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Australia – Casino Canberra bought by Blue Whale Entertainment

Casino Canberra has been bought by Blue Whale Entertainment for $32m, giving ownership to Blue Whale owner Michael Gu, who heads one of Australia’s biggest hotel operators. Hong Kong billionaire Tony Fung, who fronts Aquis, bought Casino Canberra from Casinos Austria for $6.5m four years ago, has sold having seen the ACT government kick his…

Australia – ACT government to allow 200 slots at Canberra casino

Canberra Casino will be able to operate slot machines for the first time following a decision by the ACT Government to allow the move in exchange for a A$330m redevelopment at the venue which will new restaurants, hotels, shops and entertainment to the Australian capital. Chief Minister Andrew Barr has approved moves for the casino…

Australia – ClubsAct weighs in over Canberra’s slot bid

The owners of Canberra Casino will have a fight on their hands to secure the slot machines the casino has for so long campaigned for. ClubsACT, which represents community clubs in Canberra, is trying to muster support to stop the ACT government’ from succumbing to the casino’s latest request for pokies. Aquis Entertainment, the Hong-Kong-based…