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NSW missed the chance, again, to shake up the casino landscape with Crown Sydney opening nod

New South Wales regulators have missed a golden opportunity to open its casino market to new investors by giving Crown Resorts the green light to open its Barangaroo property in Sydney, says Ben Lee, managing partner of IGamiX Management & Consulting. 

Crown appoints seasoned hotelier as CEO of Crown Sydney

Crown Resorts said it has appointed Simon McGrath, a senior hotelier, as CEO of its new Crown Sydney property and as group head of hospitality.

Stance on Crown Sydney gaming operations not changed: ILGA

The NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) on Monday said that the suspension of Crown Sydney gaming license is still in place.

Crown Sydney won’t open until “well into 2022”: Green

Embattled casino operator Crown Resorts will need to do a lot more than just change its people if it wants to achieve true reform and be seen as a suitable holder of a casino license, says gaming veteran David Green.

Crown Sydney ROI to suffer as VIP market evaporates: Fitch

The ramp up of Crown Resorts’ new A$2.2 billion ($1.6 billion) property in Sydney is likely to be slow and the return on investment lower than initially expected due to the loss of the China VIP market, Fitch Ratings says.

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Crown Sydney opens… sans casino

The landmark Crown Sydney facility has finally opened to the public! The celebrations, however, have been put on hold after such a bruising year of suitability hearings and amidst a new cluster of Covid-19 cases in the city.

Crown Sydney opens with no casino, amidst new NSW Covid outbreak

Crown Resorts opened the doors to its $2.2 billion ($1.66 billion) Crown Sydney property on Monday, but without the fanfare that accompanies the openings of such mega projects after a bruising year of suitability hearings and amidst a new cluster of Covid-19 cases in the city.

Crown Sydney gets temporary liquor license, to open December 28

Crown Resorts said the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority has granted a temporary liquor license to its Crown Sydney property until April 30, 2021 and therefore several non-gaming amenities will open from 28th December.

Crown Sydney gaming operations delayed until February

Crown Resorts says the gaming operations of its new Sydney resort won't open in December as planned as the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority has deferred its review of required applications until February next year.

Plan to open Crown Sydney in December under increased scrutiny

Crown Resorts is under growing pressure to delay its planned December opening of its Sydney casino until after the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority decides on its suitability to hold a license.