Gaming Heating Up in Australia
The online gambling industry is
really starting to get hot in Australia it seems.
land down under is seen as the land of opportunities,
but it is often forgotten by the folks up north.
That's not so much the case with the online gambling
sector. Last month we watched with excitement
as the Aussie Millions Poker Tournament turned
out yet another millionaire. It's now among the
most popular live tournaments in the world today.
of the world's top online casino brands have been
doing the ring around down under to see what media,
PR, spin and online exposure mileage they can
secure in the land known to be settled by convicts,
back in the days when Captain Cook set shore and
1000s of Aboriginals were murdered in the progress.
known media analyst and entrepreneur, Greg Tingle
of Media Man Australia is taking his share of
the phone calls and letters of enquiry.
been doing business with some some of the world's
top online casino brands for a number of years
now... Virgin Games, PKR, 888, WPT and Betfair.
Recently the amount of enquiries coming in has
been huge," Tingle told Gambling911.com Friday.
"We've locked down business deals with PartyPartners,
Slotland, JackpotCity, The Bingo Affiliates, BetCruise,
and recently we joined our mates down the road
here at Bondi Beach... Rewards Affiliates.
Cooks Casino has been hugely popular, but I haven't
figured out whether it's the Bondi Beach locals
or international whales coming to our region to
check out the bronzed Aussies. We were privileged
to spearhead the Ezybet sports betting media and
publicity campaign which attracted major Australian
and international interest."
of the excitement centering around the Australian
sports betting sector has to do with deals being
reached with the NRL (National Rugby League).
NRL (National Rugby League) is like a religion
in Australia, and punters love having a punt,"
said Tingle. "The massive campaign was impossible
to miss, and sources at the NRL are even looking
at following some aspects of the TitansBet (Gold
Coast Titans) business model".
also says, "There was also good interest
by worldwide online casino entities to penetrate
Australia, but the Ezybet exposure and worldwide
story has really lit a fire under the industry."
online casinos and poker sites will be entering
the Australian market in the coming months, Tingle