Tag Archives: New South Wales
- NSW pokie pubs rake in $92.48M fiscal profits
August 22, 2017
New South Wales’ pokie pubs pocketed AUD117 million (US$92.48 million) in pre-tax profit for the 2016 fiscal year, the Liquor and Gaming NSW agency has announced. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that the biggest weekly earning of the state’s top 25 pokie pubs, which are all based in the greater...
- Loose casino regulations could spare The Star, Crown casinos from future license probe
August 18, 2017
Crown Resorts and The Star Entertainment Group may be spared further scrutiny in New South Wales (NSW) in the future should the government decide to abolish a mandatory five-yearly investigation of casino licenses. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that the NSW government is mulling changes to its present regulations to...
- Tabcorp hits back at CrownBet with NSW hotels wagering deal
April 10, 2017
Australian betting operator Tabcorp Holdings has hit back at rival CrownBet’s invasion of its New South Wales retail turf. In February, CrownBet made headlines by signing a 10-year official digital wagering partnership with Clubs NSW, providing punters with an in-venue online betting alternative to Tabcorp’s TAB betting windows at Clubs...
- Star casino group entices ex-gambling regulator to their ward
March 27, 2017
Casino operator and ex-gambling regulators make strange bedfellows, but the owner of The Star Casino thinks hiring the former chief executive of the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) is good business. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that former NSW regulator Micheil Brodie is being wooed to...
- NSW Premier thumbs down pokies in Bangaroo Crown casino
March 7, 2017
The spectre of the October 2016 arrest of 15 Crown resorts staffers in China continues to haunt Australian casino mogul James Packer. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has rejected the request of Crown Resorts to put poker machines inside Sydney Bangaroo Crown casino’s VIP rooms, according to ABC News...
- New South Wales reverses course on greyhound racing ban
October 11, 2016
The Australian state of New South Wales has decided it won’t ban greyhound racing after all, a decision that has industry stakeholders cheering and animal rights advocates fuming. In July, NSW premier Mike Baird (pictured) announced that greyhound racing would be banned in the state as of July 1, 2017....