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Business 25 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Kerry Packer’s PBL records 26% higher profit for H1

Australian media and casino group Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd (PBL) reported yesterday a 26% rise in first-half net profit on higher advertising revenue and the purchase of the Burswood casino in the west coast city of Perth.

Business 29 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

James Packer takes over from Kerry

James Packer grew up the son of Australia's richest man, who built a media and casino empire valued at US$8.2bil (RM31.1bil).

Business 03 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Macau casino magnate, Australian partner withdraw from biding on Singapore casino

HONG KONG: Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho and the media and gaming empire headed by Australia's Packer family have abandoned their joint bid to build Singapore's first casino, the companies said Tuesday.

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.

Business 05 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Genting expects to clinch S’pore licence

GENTING Bhd is looking at a busy 2006 as it expects to clinch one of the two Singapore casino licences to operate in Marina Bay and Sentosa Island.

Business 07 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

PBL pays US$900m for casino rights

Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd, an Australia-based media and gaming company, has paid US-based Wynn Resorts Ltd US$900mil for the right to own and operate hotel casino resorts in Macau, pushing PBL shares up 1.6%.

Business 01 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Packer picks two more directors

Publishing Broadcasting Ltd, which owns Australia's biggest casino, said it appointed Qantas Airways Ltd chief executive officer Geoff Dixon and Westfield Group's David Lowy to its board of directors.

Business 12 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Eight Malaysians on Asiamoney list

Eight Malaysians made it to Asiamoney's list of 100 most powerful and influential people in business and finance in the Asia Pacific region.

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.

Business 11 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Genting proposes S$5b Sentosa resort

Genting group units Genting International plc and Star Cruises Ltd have submitted a proposal for a S$5bil-plus integrated world-class resort on Sentosa island to be called Resorts World at Sentosa.