Crown seeks “working test” for Barangaroo casino

Crown Resorts’ lawyers told a regulatory inquiry in Sydney that the best way for the company to prove its fit to hold a license is to open its Barangaroo property under strict supervision as a working test. The New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority effectively barred Crown from opening the casino in December as planned, until the results of the probe are presented in February.

Crown pleads to open casino and run working test to fix problems (Brisbane Times)

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