The government aims to prioritise the services from local betting operators.
Other sectors of the industry feel threatened by online betting as it is currently one of the sectors in the industry that gathers in more money.
Riverbank precinct approved SkyCity’s AUD300m (US$211m) project, although there are a few conditions.
Its majority owner says although he may talk with third parties occasionally, this does not mean he plans to take the company private in the near future
An illegal online casino which seems to operate with Australian gamblers may soon have its local website shut down after the registered owner claimed he knew nothing about the business.
Crown Resorts expects the opening of its US$1.45 billion hotel and casino could be further postponed because of planning delays.