Gaming and Racing

Umbrella ban as Xi lands in Macau

by AFP
Chinese president to emphasise region now needs more than gaming to thrive.

Tabcorp takes claim to High Court

Group heading to High Court in last-ditch attempt to recoup $686m from Vic govt.

Crown and BetEasy to form JV

Crown, BetEasy will combine sports book businesses to compete in wagering industry.

Ashok Jacob resigns from Crown Resorts

Appointment of Rob Rankin as co-chairman said to have triggered Ellerston chairman's departure.

Packer's PBL in latest tax leak: report

PBL reportedly had deal with Swiss govt that set a tax rate of below 2.15% for intra-company loans.

Crown plans new luxury hotel

Initial investment of $50 million agreed for joint venture project in Melbourne's Southbank.

Vic premier ponders next Tatts move

by AAP
Newly elected Daniel Andrews treads carefully with verdict still fresh.

Tatts wins $540m claim from govt

New Victorian government will pay Tatts Group $540 million in compensation, after Court of Appeal dismissed the government's appeal

Decision due on Tatts, Tabcorp

by AAP
A Victorian appeals court will hand down judgment tomorrow on over $1.2bn in compensation

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.