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Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry

Fri, Sep 25, 8:41am by Noah Taylor

Crown Resorts heavyweights are set for a big fortnight as one of Australia’s most secretive public companies and its shareholders are scheduled to appear as...

Star responds to news satire report
Star responds to news satire report

Thu, Sep 24, 8:42am by Charlotte Lee

Sydney’s Star Casino has come under fire for its lax reaction to a man’s attempt to enter its casino. Daily Mail reports Star’s coronavirus protocols have come...

Star’s bold building plan raises eyebrows
Star’s bold building plan raises eyebrows

Wed, Sep 23, 8:38am by Charlotte Lee

The Star Casino’s bid to build a new tower in Pyrmont plans to exceed the height limit of draft planning rules by almost double.  The Sydney Morning Herald...

Tenfold compensation could be paid to Crown if inquiry forces change
Tenfold compensation could be paid to Crown if inquiry forces change

Mon, Sep 21, 10:02am by William Brown

Millions of dollars in compensation to Crown Resorts would be paid by NSW tax payers if the casino group is ordered to implement tighter controls at its new casino,...

Casino integrity group in the works 
Casino integrity group in the works 

Fri, Sep 18, 12:23pm by Noah Taylor

A new national integrity group for Australia’s casinos is being developed. The Australian Business Review reports a former deputy commissioner of the New South...

Star’s court hearing against insurer adjourned
Star’s court hearing against insurer adjourned

Wed, Sep 16, 8:25am by Charlotte Lee

Australia’s Federal Court has adjourned a hearing into a lawsuit launched by The Star Entertainment Group. Insurance News reports Star’s hearing against Chubb...

Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
Crown compliance called into question

Mon, Sep 14, 8:29am by Charlotte Lee

Anti-money laundering compliance by Crown Resorts has once again come under the microscope. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the organisation never received a...

Queen’s Wharf fitout crew announced
Queen’s Wharf fitout crew announced

Fri, Sep 11, 8:51am by Noah Taylor

The construction of Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier and QT Hotel on the Gold Coast has been awarded to a Sydney-based company, who will include gaming, food and drink...

Pokies spend spikes despite COVID-19 restrictions
Pokies spend spikes despite COVID-19 restrictions

Thu, Sep 10, 8:36am by Noah Taylor

Hundreds of millions of dollars have been poured into poker machines as Australians have emerged from COVID-19 enforced lockdowns. News.com.au reports that pubs and...

SkyCity bullish amid better than expected financial figures
SkyCity bullish amid better than expected financial figures

Tue, Sep 8, 8:28am by Mia Chapman

SkyCity Entertainment Group has released its financial year results, with its result at the top end of its guidance range, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and fire to...

Crown’s court case falls over after interrogation bungle
Crown admits advertisement claim error

Mon, Sep 7, 8:41am by Charlotte Lee

A series of full-page newspaper ads by Crown Resorts misled investors, a New South Wales inquiry into Crown’s fitness to hold a casino licence in Sydney has heard....

Star’s court hearing against insurer adjourned
Former Star gaming supervisor sentenced for fraud offences

Fri, Sep 4, 8:36am by Noah Taylor

A man who took gambling chips from Star Casino has been sentenced by a Sydney court. The Daily Telegraph reports Justin Ly took more than $90,000 worth of gambling...

Donaco announces its new CEO
Donaco announces financial year results amid pandemic

Wed, Sep 2, 8:20am by Charlotte Lee

Australian casino operator Donaco International posted a strong first half financial year result, however its full year results were significantly impacted by the...

Star executives receive hefty bonus payments
Star aware VIP business return will be slow

Fri, Aug 28, 2:05pm by Ethan Anderson

Star Entertainment is aware that international VIP business at its casinos will require even more time to fully recover. Tunf reports Star chief executive Matt...

Star confident of receiving insurance payout
Star confident of receiving insurance payout

Wed, Aug 26, 8:44am by Charlotte Lee

Star Entertainment Group is seeking payment from an insurer following its shut down earlier this year. Insurance News reports Star says the wording of its business...

Star responds to news satire report
Star’s losses won’t derail construction projects

Tue, Aug 25, 8:46am by Noah Taylor

A near A$100 million loss by Star Entertainment in the past financial year won’t take away from major projects the group is undertaking in Queensland and New South...

Casino integrity group in the works 
Former Crown Resorts CEO front NSW inquiry

Mon, Aug 24, 11:21am by Ethan Anderson

The New South Wales inquiry Crown Resorts’ suitability to hold a casino licence in the state has heard from the former chief executive of Crown Resorts Rowan...

Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
Positive signs for Crown drives share price up

Thu, Aug 20, 1:37pm by Noah Taylor

Crown Resorts said the early signs of the reopening of its casino in Perth bode well for reopening scheduled elsewhere, as the casino giant looks to bounce back from...

Star responds to news satire report
Star fined for allowing minors onto gaming floor

Mon, Aug 17, 12:07pm by William Brown

Sydney’s Star Casino has been fined $90,000 for allowing a 12-year-old girl to gamble and drink at its casino. SBS reports the 12-year-old was snuck into the...

Auckland casino shuts again due to COVID-19 cases
Auckland casino shuts again due to COVID-19 cases

Thu, Aug 13, 9:53am by Ethan Anderson

New Zealand’s biggest casino has been forced to close its doors once again after the re-emergence of COVID-19 in the country. Asgam reports Auckland’s SkyCity...

ACT gambling tax rakes in millions
ACT gambling tax rakes in millions

Tue, Aug 11, 8:41am by Charlotte Lee

One Australian territory government is raking in plenty of cash thanks to a new online betting tax. The Canberra Times reports that the ACT government is taking in...

ACT gaming venues and casino to reopen
ACT gaming venues and casino to reopen

Mon, Aug 10, 10:42am by Noah Taylor

Restrictions on gaming venues in the ACT are set to be eased on Monday, which will put punters back at the state’s casino tables. Canberra Times reports that...

Star Entertainment still works with junket operator
Star Entertainment still works with junket operator

Fri, Aug 7, 8:56am by Charlotte Lee

The Star Entertainment Group has told an official government inquiry it still works with controversial junket group Suncity. World Casino Directory reports that...

Tabcorp flags massive losses due to COVID-19
Tabcorp flags massive losses due to COVID-19

Wed, Aug 5, 10:57am by William Brown

One of Australia’s biggest betting companies has flagged huge losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. News.com.au reports that Tabcorp has warned the downturn...

Canberra residents crossing border to play pokies
Canberra residents crossing border to play pokies

Tue, Aug 4, 11:57am by Ethan Anderson

Residents of Canberra who are prevented from playing pokie machines near their home due to COVID-19 restrictions are crossing into New South Wales to play. The...

ACT gaming venues and casino to reopen
Casino Canberra still hopeful of pushing on with redevelopment plan

Fri, Jul 31, 9:50am by Mia Chapman

The owners of Casino Canberra remain hopeful of proceeding with an A$330 million redevelopment, despite failing to gain traction in its talks with the ACT...

Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
NSW government inquiry resumes after pausing due to pandemic

Thu, Jul 30, 8:41am by William Brown

A chief legal officer at Crown Resorts said he was unaware of concerns that Macau-based “junket” tour operators were poorly regulated. The Sydney Morning Herald...

Crown Perth considers debit card payment at gaming tables
Crown Perth considers debit card payment at gaming tables

Wed, Jul 29, 9:22am by Noah Taylor

Crown Casino Perth is considering using debit card chip purchases at its gaming tables. Tunf reports the Gaming and Wagering Commission is on board the plan, which...

SkyCity’s revamp set to finish before Christmas
Adelaide casino reopens after COVID-19

Tue, Jul 28, 12:13pm by Noah Taylor

SkyCity Adelaide has been able to reopen, since the state has consistently posted a low number of COVID-19 cases. Casino Aus reports SkyCity Entertainment officially...

Tabcorp flags massive losses due to COVID-19
Tabcorp CEO to retire next year

Mon, Jul 27, 11:15am by Ethan Anderson

Gambling operator Tabcorp has announced David Attenborough will retire from his roles as chief executive and managing director in the first half of 2021. European...

Eldorado’s acquisition of Caesars is finalised
Eldorado’s acquisition of Caesars is finalised

Thu, Jul 23, 8:48am by William Brown

Eldorado, which started with a single hotel-casino in Reno in 1973 announced on Monday that it has completed a $17.3 billion buyout of Caesars Entertainment and will...

Tasmanians lose at pokies as regulator issues breach notices
Tasmanians lose at pokies as regulator issues breach notices

Wed, Jul 22, 9:39am by Mia Chapman

Tasmanians have lost more than $2.6 million to pokies machines in the last five days of June, as the machines were once again turned on following the COVID-19...

Pokies spend spikes despite COVID-19 restrictions
NSW regulator issues bumper fines in July

Mon, Jul 20, 3:22pm by Charlotte Lee

The New South Wales gambling regulator has been busy this month, issuing a number of fines. Casino News Aus reports that July may be less than three weeks in, but...

Star executives receive hefty bonus payments
Star Sydney fined for COVID-19 breach

Wed, Jul 15, 9:37am by Ethan Anderson

Australian casino operator The Star Entertainment Group has been hit with a financial penalty after breaching COVID-19 rules at its flagship Sydney casino. Calvin...

Gold Coast tourism hub shelved by government
Gold Coast tourism hub shelved by government

Mon, Jul 13, 12:04pm by Ethan Anderson

Plans for a global tourism hub on the Gold Coast are no more, with the Queensland Government confirming they have ended negotiations with the Star Entertainment...

Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
Crown Melbourne closes its doors again

Fri, Jul 10, 8:25am by Noah Taylor

Melbourne’s Crown Casino will be closed for another six weeks as new coronavirus cases spike in the city. Casino.org reports that from July 8 and running for at...

SkyCity bullish amid better than expected financial figures
SkyCity warned by NZ government over advertising breach

Thu, Jul 9, 8:54am by William Brown

New Zealand casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has been warned by the government that its Malta-licensed online casino was flouting local advertising laws....

Star confident of receiving insurance payout
Star lifts virtually all restrictions at casinos

Tue, Jul 7, 8:49am by Noah Taylor

Star Entertainment Group has lifted almost all restrictions related to the new COVID-19 pandemic at its largest casino in Sydney. Tunf reports the Australian casino...

Star executives receive hefty bonus payments
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’s revamp set to finish before Christmas
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...

Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
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...

Auckland casino shuts again due to COVID-19 cases
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...

Pokies spend spikes despite COVID-19 restrictions
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...

Star’s bold building plan raises eyebrows
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...

SkyCity bullish amid better than expected financial figures
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,...

SkyCity bullish amid better than expected financial figures
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 confident of receiving insurance payout
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 executives receive hefty bonus payments
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...

NSW clubs and hoteliers afforded temporary concessions
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...

SkyCity bullish amid better than expected financial figures
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 fitout crew announced
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...

Tassie pokies spend skyrockets
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...

Gambler fleeced lovers out of cash to spend at Crown Casino is jailed
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...

Donaco announces its new CEO
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 expands its products in four Australian regions
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...

ACT gaming venues and casino to reopen
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 executives receive hefty bonus payments
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 responds to news satire report
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 executives receive hefty bonus payments
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...

Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
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’s acquisition of Caesars is finalised
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...

Punters rush to cashout Macau funds as gambling crackdown looms
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 executives receive hefty bonus payments
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 briefings kept from Crown shareholders
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...

ACT gaming venues and casino to reopen
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 fitout crew announced
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,...

Tenfold compensation could be paid to Crown if inquiry forces change
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...

Tasmanians lose at pokies as regulator issues breach notices
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...

Casino integrity group in the works 
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...

Media mogul invests in MGM Resorts
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...

Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
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...

Tabcorp flags massive losses due to COVID-19
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....

Punters rush to cashout Macau funds as gambling crackdown looms
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...

Star’s bold building plan raises eyebrows
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 shakes up leadership team after losses
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...

Crown’s heavy hitters to front inquiry
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...

Casino integrity group in the works 
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...