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Will ownership questions scupper Crown’s casino deal? Don’t bet on it.

Will ownership questions scupper Crown’s casino deal? Don’t bet on it.

There are more than a few questions surrounding blacklisted casino magnate Stanley Ho's relationship to Sydney's incoming Crown Casino.

Media obsesses over Packer deal, but the Oz scoops them all

Media obsesses over Packer deal, but the Oz scoops them all

The latest update in a long media obsession with the Packer family has shown the perils of an early deadline.

When a reformed pokies addict confronted James Packer …

When a reformed pokies addict confronted James Packer …

What follows is a transcript of part of the exchange between reformed pokies addict Anna Bardsley and the Crown board.

Mayne: what to expect at tomorrow’s Crown AGM with James Packer

Mayne: what to expect at tomorrow’s Crown AGM with James Packer

What would the detached billionaire say if Mark Robley, the pokies addict featured so dramatically on 7.30 on Monday night, made a surprise appearance?

Mayne: Murdoch’s support of James Packer reaches peak saturation

Mayne: Murdoch’s support of James Packer reaches peak saturation

The Weekend Australian dedicated 8800 words to the Crown exec, arguably the greatest broadside of Packer content since Kerry Packer's death in 2005

Crikey Worm: has Turnbull just signed the Coalition up to an ETS?

Crikey Worm: has Turnbull just signed the Coalition up to an ETS?

Good morning, early birds. The rollout of the NDIS is lagging, with an estimated $1.2 billion needed to bring things up to speed. Plus, Malcolm Turnbull's national energy guarantee is starting to look suspiciously like an emissions trading scheme. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Mayne: inside the pokies trial as judge takes a stroll down to the Crown gaming floor

Mayne: inside the pokies trial as judge takes a stroll down to the Crown gaming floor

The opening day attracted a full-scale media press conference before proceedings commenced in court 8G of the Federal Court building.

Don’t bet against it: Packer still at home in the casino business

Don’t bet against it: Packer still at home in the casino business

With the release of the last of his imprisoned employees in China, Packer has learned from his errors and is again refocusing Crown towards the future.

Packer gambled and lost on China. Can Crown come out with a winning hand?

Packer gambled and lost on China. Can Crown come out with a winning hand?

Crown should have known that its China venture was going to attract the wrong sort of attention. But can James Packer bring Crown back from the disaster?

Mayne: another day, another Labor favour for a billionaire in Melbourne

Mayne: another day, another Labor favour for a billionaire in Melbourne

There is no clear reason why James Packer and Crown Resorts are getting such special treatment.