The Star Join Forces With Ritz-Carlton For Luxury Hotel

The Star Entertainment Group has announced a new partnership with luxury hotel company Ritz-Carlton, the Australian casino operator is to develop a hotel and apartment complex close to their current casino, The Star Sydney. The new development that will cost A$500 million is to compete with the new A$2 billion Casino resort being developed by competitor More...

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By Staff On Friday, July 27th, 2018

Crown Resorts’ Australian Tax Dispute to be Heard in Court Next Month

The seventh largest casino firm in the world, Crown Resorts Ltd., will be taking their A$362 million ($270 million) tax bill dispute to the Australian court next month. This decision was made after the tax office More...

By Claire On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

New Regulations to Curb Illegal Online Gambling in Australia

Racing Australia has introduced a new set of rules and regulations to combat the problem of illegal online gambling in the country’s horse racing industry. As per the new rules, the owners and trainers of Australian More...

By Claire On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Sportsbet Wins Temporary Fight To Stop “Sportingbet” Name Change

Sportsbet which is owned by Paddy Power Betfair has won a temporary injunction stopping competitor CrownBet which is majority owned by The Stars Group from rebranding to “sportingbet” in a recent court judgement. The More...

By Claire On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Call for Removal of Gambling Exemptions Allowed for Crown Casinos on Slot Machines

Crown Casino, an entertainment complex in Australia, is under serious crossfire for not imposing a minimum spin rate on their poker machines. Several advocates have questioned the Australian government for the special More...

By Staff On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

New South Wales Implements New Online Gambling Tax

Online gamblers in New South Wales will now have to face a 10% tax per bet in line with a new rule that will be announced as part of the budget next week. The tax will see the Berejiklian government earning around More...

By Claire On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Australia’s Online Gambling Market Boosted by Mobile Betting

According to Australian research firm, Roy Morgan, there has been a significant increase in the number of citizens using mobile devices to place bets. The finding was published as part of a study on the country’s More...

By Staff On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Adelaide Casino Enters Redevelopment

The Adelaide Casino will now be undergoing a redevelopment process said to be worth $330 million. The redevelopment efforts will result in the creation of 800 jobs, post completion, according to a statement from More...

By Debbie On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Victoria Introduces “Point of Consumption” Tax for Online Gambling Operators

The state of Victoria will be levying an 8% point-of-consumption tax on online gambling operators. However, the fee, when compared to other states have considered or implemented, is significantly lower. Tim Pallas, More...

By Debbie On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Canberra Casino Gets Deadline Extension

Aquis Entertainment, the company involved in redeveloping the Canberra Casino, has been granted an extension to send in its final proposal. Initially, the company had been granted only a month to move ahead with More...