Victoria to establish royal commission into Melbourne’s Crown casino

Victoria to establish royal commission into Melbourne’s Crown casino

The Guardian

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Victoria’s inquiry follows a NSW report into Crown Resorts’ alleged money laundering and organised crime links

The Victorian government will establish a royal commission into James Packer’s Crown Resorts’ Melbourne casino, in the wake of a NSW inquiry which found the company was not suitable to hold a casino licence in that state.

Responsibility for regulating the casino, Crown’s largest operation, will also be stripped from the much-criticised Victorian Commission for Gaming and Liquor regulation and handed to a stand-alone body.

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