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Star Sydney prepares for casino reopening
Star Sydney prepares for casino reopening

Fri, Jul 3, 8:18am by Mia Chapman

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group is throwing COVID caution to the wind by lifting most of the restrictions at its flagship Sydney casino. Calvin...

SkyCity reopens its Adelaide casino
SkyCity reopens its Adelaide casino

Thu, Jul 2, 8:56am by Charlotte Lee

New Zealand-based casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has reopened its gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in Adelaide and also revealed that...

Government inquiry into Crown set to resume
Government inquiry into Crown set to resume

Mon, Jun 29, 8:53am by Ethan Anderson

A New South Wales government enquiry into the Crown Resorts and Melco Entertainment deal has resumed for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic. Casino Aus...

SkyCity enters into massive equity raising measures
SkyCity enters into massive equity raising measures

Fri, Jun 19, 9:20am by William Brown

New Zealand-based casino company SkyCity Entertainment Group has launched an A$215 million (NZ$230 million) equity raising to strengthen its balance sheet after...

NSW poker machines fire up once more
NSW poker machines fire up once more

Tue, Jun 16, 8:30am by Charlotte Lee

Punters have flocked back to poker machines in New South Wales, with data revealing turnover is at pre-COVID-19 levels despite social distancing restrictions in pubs...

Tassie casinos to reopen within a fortnight
Tassie casinos to reopen within a fortnight

Mon, Jun 15, 10:10am by Charlotte Lee

A Tasmanian gambling giant has set a date to reopen its casino as the coronavirus pandemic eases in Australia. The ABC reports that the Apple Isle’s gambling...

China’s directive could hurt Crown Sydney
China’s directive could hurt Crown Sydney

Fri, Jun 12, 12:37pm by Mia Chapman

The Chinese government directive urging its citizens not to travel to Australia threatens to make Crown’s under construction $2.2 billion casino complex on Sydney...

New Zealand opens casinos without restrictions
New Zealand opens casinos without restrictions

Thu, Jun 11, 11:51am by Charlotte Lee

New Zealand moved to a level one coronavirus alert this week and Auckland headquartered gaming and entertainment firm SkyCity Entertainment issued a new business...

Crown Melbourne reopens its popular restaurants
Crown Melbourne reopens its popular restaurants

Mon, Jun 8, 5:17pm by Charlotte Lee

Crown Melbourne started to open its restaurants doors for the first time in months last weekend. The Herald Sun reports some of Crown’s most famous restaurants,...

New Zealand opens casinos without restrictions
SkyCity reports encouraging trends since reopening

Fri, Jun 5, 9:05am by Ethan Anderson

New Zealand casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group said business has been “encouraging” since the company reopened its three local casinos following their...

Crown Sydney’s pokies fate sealed
Crown Sydney’s pokies fate sealed

Thu, Jun 4, 9:04am by William Brown

The New South Wales government has cemented the near term financial fate of James Packer’s Crown casino at Sydney’s Barangaroo, according to the Sydney Morning...

Star inks government deal to keep pokies from new Crown hotel
Star inks government deal to keep pokies from new Crown hotel

Wed, Jun 3, 10:22am by William Brown

Star Entertainment has inked a deal with the New South Wales government that blocks its soon-to-be rival Crown Resorts from installing poker machines at its new...

Star Sydney prepares for casino reopening
Star to welcome guests back to casino in NSW

Tue, Jun 2, 8:40am by Ethan Anderson

Star Entertainment Group has revealed it will increase capacity, including welcoming a small number of invited casino guests, as part of eased restrictions in New...

Clubs could welcome back crowds of 500 in NSW
Clubs could welcome back crowds of 500 in NSW

Mon, Jun 1, 11:10am by William Brown

New South Wales clubs could welcome crowds of more than 500 people in certain venues from Monday, according to a report by the ABC. An internal industry document...

Gambling tycoon Stanley Ho dies
Gambling tycoon Stanley Ho dies

Thu, May 28, 12:19pm by Charlotte Lee

The king of Macau’s gaming scene, Stanley Ho, has died at the age of 98. The Sydney Morning Herald reports the flamboyant gambling tycoon, whose alleged...

Aristocrat settles US lawsuits
Aristocrat settles US lawsuits

Tue, May 26, 3:55pm by William Brown

Australia’s largest gambling machine manufacturer has agreed to pay A$47.4 million to settle two lawsuits lodged in Washington State. Channel news reports the...

Doubts cast over Crown Resorts’ Sydney VIP market
Doubts cast over Crown Resorts’ Sydney VIP market

Mon, May 25, 3:47pm by Charlotte Lee

Gaming giant Crown Resorts has been wooing punters at some of Sydney’s largest clubs and RSLs, as doubts grow about visits from Chinese high rollers when its new...

New Zealand opens casinos without restrictions
SkyCity announces more job cuts amid the coronavirus pandemic

Thu, May 21, 12:28pm by Noah Taylor

SkyCity has announced that it has let go 700 more staff members amid the coronavirus pandemic. New Zealand is one of the countries that identified and contained...

Queen’s Wharf architects overhauls its workflow
Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf starts to take shape

Wed, May 13, 8:03pm by Mia Chapman

Four new towers are emerging from the ground near George Street in Brisbane’s CBD. The Brisbane Times reports the new towers are part of the $3.6 billion privately...

Tasmania pokies closure results in $4m in punters’ pockets
Tasmania pokies closure results in $4m in punters’ pockets

Wed, May 6, 5:43pm by Ethan Anderson

The closure of poker machines in Tasmania due to the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a $4 million reduction in gambling losses in the month of March, compared...

Australian casinos are planning for virus rebound
Australian casinos are planning for virus rebound

Tue, May 5, 7:43pm by William Brown

Australia was hit by the coronavirus pandemic as have most places around the world. Compared to other countries though, it has appeared to have reduced the damage...

Mega Bank defers Donaco’s multi-million dollar payment
Donaco releases first quarter figures

Mon, May 4, 10:52am by Mia Chapman

Australian casino operator Donaco International says its first quarter revenue has fallen 58.7 per cent year-on-year due to three months being “significantly...

Lawrence Ho sells his Crown sales
Lawrence Ho sells his Crown sales

Fri, May 1, 1:32pm by Charlotte Lee

Casino tycoon James Packer has seen his potential exit from Crown Resorts go up in smoke after its single largest non-institutional shareholder, Lawrence Ho, sold...

Cyprus casinos back up and running
Melco sells Crown shares to US-based group

Thu, Apr 30, 10:09am by William Brown

Casino investor Melco Resorts and Entertainment has sold its 9.99 per cent stake in Australian gaming operator Crown Resorts to an entity “owned or managed” by...

UK gambling survey shows slight revenue dip
Gambling advertising to be removed from UK screens

Wed, Apr 29, 10:19am by Noah Taylor

The United Kingdom’s Betting and Gaming Council said all its members had voluntarily agreed to remove all forms of advertising for at least the next six weeks....

Aristocrat settles US lawsuits
Aristocrat cuts back on staff

Tue, Apr 28, 9:14am by Mia Chapman

Gaming giant Aristocrat Leisure will cut staff and impose pay cuts on employees and management as it copes with the fallout from coronavirus imposed lockdowns. The...

Tassie lotto winner yet to claim $1.6m prize
Tassie lotto winner yet to claim $1.6m prize

Mon, Apr 27, 12:50pm by Ethan Anderson

It’s been 170 days since a Tasmanian shopper bought a lotto ticket that resulted in a $1.6 million windfall and the money still has not been claimed. The Examiner...

Aussie casino workers stood down en masse
Aussie casino workers stood down en masse

Mon, Apr 20, 11:17am by Mia Chapman

Australia has been one of the success stories so far in keeping the number of positive case and deaths from coronavirus to a minimum. Australia has recorded...

Star secures $200m in debt funding
Star secures $200m in debt funding

Fri, Apr 17, 11:30am by William Brown

Casino group The Star Entertainment Group has secured $200m in additional debt funding and slashed its operating costs to just $10m a month as it hunkers down to...

Crown Sydney project on track despite coronavirus pandemic
Sydney mayor flags concerns about Pyrmont developments

Tue, Apr 14, 9:31am by William Brown

Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore has warned the state government’s plan to allow development in Pyrmont must not be used to justify a revised proposal from The Star...

TAB takes coronavirus hammering
TAB takes coronavirus hammering

Thu, Apr 9, 12:55pm by Charlotte Lee

Australia’s largest online gambling company, Tabcorp, has taken a battering from the cancellation of major sporting events and the shutdown licenced venues and TAB...

Union accuses Canberra Casino of misusing government entitlement
Aquis stands down staff from Canberra casino

Fri, Apr 3, 10:04am by Mia Chapman

Aquis Entertainment’s deal with Blue Whale Entertainment was called off after the two gaming entities were negotiating for more than a year, until Aquis was forced...

Star Sydney prepares for casino reopening
Payouts to Star Entertainment shareholders delayed

Thu, Apr 2, 11:55am by William Brown

The Star Entertainment Group is the latest to defer their payouts to shareholders as they cope with lockdown measures that have devastated their business....

Casinos and poker Down Under take a hit during coronavirus
Casinos and poker Down Under take a hit during coronavirus

Tue, Mar 31, 12:47pm by William Brown

The world of live poker took a huge hit as the coronavirus pandemic spread across the world. Casino Aus reports that what started in China soon spread to other parts...

Star signs agreement to be the only NSW casino with pokies
Star stands down 90 per cent of its staff

Fri, Mar 27, 5:24pm by Mia Chapman

The Star Entertainment Group has been forced to stand down 90 per cent of its 9,000 strong workforce at its casinos on the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sydney. My GC...

UK gambling survey shows slight revenue dip
Online gambling surge amid UK lockdown

Thu, Mar 26, 1:12pm by William Brown

Britons stuck at home due to coronavirus are hitting the online casinos, providing a boost for operators of virtual games such as blackjack and roulette. Bloomberg...

Star Sydney prepares for casino reopening
Social distancing rules flouted by Aussie casino

Mon, Mar 23, 11:58am by Ethan Anderson

Images obtained by an Australian news outlet show that social distancing measures announced last week were not enforced on the gambling floor at Sydney’s Star...

ACMA warns against casino scam messages
ACMA warns against casino scam messages

Fri, Mar 20, 12:46pm by William Brown

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has warned the public to be wary of suspicious messages pretending to be from online gambling websites and not to...

Aussies top global gambling stats
Aussies top global gambling stats

Wed, Mar 18, 2:03pm by Ethan Anderson

Australians love to gambling and it’s reflected in global gambling statistics that Australians are the biggest gambling losers in the world. ABC News reports that...

Government inquiry into Crown set to resume
Crown introducing social distancing

Mon, Mar 16, 3:06pm by Mia Chapman

Crown Resorts is introducing social distancing at its Melbourne casino in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 7News reports that Crown said on Monday it would keep...

Eldorado and Caesars deal in jeopardy
Eldorado and Caesars deal in jeopardy

Sat, Mar 14, 4:19pm by William Brown

Eldorado Resorts chief executive officer Tom Reeg has called the acquisition of Caesars Entertainment a “home run for all of our stakeholders.” However, that...

Macau will look to reopen Chinese border
Macau tourist numbers down

Mon, Mar 9, 1:54pm by Ethan Anderson

In the nine days from the reopening of Macau’s casinos on February 20, the city welcomed in total fewer than half the tally of tourists it received on average in a...

Star Sydney prepares for casino reopening
Star Gold Coast to host three poker events

Sat, Mar 7, 2:09pm by Noah Taylor

This week, the World Poker Tour announced The Star Gold Coast in Australia will host not one, but three new WPT festivals. World Casino Directory reports that the...

Packer set to face questions
Packer set to face questions

Thu, Mar 5, 10:45am by Charlotte Lee

Head of Crown Resorts James Packer wants to run a casino and resort that is set to open in Sydney later this year. Celebrity Net Worth reports that if Mr Packer...

Union accuses Canberra Casino of misusing government entitlement
Canberra casino faces increasing losses

Wed, Mar 4, 2:04pm by Mia Chapman

The owner and operator of Casino Canberra is facing increased losses as it grapples with falling gaming revenue, but the company says discussions are back on with...

Queen’s Wharf architects overhauls its workflow
Queen’s Wharf apartments snapped up

Mon, Mar 2, 12:11pm by Noah Taylor

Brisbane’s development industry is buzzing after most of the apartments in Queensland’s largest construction project were snapped up within a matter of days,...

Foamy water noticed near Crown Melbourne
NSW inquiry into Crown Resorts grinds to a halt

Sun, Mar 1, 1:39pm by Noah Taylor

New South Wales’ high stakes inquiry into Crown Resorts casino operations will be temporarily suspended pending an appeal by the New South Wales Attorney-General...

MONA offered Tasmanian casino licence
MONA offered Tasmanian casino licence

Thu, Feb 27, 8:14am by William Brown

Museum of Old and New Art founder and professional gambler David Walsh would be offered a high-roller casino licence under a new Tasmanian Government policy that...

Shares in Crown Resorts take a tumble
Shares in Crown Resorts take a tumble

Wed, Feb 26, 12:29pm by Ethan Anderson

Shares in Crown Resorts plunged to a more than two-year low amid poor press and the resumption of a public inquiry into New South Wales’ casinos. News.com.au...

MGM sued over data breach
MGM sued over data breach

Tue, Feb 25, 8:02pm by Charlotte Lee

US casino operator MGM Resorts International has been sued over a data breach last year, which the company confirmed earlier this week and which reportedly involved...

Victoria’s YourPlay program a failure
Victoria’s YourPlay program a failure

Mon, Feb 24, 8:12am by Ethan Anderson

A Victorian government scheme that used voluntary loss limits in a bid to minimise poker machine harm has been deemed a failure, with negligible uptake from punters...

Government inquiry into Crown set to resume
Crown Resorts takes hit to earnings

Fri, Feb 21, 11:28am by Mia Chapman

Casino giant Crown Resorts is bracing for a hit to its full-year earnings from coronavirus, as the outbreak compounds a big drop in its VIP business caused in part...

Jumbo Interactive extends lottery resale agreement with Tabcorp
TAB and UBET merge more costly than anticipated

Thu, Feb 20, 10:21am by Ethan Anderson

Tabcorp has warned the cost of integrating its TAB wagering business with the UBET brand, acquired when it merged with Tatts, has blown out by more than 40 per cent....

Macau will look to reopen Chinese border
Macau shuts casinos for two weeks

Thu, Feb 6, 12:30pm by Charlotte Lee

Macau’s casino industry will close for two weeks to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, the government says. The Daily Telegraph reports that chief...

Crown restaurant owes workers millions
Crown restaurant owes workers millions

Wed, Feb 5, 12:08pm by Mia Chapman

Dinner by Heston, the high-end restaurant fronted by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, owes employees at least $4.5 million in what appears to be the worst case of...

Crown Melbourne reopens its popular restaurants
Crown pulls the pin on Dinner by Heston

Mon, Feb 3, 1:11pm by Ethan Anderson

World-renowned chef Heston Blumenthal’s scandal-plagued Australian restaurant appears doomed after its landlord and financial broker, Crown Casino, said it had...

China’s directive could hurt Crown Sydney
Crown Sydney to open on Christmas Day

Fri, Jan 31, 10:30am by Mia Chapman

Crown’s latest venture in Sydney is one of the most anticipated projects in the harbour city, as it is expected to give a new look to the Barangaroo waterfront....

Tabcorp asks for rental relief
Tabcorp could run UK lotteries

Wed, Jan 29, 11:39am by Mia Chapman

One of the largest gambling operators in Australia – Tabcorp – has joined the competition for the operation of the United Kingdom National Lottery at a...

Macau could face multi billion dollar deficit
Macau casino operator has documents seized

Tue, Jan 28, 11:34am by Charlotte Lee

A Macau casino operator vying for half of James Packer’s stake in Crown casinos has been embroiled in a political bribery investigation in Japan. The Brisbane...

Government inquiry into Crown set to resume
First Crown inquiry begins in Sydney

Wed, Jan 22, 1:28pm by William Brown

The first of three inquiries into Crown Resorts and the conduct of its casino business kicked off on Tuesday in Sydney, where the former supreme court judge Patricia...

Shares in Crown Resorts take a tumble
NSW gaming regulator ready for Crown hearing

Mon, Jan 20, 1:19pm by Charlotte Lee

The New South Wales gaming regulator says the first hearing of an investigation on whether casino firm Crown Resorts breached its gaming licence for its Barangaroo...

UK gambling survey shows slight revenue dip
UK bans credit card gambling from April

Thu, Jan 16, 9:31pm by Mia Chapman

The UK Gambling Commission is banning people from using credit cards to place bets in an attempt to curb problem gambling. The BBC reports that the ban, which starts...

Crown dealer loses unfair dismissal claim
Spotlight on Packer company directors ahead of inquiry

Mon, Jan 13, 2:54pm by Noah Taylor

Longstanding lieutenants of James Packer’s family, Guy Jalland and Michael Johnston are expected to be in the spotlight when an inquiry into Crown Resorts’...

Packer and foundation give $4m more to bushfire relief
Packer and foundation give $4m more to bushfire relief

Wed, Jan 8, 1:26pm by Charlotte Lee

Gaming billionaire James Packer’s family and his casino company Crown Resorts have donated an extra $4 million to bushfire relief charities, in addition to the $1...

Tasmania pokies closure results in $4m in punters’ pockets
Tassie treasurer allegedly lobbies for pokies group

Tue, Jan 7, 11:55am by Charlotte Lee

The Tasmanian treasurer has allegedly approached the state’s Liquor and Gaming Commission on behalf of the Tasmanian Hospitality Association, a major Liberal Party...

Melbourne is the first stop on 2020 poker calendar
Melbourne is the first stop on 2020 poker calendar

Thu, Jan 2, 2:36pm by Charlotte Lee

Melbourne is the place to be in January, with the Australian city playing host to the first major stop on the live tournament poker calendar. Casino News Daily...

Police sting illegal gambling group in Japan
Nagasaki is a Japanese casino dark horse

Mon, Dec 30, 11:31am by Charlotte Lee

The competition to host a casino resort in Japan is stiff. Casino Buzz reports there are seven contenders vying to host a casino in Japan. There were eight cities,...

Star signs agreement to be the only NSW casino with pokies
Star tightens bond with Japanese tech provider

Mon, Dec 23, 5:29pm by Mia Chapman

The Star Entertainment group strengthened its collaboration with casino management company Konami, introducing device development across its Melbourne, Brisbane and...

Macau casino boss buys second Gold Coast shopping centre
Macau casino boss buys second Gold Coast shopping centre

Sun, Dec 22, 11:31am by Noah Taylor

Macau casino boss Loi Keong Kyong has exchanged contracts to buy Surfers Paradise retail centre Circle on Cavill from EG Funds Management for about $65 million. The...

Star Sydney prepares for casino reopening
Cash withdrawn from Star in question

Mon, Dec 16, 6:19pm by Noah Taylor

A cash withdrawal of $100,000 was allegedly made from a casino gaming fund linked to a Chinese billionaire. Yahoo News reports the news as significant because it was...

Tasmania pokies closure results in $4m in punters’ pockets
New Tassie gaming framework released

Tue, Dec 10, 3:36pm by Mia Chapman

The Advocate reports that the Tasmanian government’s new framework for how it intends to roll out new gaming legislation has been released. The state opposition...

Star secures $200m in debt funding
Star engages former LNP powerbroker Santoro

Tue, Dec 3, 1:26pm by Charlotte Lee

The Star Entertainment Group has hired former Liberal and National Party powerbroker and lobbyist Santo Santoro. The Australian Financial Review reports that the...

Cashless casino payment methods are few in number
New poker tournament at Star Gold Coast offering big prize money

Sat, Nov 30, 12:39pm by Noah Taylor

The Star Gold Coast has been toiling away at new poker projects since its remodelled and expanded casino poker room earlier this year. It hosted the World Poker Tour...

Star’s Queensland monopoly up in the air
Star Gold Coast given first go at impressing government

Wed, Nov 27, 7:47am by Ethan Anderson

The stakes have been raised for those contending for a licence for the second Gold Coast casino. The ABC reports that the city’s sole operator, The Star, has been...

Macau casino boss buys second Gold Coast shopping centre
Second Gold Coast casino shortlist revealed

Mon, Nov 25, 7:52am by Charlotte Lee

The Queensland government has finally released its list of locations for the second Gold Coast Casino. My GC reports that the publication of the list comes after the...

China’s directive could hurt Crown Sydney
Pyrmont tower rejected after months of to and fro

Thu, Nov 21, 7:47am by William Brown

The Star Casino has been dealt a major blow with its $530 million luxury casino and apartment tower plan rejected by the state’s planning commission. The Sydney...

Second Gold Coast casino up in the air
Second Gold Coast casino up in the air

Tue, Nov 19, 12:24pm by Charlotte Lee

The Star Entertainment Group has showered almost half of Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s cabinet with sporting tickets and accommodation, with the group...

MGM offloads Vegas’ Bellagio
MGM offloads Vegas’ Bellagio

Tue, Nov 19, 12:01pm by Noah Taylor

One of Las Vegas’ most glamorous resorts has been sold. The Star Advertiser is reporting that The Bellagio was sold for $4.2 billion to Blackstone Group, the...

Chinese millionaire embroiled in junket scandal sells up
Chinese millionaire embroiled in junket scandal sells up

Mon, Nov 18, 3:39pm by Mia Chapman

A Chinese millionaire with links to a Chinese communist group is selling his waterfront Hunters Hill mansion from behind bars. News.com.au reports that high roller...

Government inquiry into Crown set to resume
Crown’s VIP turnover dips significantly in first quarter

Sat, Nov 16, 1:02pm by Mia Chapman

Crown Resorts faces a massive decline in VIP turnover in the first three months of the new fiscal year in a rough start to the year. Casino Aus reports Crown’s...

Vision for Adelaide Casino to grow
Vision for Adelaide Casino to grow

Tue, Nov 12, 8:24am by Noah Taylor

SkyCity Entertainment Group has outlined its plans for Adelaide casino as part of a $330 million renovation. Asgam reports the group is eager to claim a slice of...

Foamy water noticed near Crown Melbourne
Crown Casino Melbourne workers call off strike

Mon, Nov 4, 3:56pm by Mia Chapman

Staff of Melbourne’s Crown Casino cancelled their planned strike for last Friday evening. The strike related to pay and conditions where they are considering a new...

Government inquiry into Crown set to resume
Friday night strike to take place at Crown Casino

Wed, Oct 30, 2:36pm by Mia Chapman

Bartenders and card dealers of Melbourne’s Crown Casino will strike for two hours this Friday night, which will be the first of a series of industrial actions...

Macau casino boss buys second Gold Coast shopping centre
Star Entertainment unveils plan to derail Gold Coast’s second casino

Mon, Oct 28, 8:54pm by Ethan Anderson

Star Entertainment Group has unveiled a multibillion-dollar ‘master plan’ to develop assets on the Gold Coast. The proposed development in turn serves as a bid...

Queen’s Wharf architects overhauls its workflow
Victorian builder to construct Brisbane casino bridge

Thu, Oct 24, 9:08am by Charlotte Lee

Plans are now finalised and a builder has been appointed for the new pedestrian bridge crossing the Brisbane River. Victorian company Fitzgerald Constructions will...

MONA offered Tasmanian casino licence
Tasmania’s point of consumption tax to apply in January

Mon, Oct 21, 9:09pm by Ethan Anderson

Following it’s official announcement in the 2019-20 Tasmanian State Budget, the Tasmanian Government will impose a point of consumption tax on all net wagering...

Shares in Crown Resorts take a tumble
UN banned businessman is a Crown Casino high roller

Sat, Oct 19, 9:16am by William Brown

A businessman who was blacklisted by the United Nations and Australia for funding a war criminal was a Crown Resorts VIP room gambling high roller despite being...

Government inquiry into Crown set to resume
Staff at Melbourne’s Crown casino set to strike

Wed, Oct 16, 2:22pm by Mia Chapman

Staff of Melbourne’s Crown Casino are not happy over their pay. With its union, United Voice, they are fighting for better pay and job security and are in the...

Crown dealer loses unfair dismissal claim
New allegations see fresh demands for a Crown Casino inquiry

Tue, Oct 15, 3:00pm by Charlotte Lee

Claims of a limousine driver will be used by Independent MP Andrew Wilkie in his calls for a royal commission into Melbourne’s Crown Casino. But Crown rejected the...

Mega Bank defers Donaco’s multi-million dollar payment
Management disruption an issue for Donaco International

Mon, Oct 14, 2:17pm by Charlotte Lee

Donaco International has attributed management disruption as the major issue in business stability following release of its 2018-19 financial statements. The...

Las Vegas casinos open for business
MGM reaches settlement with shooting victims

Mon, Oct 7, 9:15pm by Mia Chapman

MGM Resorts have agreed to pay out approximately A$1.1 Billion dollars after a mass shooting at one of their resorts in 2017. On October 2, 2017 Stephen Paddock shot...

Crown Sydney project on track despite coronavirus pandemic
Quick review of Pyrmont planning ordered

Mon, Sep 30, 11:43am by Ethan Anderson

The government body conducting a snap review of planning controls in Pyrmont has been handed an “impossible task” that “risks eroding trust” in the system,...

Australian casinos are planning for virus rebound
Crown workers threaten strike action

Fri, Sep 27, 8:03am by Staff Writer

Crown Casino workers are threatening to walk off the job or refuse to serve alcohol during the spring racing carnival as a wage stoush deepens. The Brisbane Times...

Proposed Star building a challenge for architect
Proposed Star building a challenge for architect

Tue, Sep 24, 1:08pm by Staff Writer

An architect appointed to review a contentious proposal for a residential and hotel tower at the Star Casino in Sydney has described the building as “challenging...

FNQ man the sole winner of $40m Powerball jackpot
Trio of lucky punters share Powerball prize

Mon, Sep 23, 5:38pm by Staff Writer

Lottery officials have revealed the location where a mystery Queensland shopper purchased their $50 million dollar winning ticket. 9 News reports that an inner-city...

New man at the helm of GVC Holdings
New man at the helm of GVC Holdings

Sat, Sep 21, 11:20am by Staff Writer

GVC Holdings announced a new chief executive officer for its Australian operations. Dean Shannon will be replacing Jason Scott to be GVC’s chief of operations in...

Shares in Crown Resorts take a tumble
Crown to have their say at inquiries

Mon, Sep 16, 4:41pm by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts will use a raft of state and federal inquiries into the casino giant’s dealings with suspected Chinese criminals as a “forum to provide our...

Union accuses Canberra Casino of misusing government entitlement
Casino Canberra’s days could be numbered

Wed, Sep 11, 7:49am by Staff Writer

Losses at Casino Canberra have the ACT government thinking about development possibilities for the ailing casino. Riot Act reports the company that owns the casino...

Suncity’s reputation in tatters
Suncity’s reputation in tatters

Mon, Sep 9, 8:30am by Staff Writer

Suncity Group runs one of the most well known junkets from Macau to Australia. Since the company was connected to Crown Resorts in the recent organised crime...

Epic gambling spree for Huang at The Star
Star shareholder has alleged ties to organised crime

Fri, Sep 6, 12:02pm by Staff Writer

A major shareholder in casino heavyweight Star Group has strong links to a Hong Kong businessman banned from any involvement in rival Crown’s new Barangaroo...