Nov 15, 2012

Memo to Packer: how Singapore casinos keep riff-raff out

James Packer says we're not doing enough to attract Asian gamblers away from Singapore's new casinos. Maybe he should follow the island state's lead in keeping the locals out.

Glenn Dyer — <em>Crikey</em> business and media commentator

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

There are few things we in Australia, and especially Sydney, don’t know about Singapore’s two new casinos and their schmick high-roller rooms and luxury resort-style hotels.

The Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands have featured extensively in the James Packer campaign as raising the bar in the “clipping” of Chinese and other gamblers from Asia.

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One thought on “Memo to Packer: how Singapore casinos keep riff-raff out

  1. Howell Paul

    Not to be a pedant; but Singapore Govt charges S$100 for locals to enter either casino OR $2000 for a year-pass.

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