Australia’s corporate regulator has launched civil prosecutions against 11 current and former directors and senior managers of casino operator The Star Entertainment Group, marking a new phase of legal accountability for powerful individuals in the Australian gambling industry.
Australian money laundering watchdog AUSTRAC has sued subsidiaries of the embattled Star Entertainment Group over “innumerable” violations of casino reporting and due diligence obligations that could result in fines totalling billions of dollars.
An external review into The Star Entertainment Group’s casino operations in Queensland has found the company’s conduct to be “inconsistent” with casino legislation, paving the way for the state gambling regulator to declare it unsuitable to hold a casino licence.
Australian casino operator The Star Entertainment Group’s year of woe has taken another turn for the worse after a top Queensland state official flagged a fresh probity investigation over a media report linking partner company Chow Tai Fook to organised crime.
Latest monthly Electronic Gaming Machine Report data from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) of Queensland, Australia. The data released for the state contains the following information: Number of operational sites, metered win, operational electronic gaming machines (EGMs) and community benefit contributions. There are approximately 1,575 data points in this document.
Latest annual Australian Racing Factbook data from the Australian Racing Board. The data released for the country contains the following information: Thoroughbred wagering turnover, pari-mutuel bet distribution, greyhound wagering turnover, harness wagering turnover, sports wagering turnover, total gambling turnover and gambling turnover by location. There are approximately 7,750 data points in this document.
Latest quarterly Gambling Expenditure Report data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data released for the country contains the following information: Gambling expenditure by state/territory. There are approximately 3,430 data points in this document.
Latest annual Australian Gambling Statistics Report data from the Queensland Government Office of Economic and Statistical Research. The data released for the country contains the following information by state/territory: Turnover and gross gaming revenue by gambling category and quantity of gaming machines. There are approximately 11,000 data points in this document.