GRWA – 12 February 2019

Event News

With the expansion of The Star Entertainment’s Gold Coast casino resort and the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane casino resort, there is no better time to attend the 10th edition of the Gaming, Racing & Wagering Australia (GRWA) conference on 26-28 February 2019 at the W Brisbane in Australia.

This special edition will be bringing together gaming experts from all over Australia and around the world to discuss the future outlook of the Australian casino and club industry as well as the current strategies and government regulations that gaming organisations need to consider to stay ahead in the market. Industry speakers such as Matt Bekier, Managing Director & CEO of The Star Entertainment Group will offer insights on these topics and project what may happen in Australia in the next 5-10 years. Gaming innovation and technology is also another hot topic to be addressed as the industry evolves to using AI and mobile technology to attract the next generation of players.

The conference will also look at the sports betting, racing and wagering side of the industry such as the Point of Consumption Tax, esports, daily fantasy sports, loot boxes, social casinos and more. Speakers such as Jason Scott, CEO of Ladbrokes Australia, Darren Kwan, President of the Australian ESports Association & Executive Producer of the Australian Esports League, and Rossi Biddle, Co-Founder & CEO of Fantasy Esports Global will deliberate on the current market movements, and the opportunities that companies can take to adapt to the changing regulatory market.

A post-conference workshop will also be hosted on how to activate esports to target the millennials. The workshop will guide through the esports tournament production cycle, everything from planning to technical requirements as well as the marketing strategies to attract the new generation of gamers through esports.

As the Australian casino industry continues to progress, casino operators must be at the forefront to capture local and international visitors. Gaming experts will network and exchange business cards at the upcoming GRWA conference. Other confirmed attendees include Chris Muir, Chief Executive Officer of the The Gaming Technologies Association; Jeffrey Haas, Chief International Officer of DraftKings; Helen Galloway, CEO of Women in Gaming Australasia; Nadine Grinblat, Chief Executive of the Australasian Gaming Council, and many more. Download the full agenda to learn more about the programme.

To register for the event, contact the GRWA team on +61 3 9008 5946, email, or register online.