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AUSTRAC widens probe into Star Entertainment as class actions loom
Gaming 2022-01-14 11:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AUSTRAC has expanded into investigation into Star Entertainment’s compliance with anti-money laundering laws, two months after a third law firm announced a shareholder class action […]

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Crown fined $1M by gaming regulator for flouting junket rules
Gaming 2021-12-23 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Melbourne has been hit with a $1 million fine by the Victorian gaming regulator — the second this year — for failing to comply […]

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Lawyers, funder want 35% cut of $125M Crown class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-24 1:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lawyers and funder behind a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts will be asking the court to approve fees and commission worth 35 per […]

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Judge questions why fees, commission missing from Crown settlement notice
Class Actions 2021-11-23 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has directed that the legal fees and funding commission sought to be deducted from a $125 million class action settlement with Crown Resorts […]

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Administrators seek more time to sort through 25 potential buyers for Atlas Gaming
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-01 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The administrators of pokie manufacturer Atlas Gaming, of which former Victoria Premier Jeff Kennett is a major shareholder, are seeking an extension of time to […]

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Crown report points finger at MinterEllison, internal legal team
Legal Ethics 2021-10-26 1:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

MinterEllison and Crown Resort’s internal lawyers were partially at fault for misconduct unearthed in a damning Royal Commission report into the casino operator because they […]

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Crown gets two years to fix ‘illegal, dishonest, unethical’ conduct or face loss of casino licence
Gaming 2021-10-26 11:44 am By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has avoided having its casino licence stripped, for now, with a Victorian Royal Commission giving the casino operator two years to clean up […]

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Class action firms circle Star following $1B share price plunge
Class Actions 2021-10-18 1:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Star Entertainment Group is facing two possible shareholder class actions over alleged failures in the management of its anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing risks. The […]

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The Star accuses ATO of breaching settlement agreement
Tax 2021-09-15 10:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Star Entertainment Group has filed court proceedings against the Australian Taxation Office seeking to have interest charges on a tax bill cancelled, saying the […]

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Gambling addict sues Crown Melbourne over $4.5M loss
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-10 7:02 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A high roller with a severe gambling addiction has taken Crown Melbourne to court, alleging the casino’s “predatory” practices caused him to lose more than […]

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