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SkyCity sells Darwin casino to Delaware North

SkyCity Entertainment said it has agreed to sell its property in Darwin to U.S. company Delaware North for A$188 million ($137 million).

Star gets approval for expanded Gold Coast project

Star Entertainment says it has received approval from the Queensland government for the expanded masterplan for its Gold Coast resort.

Silver Heritage appoints new CFO

Silver Heritage Group has announced another change in its leadership, with the appointment of Ben Watiwat as chief financial officer, effective Nov. 5.

Tabcorp shareholders vote against executive bonus scheme

Shareholders of Australia-listed Tabcorp are up in arms over the company’s decision to ramp-up the bonuses awarded to its executives following its merger with...

Star vests performance rights to key executives

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group has vested 918,395 performance rights to its key executives for achieving performance hurdles set in FY15. According to a...

QLD thoroughbred racing industry threatens strike

Queensland’s thoroughbred racing industry is threatening to call a state-wide strike, demanding a share of the state’s new POC tax to increase their prize...

Universal Entertainment releases pachislot social casino title

Universal Entertainment Corporation has released a new social-casino title for iOS and Android named “SLOTS STREET.” "SLOTS STREET" is a game that fuses the gameplay...

Aristocrat chairman Blackburne to step down in Feb

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd has announced the stepping down of its chairman, Dr. Ian Blackburne, effective February 21, 2019. In his place, Aristocrat has appointed...

Australia gambling expenditure dips 0.5 percent

Australia’s total gambling expenditure fell 0.5 percent in the 2016/2017 year, with casino table games posting a 7.8 percent drop in the same period, according to the latest figures from the Queensland Government Statistician's Office.

VIP revenue at Crown Perth falls in 2017-18

Baccarat revenue at Crown Perth fell nearly 24 percent in the 2018 financial year, a reflection of China’s increased crackdown on foreign gambling companies,...

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Galaxy says IR would be a “good fit” for new Boracay

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Genting Malaysia to review marketing expenses after tax hikes

Genting Malaysia said it was reviewing marketing expenses and its cost structure after the government hiked casino taxes and duties in its annual budget, provoking the biggest one-day share price drop on record for the company.