Premier Daniel Andrews defends dealing with of royal fee

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has declared he’s ready to tear up Crown Resorts’ licence for its Melbourne on line casino after saying a royal fee into the playing big.

Crown’s future because the operator of its big Melbourne on line casino was thrown into doubt after the state authorities introduced the unprecedented inquiry late on Monday into whether or not the corporate had damaged the legislation and was appropriate to carry a gaming licence in Victoria.

Shortly after the federal government introduced the royal fee, Crown knowledgeable the sharemarket that long-serving director Harold Mitchell would step down from the corporate’s board – the fifth director together with the CEO to be compelled out previously fortnight.

Mr Andrews didn’t attend Monday afternoon’s press convention to announce the inquiry, leaving Gaming Minister Melissa Horne to reply questions.