Tag Archives: Sydney
- Sydney officials: Crown Resorts project ‘symbol of inequality’
September 15, 2015
Sydney's city council wants to know why Crown Resorts wants to build the "landmark tower" of its hotel, casino and residential project on land that's originally allotted for parkland. A Casino News Daily report quoted members of the council who said the proposed Crown Resorts project is already at risk...
- Cocaine syndicate accused of laundering money through casinos
September 14, 2015
Australian promoter Andrew McManus, along with four others, were allegedly to be part of a criminal network that laundered up to $5m cocaine proceeds through Sydney and Las Vegas casinos. In a joint sting of FBI and New South Wales (NSW) Police, McManus was arrested in Melbourne Airport on Thursday,...
- Echo plans to relocate HQ in Brisbane; Crown Sydney resolves planning dispute
March 9, 2015
Australian casino operator Echo Entertainment plans to move its headquarters from Sydney to Brisbane if it wins the battle for that city's new casino license. Echo CEO Matt Bekier told the Courier Mail that moving to Brisbane would make a lot of sense if its proposed Queen's Wharf casino gets the...
- Crown Resorts gets approval for Crown Sydney despite James Packer’s fists
July 10, 2014
Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has received official approval to proceed with its $1.5b VIP-focused casino and six-star hotel in Sydney’s Barangaroo district. The Crown Sydney Hotel Resort complex is scheduled to open for business on Nov. 15, 2019, which will end the longstanding monopoly currently enjoyed by Echo Entertainment’s...
- Crown makes pitch to Sri Lanka officials, celebrates Sydney casino approval
November 14, 2013
James Packer (pictured) made his pitch to government officials in Sri Lanka on Wednesday, hyping the benefits a Crown Resorts casino could generate for the country’s tourism industry. Crown and local partner Rank Holdings have proposed building a $400m resort casino in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo but opposition politicians and...
- Crown’s Sri Lanka casino told to move while Crown Melbourne gets new boss
August 4, 2013
Australian casino operator Crown Ltd.’s proposed resort-casino in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has been told it needs to find somewhere else to stand. Leisure Lake Holdings, the joint venture of Crown and its local partner Rank Holdings, had planned to locate their Crown Complex gaming joint on a car park...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016