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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?

Crikey Worm: Liberal infighting over marriage equality, Crown employees guilty

Crikey Worm: Liberal infighting over marriage equality, Crown employees guilty

Good morning, early birds. Conservative Liberals are not thrilled with Christopher Pyne's assurances on marriage equality, Crown employees to be freed from Chinese prison within months, and Trump finally (sorta) gets his travel ban. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Marriage equality ‘before too long’, Greens’ blue, putting a price on paradise

Crikey Worm: Marriage equality ‘before too long’, Greens’ blue, putting a price on paradise

Good morning, early birds, and happy Eid al-Fitr for those celebrating. Christopher Pyne has said marriage equality could become law "sooner than everyone thinks", Crown employees will face court in China, and it turns out you can put a price on the Great Barrier Reef. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.

James Packer’s dilemma: try to save Crown staff in China, or let the chips fall where they may?

James Packer’s dilemma: try to save Crown staff in China, or let the chips fall where they may?

There are still 17 Crown employees languishing in Chinese detention centres. Is James Packer really doing all he can to get them back?

Crown board’s negligence landed employees in Chinese prison

Crown board’s negligence landed employees in Chinese prison

Gambling is illegal in China. So is taking groups of 10 or more to offshore casinos for the purpose of gambling. None of this is new -- so why was Crown so ostentatious about buying huge jets to do just that?

When to hold ’em, when to fold ’em: did Nine fail to disclose a Packer-funded trip?

When to hold ’em, when to fold ’em: did Nine fail to disclose a Packer-funded trip?

Channel Nine heaped praise on James Packer's new Macau casino. But who paid for journalist Ross Greenwood's trip?

Mayne: Crown big shots open up during one-hour AGM debate

Mayne: Crown big shots open up during one-hour AGM debate

It was a lively AGM at Crown, but they were not keen on discussing pokies addiction.

Mayne: as Crown heads to its AGM, plenty of questions to answer

Mayne: as Crown heads to its AGM, plenty of questions to answer

There are many oddities buried in Crown's annual report, such as John Alexander's role on the board and why Andrew Demetriou is not up for election.

Media briefs: no <em>Biz Spec/Oz</em> sharing … collaborative cartoons … women should …

Media briefs: no Biz Spec/Oz sharing … collaborative cartoons … women should …

Remember the rumours that Business Spectator and The Australian are set to share digs? It's been kiboshed -- apparently The Oz doesn't like it. Plus other media tidbits.

O’Farrell breaks promise, gifts $250m to Packer in two days

O’Farrell breaks promise, gifts $250m to Packer in two days

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.