POKER players are readying themselves for the biggest event the Far North Coast has ever seen.

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17th May 2018 2:05 PM

A COAST man has been forced to part with thousands of dollars of compensation from a car accident after he threatened a...

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16th May 2018 5:05 AM

A SUBURBAN pub wants to extend its trading hours through until 4am in a move designed to cater for early morning poker...

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15th May 2018 5:05 AM

A GOLD Coast schoolboy was kidnapped, bound and held captive over a multimillion-dollar gambling debt, police will...

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13th May 2018 5:05 AM

A WOMAN has had a life-changing bet come home despite astronomical odds on a day that smashed records.

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08th May 2018 8:05 AM

CROWN Casino has been fined a record $300,000 for tampering with poker machines to remove some playing options.

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27th April 2018 10:04 AM

If the anti-casino side are worried about gambling and what it will do to our community, what about hotels that have gaming...

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22nd April 2018 5:04 AM

“IF you really want to change a community irrevocably, build a casino in the middle of town".

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21st April 2018 8:04 AM

MORE than 250 people turned out for a forum last night to signal opposition to any plans for a casino in the new...

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18th April 2018 6:04 AM

Sunshine Coast residents voice their opinions on the controversial casino proposal

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17th April 2018 2:04 PM

How come tourists flock to Las Vegas, Cairns, Gold Coast and Canberra, perhaps not solely for the casinos but to look at...

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04th April 2018 7:04 AM

I HAVE heard of some daft objections to a building, but the latest one is that building a casino on the Coast will turn it...

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28th March 2018 7:03 AM

FOREIGN lottery betting websites such as the contentious Lottoland will be banned under a new gambling crackdown by the...

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27th March 2018 12:03 PM

THE Qld Government has been warned it is facing a “significantly concerning” crisis as new data reveals a record $3.93...


23rd March 2018 6:03 AM

THE man also faked illness and convinced the three women to take out loans for him.

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15th March 2018 1:03 PM

SUNDAY saw a bright and exciting line up of races for punters to enjoy at the Black Opal Stakes.

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12th March 2018 12:03 PM

Expand the casino industry and billions of dollars will pour in, boosting tourism and attracting some of the best artists...

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10th March 2018 5:03 AM

YOU might say this glamourous newsreader has tickets on herself. Maddison-Clare Sloane has revealed her bizarre races...

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02nd March 2018 9:03 AM

THE Turnbull Government is looking at reintroducing legislation that will trial a cashless debit card for those on welfare...

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02nd March 2018 8:03 AM

Woolworths is being urged to phase out poker machines in its venues following reports staff at the hotels have been spying...

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01st March 2018 2:03 PM

STAFF at Woolworths-owned pubs are being accused of profiling poker machine users in an effort to encourage them to stay...

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28th Feb. 2018 7:02 AM

A SHOCK number of people on the dole are receiving one-on-one counselling for their addiction to gambling.

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27th Feb. 2018 8:02 AM

There is a strong feeling in the Coast community that this would not be a good fit with the target tourism market for...

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23rd Feb. 2018 7:02 AM

We have enough restrictions in our lives now by politicians flogging their own agendas.

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23rd Feb. 2018 7:02 AM

Anywhere there is big money being gambled, there will be dodgy practices.

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23rd Feb. 2018 7:02 AM

The Sunshine Coast is a tourist destination and a casino would create more jobs and entertainment for locals and tourists...

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20th Feb. 2018 7:02 AM

Latest data reveals NSW Poker machine turnover has increased by $11.4 billion.

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12th Feb. 2018 3:02 PM

WHEN it comes to solving the problem of gambling addiction across Queensland, readers views are split down the middle.

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05th Feb. 2018 6:02 AM

Gambling addiction is funding not for profit clubs.

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02nd Feb. 2018 10:02 AM

The Queensland government has rebuffed a radical plan by Tasmanian Labor to remove pokies from pubs and clubs.

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02nd Feb. 2018 4:02 AM

STAR Adelaide jockey Jamie Kah is set to shine under lights at Pakenham as she join forces with the powerful Hayes, Hayes...

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24th Jan. 2018 6:01 PM

Imagine what a difference that lost money is making to households struggling with the cost of living all over the Coast.

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20th Jan. 2018 7:01 AM

TOOWOOMBA gamblers fed almost $70 million into poker machines last year, according to gaming figures released by the State...

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17th Jan. 2018 12:01 PM

NEW research shows millions of dollars are put through thousands of pokies in the region

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17th Jan. 2018 10:01 AM

CUSTOMERS playing the pokies were among those robbed at gunpoint at a tavern south of Brisbane overnight. It was one of...

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17th Jan. 2018 6:01 AM

Tewantin Noosa RSL opens new gaming room

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16th Jan. 2018 9:01 AM

I WOULD like to throw my $1.65 (it used to be 5c) into the ring on the discussion about pokies.

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15th Jan. 2018 8:01 AM

POLICE have charged a man after he allegedly damaged several poker machines with a meat cleaver and hammer at a Lidcombe...

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15th Jan. 2018 6:01 AM

VMR Vice Commodore Jill Barclay shares how money put into pokies benefits the volunteer service.

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13th Jan. 2018 3:01 PM

The region's Deputy Mayor has renewed calls for tougher gambling regulations after almost $60 million was poured into pokie...

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12th Jan. 2018 5:01 PM

ONE of Queensland's biggest race meetings takes place at the Gold Coast this Saturday, with the $2 million Magic Millions...

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11th Jan. 2018 8:01 AM

A SUNSHINE Coast man who was gearing up for another year of hard work is now contemplating retirement after discovering he...

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08th Jan. 2018 12:01 PM

AN ANNUAL report from the Gambling Commison found children as young as 11 years of age are “skin gambling” online, with...

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19th Dec. 2017 10:12 AM

HE WON'T be hanging the tools up but you wouldn't blame this Coast tradie for doing so after a massive Gold Lotto weekend...

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18th Dec. 2017 12:12 PM

UPDATE: Mayor Mark Jamieson has labelled Andrew Wallace as "obviously confused by the process" after the...

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30th Nov. 2017 9:11 AM

MEN as young as 18 who are unemployed or on low incomes are among Australians biggest gamblers.

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23rd Nov. 2017 5:11 AM

A YOUNG woman has unwrapped the birthday gift of a lifetime, winning $10,000 from a $1 scratchie.

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14th Nov. 2017 7:11 AM

INTERPOL and the IOC among delegates at a two-day sport integrity conference which includes delegates from the NRL, AFL...

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10th Nov. 2017 5:11 AM