The murky world of Aussie casinos
Money laundering, links to organised crime, private jets and debit cards that let high rollers from China gamble millions… it sounds like the script from a movie - but these are some of the explosive revelations that have come out of an inquiry into the running of Sydney’s Star Casino. James Thomson from the Australian Financial Review joins us to explain how and why high rollers – called whales – pounce on Casinos to gamble big. On today’s episode, what goes on inside the murky world of Aussie casinos and where to from here, now that we’re learning that Crown and Star - our biggest AND second biggest operators - have big problems. Todays Headlines Biden calls for war crime charges for Putin IPCC report condemns global governments Two dead in family tragedy in the Blue Mountains Elon Musk splurges on Twitter shares Tassie Premier resigns Follow The Briefing DON'T FORGET TO SIGN UP FOR THE BRIEFING NEWSLETTER. LINK IS IN OUR BIO ON INSTAGRAM Instagram: @thebriefingpodcast Facebook: TheBriefingNewsAU Twitter: @TheBriefingAU See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.