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First Crown inquiry begins in Sydney
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...

NSW gaming regulator ready for Crown hearing
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 bans credit card gambling from April
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...

Spotlight on Packer company directors ahead of inquiry
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...

Tassie treasurer allegedly lobbies for pokies group
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...

Japanese government halts casino process
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 spends big on hotel upgrades
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 offers paid leave to natural disaster volunteers
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...

Tassie treasurer allegedly lobbies for pokies group
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 engages former LNP powerbroker Santoro
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...

Michael Rocco wins marathon poker event to claim career best score
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 Gold Coast given first go at impressing government
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...

Pyrmont tower rejected after months of to and fro
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...

First Crown inquiry begins in Sydney
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...

Crown’s sale to Melco not flagged and could be licence breach
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...

First Crown inquiry begins in Sydney
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...

Victorian builder to construction Brisbane casino bridge
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...

New Tassie pokies policy could mean trouble for the Apple Isle
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...

NSW gaming regulator ready for Crown hearing
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...

First Crown inquiry begins in Sydney
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...

Spotlight on Packer company directors ahead of inquiry
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...

Donaco back on the share market after suspension
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...

Vegas expansion on the horizon for Hard Rock
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...

Concerns about government position on Pyrmont precinct
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,...

Crown workers threaten strike action
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...

NSW gaming regulator ready for Crown hearing
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...

Casino Canberra losses pile up
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...

Pyrmont tower rejected after months of to and fro
Crown, Lendlease & New South Wales government settle battle

Mon, Sep 2, 3:00pm by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts is finally ending its three-year squabble with the New South Wales government. Casino Aus reports that the latter has dropped its case after the...

Crown workers threaten strike action
Lawrence Ho hits pause on more Crown shares

Fri, Aug 30, 7:54am by Staff Writer

Hong Kong casino tycoon Lawrence Ho’s Melco Resorts will delay buying more Crown Resorts shares worth $880 million until after the New South Wales gambling...

Concerns about government position on Pyrmont precinct
Public hearing into Pyrmont towers gets rowdy

Thu, Aug 29, 8:04am by Staff Writer

The economic benefits delivered by a luxury apartment and hotel tower at the Star in Pyrmont “do not override all other planning considerations”, a senior...

Mohegan wins coveted Greek casino licence
Hard Rock International front and centre of new Greek casino

Tue, Aug 27, 12:58pm by Staff Writer

Hard Rock International has tossed its hat into the ring for the development of a casino resort as part of an 8 billion euro complex that is planned to be built at...

NSW gaming regulator ready for Crown hearing
Crown may not use junket services going forward

Thu, Aug 22, 7:49am by Staff Writer

Australian casino giant Crown Resorts has indicated it may reduce reliance on Chinese “junket” operators as multiple investigations begin probing revelations it...

Lottoland back in the game after court ruling
Lottoland back in the game after court ruling

Tue, Aug 20, 1:13pm by Staff Writer

Online lotto operator Lottoland has successfully overturned a government ruling that had threatened to end its business in Australia by declaring its products...

Star offers paid leave to natural disaster volunteers
Star records another drop in profits

Mon, Aug 19, 12:44pm by Staff Writer

Star Entertainment’s revenues from overseas VIP visitors have plummeted, with the latest reports showing the casino group’s earnings have dipped more than 35 per...

Star engages former LNP powerbroker Santoro
Controversy not far away from The Star

Thu, Aug 15, 8:34am by Staff Writer

Revelations that Sydney’s Star Casino has been roped into the controversy engulfing Crown Resorts over links to junket operators has drawn the ire of New South...

First Crown inquiry begins in Sydney
Lawrence Ho to go ahead with Crown purchase

Wed, Aug 14, 8:14am by Staff Writer

Casino tycoon Lawrence Ho’s Melco Resorts says it plans to complete the purchase of another 10 per cent stake in Crown Resorts as agreed with billionaire owner...

NSW gaming regulator ready for Crown hearing
Labor Party quiet on Crown casino saga

Mon, Aug 5, 10:52am by Staff Writer

Opposition leader Anthony Albanese has defended Labor’s opposition to a parliamentary inquiry into allegations federal ministers interfered in visa applications...

Proposed Star building a challenge for architect
Star Casino’s new tower hits a hurdle

Mon, Jul 29, 12:51pm by Staff Writer

Star Casino says it will push on with plans to build a $530 million tower in Sydney, despite it having been rejected by planning authorities. The ABC is reporting...

James Packer’s new yacht ready to set sail
James Packer’s new yacht ready to set sail

Fri, Jul 26, 8:07am by Staff Writer

James Packer’s biggest ever mega yacht has taken four years to complete and the budget has blown out by $50 million, but the Los Angeles-based billionaire is about...

FNQ man the sole winner of $40m Powerball jackpot
Victorian couple claim Powerball prize

Mon, Jul 22, 7:44am by Staff Writer

A young Macedon Ranges family has begun “fantasising about the future” after confirming their $36.6 million Powerball win from last Thursday’s draw. The Lott...

PokerStars Caribbean Adventure to end after 16 years
PokerStars and Paysafe team up

Sat, Jul 20, 5:36am by Staff Writer

The Stars Group’s flagship brand PokerStars has partnered with Paysafe Group to roll out the global payments provider’s Rapid Transfer online payment solution...

Poker machine boom predicted for next decade
Can poker machine players pick when a payout is coming?

Thu, Jul 18, 5:02am by Staff Writer

It is a common sight on casino floors. Patrons that jump from one slot machine to the next before eventually settling down at a game that’s due for the next big...

GC locals opposed to development at Southport
GC locals opposed to development at Southport

Fri, Jul 12, 11:18am by Staff Writer

Gold Coast residents are largely opposed to development plans at the Southport Spit, preferring instead to converse the historically green and open space for...

Pyrmont tower rejected after months of to and fro
Car parking issues at Crown Sydney

Wed, Jul 10, 2:12pm by Staff Writer

Crown’s $2 billion casino tower at Barangaroo would have nearly four times the amount of car parking as similar developments, according to objections raised by the...

Woolworths board heard from activists
Woolworths board heard from activists

Mon, Jul 8, 12:22pm by Staff Writer

People who had their lives damaged by gambling spoke before the Woolworths board in the leadup to the supermarket giant’s decision to get rid of its poker machine...

Woolworths Group takes big steps towards de-merger
Woolies to divest from pokies and liquor businesses

Fri, Jul 5, 3:44pm by Staff Writer

Australian supermarket heavyweight Woolworths will combine its liquor and hospitality businesses before divesting them in the next financial year. News.com.au...

Hong Kong Corp terminates agreement with Philippines casino
Hong Kong Corp terminates agreement with Philippines casino

Tue, Jul 2, 1:08pm by Staff Writer

Hong Kong’s International Entertainment Corp has terminated a hotel management agreement with NWHM (Philippines), the management firm that has run New World Manila...

Second Gold Coast casino up in the air
Caesars interest in Gold Coast casino thwarted

Mon, Jul 1, 10:53am by Staff Writer

One of Las Vegas’ biggest casino brands reportedly decided several weeks ago that it would not move forward with trying to win a casino licence in Australia....

Macau casino boss buys second Gold Coast shopping centre
Caesars withdraws from Gold Coast casino tender process

Fri, Jun 28, 2:08pm by Staff Writer

US casino giant Caesars Entertainment has revealed it has pulled out of the race to develop a casino on Australia’s Gold Coast, Asgam reports. According to reports...

Casino Canberra losses pile up
Canberra Casino hoping second time’s the charm

Tue, Jun 25, 2:12pm by Staff Writer

Casino Canberra is back in talks with the government for the first time since its $330 million expansion proposal was knocked back late last year. But the casino...

High roller disaster for Marina Bay Sands
High roller disaster for Marina Bay Sands

Mon, Jun 24, 6:23pm by Staff Writer

When casinos cater to a high roller, a person with nearly unlimited money to spend and a penchant for gambling, the odds are with the casinos. These ‘whales’ of...

Woolworths Group takes big steps towards de-merger
Woolworths falls foul of pokies regulations

Fri, Jun 21, 8:08pm by Staff Writer

Australian supermarket giant Woolworths’ pokies business is facing heavy penalties or the cancellation of gaming licences after investigations found evidence...

Sydney council not happy with Crown’s apartment increase
Sydney council not happy with Crown’s apartment increase

Mon, Jun 17, 9:36pm by Staff Writer

Sydney City Council has labeled plans by Crown Casino to increase the number of apartments at its Barangaroo site on Sydney’s foreshore as “outrageous”. The...

Packer and foundation give $4m more to bushfire relief
James Packer’s decision to sell came at the right time

Wed, Jun 12, 12:42pm by Staff Writer

James Packer’s decision to offload a chunk of his Crown Resorts holdings to billionaire Lawrence Ho is increasingly looking like a canny move, The Sydney Morning...

Lottoland back in the game after court ruling
Online lottery company Lottoland takes court action

Mon, Jun 10, 9:23am by Staff Writer

Online lottery company Lottoland has launched legal action against the federal government after an investigation found the company has violated gambling laws by...

SA charities benefit from lottery donations
New South Wales retiree wins Super Jackpot

Fri, Jun 7, 8:51am by Staff Writer

A retiree from the New South Wales town of Casino has snagged the latest Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot 1st Prize, with news of his unexpected win leaving him lost...

Crown workers threaten strike action
The new face behind Crown’s takeover

Wed, Jun 5, 8:40am by Staff Writer

There’s a new force in Australian gambling. Lawrence Ho is no stranger to those in the casino industry, nor to the regulators in charge of keeping them clean. The...

Check for Lawrence Ho required says former regulator
Check for Lawrence Ho required says former regulator

Tue, Jun 4, 8:37am by Staff Writer

The former regulator who rubber-stamped a Sydney casino licence for Crown Resorts says a fresh probity check of new shareholder Lawrence Ho is warranted. The...

Packer to face inquiry
James Packer sells half his stake in Crown to Melco

Mon, Jun 3, 12:08pm by Staff Writer

On Thursday evening, James Packer agreed to sell almost half his stake in Crown Resorts, the casino empire he has nurtured and built over 20 years. He bypassed the...

Woolies to divest from pokies and liquor businesses
Woolworths and ALH connection comes under fire

Fri, May 31, 8:58am by Staff Writer

Woolworths’ pokies business has come under the spotlight again, with Yahoo Finance reporting that major shareholder Perpetual Investments is putting pressure on...

Woolworths Group takes big steps towards de-merger
Woolworths won’t sell pokies just yet

Mon, May 27, 12:34pm by Staff Writer

Woolworths investors and anti-gambling activities that want the supermarket to divest from its pub business should not expect movement on the issue anytime soon. The...

Sky City profits down after lucky year for baccarat players
SkyCity launching into online gaming

Thu, May 23, 1:53pm by Staff Writer

SkyCity Entertainment Group is poised to tap into the lucrative online gaming space, with plans to launch a platform mid-year that will be operated from Malta, the...

Spotlight on Packer company directors ahead of inquiry
Japanese man steals $140k from boss & loses it all at Crown

Mon, May 20, 12:30pm by Staff Writer

A young Japanese man has been jailed for stealing $140,000 from his boss’s suitcase and losing it at Crown Casino in just four hours. News.com.au is reporting that...

Community urged to send letters opposing Wallan pokies increases
Hogan’s Hotel to add 20 new poker machines

Thu, May 16, 5:33pm by Staff Writer

A hotel in Melbourne’s north has won its battle to increase its gaming machines from 45 to 65. The North Central Review is reporting that Hogan’s Hotel in Wallan...

Wynn has its eyes set on big acquisitions
Wynn has its eyes set on big acquisitions

Mon, May 13, 12:18pm by Staff Writer

Las Vegas based gambling giant Wynn Resorts has flagged renewed interest in top notch acquisitions after it aborted a potential takeover of James Packer’s Crown...

New entrance for Star Sydney
New entrance for Star Sydney

Fri, May 10, 8:36am by Staff Writer

The Star Sydney will put on a $22 million permanent light show as part of a major transformation to its entrance in an attempt to entice international visitors....

Monopoly-themed ad draws ire of regulator
Monopoly-themed ad draws ire of regulator

Tue, May 7, 12:23pm by Staff Writer

Gambling regulators have a Monopoly-themed online casino game in their sights after the board game’s familiar cartoon mascot – Rich Uncle Pennybags – could...

Tension rising in Tabcorp boardroom
Lotto attracting more players after changes

Thu, May 2, 12:34pm by Staff Writer

Wagering group Tabcorp is paying out more Powerball and Oz Lotto winners as its average top-end jackpot pools increase, attracting more gamblers and a revenue boom...

Star Gold Coast given first go at impressing government
Fourth tower for Star Gold Coast

Tue, Apr 30, 5:30pm by Staff Writer

Australia’s Star Entertainment Group has revealed it will fast track development of a fourth tower of The Star Gold Coast as part of the property’s ongoing $850...

Electronic gaming tables expected to become more popular
Electronic gaming tables expected to become more popular

Mon, Apr 29, 12:06pm by Staff Writer

The chief executive officer of gaming manufacturer Interblock predicts that electronic table games will take up more floor space inside casinos across the United...

Young vets lobbying for RSL changes
Young vets lobbying for RSL changes

Fri, Apr 26, 1:35pm by Staff Writer

Young Australian military veterans in the Returned and Services League (RSL) are lobbying for changes to the RSL clubs and specifically want to see the removal of...

First Crown inquiry begins in Sydney
Busy month continues for Crown Resorts

Mon, Apr 22, 12:37pm by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts has had a busy month of April and there is still plenty left to come, Casino Australia reports. Talks between Crown Resorts and Wynn Resorts about a...

Star Gold Coast given first go at impressing government
Wong Yew Choy hits back at Queensland casino claims

Thu, Apr 18, 9:00am by Staff Writer

Court documents have revealed that Singaporean businessman Wong Yew Choy visited a Queensland casino in July last year. Before his departure, he was supposed to pay...

Eldorado gets more state approvals
Caesars Entertainment set to announce new CEO

Wed, Apr 17, 9:42am by Staff Writer

Caesars Entertainment is set to announce the appointment of Anthony Rodio as its replacement of outgoing chief executive officer Mark Frissora. Casino News Daily...

Name change for Darwin casino
Name change for Darwin casino

Mon, Apr 15, 1:45pm by Staff Writer

SkyCity Darwin is reverting back to a name it held in the mid 1980s, with the casino soon to be called the Mindil Beach Casino, Casino Aus reports. In its 40 years...

Victorian builder to construction Brisbane casino bridge
Queen’s Wharf casino site ready for construction

Fri, Apr 12, 10:06am by Staff Writer

Excavation work at the site of the Queen’s Wharf resort in Queensland nears completion, with the actual construction phase slated to begin in late 2019. Casino...

Suncity’s reputation in tatters
Luxury apartments by Crown hit a roadblock

Thu, Apr 11, 9:07am by Staff Writer

Crown Resorts’ luxury apartment developments in Sydney and Melbourne have both hit roadblocks, amid planning problems and a housing downturn, the Australian...

Crown’s sale to Melco not flagged and could be licence breach
Crown share prices rocket with Wynn whispers

Wed, Apr 10, 8:56am by Staff Writer

James Packers’ backed Crown Resorts is in confidential discussions about a takeover by the Las Vegas based casino giant Wynn Resorts. Crown Resorts – which owns...

Name change for Darwin casino
SkyCity formally announces Darwin casino sale to Delaware North

Wed, Apr 3, 11:07am by Staff Writer

SkyCity has finally confirmed the sale of its Darwin casino to US-based global hospitality operator Delaware North in a statement made by chief executive officer...

Macau casino boss buys second Gold Coast shopping centre
Nine new Gold Coast poker machines

Tue, Apr 2, 10:11am by Staff Writer

The Queensland Government has been accused of breaking its promise of no more poker machines on the Gold Coast, with a new report showing nine extra machines for the...

Men to appear in court after Sydney casino fraud
Sydney Mayor expresses views on new casinos

Mon, Apr 1, 1:42pm by Staff Writer

An architect and member of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s Independent Team has described the city’s two casinos as a “two-fingered salute to Sydney”. The...

NSW gaming regulator ready for Crown hearing
Plastic picks banned at Melbourne’s Crown Casino

Fri, Mar 29, 10:43am by Staff Writer

Melbourne’s Crown Casino has been banned from handing out special plastic picks used by punters to bypass poker machine rules because their use increase harm from...

NT has highest pokies gambling rate in Australia
Pokies cash limits in the spotlight

Thu, Mar 28, 10:31am by Staff Writer

Premier Daniel Andrews supported a $500 per day cash withdrawal limit in Victorian pokies venues despite advice from his gaming minister and public servants that a...

Gippsland Shire seeks to reduce gambling harm
Hotels group spends big in last Victorian election

Wed, Mar 27, 12:36pm by Staff Writer

Victoria’s pokies-owning pubs poured their biggest ever political donation into the Daniel Andrews-led ALP as part of a $1 million campaign to deny the Greens the...

AFL club Geelong Cats bow out of gaming
Geelong Football Club removes gambling advertising from home stadium

Tue, Mar 26, 2:23pm by Staff Writer

The Geelong Cats’ home stadium will be the first regular AFL venue in Victoria to have a gambling advertising blackout on its LED signage and scoreboard. GMHBA...

Casino Canberra losses pile up
New Canberra Casino owners could outsource management

Wed, Mar 20, 12:32pm by Staff Writer

The new owners of the Canberra Casino will be looking to outsource the management of the venue if the proposed sale is approved. The Brisbane Times is reporting that...