Tag Archives: tony fung
- Tony Fung abandons bid to build $8B Great Barrier Reef casino resort
August 20, 2016
Spooked by the volatile conditions of the global casino industry, Hong Kong gaming tycoon Tony Fung is bidding farewell to his six-year dream of building an $8 billion integrated casino resort in Australia. In an interview with The Courier-Mail, Fung revealed he will no longer build the Aquis casino resort...
- Aquis tables $307M Canberra casino makeover plan
June 20, 2016
Tony Fung’s Aquis Entertainment has made a case for an AUD307 million (USD228.84 million) plan to revamp the Canberra Casino. The business case, which will expand the casino’s leisure and night life offerings, was submitted to the ACT government. This is the second step in the application process: the ACT...
- The Star ploughs $850M to revive ageing Jupiters casino as Tony Fung designs new Gold Coast complex
May 17, 2016
The battle to become Australia’s top casino operator is heating up. In one side of the ring is The Star Entertainment Group, which continues its aggressive push to expand its presence in the country. This week, several media outlets reported that the Australia-listed casino operator and its Hong Kong partners...
- Aquis drops casino for Great Barrier Reef resort, leaves Queensland license up for grabs
April 1, 2016
It’s all systems go for Tony Fung’s $8 billion Aquis Great Barrier Reef project, except for one thing—the casino. On Friday, Australian media outlets reported that the Hong Kong-based gaming tycoon has canned its plans to add the flagship casino to the project, for now at least. Local news outlet...
- Tony Fung gets Chinese backing for Aquis Great Barrier Reef casino
March 28, 2016
Plans for Tony Fung’s $8 billion Aquis Great Barrier Reef casino is finally a step closer to development. This was after the Hong Kong-based gaming tycoon has reportedly sealed a deal with two Chinese groups—Tandellen and CCCC International Holding—which will provide development and financial backings to the project, The Australian...
- Aquis Entertainment tables strong January gaming for Canberra casino
February 10, 2016
Tony Fung’s Aquis Entertainment is starting the year strong. The Australian casino operator announced that the gross gaming revenue for its Casino Canberra came in strong at $2,045,000 for the month of January, which is 120 percent higher than the previous month. The GGR was also 80.7 percent higher compared...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016
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March 17, 2017
James Packer abandons Las Vegas casino dream
May 22, 2017
Crown Resorts VIP pleads guilty to $125k chip theft
March 21, 2017
Aussie regulators size up Crown Resorts’ financial strength
March 20, 2017