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The Star pulls Crown merger proposal over Royal Commission “issues”

by Huntley Mitchell

The future of James Packer’s casino empire is looking bleaker by the minute, with The Star no longer interested in teaming up.

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Crown, The Star and SkyCity all hit with money laundering investigations

by Huntley Mitchell

The scrutiny could not have come at a worse time for Crown and The Star, given the two are currently exploring the possibility of a merger.

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Crown Resorts rejects Blackstone’s bid, but The Star’s merger offer still in play

by Huntley Mitchell

The bosses at Crown have given the private equity firm a big thumbs down for its acquisition proposal.

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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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“Turnbull for Tourism Minister”: Destination NSW board member

by Hannah Edensor

Mr Turnbull has been nominated for Tourism Minister, yet no word on if he also received his nomination to be our croquet team captain.

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Travel Agents

Flavour of the Week

Looks like you can add Brett Jardine, Patrick O’Meley & Kylee Daniel to 2017’s list of movers ‘n shakers. We had more names but we’re about to run over our word limit.

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The Star gets going on $3b Brisbane casino

by AAP

The Star Entertainment Group has signed development agreements with the QLD govt for its new $3b casino on the Queens Wharf site.

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Echo to shake things up with rebrand

by AAP / Hannah Edensor

Casino operator Echo Entertainment will change its name to The Star Entertainment Group in a move that will see its Casinos in Brisbane and the Gold Coast rebranded.

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Echo says The Star needs more work

Echo Entertainment says more work is required at The Star despite a $870 million refurbishment of the property that was […]

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