Tag Archives: The Star
- 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...
- 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...
- The Star fully booked ahead of Chinese New Year
February 4, 2016
Sydney hotel and casino The Star is fully booked ahead of the Lunar New Year celebrations. The Chinese New Year celebrations kick off on Monday, February 8 and for the casino industry, especially in Macau, it's one of the most important events on the calendar as the majority of Chinese...
- James Packer supports The Star $500M tower in Sydney
January 12, 2016
Crown Limited co-chairman James Packer is backing The Star’s plan to build a 360-room hotel to compete with Crown’s $2 billion Sydney casino project. Last week, The Star Entertainment Group confirmed that it is in discussions with the New South Wales government to build a 360-room hotel at its casino complex...
- Chinese high rollers will drop $2m on gambling then argue over price of coffee
October 10, 2015
Australian casino operator Echo Entertainment is relying on one of its joint venture partners for insights into the mind of the Chinese VIP gambler. David Chiu (pictured), the Hong Kong billionaire whose Far East Consortium has partnered with Echo and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises on Echo’s in-development $3b Queens Wharf...
Australian bike gangs looking to buy into Cambodian casino market
November 23, 2013