The detention of 18 Crown Resorts employees in China sends a chilling effect to Star Entertainment Group chief executive Matt Bekier.
Upgraded infrastructure and new entertainment offerings could be the key to sustaining tourism in southeast Queensland.
The Star Entertainment Group plans to build a second tower at its Gold Coast site.
Sydney hotel and casino The Star is fully booked ahead of the Lunar New Year celebrations.
Crown Limited co-chairman James Packer is backing The Star’s plan to build a 360-room hotel across from Crown’s $2 billion casino.
Far East Consortium boss David Chiu schools Echo Entertainment on quirks of Chinese gambling whales; The Star's 'human ATM' forfeits $1m.
Echo said Friday that it will phase out the Treasury and Jupiter branding as part of the plan to rebrand as The Star Entertainment Group.
Echo Entertainment's FY15 profits leap by more than half as Asian high-rollers set company records for front money and turnover.
Echo Entertainment to give The Star a $100m luxury makeover to prepare for the eventual arrival of the VIP-focused Crown Sydney.
Aussie casino operator Echo Entertainment sees H1 profit soar thanks to record VIP turnover; James Packer pissed over Crown Sydney delays.