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GRWA2014: “An enlightening and inspiring experience – the must-attend gambling conference in Australia!”


Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia is the region’s leading conference for Australia’s gaming, sports betting, lottery and racing executives. Over one hundred of Australia’s senior gaming / wagering executives nationwide gathered at the Swissotel in Sydney on 11-13 August, 2014 to learn about new gaming regulations, strategies to increase growth & profitability, and other new developments in the industry.

GRWA2014 was one of our most highly-rated conferences of the year, we heard that delegates were delighted by the open and candid nature of presentations and panel discussions throughout the conference. There was no holding back. Day one kicked off with a bang with two of Australia’s key gaming regulators from NSW and QLD giving their insights into what is heading our way in the next few years and the reasons behind the decisions that have been made to date. On the second day, we also heard from Luke Rattigan of SportsBet, who opened up what he sees as the way forward for SportsBet and the wagering industry for the next few years, as well as hearing from industry innovators such as Jason Neave of Punt Club, who presented a social side to wagering, Tony McAuslan from Royal Wins who spoke about a new hybrid wagering + skill based game series, and Shayne Hare of BetEasy, who took the top 5 innovations from non-gambling companies and how they could be applied into our growing industry.


Here’s what our delegates thought of the conference in 2014: 

“As a newcomer to the industry I found the GRWA conference provided a wealth of information about the challenges and innovations happening in Australian wagering. The speakers were experts in their field, the schedule was kept tight, and I look forward to attending again in 2015.”

Shayne Hare, Head of Online, BetEasy

“It was a pleasure to be involved in GRWA, a unique conference dedicated to the gaming industry in Australia.  GRWA provided a great mix of industry, regulators and experts coming together, I look forward to 2015.”

Sonja Bauer, General Manager Responsible Gaming, Crown Melbourne Limited

“The conference gives an excellent opportunity to inspire new ideas and meet new people – and of course the more you put into it the more you get out of it!”

Luke Freeman, Assistant Director Gaming Technology Gaming Technology Unit, Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority, NSW Trade & Investment

“As a regulator, the conference is extremely beneficial forum to gain insight from industry people about future strategies and direction, and what the current and future issues confronting the industry are. This enable regulators to commence strategies to ensure such issues are addressed in a timely manner for the benefit of both.”

Malcolm Richardson, Director Compliance and Investigations, Gambling and Licensing Services, Department of Business, Northern Territory Government, Australia 

“It was a pleasure to be involved in GRWA, a must attend for those involved in the wagering industry Australia. I look forward to 2015.”

Mark Cridland, Managing Director,

To see what other delegates thought of the event this year, please click HERE.

To view the event photos, please click HERE.

If you had missed out in 2014, make double sure you put GRWA2015 on your calendar! It is the must-attend conference in Australia for anyone in the gambling industry.


We look forward to seeing you again soon.


P.S: Are you interested in the Asian sports betting / online gaming / social casino scene? Come over to Macau in March 2015, for our flagship iGaming Asia Congress, held on 17-19 March, 2014 at  the Grand Hyatt in Macau. Contact me for more information - [email protected]


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