Gaming and Racing

WA govt defends Crown tax cut

by AAP
Barnett govt defends move to reduce tax rate for casino's VIP gambling revenue.

Ellerston sells down Tabcorp stake

by AAP
Packer family's investment vehicle reduces stake in gaming firm just a month after increasing it.

Aristocrat flags 'transformative' 2015

Group says integration of VGT to core business will be focus of year ahead after posting $16m FY loss.

Fung’s plans for Cairns casino delayed

Billionaire Tony Fung hopes to list Casino Canberra in HK to fund $8bn QLD development.

Fung's plans for Cairns casino delayed

by AAP
Hong Kong billionaire Tony Fung's plans to take over Reef Casino Trust hit by regulatory delays.

Emerchants betting on card-based payments

Punters using Sportsbet will soon be able to collect their winnings on personalised EFTPOS cards.

Macau mogul barred from Crown Sydney

NSW govt puts in place measures to restrict James Packer's Sydney casino junket operations.

Packer casino delayed in Sydney

Dispute between Crown partner Lend Lease and NSW govt halts Barangaroo project: report.

Melco earnings hit by Macau slowdown

James Packer-backed Melco Crown delivers lower-than-expected third-quarter results.

Echo to press on with expansion

Echo set to push ahead with growth plans despite signs of Chinese tourism slowdown.

Corruption crackdown hits Macau revenue

Beijing's crackdown on corruption, China’s slower economy sees Macau gaming revenue fall almost 25% in October.

Packer backs away from Vic Labor claims

by AAP
Casino billionaire distances himself from friend's claim he will support Labor in Victorian election.

The smart money at the Melbourne Cup is nowhere near the horses

It costs a fortune to get a horse in the race that stops a nation, but more often than not it's a bet that doesn't pay off.

Crown has a week to pay Vic govt $250m

Crown to pay within 7 days to secure Melbourne casino license extension.

Echo upbeat about Brisbane bid

Gaming group outlines key priorities for year ahead, zeroes in on Queensland market.

Echo eyes 31% first-half earnings growth

Gaming giant says international VIP business driving growth, expects earnings up to $260m for first half.

Ardent not concerned by economy

by AAP
Amusement park operator's CEO says key focus is own business not broader environment.

Govt group to tackle illegal betting

by AAP
Kevin Andrews, Denis Napthine announce working group to crack down on offshore operators.

Tatts lifts revenues in Sept qtr

Company says strong start to the year, with wagering and lotteries revenue both up.

Ellerston takes 5% stake in Tabcorp

Ashok Jacob-chaired private fund secures relevant interest in almost 39 million of gaming group's shares.