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Sydney to get A$1.5b hotel and casino complex

An artist's impression of how Australian mogul James Packer's towering Crown Sydney Hotel Resort (above) will sit in the city's skyline once completed. The company says the casino will help attract Asian high net-worth travellers and create more than 1,000 jobs.


AUSTRALIAN mogul James Packer won approval on Tuesday for a six-star hotel and casino complex on Sydney harbour aimed at Asian high-rollers, with work expected to begin shortly.

The New South Wales state government legislated to site the Crown Sydney Hotel Resort on...