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Champagne, cigars, flights and hotel rooms: Israel’s Prime Minister has just been indicted on corruption charges, and Crown Casino billionaire James Packer allegedly played a role

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 […]
Champagne, cigars, flights and hotel rooms: Israel’s Prime Minister has just been indicted on corruption charges, and Crown Casino billionaire James Packer allegedly played a role
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Crown Casino is under investigation for fiddling with buttons on gambling machines

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 […]
Crown Casino is under investigation for fiddling with buttons on gambling machines
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Macau casino boss Lawrence Ho is critical of James Packer’s Crown

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 […]
Macau casino boss Lawrence Ho is critical of James Packer’s Crown
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The detention of Crown staff in China over alleged ‘gambling crimes’ has rattled the Asian gaming industry

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. […]
The detention of Crown staff in China over alleged ‘gambling crimes’ has rattled the Asian gaming industry