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World 11 Nov 2013 | 8:25 PM

Sri Lankan party seeks arrest of Australian tycoon for 'illegal' casino

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's main opposition party on Monday demanded that police arrest Australian gambling tycoon James Packer, who is due attend a Commonwealth forum this week, saying his plan to build a $400 million (250 million pounds) casino in Colombo has no proper license.

Sri Lanka 18 Oct 2013 | 10:39 AM

Australia's Packer confirms Sri Lanka casino plans

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian tycoon James Packer on Friday said he plans to pump Aus$400 million (US$384 million) into a five-star gambling resort in Sri Lanka, cashing in on the country's tourism potential.

World 02 Aug 2013 | 2:05 PM

Hong Kong billionaire plans huge Australian casino

SYDNEY, New South Wales (AFP) - A Chinese billionaire has revealed plans for a Aus$4.2 billion (US$3.7 billion) tropical resort and casino in Australia which he says will be a "man-made wonder of the world".

World 20 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

News Corp will have to answer questions in Australia - PM

CANBERRA (Reuters) - The Australian arm of News Corp will have to answer

World 20 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

News Corp will have to answer questions in Australia -PM

CANBERRA (Reuters) - The Australian arm of News Corp will have to answer

World 20 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

News Corp will have to answer questions in Australia - PM

CANBERRA (Reuters) - The Australian arm of News Corp will have to answer

World 25 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Key players in Ho family feud over gambling assets

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho on Tuesday accused his family of misappropriating core parts of his gambling empire and leaving him with

AseanPlus News 11 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Aussie firm joins race for second casino

Australia's Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd (PBL), already a major player in the gaming industry, joined forces yesterday with Las Vegas firm Eighth Wonder to bid for Singapore's second casino licence.

AseanPlus News 04 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Casino bidder pulls out

THIS republic has very strong proposals from the four remaining bidders for the city's first casino licence, the tourism board said yesterday after an Australian-Hong Kong consortium pulled out of the process.