The Star is Sydney’s leading entertainment precinct and world-class casino.The Star features more than 20 food and wine options including award-winning dining at BLACK by ezard, Balla, Sokyo and Momofuku, a summer rooftop bar offering expansive views of Sydney harbour and the city skyline, along with two luxury 5-star hotel towers, serviced apartments, a 16-room day spa, an international designer retail collection as well as a world-class gaming facilities and international nightclub Marquee.The award-winning $100 million Star Event Centre is a state-of-the art multi-use venue and has hosted more than 350 events since opening in January 2013, including The AACTA Awards, The ARIA Awards, The Premiere of World War Z, charity events for the Starlight Foundation and Sony Foundation and international talent such as Coldplay, Ricky Martin, Tina Arena, and Alicia Keys.
Macau’s largest junket operator, Suncity Group, has closed all its Australian VIP rooms for commercial reasons, MNA reports.
Queensland is set to kick start its efforts to establish new IRs in the state four years after a previous round of bidding ended with little progress. The Queensland state government is set to invite investors in late July or August to register their interest in the development of a new large-scale integrated resort with […]
Construction firms will soon tender for the excavation works at The Star’s Queen’s Wharf project in Brisbane’s riverfront, The Australian reports. The excavation will include digging six stories for basement works and a 5000-bay carpark, with work conducted to be valued at about A$40 million. The Star Queensland managing director Geoff Hogg said the excavation […]
One of the directors of Australian casino operator The Star Entertainment Group is setting up a new company designed to help promote women to leadership roles in the casino and gaming industry, The Australian reports. “This is one of the growth sectors of the Australian economy,” said Katie Lahey. “It is linked to what is […]
Star Poker is set to open its doors to the masses when it hosts the inaugural The Star Poker Festival featuring the APL Million from 28 February to 13 March, 2017. Following the success of WSOP Sydney in November and December, which broke all previous tournament records with capacity fields right across the schedule, The […]
Star Entertainment Group chief executive Matt Bekier says the company is being “cautious” following the arrest of Crown Resorts staff in China. “Because there is a lot of misinformation and very little reliable information, everybody is extremely cautious and that goes for us and some of our customers,” Bekier told The Australian after the company’s […]
Australia-listed Star Entertainment Group has confirmed it will be further boosting its investment of its Gold Coast property with a new 200 meter tower, local media reports. The Star made the announcement in the Gold Coast yesterday alongside Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. “We are very confident in the long-term tourism prospects of Australia,” said The […]
Australian-listed Star Entertainment Group will be spending $1 billion in its Sydney establishment, as competition flares between it and rival gaming operator Crown, local media reports. The proposed plan will include a $130 million update of its hotel and serviced apartments. The Star general manager of hotels, John Autelitano, said the plan was to revamp […]
The Star Entertainment Group, formerly known as Echo Entertainment, plans to build a 200-meter luxury hotel tower at its Sydney property in an attempt to tap demand from wealthy Chinese travellers. The company, along with its partners Chow Tai Fook and Far East Consortium have already submitted a plan to the New South Wales government, […]
There is a growing trend towards businesses founded on the premise of social capital, though despite their enormous profits, most casino firms have yet to sign on.
A small change to Australian gambling law in 2015 is now having an impact on the wider industry. The amendment highlights why many are concerned about the market’s ability to support some of the multi-billion dollar IR projects being planned. With Australian's gambling preferences still focused on pokies and VIP revenue declining, who will fill these properties?