July 26, 2013 2
James Packer is right to slam Macquarie Group CEO Nicholas Moore for a series of poor business decisions. Print media, as the investors should know by now, doesn't pay.
July 5, 2013 11
The market loves the deal to give James Packer's Crown a new casino licence in Sydney. But NSW taxpayers aren't on as safe a bet as they think they are.
May 24, 2013 1
James Packer courted rival casino group Echo Entertainment and ousted its chairman only to sell out yesterday and bet the house on his planned Barangaroo casino development.
November 15, 2012 1
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.
October 26, 2012 13
James Packer is getting a dream run from the media on his plans for a Sydney casino. Why isn't anyone asking harder questions about his strategy?
September 28, 2012
Larry Mullin's decision to step down as CEO of Echo Entertainment follows speculation of tensions within the group's senior management. It also sheds light on Brett Paton's surprise resignation.
July 5, 2012 7
Whoever would have thought the almighty US Republican Party would end up having a rich kid from Toorak as its most powerful kingmaker, even to the point of publicly lecturing an endorsed presidential candidate about staff selection on Twitter.
June 26, 2012 3
After James Packer blazed the trail and demonstrated how a full-on media campaign, combined with the calling of an EGM, can destabilise a public company, GetUp! has followed in his footsteps
June 7, 2012 1
James Packer’s expensive campaign to discredit Echo Entertainment Group chairman John Story continues afoot at the same time as the casino billionaire’s own investment record has again come into sharp focus after the latest disaster at Network Ten.
June 5, 2012
As the slow tightening in China cuts growth, Macau gambling revenues hit their lowest rate of growth in May since July 2009.
June 4, 2012 3
Casino mogul James Packer has forked out almost half-a-million dollars on newspaper advertising in less than a week as part of his audacious bid to have Jeff Kennett installed as a director of Echo Entertainment.
May 31, 2012 4
James Packer's deployment of Jeff Kennett in his controversial bid to gain a monopoly over high-roller gambling in Australia really does have it all. The angles are endless.
May 14, 2012 10
James Packer showed us last night in a very positive interview on 60 Minutes that perhaps a direct media stake is unnecessary.