The investigation of the 17 Crown Resorts staff in China is looking to last for at least another year, dashing earlier hopes for a speedy trial.
James Douglas Packer (born 8 September 1967) is an Australian businessman, investor, and philanthropist. Packer is the son of the late media mogul Kerry Packer. James Packer inherited control of the family company, Consolidated Press Holdings Limited, with investments in Crown Resorts, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Zhoapin Pty Ltd and other companies. He is the former executive chairman of Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL) and Consolidated Media Holdings, which predominantly owned media interests across a range of platforms.