Australia’s financial crime regulator expands The Star’s money laundering probe to assets outside Sydney

Australia’s financial crime regulator is expanding its Star Entertainment Group money laundering probe, the company announced in a statement to the ASX on Friday. The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Central (AUSTRAC) has decided to now expand the scope of its investigation to other entities within The Star group, besidesContinue Reading

Bally’s, Hard Rock, Rush Street pitch 5 Chicago casino bids to public; Mayor weighs financial viability

Bally’s, Rush Street Gaming and Hard Rock International presented five competing bids for a permanent Chicago casino to the public during a marathon meeting Thursday, attended by Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who said she wants the winner to be financially viable, architecturally stunning and be guided by the principles of inclusionContinue Reading

UK: BGC calls for financial support to casinos, reassurances if new Covid restrictions are introduced

Michael Dugher, chief executive of the Betting and Gaming Council, the industry’s standards body for UK betting and gaming, has called for financial support for casinos should further Covid restrictions be introduced as the Omicron variant continues to spread. In a press statement released on Thursday, the CEO remarked venuesContinue Reading