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- Echo Entertainment profit falls, CEO John Redmond quits
February 5, 2014
Australians have once again retained their status as the planet’s most avid gamblers, reporting annual gambling losses of US $1,144 per resident. The figures came courtesy of H2 Gambling Capital, which put Australia’s total gambling losses last year at $18.4b. That’s well off the United States’ total 2013 loss of...
- Echo CEO accuses Crown’s James Packer of destabilization campaign
June 16, 2013
John Redmond (pictured right, on the left), CEO of Australian casino operator Echo Entertainment, has broken his silence on the allegations that he passed out drunk in a bar inside Echo’s The Star casino in Sydney. Redmond, who was investigated and cleared of any wrongdoing by Aussie gaming regulators, described...
- Echo board backs not-drunk CEO as The Star boots pothead punker
June 12, 2013
The media war between Australian casino operators Crown Ltd. and Echo Entertainment has prompted New South Wales premier Barry O’Farrell to tell both companies to “take a cold shower.” Crown and Echo are locked in a Highlander-style ‘there can be only one’ competition for a new Sydney casino. Crown aims...