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2020-12-03
The Star Entertainment Group says the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Sydney will remove the 300 person cap per area and allow it to increase the total number of permitted patrons from 1,800 to 10,000. Rules have also been relaxed in Queensland.

2020-12-02
Crown Resorts has announced the appointment of Steven Blackburn, currently at National Australia Bank, as its chief compliance and financial crimes officer, effective from March 2021.

2020-12-01
The Australian Medical Association (WA), Australian Council on Smoking and Health WA and Cancer Council WA are calling on Crown Perth to make its high-roller gaming areas at the casino entirely smoke-free. The group has stopped smoking in its Melbourne...

2020-10-08
Billionaire James Packer has acknowledged that he may be forced to sell off his stake in Crown Resorts for the operator to be able to keep its license for a casino in Sydney.

2020-10-07
Testifying before an inquiry in Sydney, former Crown Resorts Chairman James Packer said the amount of profit generated by the company’s VIP business was not worth the risk posed to its employees.

2020-10-07
In yet another day of devastating testimony at the New South Wales inquiry into the probity of Crown Resorts, former Chairman James Packer admitted to

2020-10-06
Patrons of poker machines in the state of New South Wales may soon be required to register for government-issued gambling cards and to be prevented fr

2020-09-29
Crown Resorts is unlikely to lose its license to run a new $2.2 billion property in Sydney following an inquiry into its suitability, J.P. Morgan says in a note.

2020-09-28
James Packer insisted on selling a 19.9 percent stake in Crown Resorts to Melco Resorts & Entertainment, while the key executive negotiating the transaction gave “little thought” as to the potential impact on its Sydney license, an inquiry heard.

2020-09-25
Crown Resorts said it’s suspending junket operations until June of next year while it reviews its compliance and governance operations. 

2020-09-24
Senior executives from Crown Resorts, including CEO Ken Barton, answered questions this week at an inquiry into whether the company is suitable to hold a license in Sydney, revealing a “troubling” lack of awareness of company operations.

2020-09-23
Ainsworth Game Technology said it will prudently invest in research and development to position itself for a long-term post-pandemic recovery.

2020-09-19
HatchAsia has signed and executed a Deed of Company Arrangement to take control of Australia-listed Silver Heritage Group. 

2020-09-18
New South Wales taxpayers may be liable for compensation payments in the event that the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority orders Crown Resorts t

2020-09-17
Australia’s gaming venues may have to wait as long as two years for gaming revenue, demand, and turnover to return to “normal levels,” accordin

2020-09-17
JPMorgan Australia has partnered with Asia Gaming Brief and Forecast Australia to launch the 11th edition of its Annual Slot Survey, which takes the p

2020-09-11
An Australian federal court has ruled that the amount of taxes the company must pay when bringing in VIP gamblers on junkets has been “excessive.”

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