Tag Archives: ravi wijeratne
- Packer’s proposed Sri Lanka casino facing new delays, Crown determined to see project through
August 28, 2014
James Packer's $400 million Sri Lanka hotel and casino plan face a new round of delays over a handful of unspecified legal issues. Investment Promotion Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena declined to tell Reuters the specifics of these issues, opting only to say that the government will have to sort them...
- Crown wins Sydney casino derby, gets Sri Lankan property lease
July 4, 2013
Australian casino operator Crown Ltd.’s bid to open a Sydney casino has made it to the third stage of the approval process, meaning Echo Entertainment’s current monopoly will most certainly end in 2019. In making Thursday's announcement, New South Wales premier Barry O’Farrell stressed that Crown had yet to receive...
- Crown won’t need ‘new’ Sri Lanka casino license; Genting Highlands $950m facelift
June 13, 2013
There’s been a little more clarity shed on Australian casino operator Crown Ltd.’s proposed resort-casino project in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo. Early reports by Sri Lankan legislators said the $350m (or $400m, depending on who’s talking) project wouldn’t contain a casino. But then Crown’s local partner, Rank Entertainment’s Ravi Wijeratne,...
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017
Chinese tourists maintain biggest spenders’ crown
April 13, 2017
Malaysia’s tourism tax pinches casino, hotels
April 7, 2017