a meeting in Melbourne to consider a campaign […]
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry will no doubt have many case studies referred to it pointing to current practices that appear to be unethical, display poor judgement on the part of the ‘offering institutions’ and other instances of poor lending and supervisory practice.
One of the most complained […]
The Independent Gambling Authority (IGA) for South Australia has published a report by SACES on the Automated Risk Monitoring (ARM) system at the Adelaide Casino.
In May 2014, the Adelaide Casino (part of the Skycity Entertainment Group) was permitted to operate a cashless gaming system provided an ARM system and a pre-commitment system were also operational.
Latest regional gambling data shows continued decline in gaming machine expenditure across most regions in South Australia
Expenditure on electronic gaming machines (EGM) located in hotels and clubs fell across most regions of South Australia in 2016/17. These results are contained in the latest edition of SACES’s Gambling Database which provides regional level data on gaming machine activity in South Australian licensed venues (excluding the Casino).¹ The database is compiled from data […]
In protecting the most vulnerable with respect to gambling I wrote the paper “Stop: Wrong Way Go Back” where I argued against an amendment to permit access to EFTPOS in gaming areas in South Australia. I made the point that South Australia is the only State/Territory to allow access to cash in a gaming area […]
The SA Centre for Economic Studies regional electronic gaming machine (EGM) database has been updated to include data for 2015/16. The database provides regional information on gaming machine activity in hotels and clubs, including the number of machines and venues, gambling expenditure, taxation revenue, as well as relative (i.e. per adult) estimates of expenditure and taxation […]
In the report Responsible Gambling and Casinos, commissioned by Gambling Research Australia, the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies provides the nation’s first detailed snapshot of the Australian casino gambling environment, including information from casino gambling operators and patrons, and an assessment of various responsible gambling practices.
The report considers the evolution of the casino industry, […]