Steve McCann

Hotels

Crown granted Sydney casino licence two years after Barangaroo opening

After dominating Sydney’s skyline for the past two years with the most phallic building we’ve ever seen, Packer’s Barangaroo property will finally be able to open its gaming floors.

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Crown accepts $8.9 billion takeover offer from Blackstone

The agreement will net James Packer a $3.26 billion payday and end his rule over the Australian casino industry.

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Accor’s Simon McGrath to join Crown Resorts as CEO of Sydney operations

Renowned hotelier Simon McGrath is settling the room service bill and checking out of Accor.

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The Star lobs merger offer at rival Crown to create $12bn tourism and entertainment giant

by Huntley Mitchell

The Star faces some competition, however, from a private equity firm that wants to take over Crown (which, FYI, has also just hired a new CEO).

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