Tag Archive: Australian casino news

Star Casino Fined For Over a Dozen License Breaches

Casinos across Australia are regulated by very strict laws that aim to protect the local community. While many gaming venues abide by these rules, there are some that unfortunately have a hard time doing so – and The Star seems to be one of them. This week, it has been revealed by the Sydney Morning…

High Roller Complains About Smoking At Jupiters Casino

Many high roller rooms in casinos across the country allow smoking to cater to VIP players. However, not all high rollers like the fact that smoking is permitted in their lounges, and one VIP has come forward to voice her concerns. In a report by the Gold Coast Bulletin, one high roller is speaking out…

Echo Entertainment Has Back Up Plan For Brisbane Casino Bid

Over the course of the past few months, Crown Casino and Echo Entertainment have been competing fiercely over a license to operate a high-roller casino in Brisbane. The two companies have recently submitted their bids, and they are eagerly awaiting a decision from the state government. While both companies are fighting hard to have their…

Packer Says Brisbane Casino Will ‘Outshine’ Sydney High Roller Venue

Competition over gambling licenses in Brisbane is really heating up. As Echo Entertainment enlists in top hotel brands to bolster its proposal, Crown Casinos owner James Packer has started revealing his big plans for the venue. A report in the Courier Mail quotes Packer as stating that his plans for his Brisbane casino proposal are…

Ritz Carlton to Join Echo Entertainment for Brisbane Casino Bid

Echo Entertainment seems to be one of the front runners in the competition to secure a casino license in Brisbane. To bolster its proposal and boost its chances of receiving a license, the company may enlist in the Ritz Carlton – a world-recognized luxury casino brand. According to a report in the Courier Mail, the…

Crown Casino to Receive Compensation For Problem Gambling Measures

Crown Melbourne is one of Australia’s biggest casinos, and the operator has a lot to lose with the introduction of new problem gambling measures in Victoria. As such, the state has offered Crown Melbourne up to $200 million compensation if the new safe gambling protocols interfere with its bottom line. According to a new report…

Echo Entertainment Uses Mobile Apps To Improve Administration

Paperless reporting is becoming a trend in all types of businesses to cut down on paper usage and improve administrative processes. Echo Entertainment has recently adopted this technology for staff payslips, and a report in CIO notes that it is really improving the casino operator’s backend business. Echo Entertainment, which owns The Star, Jupiter’s, Townsville…

Celebrity Chef To Open New Restaurant at Adelaide Casino

SkyCity Adelaide is in the process of refurbishing the property in order to attract more high rollers. As part of this new push for VIP clientele, the casino will be opening up a new restaurant with the collaboration of a celebrity chef. Sean Connolly will be opening up his new restaurant, Sean’s Kitchen, at SkyCity…

Townsville Casino Acquisition Completed

The sale of the Townsville Casino was recently approved by the Queensland government. Now, Colonial Leisure Group will take over ownership from Echo Entertainment, which is the first step in a $20 million renovation of the venue. When the acquisition was initially made in January 2014, the Colonial Leisure Group stated that it did not…

University Report Criticises Aquis Casino Resort Project

Tony Fung’s Aquis Casino Resort is one of the most expensive construction projects ever seen in Cairns. It will bring in generous tourism revenue and benefit the local economy but university researchers are critical of the potential effect that the project will have on problem gambling rates. Francis Markham, a PhD candidate at the Australian…

Tag Archive: Australian casino news

Star Casino Fined For Over a Dozen License Breaches

Casinos across Australia are regulated by very strict laws that aim to protect the local community. While many gaming venues abide by these rules, there are some that unfortunately have a hard time doing so – and The Star seems to be one of them. This week, it has been revealed by the Sydney Morning…

High Roller Complains About Smoking At Jupiters Casino

Many high roller rooms in casinos across the country allow smoking to cater to VIP players. However, not all high rollers like the fact that smoking is permitted in their lounges, and one VIP has come forward to voice her concerns. In a report by the Gold Coast Bulletin, one high roller is speaking out…

Echo Entertainment Has Back Up Plan For Brisbane Casino Bid

Over the course of the past few months, Crown Casino and Echo Entertainment have been competing fiercely over a license to operate a high-roller casino in Brisbane. The two companies have recently submitted their bids, and they are eagerly awaiting a decision from the state government. While both companies are fighting hard to have their…

Packer Says Brisbane Casino Will ‘Outshine’ Sydney High Roller Venue

Competition over gambling licenses in Brisbane is really heating up. As Echo Entertainment enlists in top hotel brands to bolster its proposal, Crown Casinos owner James Packer has started revealing his big plans for the venue. A report in the Courier Mail quotes Packer as stating that his plans for his Brisbane casino proposal are…

Ritz Carlton to Join Echo Entertainment for Brisbane Casino Bid

Echo Entertainment seems to be one of the front runners in the competition to secure a casino license in Brisbane. To bolster its proposal and boost its chances of receiving a license, the company may enlist in the Ritz Carlton – a world-recognized luxury casino brand. According to a report in the Courier Mail, the…

Crown Casino to Receive Compensation For Problem Gambling Measures

Crown Melbourne is one of Australia’s biggest casinos, and the operator has a lot to lose with the introduction of new problem gambling measures in Victoria. As such, the state has offered Crown Melbourne up to $200 million compensation if the new safe gambling protocols interfere with its bottom line. According to a new report…

Echo Entertainment Uses Mobile Apps To Improve Administration

Paperless reporting is becoming a trend in all types of businesses to cut down on paper usage and improve administrative processes. Echo Entertainment has recently adopted this technology for staff payslips, and a report in CIO notes that it is really improving the casino operator’s backend business. Echo Entertainment, which owns The Star, Jupiter’s, Townsville…

Celebrity Chef To Open New Restaurant at Adelaide Casino

SkyCity Adelaide is in the process of refurbishing the property in order to attract more high rollers. As part of this new push for VIP clientele, the casino will be opening up a new restaurant with the collaboration of a celebrity chef. Sean Connolly will be opening up his new restaurant, Sean’s Kitchen, at SkyCity…

Townsville Casino Acquisition Completed

The sale of the Townsville Casino was recently approved by the Queensland government. Now, Colonial Leisure Group will take over ownership from Echo Entertainment, which is the first step in a $20 million renovation of the venue. When the acquisition was initially made in January 2014, the Colonial Leisure Group stated that it did not…

University Report Criticises Aquis Casino Resort Project

Tony Fung’s Aquis Casino Resort is one of the most expensive construction projects ever seen in Cairns. It will bring in generous tourism revenue and benefit the local economy but university researchers are critical of the potential effect that the project will have on problem gambling rates. Francis Markham, a PhD candidate at the Australian…

Tag Archive: Australian casino news

Star Casino Fined For Over a Dozen License Breaches

Casinos across Australia are regulated by very strict laws that aim to protect the local community. While many gaming venues abide by these rules, there are some that unfortunately have a hard time doing so – and The Star seems to be one of them. This week, it has been revealed by the Sydney Morning…

High Roller Complains About Smoking At Jupiters Casino

Many high roller rooms in casinos across the country allow smoking to cater to VIP players. However, not all high rollers like the fact that smoking is permitted in their lounges, and one VIP has come forward to voice her concerns. In a report by the Gold Coast Bulletin, one high roller is speaking out…

Echo Entertainment Has Back Up Plan For Brisbane Casino Bid

Over the course of the past few months, Crown Casino and Echo Entertainment have been competing fiercely over a license to operate a high-roller casino in Brisbane. The two companies have recently submitted their bids, and they are eagerly awaiting a decision from the state government. While both companies are fighting hard to have their…

Packer Says Brisbane Casino Will ‘Outshine’ Sydney High Roller Venue

Competition over gambling licenses in Brisbane is really heating up. As Echo Entertainment enlists in top hotel brands to bolster its proposal, Crown Casinos owner James Packer has started revealing his big plans for the venue. A report in the Courier Mail quotes Packer as stating that his plans for his Brisbane casino proposal are…

Ritz Carlton to Join Echo Entertainment for Brisbane Casino Bid

Echo Entertainment seems to be one of the front runners in the competition to secure a casino license in Brisbane. To bolster its proposal and boost its chances of receiving a license, the company may enlist in the Ritz Carlton – a world-recognized luxury casino brand. According to a report in the Courier Mail, the…

Crown Casino to Receive Compensation For Problem Gambling Measures

Crown Melbourne is one of Australia’s biggest casinos, and the operator has a lot to lose with the introduction of new problem gambling measures in Victoria. As such, the state has offered Crown Melbourne up to $200 million compensation if the new safe gambling protocols interfere with its bottom line. According to a new report…

Echo Entertainment Uses Mobile Apps To Improve Administration

Paperless reporting is becoming a trend in all types of businesses to cut down on paper usage and improve administrative processes. Echo Entertainment has recently adopted this technology for staff payslips, and a report in CIO notes that it is really improving the casino operator’s backend business. Echo Entertainment, which owns The Star, Jupiter’s, Townsville…

Celebrity Chef To Open New Restaurant at Adelaide Casino

SkyCity Adelaide is in the process of refurbishing the property in order to attract more high rollers. As part of this new push for VIP clientele, the casino will be opening up a new restaurant with the collaboration of a celebrity chef. Sean Connolly will be opening up his new restaurant, Sean’s Kitchen, at SkyCity…

Townsville Casino Acquisition Completed

The sale of the Townsville Casino was recently approved by the Queensland government. Now, Colonial Leisure Group will take over ownership from Echo Entertainment, which is the first step in a $20 million renovation of the venue. When the acquisition was initially made in January 2014, the Colonial Leisure Group stated that it did not…

University Report Criticises Aquis Casino Resort Project

Tony Fung’s Aquis Casino Resort is one of the most expensive construction projects ever seen in Cairns. It will bring in generous tourism revenue and benefit the local economy but university researchers are critical of the potential effect that the project will have on problem gambling rates. Francis Markham, a PhD candidate at the Australian…