Tag Archives: Harry Kakavas
- Confusion over Crown’s Sri Lanka project; regretful whales lose in court
June 6, 2013
The Sri Lankan partner of Australian casino operator Crown Ltd. has shed more light – and prompted more confusion – on their proposed resort in the capital of Colombo. While Sri Lanka’s investment promotion minister announced yesterday that the $350m project wouldn’t contain a casino, Crown’s local partner says it...
- Kakavas takes Crown to High Court as Packer eyes Sri Lanka
March 1, 2013
Australian property developer/betting whale Harry Kakavas (the squinting gent on the left) is taking his multi-year fight against casino outfit Crown Ltd. to the nation’s highest court. The High Court of Australia has agreed to consider Kakavas’ claims that Crown execs “unconscionably” took advantage of his gambling addiction to boost...
- Spreadex can’t collect from five-year-old; Kakavas can’t collect from Crown casino
May 23, 2012
This week, the UK financial services authority confirmed that almost all 15k clients of collapsed spread-betting firm Worldspreads would qualify for compensation. For around 80 high-end clients, the statutory compensation scheme will cover the first £50k; anything over that will have to be reclaimed from a pool established by administrators....
- Who Wants To Be A Dumbass Millionaire?
February 17, 2010
I think we have our first contestant for the Who wants To Be A Dumbass Millionaire gong show, Harry Kakavas, come on down. This guy is one piece of work. After suing his own countries Australian Crown Casino he then goes on to sue Atlantis casino for fronting him $1...
- Casino Collects Its Change From Chump Millionaire
February 16, 2010
You know you’re a chump when you sue a casino for discriminating and targeting you as a problem gambler. You know you’re and even bigger chump when you turn around sue a casino for fronting you a million dollars to gamble while you claim that you are a problem gambler....
Belle Grand opening moved to middle of 2014
March 18, 2013
Galaxy Entertainment eyes Taiwan and Japan markets
November 19, 2013