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IAGR releases conference program for IAGR2022




The International Association of Gaming Regulators has released the program for its
annual conference, taking place in Melbourne, Australia from 17 to 20 October.

The program
is available on IAGR’s website, with earlybird ticket prices on offer until 15

IAGR Vice President and UK Gambling Commission Director, Ben Haden, believes the
lineup is one of the strongest yet, reflecting a time of disruption through a lens of

Over four days, our speakers and attendees will delve into global regulatory challenges,
safer gambling initiatives, security updates and technology advances impacting the
industry,” explains Ben.

With sessions including ‘Why the Women’s World Cup 2023 will be the biggest betting
event ever’, ‘An introduction to gambling in the Metaverse’, ‘Regulating emerging
technology’, ‘Gamblinglike reward mechanisms in video games’ and ‘How regulators can
use lived experience to prevent gambling harm’, it’s clear we have a richly diverse,
fascinating and relevant lineup.

This year’s speakers include:

Michael Morton
, Senior Policy Counsel, Nevada Gaming Control Board
Fran Thorn
, Chair, Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission
Earle Hall
, VC, International Gaming Standards Association & CEO @
Andrew Rhodes
, CEO, Gambling Commission United Kingdom
Sally Gainsbury, Director, Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic,
Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney

Stephen Bryan
, QC, Special Manager for the Melbourne Casino Operator
Paul Buck
, CEO, Epic Risk Management

More sessions and panellists are expected to be confirmed over the coming weeks.

Dr Jason Lane, IAGR President and Chief Executive of the Jersey Gambling
Commission, says he’s particularly looking forward to being able to greet regulators from
across the globe in person.

“Many gambling regulators, including me, couldn’t travel to last year’s conference in
Boston,” says Jason. “IAGR2022 will be an amazing opportunity to reunite, connect and
build relationships with regulators, industry stakeholders and thought leaders in person
in beautiful Melbourne.”

IAGR2022 is hosted by the
Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission.


RMG and Tabcorp announce exclusive international media partnership in Australasia



Tabcorp and Racecourse Media Group (RMG) are delighted to announce a new partnership to serve audiences in Australia and New Zealand. The five-year term commences on January 1, 2024

The exclusive arrangement will see Tabcorp distribute its suite of market-leading Sky Racing channels in the territory for tote (pari-mutuel) wagering for RMG’s British and Irish content, as well as fixed odds wagering for RMG’s British racecourses. The agreement enables Sky Racing to broadcast top-class and competitive British and Irish racing to both wagering and non-wagering audiences.

RMG’s content set features racing from 34 British racecourse-shareholders, including Jockey Club racecourses, such as Epsom, Newmarket, Aintree and Cheltenham, and independent racecourses, such as York and Goodwood (pictured above).

Adam Brownlee, General Manager at Sky Racing (Australia), said: “Sky Racing is the home of racing in Australia, broadcasting more than 150,000 races live every year into 4,000 outlets and 1.3m homes across Australia. This partnership will grow and promote British and Irish content throughout Australasia which is a great outcome for the industry.”

Maritn Stevenson, RMG CEO, said: “We are delighted to be teaming up with Tabcorp and the pre-eminent brand of Sky Racing. British racing, and Irish via the tote service, will enjoy a terrific shop window in Australia and New Zealand, and we look forward to working closely together on maximizing the profile of, and revenues for, our racecourses.”

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Liquor and Gaming Authority to Visit Albury




Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade

The New South Wales (NSW) Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) will visit the Albury region between July 18 and 20 to gain better insights into regional issues as part of its Regional Engagement Strategy.

ILGA Chairperson Caroline Lamb said regional visits are important to ensure the Authority is responsive to the unique needs of each community it serves.

“This visit is in line with ILGA’s goal of engaging with different communities and stakeholders to ensure its regulatory decision making is well-informed and relevant,” Lamb said.

Board members and representatives of the ILGA will meet with various key regional organizations in the Albury region with scheduled meetings including:

* Albury Council
* Albury Liquor Accords
* NSW Police
* ClubsNSW
* Australian Hotels Association NSW
* Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service
* Murrumbidgee and Southern NSW Local Health Districts
* Uniting Victas – GambleAware Murrumbidgee

Lamb said the ILGA looks forward to working closely with the Albury community and building strong relationships that will help it to make a positive impact in the region.

“By listening to locals’ concerns, we can be confident that our future decisions are fair, balanced and well-suited to the needs of the people in the area,” Lamb said. “We will be meeting with a range of groups over a two-day period to understand what matters to the Albury community when it comes to the impacts of liquor and gaming on crime, health and local industry including the effect of the Albury – Wodonga border, which has differing liquor and gaming laws on either side. These visits will give us firsthand accounts to support the data and help us make decisions in the public interest.”

For more information, please visit: https:// www /independent-liquor-and-gaming-authority

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Everything You Should Know about Rickycasino



Rickycasino is a well-known AU online casino that presents players a wide plethora of outstanding games, generous promotions, informative customer support, and more. It appeared in 2021 and since that time it has taken the hearts of gamblers not only from Australia.

This gambling site is legal and safe. There you can enjoy your favourite games without fear to be scammed or fraud. And there is more to come. Learn about all the special features of Rickycasino in our review.

Legality of Ricky Casino

Rickycasino as the best casino in Australia is licenced and certified by the Curacao gambling commission. In addition, all the products of this gambling platform are monitored by Dama NV and all its actions are checked by Antillephone NV. So, you can stay calm. All your personal and financial details are strongly protected from third-party access or other hacker attacks.

Peculiarities of design and navigation

The Rickycasino team will surprise gamblers with the high-quality animated design of its main page. In addition to this aspect, they added pleasant and non-irritating colour.

When it comes to navigation, we can say that Rickycasino paid a lot of attention to offering an absolutely clear menu where it is easy to find everything you need. Cases in point, all games are divided into special categories, so you will face no problem diving into your favourites.

Ricky Casino gambling games

If you are searching for various but at the same time bright casino games Rickycasino offers its visitor more than 3000 gambling activities. You can try:

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Rickycasino is generous with attractive promotions. There is a good great deal of bonuses to make your gambling more exciting and involving. So, what goodies can receive? They are:

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  • Wednesday offers 200 additional free spins for a minimal deposit equal to 30 AU dollars;
  • VIP bonus is available for those gamblers who make huge deposits from 1500 to 3000 AU dollars;
  • Birthday promo is a present with additional 125 AU dollars that will become accessible if you make a deposit at least of 250 AU dollars.

Ways to deposit and withdraw

Rickycasino is a legitimate gambling site for real money. So, if you want to deposit or withdraw your winnings you should know payment details and options. It provides various methods that are reliable, fast, and secure. You can use:

  • Debit or credit card such as MasterCard or Visa;
  • E-wallets, for example, Skrill or Neteller;
  • Cryptocurrencies such as BTC;
  • Paysafecard, and others.

These options do not require additional fees and have a very short proceeding time. Some of them are instant, while others can take up to 3 working days.


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