Mar 7, 2018

Canadian gambling giant Stars Group ploughs into Australia

As others flee, we now have a new player in Australian betting. What will they mean for our shifting gambling landscape?

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

Who would want to buy into Australia’s gambling industry at the moment?

Wesfarmers is reportedly trying to flog its 90 pokies pubs, William Hill is fleeing Australia after dropping an estimated $500 million and even James Packer has exited his controlling stake in the corporate bookmaker, CrownBet.

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