Tag Archives: david walsh
- Tasmania mulls possibility of opening two more casinos, ending Federal Group’s monopoly reign
March 18, 2016
The government of Tasmania sees no problem opening two more casinos in the island state. That would potentially bring the total number of casinos in Tasmania to four, and deal a blow to the Federal Group, which has been enjoying a gambling monopoly in the Australian state for a...
- Federal Group unveils $100m makeover plans in Tasmania
December 16, 2015
Federal Group reveals redevelopment plans for its Hobart casino but there’s a catch: the Tasmanian government would have to extend its gaming monopoly. Federal Group is stepping up its negotiation efforts to extend its gambling license in Tasmania as it unveils $70 million make-over plans for Wrest Point complex. The...
- Punters Club member David Walsh seeks VIP casino for Museum of Old and New Art
July 29, 2015
Famed betting syndicate member David Walsh (pictured) is getting closer to realizing his plan to build a VIP-only casino at his Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in the Australia state of Tasmania. Multiple Aussie media outlets are reporting that the Tasmanian Treasury has been discussing the potential of...
- David Walsh offers insights into Punters Club’s wagering ways
December 14, 2013
David Walsh, millionaire art curator and member of Australia’s legendary Punters Club betting syndicate, has one word for bettors who’d like to follow in his footsteps: don’t. In a wide-ranging interview with the Australian Financial Review, Walsh (pictured) offered a rare glimpse into the wagering ways that earned he and...
- Crown gains Labor support for Sydney casino; Sportsbet deadbeat skips court
October 23, 2012
He’ll have to wait until 2019 to open it, but it looks like Crown Ltd. boss James Packer will realize his dream of having a casino in Sydney, Australia. Packer has long desired to build a $1b hotel-casino in the Barangaroo redevelopment in Sydney Harbor, but rival operator Echo Entertainment’s...
- Crown picks developer for Sydney casino; sports betting whale data in court
August 2, 2012
Crown Ltd. boss James Packer is having a banner day. To begin with, Australia’s competition watchdog gave thumbs-up to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp’s $2.1b bid for pay-TV outfit Consolidated Media Holdings, in which Packer holds a 50.1% stake. Assuming the News Corp deal goes through, the extra $1b in Packer’s...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016