“They thought it was advantageous for him to maintain playing up in Queensland for one more 15 years, and it’s simply ridiculous,” Crawford stated.
The general public inquiry was launched after a 2021 investigation by the Herald, The Age and 60 Minutes alleged The Star enabled cash laundering, organised crime, large-scale fraud and overseas interference in its Australian casinos for years, despite the fact that the board was warned its anti-money-laundering controls have been failing.
Bell didn’t make any suggestions relating to which adjustments The Star must make to carry a on line casino licence, as that was not within the phrases of reference. The NSW Impartial On line casino Fee will wait till after receiving Star’s present trigger submission earlier than deciding its subsequent plan of action.
Counsel helping the inquiry Naomi Sharp, SC, closed her submissions in June arguing that Star Leisure Group and its shut associates weren’t appropriate to carry a on line casino licence and had but to decisively rectify its dysfunctional inside tradition and threat administration failures.