Tag Archives: matt bekier
- Spooked Star Entertainment boss cancels Macau trip
October 24, 2016
The detention of 18 Crown Resorts employees in China sends a chilling effect to Star Entertainment Group chief executive Matt Bekier. Australian Financial Review reported that Bekier was supposed to attend a series of meeting in Macau last Tuesday but The Star boss decided to skip his scheduled trip to...
- Asian VIPs push Australia’s Star Entertainment’s net profit up 15%
August 27, 2016
Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group Ltd. saw its full-year net profit after tax rose to 14.9 percent, thanks to record-high revenue from its wealthy Asian visitors. In a filing, the Australian Stock Exchange-listed company reported that its net profit totaled AUD194.4 million (USD148.13 million) for the full year ending...
- The Star ploughs $850M to revive ageing Jupiters casino as Tony Fung designs new Gold Coast complex
May 17, 2016
The battle to become Australia’s top casino operator is heating up. In one side of the ring is The Star Entertainment Group, which continues its aggressive push to expand its presence in the country. This week, several media outlets reported that the Australia-listed casino operator and its Hong Kong partners...
- The Star Entertainment negotiating deal with Chinese tourism giant: report
April 18, 2016
A fresh fight is looming between James Packer’s Crown Resorts and rival The Star Entertainment Group. Last week, reports surfaced that Crown was holding secret talks regarding a contract that will see the casino company operate Chinese-backed ASF consortium’s new $2 billion casino in Queensland. The Star, refusing to be...
- The Star Entertainment exec eyes upgrades to target Chinese, Indian VIPs
March 7, 2016
Upgraded infrastructure and new entertainment offerings could be the key to sustaining tourism in southeast Queensland, according to The Star Entertainment Group CEO Matt Bekier. The Star executive was quoted by The Macau Daily Times, saying: “The reality is we need to have a lot more hotel competition, partners that...
- The Star to build second tower at Jupiters casino
February 12, 2016
The Star Entertainment Group plans to build a second tower at its Gold Coast site, in addition to the $345 million refurbishment of the Jupiters Hotel and Casino and the 17-storey luxury tower under construction. The Star Entertainment, formerly known as Echo Entertainment Group, said that it had begun the...