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Labor Club applies to change use of neighbouring building to allow restaurants

2018-01-12 smh.com.au
A Canberra club wants to change the use of a neighbouring building in what could be seen as a diversification bid ahead of intensified competition from the Canberra Casino.

Multi-million dollar plan to modernise Canberra Technology Park up for consultation

2017-12-15 smh.com.au
A multi-million dollar proposal for the future of the Canberra Technology Park in Watson will be put up for community consultation next year. 

Liberal MLA Mark Parton suggests Tradies Club could buy Canberra Casino

2017-11-02 smh.com.au
The Barr government has written its casino legislation to potentially allow the Tradies Club Group to take over the Canberra Casino if Aquis Entertainment sells up, according to an opposition MLA.

Bill to allow poker machines at the casino doesn't prevent Aquis from selling up

2017-11-01 smh.com.au
A bill to allow Canberra's casino to operate gaming machines in exchange for redeveloping the site into a swanky hotels and restaurants would not stop Aquis Entertainment from selling up before the development is complete.

Canberra casino gets green light to move to detailed negotiations on redevelopment bid

2017-06-22 smh.com.au
Aquis has been given the green light to move to the next stage of its bid for a major redevelopment of its Canberra casino, including 200 poker machines.

New ANZ recruit Scott Manning delivers a brutal verdict on Mike Smith's Asian Game of Thrones strategy

2017-05-30 theage.com.au
ANZ boss Shayne Elliott has been very careful about saying anything that could be interpreted as criticism of the grand Asian strategy pursued by his predecessor Mike Smith. 

New ANZ recruit Scott Manning delivers a brutal verdict on Mike Smith's Asian Game of Thrones strategy

2017-05-30 smh.com.au
ANZ boss Shayne Elliott has been very careful about saying anything that could be interpreted as criticism of the grand Asian strategy pursued by his predecessor Mike Smith. 

ACT sets much lower threshold for casino probity than any other state or territory

2016-07-31 smh.com.au
The ACT has a much less demanding character and probity test of casino owners than any other state or territory, giving rise to questions about whether the legislation should be changed given the much-expanded casino planned by Aquis Entertainment.

Aquis threatens legal action against Richard Farmer, Canberra Raiders and Clubs ACT

2016-07-24 smh.com.au
Casino owner Aquis Entertainment has threatened legal action against the Raiders, Clubs ACT and clubs lobbyist Richard Farmer over what it says are false, misleading and deceptive attacks on the casino.

Shane Rattenbury dismisses Richard Farmer's 'pro-pokie party' election threat

2016-07-13 smh.com.au
The future of the casino's bid for poker machines remained unclear on Wednesday, with neither Chief Minister Andrew Barr nor the casino itself prepared to comment on the intervention of the Greens' Shane Rattenbury.

Shane Rattenbury throws hurdle in way of casino's bid for poker machines

2016-07-12 smh.com.au
Shane Rattenbury: Wants $1 maximum spins and pre-commitment before he agrees to poker machines in the Canberra casino. Photo: Karleen Minney

New party in the ACT to oppose 'secret deals' on pokies and land development

2016-06-26 smh.com.au
A fledgling political party is expected have enough members by Monday to begin a campaign against the ACT government allowing the Canberra Casino to install 200 poker machines.

Casino staff to protest over pay in wake of $14 million refurbishment

2016-06-22 smh.com.au
Casino staff will take industrial action over pay rates on Friday, arguing they are stuck on low wages while millions are spent on refurbishments and salaries for executives.

Aquis Entertainment Ltd makes case for $307M Canberra casino redevelopment

2016-06-20 proactiveinvestors.com.au
Aquis Entertainment Ltd (ASX:AQS) has lodged a plan for a $307 million redevelopment of the Canberra Casino with the ACT Government. The plan evisages an integrated resort development and expansion of leisure and night life for the casino located in the Canberra CBD. The ACT Government invited Aquis to submit a business case after the concept submission met all requirements of the first stage of the government’s investment proposal guidelines.

Canberra casino relaunches with $14 million refurbishment

2016-06-09 smh.com.au
Vice-president and general manager of the Canberra casino refurbishment Rhiannon Bach. Ms Bach was poached from a major casino in Macau. Photo: Jay Cronan