Tag Archives: Star Casino
- Star Casino not under-reporting violence, says gaming regulator
December 20, 2016
Australia’s NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority has given Star Casino the greenlight to continue its operations after it has found that the casino has been compliant in reporting violent incidents in the facility. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that the gaming regulator has recommended that Star Casino’s license be...
- Australian Poker Player Successfully Sues Quartet Over Facebook Slander
December 1, 2014
An Australian poker player has successfully sued four other poker players after the quartet went to Facebook to call the victim a ‘thief’ over a series of poker related incidents in Las Vegas and Sydney. I really hope that Sheldon Adelson never reads my Facebook page, whilst eating his caviar...
- Crown’s Packer on casinos: ‘Fuck, this must be a good business!’
October 26, 2012
Just days after New South Wales’ opposition Labor Party added its support to Crown Ltd.’s bid for a second Sydney casino license, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell’s cabinet has indicated it will move Crown’s “unsolicited proposal” to the “detailed consideration” stage of the approval process. This next stage, which includes a...
- Tatts files compensation claim against Victoria; race-fixing claims prompt inquiry
August 16, 2012
A strange hush fell over the Australian state of Victoria Wednesday night as 92% of the jurisdiction’s video poker machines were shut down at 11pm. The move was necessary to facilitate the transfer of control of the pokies from Tatts Group and Tabcorp to individual hotel and club owners. The...
- Thai millionaire identified by Star Casino; Bangkok gambling establishments reopen; SJM Holdings net profit up
August 8, 2012
A Thai millionaire is the largest of a group of “whales” that owe Melbourne’s Star Casino a multi-million dollar sum. Developer Nattachai Srirungsukpinij has been ordered to hand over $5.5 million to the casino after his cheque bounced last year. He is part of a group that collectively owes around...
- Star Casino whales told to pay; taxman targets sports bet winnings; Tabcorp gaffe
July 6, 2012
Australia’s Supreme Court has ruled that five high-rolling Asian ‘whales’ must repay the $7m tab they collectively rung up at Sydney’s Star Casino. The Star went to court in order to compel the whales to make good following the March 2012 demise of junket operator SilkStar Global Marketing Ltd. A...