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Crown sale of shares to Melco facing accusations of regulatory breach

As the inquiry before former Supreme Court Judge Paddy Bergin got underway on Tuesday, Crown Resorts faced accusations that its failure to alert authorities...

SkyCity’s development program holds significant risk: Analyst

A leading New Zealand broker has given the thumbs up to SkyCity Entertainment’s development program but noted that the company will struggle to earn...

Sportradar extends relationship with Tennis Australia

Leading sports data services provider, Sportradar, today announced a wide-ranging multi-year partnership extension with Tennis Australia, leveraging its audiovisual (AV) and data content, encoding...

Lawrence Ho and James Packer expected to be called to Crown Resorts inquiry

When the witness list for the high-stakes New South Wales inquiry into Crown Resorts’ casino operations is unveiled on Tuesday, the names of both...
Australia bushfire

Australia faces slow growth amidst bush fires, weak VIP

Australia’s gaming industry faces an uncertain 2020, as the catastrophic bushfires deter foreign visitation and hit already softening domestic demand.

Don Carducci

Australia analyst, J.P. Morgan

Crown Barangaroo expected to open Christmas 2020

Crown Resorts’ Sydney VIP venue is set to open three months ahead of schedule - in Christmas 2020, according to company founder James Packer,...

Blue Whale acquisition of Aquis at risk of termination

Blue Whale Entertainment’s proposed acquisition of Aquis Entertainment may be terminated due to a lengthy approval process by the ACT gaming regulator. First announced in...

Australian bushfires hit home for many

Australia, a country that many in our industry call home, has continued to be impacted by devastating bushfires, destroying communities and displacing thousands.In this...

AUSTRAC to focus on gambling industry

Australia’s anti-money laundering regulator, AUSTRAC is set to sharpen its focus on the gambling industry this year, local media reports.Last year, AUSTRAC chief executive...

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