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November - December 2000
Asia & Australasia

31st December   Australia   Source:
Seven's Net bet move draws fire

29th December   Taiwan   Source: Taipei Times Online
Cabinet agency proposes casinos for Kinmen, Matsu

29th December   Goa, India   Source:
Goa Casino from first week of January 2001

28th December   Cambodia & Australia  Source: ACES Press release
New TROPICANA Sets the Pace

28th December   Australia  Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Push for strict limits if cyber-gambling ban fails

28th December   Australia  Source: Sydney Morning Herald
State pockets $146m windfall in pokies rush - Pokie profits A$3.8 billion. Gambling taxes A$1.57 billion - 11% of State tax revenue.

26th December   New South Wales  Source: ACES Casino Equipment Supplies - 21st december
The Deck-Checker Proves Perfect for S.T.D.M. in Macau

27th December   South & North Korea  Source: The Korea Herald
Seoul in dilemma over Hyundai's casino plan

26th December   Queensland   Source: Courier Mail
You bet they make mistakes - Information compiled by the Queensland Casino Control Authority and released under the Freedom of Information Act.

22nd - 23rd December   Sydney   Source: The Australian/Bloomberg
Casino report forces crackdown - The McClellan report into activities at Star City Casino, Sydney
Inquiry Finds Prostitution at Star City Casino, Paper Says

22nd December   New South Wales  Source: Sydney Morning Herald
EBet sells casino to Antigua, but can buy back - Also sells a cashless gaming system to Casino Syros, Greece

21st December   Canberra  Source: Newsbytes
Australian Net Gambling Ban Set To Take Effect

20th December   Melbourne  Source: BMM Press release
BMM eye the future of Intranet Gaming - Industry discussion paper released

19th December   Wellington, New Zealand   Source: Yahoo Aus-NZ/Dow Jones
NZ/Sky City/Hamilton Casino -2: Court Of Appeal

19th December   Brisbane   Source: AusVegas customer release closes the pouch - After just 7 months Queenslands first regulated online casino decides to close.

15th December   Australia   Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Casino patrons desert card tables for  pokies - Gaming machine revenues now level or slightly ahead of table games.

14th December   New South Wales  Source: Australian Casino Equipment Supplies
ACES - Innovations latest product news - Touchbet Sic Bo, TCS Deck Checker & ACE Shufflers

14th December   Canberra   Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones
Australia's 13 Casinos More Profitable In 1999-00
Bureau of Statistics Report - 10,825 pokies and gaming machines, 1,119 tables. 20,497 employees.

14th December   China   Source: Peoples Daily Online
Macao SAR to Outline Gaming Strategy in Mid-2001
Chinese companies not to engage in Gambling in Macau

13th December   Queensland   Source: ZDNet Australia
Lights out: Australia's first cyber casino extinguished 

12th December   Wellington   Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones
NZ Sky City CEO: Canbet Invest In Growth Area

11th December   Sydney   Source: Guardian Unlimited
Australia hijacked by one-armed bandits - Focusing on the 100,500 pokie population in New South Wales

11th December   Brisbane   Source: Egoli Online
Gocorp hit by online gambling Moratorium
The companies casino licensed in Queensland is

8th December   Queenstown  Source: New Zealand Herald
Boutique casino after big spenders

8th December   Canberra   Source: Independent Newspapers
Canbet abandons plan to expand into online casinos

7th December   Sydney   Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones
Australia's Kerry Packer Back In Hospital For Surgery

7th December   Canberra   Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones
NZ Sky City Expects FY Pft To Beat Last Year's

6th December   Canberra   Source: Yahoo/Reuters & ABC News
Australia bill delays wider online gambling
Temporary ban imposed on Internet gambling

5th December   Canberra   Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones
Australian Govt Hopeful On 12-Mo New Web Bets License Ban
Net Gambling Ban Back On Cards Down Under

5th December   Queenstown, New Zealand   Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones
NZ Sky City: Queenstown Casino Rev NZ$13M-NZ$14M in Yr 1 - Sky Alpine Casino, Queenstown opens December 8th -

2nd December   Japan  Source: Japan Times Online
Gunmen rob casino, shoot manager

30th November   New South Wales  Source: Yahoo Asia/Dow Jones Newswires
Tabcorp Bounces On Gambling Machines Rethink

28th November   Melbourne  Source: The Australian
Long odds on internet punters overspending

24th November   Hong Kong, China  Source: Yahoo Asia/AFP
Hong Kong Gambling Laws To Pass Over Web Sites

24th November   New South Wales  Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Pressure to cut maximum pokie bets from $10 to $1

22nd & 23rd November   Sydney  Source: Yahoo Asia/Reuters
Australia's Kerry Packer in hospital-report
Australia's Kerry Packer has kidney transplant

22nd November   Korea  Source: Korea Herald
Government acts to cut losses at new casino

22nd November   Australia  Source: Australian Internet Stock Report
Australian Online Casino Gambling on an IPO

13th November   Sydney   Source: SMH
Police nod unlikely for casino force

10th November   South Korea   Source: The Korea Times
"Small Casino" Lures Others to Follow

6th November   Japan/Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun/
Japanese firm in deal with Wynn - Aruze commits $260 million to Desert Inn project

6th November   Japan/Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo Singapore/Dow Jones
Aruze To Take Stake In Las Vegas Company

6th November   Auckland   Source: Yahoo Singapore/Dow Jones
NZ Gaming Review Reference Terms Favor Sky City

3rd November   South Korea   Source: Far Eastern Economic Review
A Gamble That Could Pay Off - The opening of the first casino for the citizens of South Korea.

3rd November   Australia   Source: Yahoo Asia/Dow Jones
Australia's Tabcorp 1Q Rev Up, Upbeat On Outlook
Casinos Austria Deal On Hold

2nd November   Australia  Source: The Age
The Aussie punter myth