Australian billionaire James Packer. Photo: Reuters Australian billionaire James Packer. Photo: Reuters
Australian billionaire James Packer. Photo: Reuters

Australia casino magnate James Packer was concerned about staff in China after mass arrests

  • Packer told government inquiry that he had become uneasy about staff safety after reports in 2015 that 16 South Korean casino workers were detained
  • Subsequently, in October 2016, 16 Crown staff were jailed for violating anti-gambling laws, prompting the company to withdraw from its many overseas interests

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australian billionaire James Packer. Photo: Reuters Australian billionaire James Packer. Photo: Reuters
Australian billionaire James Packer. Photo: Reuters
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