Gaming and Racing

Tatts, Tabcorp go to High Court on levy

Gaming groups hope to avoid paying health benefit levy to Victorian government.

Packer broadens casino push: report

Melco Crown may be forced to look beyond Tokyo as firm seeks to expand into Japan.

Crown, China’s Greenland team up for casino bid

Crown and Greenland want to jointly develop a luxury integrated resort in Brisbane, including a six-star hotel and casino.

Packer, Chinese join forces over Queens Wharf

Crown Resorts and China’s Greenland Holding are poised to announce they will combine their separate bids for the Queens Wharf casino in Brisbane.

Tabcorp appeals pokies payments ruling

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Gaming group launches appeal against Supreme Court decision on govt compensation.

Packer praises Japan FTA

Crown chairman says free-trade deal with Japan ‘critically important’ to Australia’s future.

Packer one step closer to Sydney windfall

James Packer's Crown secures a tables-only licence at Barangaroo; NSW to reap $1bn in taxes.

Vic govt to appeal Tatts ruling

State government files appeal against Supreme Court ruling that it was liable to pay Tatts $540m.

Aristocrat to triple US footprint

Group to be largest provider of machines to tribal casino market with $US1.28bn VGT takeover.

ACCC flags Fung casino concerns

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Competition watchdog worried about Hong Kong billionaire owning two casinos in Cairns.

Catapult Sports buys GPSports ahead of US expansion

Melbourne-based sports technology start-up raised $6m for the acquisition.

Tabcorp takes $19m earnings hit on pokies judgement

Victorian government successful in court appeal over disputed payments.

Retailers pay the price for the government's bad sales job

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The hit to consumer confidence is spreading further throughout the economy and major cost-cutting is already taking place.

Labor's gaming trickery leaves a stain on Victoria

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The disparate outcomes of the actions taken by Tabcorp and Tatts against changes to Victoria's gaming industry will be difficult for Tabcorp to swallow. The experience hasn't done the state government's reputation any favours either.

Tatts, Racing Qld ink new deal

Framework extends gaming group's stranglehold on state's retail wagering and sports betting industry.

Tatts wins $451m legal battle

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Tabcorp loses attempt to gain $686m payout over poker machine rights.

Aristocrat in takeover talks

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Poker machine maker in advanced discussions with VGT, deal not guaranteed.

ASADA gets a taste of its own medicine

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Whatever the outcome of the imminent federal court trial over the legality of ASADA’s Essendon investigation, the anti-doping authority’s standing is already severely diminished.

Echo forms Brisbane consortium

Gaming group joins Chow Tai Fook, FEC Aust to prepare joint bid to develop Queen’s Wharf.

Echo seeks partners for casino bid

Echo chasing partners with 'capability and money' to join its bid to build a multi-billion-dollar Brisbane ­casino.

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