The NSW gambling regulator has blocked Crown Resorts from opening its new $2.2 billion Sydney casino next month after a stunning 11th hour admission that criminals likely laundered dirty cash through the group’s bank accounts. The chairman of the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority, Philip Crawford, said on Wednesday he […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on bribery, fraud, and breach of trust charges on Thursday in three seperate criminal cases. Crown Casino billionaire James Packer was mentioned in one of the cases, and allegedly offered various gifts to Netanyahu and his family over several years. Police did not […]
Crown Resorts Limited — the Casino company controlled by billionaire James Packer — has been fined $300,000 by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation. The penalty was for failing to notify the Commission of a trial that Crown ran on some of its poker machines between March and […]
Crown is under investigation for a potential breach of Victoria’s Gambling Regulation Act. Billionaire shareholder James Packer announced plans to sell down part of his stake in the company. Billionaire James Packer’s Crown Resorts Limited has revealed it’s being investigated for a potential breach of Victoria’s Gambling Regulation Act. The […]
Casino operator Lawrence Ho has reportedly criticised James Packer’s Crown Resorts Ltd, arguing it was too aggressive in marketing gambling on mainland China. In an interview with the Financial Times, Ho said the fact Crown sent employees to mainland China to directly market gambling activities in Macau had angered Chinese […]
Chinese authorities have launched a criminal investigation into staff at Crown Resorts and confirmed they have detained a number of Australians for gambling-related offences. Crown believes 18 of its staff, including three Australians, are being held, as other foreign casino operators, including Star Entertainment, scramble to safeguard their China-based staff. […]
Packer's pokies are targeted.
Bundles of cash in the back of your taxi. You have a vague idea when the money was left but you don’t who left it and how to contact them. What do you do? Melbourne taxi driver Lakhwinder Singh Dhillon found money in the back of his cab after taking […]
The wrath of Packer.
Tell us what you really think, James.