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.
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?
James Packer has won over NSW politicians with his plan for a massive new casino and hotel development in Sydney. Last night he was sharing more of himself than ever.
For sheer audacity, nothing compares with James Packer’s extraordinary decision to requisition an EGM of Echo Entertainment group shareholders to remove John Story and install his old mate Jeff Kennett.
Karl Bitar seems to have made it his life's work to symbolise the decline of the Australian Labor Party. Spinning for Crown says more about the party than the man.
The fact that Karl Bitar has transitioned seamlessly from running the Labor Party to become lobbyist-in-chief for James Packer's gambling operations is a smack in the face for the integrity of the political system.
Laboratory tests have revealed that Foster’s super premium $90-a-bottle beer has been found to contain brettanomyces, an unwanted yeast characteristic which an expert has described tastes like a “dry stable”.
The man who used to like two-minute chairman addresses went on for half-an-hour at yesterday's Crown AGM, boasting of PBL's recent performance and making some pre-emptive attacks against the anti-pokies lobby.
The numbers are in and it’s now official: 2008-09 was the worst profit season in Australian history. Who would have ever thought 14 different companies could lose more than $1 billion in a single financial year?