Victoria state’s gambling regulator has praised casino operator Crown Resorts and US-based owner Blackstone Group for their cooperation as Crown Melbourne attempts to regain licence suitability, but a “Plan B” to keep the casino operating will still apply even if the licence is cancelled.
The Victoria state casino regulator has punished Crown Resorts anew with fines totalling A$120m ($77m) for serious and illegal misconduct, but growing regulator anger over current management’s “recidivism” may bode much worse for Crown’s survival.
Gaming industry experts have defended Australia’s state government casino regulators, hinting that at least one federal agency left regulators hanging as dysfunction and disgrace enveloped the nation’s two largest casino operators.
Australian financial crime enforcer AUSTRAC has announced an “enforcement investigation” into sports-betting giant Entain Group, potentially impacting any Entain moves on rival Tabcorp Holdings' monopoly status.
This report addresses how major international jurisdictions have approached, or are preparing to approach, the sometimes thorny issue of whether sports bodies should be recognised, and even compensated, in legislation authorising betting on their games.
Latest monthly EGM Expenditure Report data from the Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation, Australia. The data released for each city/shire contains the following information: Electronic gaming machine (EGM) expenditure and number of venues and EGMS. There are approximately 19,575 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 half-yearly data from Australian-listed Crown Resorts. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Operating revenue, expenses from operations, profit/loss before income tax and results by operating segment. There are approximately 1,285 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.