Echo chair slams Packer, Crown

War of words escalates as John O'Neill accuses Packer of insulating Qld govt.

The ongoing rift between casino giants Echo Entertainment Group Ltd and Crown Ltd has escalated further, with Echo chairman John O'Neill accusing Crown chairman James Packer of privately denigrating the Queensland government, according to The Australian Financial Review.

Mr O'Neill also questioned the decision by investment bank UBS to advise Crown in its casino-building efforts.


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