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Australia – Western Australia gaming commission to investigate if Crown is a suitable operator for Perth

The Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia will now formally recommend that an independent inquiry under the Casino Control Act 1984 be established under the direction of the Minister for Racing, Gaming and Liquor into matters uncovered by the Bergin Inquiry specific to Crown Perth operations. In requesting the State Solicitor’s Office to prepare…

Australia – Crown to reopen its Perth casino this weekend but Melbourne stays closed

Australian casino group Crown Resorts has confirmed it will reopen Crown Perth on June 27, following three months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Its casino in Melbourne will stay closed for the foreseeable future after a recent outbreak of COVID-19 clusters in Victoria. Crown Perth will re-commence operations of its casino and gaming…

Australia – Crown forced to shut after social-distancing is ruled out

Australian casino Crown Resorts has been told to close the main gaming floor at its Melbourne casino with the Victorian government saying the casino is no longer exempt from social-distancing rules aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus. Premier Daniel Andrews said: “We’re not confident the measures that were in place and were appropriate are…

Australia – Crown axes 200 jobs in Perth

Crown Resorts has made 200 people redundant at its Perth casino inWest Australian. The operator said that difficult trading conditions had resulted in ‘a number of’ redundancies in the group. “Crown’s priority is to support those affected by these changes. Five-thousand, five-hundred people continue to work at Crown Perth and we have a strong commitment…

Australia – Crown Towers facing tough December debut

Crown Towers, which will open as the largest hotel in Perth, will face a difficult start to its operational life due to a sluggish economy in Western Australia. That warning came from Crown’s Chief Financial Officer Ken Barton, who said that whilst the six-star Perth hotel development would meet its December opening deadline within its…

Australia – Macau junket signs up with Crown in Perth and Melbourne

Macau-based VIP room gaming promoter Iao Kun Group Holding is to start providing VIP players to the Crown Perth Casino in Perth, Australia and for the Crown Melbourne Casino in Melbourne, Australia. The junket group has entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding whereby it will acquire all of the profit interests of Lou Kan…

Australia – Crown to phase in 500 slots and 100 tables

Crown Casino in Burswood, a southeastern suburb of Perth, has been granted permission to install 100 slot machines a year over the next five years along with 25 additional gaming tables each year for the next four years. Australia’s largest operator, owned by Chairman James Packer, has been given approval to add 500 more slots…