Crown Casino has been hit with a $1 million fine for failing to vet foreign high rollers and scrutinise junket operators, some of whom have links to organised crime gangs.
- The fine is the maximum penalty available and reflects the seriousness of the breach
- The commission found Crown failed to keep the necessary records relating to junkets
- The VCGLR said the processes were necessary to keep the casino free from criminal influence
Crown was required to implement a “robust process” to consider the ongoing probity of the operators.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) said Crown…
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