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Australia – Crown confirms COVID-19 passport needed at Melbourne and Sydney casinos

Crown Resorts has confirmed that mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations will apply to all visitors to Crown Resorts in NSW and Victoria, including their employees, customers and contractors. Crown Perth consultation on the implementation of the Policy is expected to be finalised shortly. This follows on from a month-long consultation period announced in September, which saw the…

Australia – Crown could get to open cashless Barangaroo gaming floor this year

Crown Resorts could get the green light to open a cashless, junket-free Barangaroo casino in Sydney by the end of the year after agreeing to a list of new measures with the NSW Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority. Crown would not be able to operate any international junket operations at Crown Sydney. It would have…

Australia – Crown could be declared a suitable operator by second half of 2021

The NSW Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority has said that Crown could prove its suitability to be a casino operator at its Crown Sydney in Barangaroo by the middle of this year. The suggestion came as Crown Resorts was granted a six-month extension of its liquor licenses for Crown Sydney by the NSW Independent Liquor…

Australia – Crown could get chance to reform having been found ‘unsuitable’ for NSW

The New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority inquiry into Crown Resorts has said that whilst the Australian operator is not currently fit to run its A$2.2bn ($1.7bn) casino in Sydney’s Barangaroo district, it could reform to become a ‘suitable’ holder for the licence. The long-awaited Bergin Report, comprising 751 pages, followed allegations in…

Australia – Fitch backs Crown to weather the early VIP storm at Crown Sydney

Ratings agency Fitch believes that Australian operator Crown Resorts will be able to weather a slow start to business at its AU$2.2bn Crown Sydney VIP casino in Barangaroo, due to open in December 2020. “Fitch believes that Crown showed its commitment to maintaining its balance-sheet strength by the skipping a final dividend, despite its fixed…

Australia – IGT ADVANTAGE System and solutions selected by Australia’s Crown Sydney

International Game Technology’s award-winning IGT ADVANTAGE casino management system with its suite of innovative systems solutions has been selected to enhance the player experience at Crown Sydney Hotel Resort in New South Wales, Australia, which is scheduled to open in early 2021. The innovative IGT ADVANTAGE system will connect live and electronic table games (ETGs)…

Australia – Crown reveals its hand with Barangaroo blueprint

Crown Resorts used the downtime following its defeat to rival Echo regarding the award of the licence for the A$2bn Queens Wharf casino project to unveil its bold plans for its VIP casino skyscraper at Sydney’s Barangaroo. It has now submitted its blueprint to the NSW Planning Department which include a 271m, 71 storey skyscraper…

Australia – Echo claims Crown Sydney modification is ‘legally flawed’

A war of words has broken out in Australia where Echo Entertainment has claimed that rival Crown’s plan to open a $1.5bn VIP casino resort at Barangaroo is legally flawed. Echo has provided ‘legal advice’ to the planning department by Echo Entertainment, claiming plans to change Barangaroo’s blueprint to include a 69-storey tower could be…